View over the Gorge de Gourdon, southern France

Busy busy 🙂

Just stunned to see I haven’t done a newsletter for almost two years… simply because I have not had the…
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Newsletter May 2022

Here’s our latest Newsletter – May 2022.  Workshop dates, kora making, gigs and more

20% off Video Tutorials

Until end of December 2021 we are offering 20% off all of our Video Tutorials and bundles!  Use the code…
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Butterfly blues

This year it is looking increasingly unlikely that any of our regular guests will be able to make it out…
Looking out over the bush from the roof terrace Kafountine

Kafountine Bliss!

We’re back in Kafountine!  Adam and I usually leave here in April and come back in October but this year…
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Fireside Kora

Due to CoVid and various countries quarantine requirements, many of our regular students were not able to join us.  Because…
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August Newsletter

If you don’t yet subscribe to our newsletter, please do join our mailing list  and in the meantime this might…
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Missing WOMAD?

Right now we should be in a tent in the Charlton Park arboretum tuning hundreds of strings and showing festival…
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September Workshop confirmed

We are really pleased that we have been able to confirm the September workshop at Mas de Jammes, France.   Several…
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Rainy Season Experience

Because of the CoVid travel restrictions we decided to stay here in Kafountine, Senegal rather than head back to Europe…
A group of people with some colourful koras at a workshop at WOMAD

What a year so far!

We hope you’ve been able to manage OK wherever you are in the world during the CoVid19 crisis.  We are…

Cwm Maddoc Kora weekend

Hats off to our kora students, they manage to have a great time and learn loads, even with high winds…