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“That day gave me such a break through experience.

“This course kickstarted one of the most satisfying periods of creativity of my life, and it’s still continuing six months later” Amy

Radio 1 interview with Artful, guest speaker…





“Thank you again for an amazing day. I felt like I’d had a thousand curtains opened and was able to bask in creative sunlight that flooded in. Such inspirational people too, it was an honour to share that creative space with them. Thank you again, I can’t wait for the next session.” Richard

Igloo Songwriting Course

This incredibly powerful songwriting course always produces fantastic material from songwriters of all experiences.

This year we are thrilled to announce two very exciting guest speakers at this years 4 day songwriting course…Mark Hill and Chris Wood. Please download the full course program here

Songwriting Course Hampshire

Songwriting Course Hampshire

Mark Hill:

  • Ivor Novello Awards Judge,
  • The Original Artful Dodger,
  • Songwriter behind The stiX and the highly revered album Born to Do It featuring Craig David
  • … now simply Artful.

Mark continues to be a source of great creativity, inspiration and an unearther of new talent.

Mark will be talking to us about his creative process and journey as a songwriter that lead him to 4 Ivor Novello Awards and 14 million album sales…



For more information about Mark Hill please visit his artist website here.

If you are interested in any aspect of songwriting, this is a golden opportunity to ask questions, learn and be inspired by one of the UKs most gifted songwriters.

Chris Wood:

Having been a professional session bass player of 25+ years, Chris has played with a number of top touring artists including Billy Ocean, Odyssey and The Spice Girls.

As a very experienced studio musician, Chris has worked with songwriters of all levels of expertise.

He will be sharing his experience and giving tips for songwriters about how to work with session musicians to make sure you really get what you want, either in a recording or live environment.

He will be sharing success and horror stories about his experiences in all aspects of the music industry and answering questions. For more information about Chris please visit his profile here.

Over the four days we plan to inspire you, stimulate you and open the floodgates to your creativity. You game?

Venue : The Sustainability Centre
Times : Residential. Starts 6.30pm 6th September, 10am-10pm 7th and 8th, 10am-1pm 9th September
Open to : Ages 18-96
Cost : 4 Day Pass £199
1 Day Pass (Saturday 7th September) £100

Eventbrite - Songwriting Course: Special Guest Mark Hill

Accommodation is optional, and not included in price of course. For details please click here.

For more information about this course please contact us