Acoustic Blues Weekend at The Beacon, Wantage Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd March 2024

Acoustic Blues Weekend of Workshops, Jams and Performance
The Beacon, Wantage OX12 9BX (South Oxfordshire)
Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd March 2024

The Programme
The programme will offer classes starting on Friday from 1pm to 5pm followed by a staff concert at 8pm.  On Saturday, classes will run from 10am to 5pm followed by an evening jam session from 8pm to midnight for ‘participants only’. On Sunday, classes will run from 10am to 3pm. The classes will cater for all levels of ability and we recommend you bring along a portable recorder for future reference. The tutors for the ‘Acoustic Blues Weekend’ are Ed Hopwood (harmonica), Adam Franklin (bottleneck slide guitar), Sonny Black (country blues guitar), Michael Roach and Abie Budgen (country blues guitar).

The Classes
Friday 1 to 5 followed by an evening staff concert. Concert will start at 8pm
Saturday 10 to 5 followed by an evening jam session. Jam session will start at 8pm
Sunday 10 to 3

Registration Fee 
The weekend fee is £175. A single day rate is £60 for Friday and includes the evening concert. Saturday is £80 and includes the private jam session for ‘participants only’. The rate for Sunday is £50. Advance booking is required. To reserve a place, you must book directly with Euroblues Promotions.

Regarding accommodation, we will be staying at The Bear Hotel (Wantage). It is a two-minute walk from The Beacon. We negotiated a special room rate of £60 per night (rates include breakfast). Their telephone number is 01235 766 366 and when you speak to reception, let them know that you are part of the ‘Blues Group at The Beacon’ to get the discount.