Monthly Archives: April 2015

Maggie Nicols introduces the Challenge of Simplicity


Watch Maggie Nicols give a short introduction to her forthcoming residential The Challenge of Simplicity, 22-25 May 2015. Places are still available if you want to book a place. As Maggie explains, this event is mixed-ability – you don’t have to be an experienced musician, or even a musician, to come and participate. We look forward to welcoming you to the Mill in May. Please do contact us if you need further information. Massive apologies for the poor sound quality […]

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Summer events at Melin Dolwion


After a wonderfully successful event at the beginning of April, we are gearing up for two very exciting residentials in May and June. From May 22-25 Maggie Nicols is running her first ever residential course¬†at the mill, The Challenge of Simplicity. The plan for the weekend is to empower those low in confidence and challenge the complacent who might assume that simple techniques are beneath them. Maggie loves working with mixed ability groups and helping everyone reach their full potential. […]

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Photos from Learning, Transforming, Technique


This weekend we came together to explore Learning, Transforming and Technique. People travelled from London, Newport (South Wales), York, Bristol and Portugal to try out ideas and share knowledge. As one participant reflected, it was ‘epic.’ The atmosphere we created helped support experimental practices and those attending felt like we could do it again next year… …perhaps with more people who also desire different ways to encounter ideas and learning. Check out these photos from the weekend.