Welcome to the Bristol Classical Guitar Society. Our mission is to promote and extend the profile of the classical guitar in the south west and to bring together players, makers, composers and enthusiasts of all levels. Our meetings include solo and ensemble practice and performance, seminars and masterclasses; our Concert Series presents internationally acclaimed performers. We would be delighted to have you at any of our meetings and events. We meet on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm.  New premises - the Unitarian Meeting Hall, Brunswick Square, BS2 8PE.

Print off a Membership Application form here


Instruments, Strings, Music, Accessories, Repairs, Tuition


Patron & Friends


2017 dates

All meetings at  the Unitarian Meeting Hall,

Brunswick Square, BS2 8PE

Thursday 8th June: 7.30pm - tune up/small group ensemble; 8.00-9.00pm - Ensemble with Helen James; 9.15 - Visiting flamenco player Cuffy returns to demonstrate his technique and answer our questions.

Thursday 10th August: 7.30pm - Short talk; 8.00pm - Ensemble with Helen James; 9.15pm - Solo playing.

Alternative log in for the members’ area

Teacher, arranger, composer and performer



BCGS Concert Series

Details of our Autumn concert will appear here.

A review of our members’ summer concert

is on the Events page.

Events from other organisations
Also see the FGS website events page

West Dean Classical Guitar Festival

from 19th - 24th August 2017


  4th – 12th  August   2017

John Mills

Saturday 23rd September 7.30pm

at St. Mary’s Priory Church Monmouth

See poster

Older notices


Bristol Spanish Guitar Centre
Now stocking Burguet guitars from Spain. Excellent quality to suit a range of budgets.

Ensemble Director

Helen James


Berta Rojas

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FGS           Bristol Classical Guitar Society is a member of the Federation of Guitar Societies