Held at the prestigious south London venue The Bedford, our monthly music night is your chance to perform, meet other serious writers, artists and producers and get known in the music business. The Bedford is one of London’s most renowned live music venue with a top of the range sound system, mixing desk and stage piano.
Open mic slots are allocated when you arrive, so the sooner you get there, the sooner you play. We only have a limited number of places so we advise you get there as soon after 6:30pm as possible as this is a really popular night!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place on the guest list. Entry is free but places are limited as this night is insanely popular!
Please check back regularly for any date & venue changes so that you don’t miss out!
Great organisation and inspiring evening
Absolutely amazing, inspirational, insightful session today
I’m so freaking excited to be on this songwriting retreat!! Have written with some awesome people so far and have created some beautiful songs already! Yesterday’s was incredibly emotional
Had a great and informative mentoring session with Mark Cawley, nice guy, had some interesting left of field ideas for me to try. Thanks Mark
It is an amazing academy you have established with a true ethos of care and support coming straight from the top and filtering down through its ever increasing family – I am so proud to be part of it !
Thank you so much for an amazing Platinum year !- I have loved every minute or it, have learnt so much and feel very excited for 2018.
I’ve finally found myself and my confidence has come back! That is down to what The Songwriting Academy has done for me and given me the boost I needed. I can’t thank you enough
Thank you so much for this weekend, really was such a fantastic experience. I’ve learnt so much that I wasn’t able to sleep all last night thinking about it.
Fantastic mentoring session with Martin Sutton today, thank you Martin! Great feedback as always
Brilliant. Entertaining. Humorous. Good for business.
Excellent thought provoking and inspirational
Just completed my first mentoring session with Mr Martin Sutton … got direction .. critique ..structure .. ongoing goals and targets …lots of advice and a real motivation boost !!! AWESOME !!!
An enormous amount of information and tips to take away, digest and act upon!
10/10 – Well worth the travel. I would do it all over tomorrow. I feel a lot more confident now with what I’ve learned.
I was going to write “you can’t beat Martin Sutton”, but that would sound all wrong. 🙂 So just saying am very happy with mentor session from Superstar Sutton. Virtual hugs all round.
epic PR mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night!!!!!
Great atmosphere and great for meeting other writers
Great mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night! Really encouraging and so many good tips for upcoming events!
Amazing and inspiring to be around wonderful like-minded people who live, breathe and love music like I do
10/10 Thoroughly enjoyed this course, lovely group of people, fun and informative
Special people. Thank you all for some beautiful and amazing times
Another superb mentoring session today with @lovesongwriting “I really like the emotion and honesty in the song” 🙂
Feeling so blessed to be a part of this songwriting family! Thank you for creating this wonderful community, a place for us all to be creative, passionate, supportive and talented!
Just had my first mentoring session with Martin Sutton, what an amazing experience, so grateful and ready to face my first exercise. Thank you Martin.
Just had a fantastic mentoring session with Martin, my first on my platinum membership! Feel completely boosted and grinning away ready to take this year by the horns! Positivity all the way
Thank you Martin Sutton for your continued excellent support during the monthly 1:1’s, general encouragement, and kicks up the rear to keep on improving.
Wonderful uplifting day restoring faith in my path
10/10 – The one day course far exceded my expectations. Full of useful information backed up by eveidence. Would highly recommend to anyone interested in the process of writing a song
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Charlie Dore. Great suggestions and inspiration, along the lines of possibly becoming a ‘superwoman’!
I have had the most amazing mentoring session with Martin Sutton. So inspirational and energizing! Thank you Martin, you Rock!
So enjoyed my mentoring session with Mark Cawley yesterday – from now on I will be hanging out in bookshops looking shady – thanks mark x
Just when I thought it could not get any more inspirational, I have another mentoring session with Luc Floreani!
The day went far too quickly
What an incredibly life changing experience, on sooo many levels!!! It’s so difficult to put it all into words!!!!! Beautiful friendships gained and definitely the beginning of something monumental.
Another incredible mentoring session with Charlie Dore tonight! Really great feedback. So so much to work on and a good challenge but excited to get working on it!
10/10 – Excellent and superbly presented, fulfilling, educational and inspiring
The passion of all the lecturers was amazing to see. The sharing of their life experiences that enabled them to get a career in the industry was inspirational and has made me reinforce in my mind it’s truly possible for me!
rocket fuel for the soul
Thanks for a great day & for inspiring me to #makeithappen along with discovering some crazy improve skills!
When I look back to last April, when I attended TSA’s Introduction to Songwriting, my life has changed immensely for the better
If I hadn’t have come I don’t think I would have believed in myself. you and the course have inspired me and sparked something inside of me to pursue my dream.