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Study with leading musicians in a relaxed, inclusive retreat setting.
Masterclasses, Workshops, Sessions, Fun.
Coming up

May, June & July 2024 Blues Retreats SOLD OUT!! 

Final 2024 dates added... 

Monday 4th - Saturday 9th November 2024 Sign Up - HERE
Chris Quinn's

"Art Of The Blues" Retreat
The Ultimate Blues Guitar Retreat!

Chris' popular "Art Of The Blues" course teaches everything you need to know to play and jam great sounding blues guitar. 

If you love the blues and want to know a lot more, this retreat is designed for you! 

You'll discover the blues chords, how to play the right scales at the right time, cool patterns, classic progressions and exactly what and how to play to get you jamming and improvising authentic sounding blues guitar.

Monday 16th - Saturday 21st September 2024

 Folk Guitar

Brittany Retreat

With tutor Chris Quinn

We have added a 2nd folk guitar retreat at Koumkinvi. 

Please book early as this final folk guitar retreat of 2024 will sell out.

Take part in this 5 day guitar course with teacher Chris Quinn. Set in Rural Brittany, ideal for lovers of British and American folk music. 

Immerse yourself for 5 days and nights with a daily schedule of workshops, masterclasses, group playing and jam sessions. 

Friday 26th - Tuesday 30th April 2024

John Doyle Folk Guitar Retreat
With Co-Instructor Chris Quinn


Sign the mailing list below to be notified when 2025 retreat is announced.

Learn first hand with Grammy nominated folk guitarist John Doyle at this dream guitar retreat. Get direct personal coaching with a true pioneer of modern folk guitar.

There are very limited spaces available for this unrivalled opportunity to improve and develop as a guitarist with the very best in the business. Immerse yourself for 4 days and nights with a daily schedule of workshops, masterclasses, group playing and jam sessions. 

taught by Chris Quinn
8/07/24 - 13/07/24
5 days & nights of Blues!


learn with the best in biz
Friday 26th - Tuesday 30th April 2024
4 days & nights of Folk!


 Our full board retreats give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in musical development with some of the acoustic world's leading musicians. 

You'll learn with like minded people in a relaxed, low pressure environment.

Musicians from novice to advanced are welcome to sign up for our unique, tailor made courses lead by highly acclaimed musicians known for their work in the international acoustic music scene.

As well as the daily workshop timetable, time is set aside for personal development, students can take part in the evening jam sessions in the hotel bar areas or in local music pubs known for folk and acoustic sessions. 

There's time to take in the town of Shrewsbury, a delightful bustling market town with 100's of boutique shops, tudor buildings, cafe's, pubs and parks.

Most importantly you'll spend the days learning first hand with some of the most celebrated musicians on the scene and
 move your playing onto that next level...  

Watch 2023 Student Testimonials...


More student testimonials!...

Barry after attending Chris Quinn's "Art Of The Blues" Retreat  in Brittany, France 2019...

"I just wanted to say thank you for a cracking week…a big thumbs up.

You're a darn good teacher, a super talented guitar player. You pitched the week spot on, we were pretty lucky to have a smallish group as it all felt very intimate and you could give us all time.


Fab content, thought the run right up the blues scale was excellent, never seen that methodology before!! Very cool!! And the lick library... great!

But getting us to play up the neck and hit three positions is also a great idea, a real growing idea."

Guitar teacher Chris Quinn has been featured in many of the guitar world's most notable publications and channels including... 

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