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Songwriting Retreat with Chris Difford from £499 - 3 SPACES AVAILABLE

  • Tilton House BN8 6LL (map)


Join us for a unique and inspiring four-day creative song writing retreat with Chris Difford from Squeeze.




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Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of London’s best-loved bands, the Squeeze co-founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as ‘Cool For Cats’, ‘Up The Junction’, ‘Labelled With Love’, ‘Hourglass’ and ‘Tempted’. Despite the fact that Chris has helped soundtrack so many fans’ lives since his first release in 1977, the passion for innovation and love of playing still drives him to carry on writing rather than sit back and admire his handiwork. Chris recently celebrated his 60th birthday and for 41 of those years he has been writing with Glenn Tilbrook, very much the Odd Couple. When Squeeze take a break from the road, Glenn and Chris have been touring their ‘At Odds Couple Tour’ both in the UK and the US.
Chris hosts writing workshops and has done so for over 25 years. In 2014 he formed a partnership with ‘The Buddy Holly Foundation’ to run a week of writing at Pennard House Glastonbury. Other writing events include Guardian Master Classes held in London and smaller events at The Rathfinney Wine Estate in East Sussex.

This will be Chris' second writing retreat at Tilton House.



Thursday 7th June -

Arrival from 3pm;

5pm Meet and greet session with an outline on what to expect over the next few days
7pm Dinner

Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June
Breakfast; light two course Lunch and dinner - meat/ fish option available for both dinners.

4 workshops sessions spread throughout  the day, also allowingfree time to explore the National Park

There will be a special guest appearance on the Saturday

Sunday 10th June
Breakfast and lunch with closing up sessions...

This schedule is more intensive than when advertised with the yoga...

*schedule may be liable to some adjustments

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Early bird price is £499 til 28th Feb

Standard Price after 1st March £550


Single Occupancy are all now sold out


Prices include all meals and snacks. 

Meat options are available for evening meals at no extra cost.

Tea. coffee, biscuits and snacks available throughout the retreat

To reserve your place, email us


Lots of places within the house and grounds to explore and write in.....

Or walk the Downs for inspiration.....

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