The Open Day includes exhibitions of music and instruments, a guitar makers' showcase, a masterclass with Fabio Zanon, and a recital by Crazy Nails.
Crazy Nails! are a classical guitar duo. Gaëlle Solal is a prize-winning international concert artist and teacher from France with a passion for contemporary music and dance. Boris Gaquere is a Belgian international concert guitarist, chamber musician and composer.
Raphaella Smits is an international concert artist from Belgium, regarded for her musicianship and understanding of the eight-string and historical guitars. She is a competition adjudicator and respected tutor.
Roy Stratford performs Bach's Goldberg Variations - a work which demonstrates almost everything that Western classical music has achieved in terms of both technical brilliance and emotional range. Although that might sound rather daunting it is in fact a work of great humour and fun and a source of infinite pleasure and reward.