New tutor for Fiddle and Guitar workshop

Joe Broughton is unable to join us for his annual fiddle and guitar workshop with Kev fiddle and guitar workshop 2013Dempsey this year 22-28 June.

We are delighted to announce that Pete Cooper director of the London Fiddle School will be running the  workshop with Kev Dempsey.


As Joe says    ”Pete Cooper is one of the most experienced and entertaining teachers I Pete Cooperhave ever met and he will be leading you through a fun packed week of workshops”

Pete Cooper plays, teaches, composes, records and writes about fiddle music and is director of the London Fiddle School. He is best known for his tutorial book/CD
The Complete Irish Fiddle Player (1995), published by Mel Bay, and five collections for Schott: Irish Fiddle Solos (2004), English Fiddle Tunes (2006), Eastern European Fiddle New Fiddle Tunes

He brings a relaxed, good-humoured approach to his workshops and concerts alike, and also sings, backing himself on fiddle or mandolin. He performs with Rattle on the Stovepipe and with cello and guitar player Richard Bolton.
‘A one-man fiddle inspiration industry… one of the leading behind-the-scenes activists’ – fRoots, 2006.

This workshop is one of our most popular of the year and places are limited. There are a couple of places still available so if you are interested in joining us for what is always a fantastic week we advise booking early. For full details

Martin Taylor Guitar Retreat sells out in hours.

Creative Vacances are very proud to be hosting Martin Taylors’ first guitar retreat in Martin Taylor MBE, Guitar RetreatFrance.

Martin Taylor needs no introduction as one of the foremost guitarists in the world. He has over a million people following his on line lessons and so it was no surprise that the retreat scheduled for 14-20 September was a complete sell out in a couple of hours with a long list a disappointed Martin Taylor fans.