• Introduction
  • Chris Difford’s Songwriting Retreat – February and March 2023

    14th February - 18th February 2022

    Join these intimate songwriting retreats with Double Ivor Novello Award-winning lyricist and enigma Chris Difford. Chris has 16 Squeeze albums, 3 critically acclaimed solo albums, countless top 20 hits, 52 American tours, 50 UK tours and a variety of global tours under his belt. He is one of the country’s most respected songwriters and has co-written with a host of musicians and performers that reads like a veritable who’s who of the industry – Elton John, Trilok Gurtu, Marti Pellow, Lamont Dozier, Willie Mitchell, Bryan Ferry, Jools Holland, Paul Carrack, Chris Braide and Sarah Brightman.

    On these retreats there will be a small group of songwriters with full board and lodgings and a full program of songwriting, including a one to one during the week.

    For more information please contact Chris directly here,

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