News Updates

Online Access Workshops

By Michael Roach / March 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Online Access Workshops

We have set up an exclusive ‘Online Access’ page only for those who paid to attend Blues Week 2020 and let their payment roll over to the next year (now Blues Week 2022). The page is password protected and has video content from all members of staff for all levels of ability. Also, we are…

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Blues Week 2021 Postponed

By Michael Roach / March 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2021 Postponed

It is with regret that Blues Week 2021 is being postponed. The conference manager at Hartpury College has informed me that a decision was made to cancel all conference bookings this summer over the uncertainty surrounding Covid.  That said, we have agreed to start our 20th Anniversary celebration on Sunday 31st July to Friday 5th…

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Blues Week 2021

By Michael Roach / January 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2021

Dear Blues Week Enthusiasts, We are now in February and I know that everyone is concerned with whether or not Blues Week will happen this year. At the moment, it is still on. However, I will be seeking guidance from Hartpury College this week and will post an update as soon as I get a…

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Blues Week 2021 Date Change

By Michael Roach / September 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2021 Date Change

Dear Blues Week Enthusiasts, I spoke to the conference manager at Hartpury College and we agreed to a date change for Blues Week 2021. The new dates are from Sunday 1st to Friday 6th August. YES, Blues Week 2021 will include Friday night accommodation and we check out of our rooms at 10 o’clock Saturday…

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Online Access Page ‘Live’

By Michael Roach / August 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Online Access Page ‘Live’

Blues Week 2020 (our 20th Anniversary) was supposed to start on Monday 3rd August. I’m really going to miss it this year and I’m looking forward to next year. That said, I am announcing that as of Monday 3rd August from 9am, our ‘Online Access’ page will be available to everyone who paid either a…

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Blues Week 2020 Postponed

By Michael Roach / April 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2020 Postponed

It is with regret that we are postponing Blues Week 2020 due to all the uncertainty with regards to Covid 19. We have rescheduled and will celebrate our 20th Anniversary next year, from Monday 2nd to Saturday 7th August 2021.

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Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Class added to The Beacon, Wantage weekend

By Michael Roach / February 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Beginner/Intermediate Guitar Class added to The Beacon, Wantage weekend

To all Beginner/Intermediate Guitarists who are interested in attending the Acoustic Blues Weekend of workshops, jams and performances at The Beacon, Wantage OX12 9BX from Friday 27th February to Sunday 1st March, we are pleased to announce that Michael Roach will be teaching a Country Blues Guitar class.After spending several years in Washington DC learning…

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Blues Week 2020 Leaflet

By Michael Roach / January 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2020 Leaflet

Please be advised that David Blackwell is the copyright holder of the photo of Mark Wenner with Muddy Waters.

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Blues Week 2020 Details

By Michael Roach / January 22, 2020 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2020 Details

Details are now available online (on our Workshop Page) before the publication of our brochure for Blues Week 2020. The brochure will be posted next week and everyone in the UK should expect to receive their copy by the 1st February. Europeans should expect to receive their copy by the 8th. If you are not…

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Blues Week 2020 Date Change

By Michael Roach / December 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2020 Date Change

Blues Week 2020. Our 20th year!Monday 3rd August to Saturday 8th August 2020Hartpury CollegeGloucester GL19 3BEUnited Kingdom Hartpury College will be hosting the European Equestrian Championships in 2020 and they asked us to change our dates for Blues Week to fit their schedule. As a result, Blues Week will now start on Monday 3rd August.…

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