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Early Bird £1177 PER PERSON

Price includes...


* Up close lessons and hands on advice from the very best in the world, regardless of your current playing level. This is an invaluable chance to learn directly from gypsy jazz royalty.


* 4 nights full board (single occupancy en-suite room) including breakfast, lunches and evening meals in the excellent à la carte hotel restaurant at the 4* Prince Rupert Hotel, Shrewsbury.


* Welcome drinks reception on Thursday after check in


* Introductory student seminar with retreat tutors


* A timetable packed with intimate group lessons (approx 12 per group) and masterclasses with Paulus Schäfer, Mozes Rosenberg, Chris Quinn, Christiaan Van Hemert and more TBA

* Tutor lead daytime and late night jam sessions


* Full festival access and entry to the Shrewsbury Django Fest 2023 concerts.


* Optional guided tour through medieval Shrewsbury from an official Shrewsbury town guide.


* Student concert, perform live with the band at the end of the retreat

* Annual Sunday night retreat curry at one of Shrewsbury's best balti houses (additional cost)


* An unforgettable retreat and festival experience immersed in all things Gypsy Jazz.



As above - violinists have the opportunity to learn in a small group lead by Christiaan Van Hemert, plus individual group workshops with Mozes, Chris and Paulus.

If you wish to attend in 2023 we advise booking as soon as possible to guarantee a spot.

If you have any questions call 07790265681 or email

* After booking you have a 14 day cooling off period, you are entitled to a full refund within the first 14 days. If after this you wish to cancel and the retreat is sold out, we'll work with you to sell your spot to another attendee. If the event isn't sold out, depending on notice we'll try and offer you credit towards a future retreat.

* If paying a 50% deposit the remaining balance is due on or before September 1st 2023



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