Courses & Events

Blues Guitar with Chris Quinn

For the third time, Chris Quinn will be at Koumkinvi to teach blues guitar.

taught by Chris Quinn
31/10/20 - 05/11/20  
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The Autumn 2020 Roots Music Retreats at Koumkinvi give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in musical development for 5 days and nights with like minded people in a relaxed, low pressure environment. All levels of musician, from novice to advanced are welcome to apply for this unique, taylor made course lead by highly acclaimed musicians well known for their work in the international acoustic music scene.​​
Set in the beautiful region of Western Brittany, easily accessible from the UK and EU with Brittany Ferries, via Brest airport or with rail via Paris; the residential courses include full board accommodation with options for shared or single room occupancy.  Enjoy the delicious regional meals prepared by our lovely hosts John and Daphné with heavy emphasis on local and organic produce. As well as the daily workshop timetable, time is set aside for personal development, students can take part in the evening jam sessions in the main house with it's roaring fires and warm, cosy rooms. There's also time to take in the local towns and beauty spots with planned group excursions.
Most importantly you'll receive 5 days and nights of invaluable lessons, help and tips given by one of the best musicians on the scene, come and move your playing onto that next level...





Clawhammer Banjo with Dan Walsh and folk and blues guitar with Chris Quinn

For the first time we are welcoming Dan to the heart of Breton folk music country to lead a 5 day course to improve your technique, play with others and be inspired to create!



Go to www.rootsmusicretreats for more details


John Molineux

Concert At KoumKinvi!

Musicien et Conteur

Nous sommes ravis de présenter le talent exceptionnel de John Molineux, musicien et conteur à KoumKinvi, lors d'un concert rare! John était un membre fondateur du légendaire John Renbourne Group avec une autre ancienne membre du Pentangle, Jacqui McShee.
Nous vous recommandons de réserver à l'avance des places limitées!


Billets ICI:


Sunday 24 November

at KoumKinvi, Lesmenez,Plouneour Menez 29410

1730 Hrs /12 Euros

Repas partage!

Writing Retreat with Richard King

May 2021

We are delighted to announce the first writing retreat at Koumkinvi.  Richard King is well known for his work writing about landscape and its relationship with history, music and popular culture.  This will be an inspiring week where you can work on your own writing, either starting from scratch or developing or finishing a project, all with the expert knowledgeable and friendly guidacne of a world reknowned published author.

Contact Daphne and John for details.


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