We are taking a year off! Thanks for all your support, see you soon...

What is The Music Camp?

As well as performing in The Venue @ the Café, there are lots of Music Collectives to join, a late café scene, opportunities to support workshops with live music and jamming in the Chai Bar.

If you enjoy drumming we always make time to drum together around the central fire, this often brings out the camp fire twirlers who enjoy entertaining us with their breathtaking skills.

The Music Camp is held in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire and is here to help people who are interested in music to find ways to take their interest further and explore the magic of music in all its forms.

The wide range of workshop opportunities on offer ensures there will be something for every one at all levels. The camp runs from Thursday to Sunday. During that time you have a wide range of workshops and activities to choose from which give you the opportunity to have a go at trying out different instruments - singing - dancing or explore playing in a group.

 

 

 

Each morning there is a meeting at 10am in the largest marquee, where you can find out more about camp arrangements and workshops for the coming day. The workshops are held in a selection of marquees, yurts, domes and Tipi's of various sizes. The Café marquee is a central focus to the camp, and in the evenings hosts 'The Venue' giving the opportunity for           live performances.

How the camp works

Feedback from previous camps

"The spirit and space to find yourself"

"Safe, well organised, good vibe"

"Nice community feeling"

"It's another world - MAGIC!"

The Laughing Buddha is our camp retail experience par excellence, where you can come and explore a fabulous range of Clothes, Textiles, Instruments, Camp fire trivets etc... An ever changing Aladdin's cave of ideas and inspiration.

Our aim is to make music accessible to all

We want you to leave the camp feeling inspired to go and explore your own world of music.

Established musicians are well catered for and will enjoy the many opportunities to play and interact with the camp. We have an in house stage where you are welcome to explore your performance needs.

 

General domestics at camp

We have the Water World, a beautiful environment with piping Hot Showers and a relaxing Sauna, all fired by wood burners. Our Toilets are the best: - Clean organic earth toilets.

 

We have sinks for hand washing and standpipes to fill your water containers.

Pedal power and Solar power

We have spent time developing and building a Solar powered stage for The Music Camp. We have collectively fund raised and bought 4 Solar Panels, giving us power to a bank of batteries which in turn gives us lots of energy to power the stage in the Café. We are looking at ways of using wind power too.

This means we can offer a fabulous way to enjoy the live music at this year’s camp, courtesy of the sun. A big plus is it cuts out the need for a generator and is a more camp and, environment friendly way to enjoy the stage in the Café.