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.

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Patron & Friends


2020 dates

All meetings at  the Unitarian Meeting Hall,

Brunswick Square, BS2 8PE

Thursday 12th March 7.30pm: Informal practise; 15 minute talk on Technical Practice;  8.00pm - Ensemble with Helen James;  9.15pm - Visiting Artist - luthier Rik Middleton on Innovation in Guitar Making.

Teacher, arranger, composer and performer



BCGS Concert Series

Alexandra Whittingham on
Saturday 18th April 2020.

Flamenco Guitar Course
at Benslow Music Trust in Hertfordshire
Mon 16 - Wed 18 March 2020

Tutor: Tomás Jiménez

Guitar Orchestra Retreat
at Plas Dolerw on the outskirts of Newtown, July 24th to 26th, 2020

26th Dillington Classical Guitar
Summer School & Festival - Sunday 2nd to Saturday 8th August 2020

West Dean International Classical

  Guitar Festival - Chichester,

West Sussex  22-27 August 2020

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- Timetable

- Application Form

Guitar People Remembered

Ensemble Director

Helen James


Berta Rojas

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

Click here to purchase tickets for the concert.

The booking fee is partly absorbed by BCGS, so the total cost is £19, concessions £17.