RETREAT SCHEDULE - OCTOBER 2020

FRIDAY 16th
2:00pm  - 3:30 pm    Hotel check in

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm    Champagne gypsy jazz reception with tutors and students in the Lion bar.

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm    Group seminar and workshop 1 in the Lion room with all students and teachers

6:45 pm  -  7:45 pm    Dinner in the hotel restaurant

8:00 pm - 10:30 pm   Django Fest 2020 Friday night concert in the Adam Ballroom

10:30 pm - 12:30 am  Late night jam in the Lion Room

11:00 pm - 12:00 am   Late night jazz and swing party in Adam Ballroom

SATURDAY 17th

8:30 am - 9:15 am      Breakfast in the Lion Hotel restaurant

9:30 am - 11:30 pm    Workshop 2 in one of three rooms (see individual itinerary for full details)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    Tutor led jam in the Lion room

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm     Buffet lunch for all students

​3:00 pm - 5:00 pm     Workshop 3 in one of three rooms (see individual itinerary for full details)

5:30 pm -  6:30 pm    Public Steve Toon (luthier) question and answer session with Chris Quinn

6:45 pm  -  7:45 pm    Gypsy retreat curry at a favourite local curry house, 1 minute from lion hotel

8:15 pm - 11:00 pm     Django Fest Saturday night concert in the Adam Ballroom

11:00 pm - 12:00 am   Late night jazz and swing party in Adam Ballroom

11:00 pm - 12:30 am   Late night gypsy jazz jam in the Lion Room

SUNDAY 18th

8:30 am - 9:15 am      Breakfast in the Lion Hotel restaurant

9:30 am - 11:30 pm    Workshop 4 in one of three rooms (see individual itinerary for full details)

11:45 pm - 1:15 pm     Walking tour of medieval Shrewsbury by official town guide (optional)

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm       Buffet lunch for all students

​2:30 pm - 4:30 pm     Workshop 5 in one of three rooms (see individual itinerary for full details)

5:00 pm -  6:00 pm   Student concert in the Lion Room (optional)

6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm   Dinner in the hotel restaurant (Traditional Roast / a la carte)

7:30 pm - 10:15 pm    Django Fest Sunday night concert followed by All Star jam in the Adam Ballroom

10:15 pm - 12:00 am  Late night jam in the Lion Room

MONDAY 19th
8:00am -  10:00am     Breakfast in the Lion Hotel restaurant
10:00am - 11:00am    Hotel checkout - See you in 2021!
* Note;
Partners are of course welcome to attend any of the meals, concerts and the guided walk, just let us know in advance so we can arrange party numbers. During the workshops, Shrewsbury is a great town to explore and enjoy with 100's of independent shops and cafes as well as major shopping centres, parks and river walks. 

 

 

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