Paul Chambers Guitars - Luthier and Maker of Fine Acoustic and Classical Guitars

High Barn Guitar Festival 2008 ( 16th - 17th February )

High Barn Guitar Festival 2008

The guitar weekend took place in February 2008, in the beautiful village of Great Bardfield in North Essex at the unique & stunning venue that is the High Barn. A historic oak beamed barn which is a concert hall, recording studio and thankfully a bar.

During the course of the day makers exhibited and auditioned their guitars, and workshops were held covering various styles including slide & altered tunings.

Watch out for next years High Barn Guitar Festival currently scheduled for the weekend of the
21st & 22nd of February 2009.

Click on High Barn Guitar Festival 2009 for more information.





High Barn Guitar Festival 2008

In the evenings various artists performed :-

  • Ken Nicol
  • Richard Cox-Smith
  • Roland Chadwick
  • Jonny Dyer
  • Stephen Kenyon
  • Tom Nicolai
  • Sonny Black
  • Al Lindsay

High Barn Guitar Festival 2008


Above - Display of Chambers guitars alongside a display of Pete Beer guitars, a fellow guitar maker & friend.


Left - Close examination of Chambers model CM-1 Small Jumbo ! Myself in the right of the picture.




High Barn Guitar Festival 2008





Jonny Dyer


High Barn Guitar Festival 2008







Stephen Kenyon.




High Barn Guitar Festival 2008




Tim Nicolai.



High Barn Guitar Festival 2008





Richard Cox-Smith.



High Barn Guitar Festival 2008






Roland Chadwick.




High Barn Guitar Festival 2008





Al Lindsay.


High Barn Guitar Festival 2008








Ken Nicol.