Detail of flute keywork made by Peter Worrell


Course overview | This course is an extension of our Repair & Care courses for all woodwind instruments (Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe & Bassoon).

The course is designed to offer you further supervised experience and practice in the skills learnt on previous Repair & Care courses. An opportunity to gain confidence in these skills and to ask questions about the things you have stumbled across when working at home.

Abilities | Only suitable if you have have previously attended one of our Repair & Care (previously Repair & Maintenance) courses.  Age 16 + only.

Course length | 1 day.

Dates | See calendar to the right or below.

Don't see dates that suit you? Further courses can be arranged throughout the year; email

Time | 10am - 4pm.

Cost | £70 per person. 

Location | The Champion Workshop, 6 Lintech Court, Linton, CB21 4XN. Details of transport and location can be found in the Visitors Centre section.

Booking | To book use the links below.

Further information | For enquiries email Daniel Bangham @

Remember you will need to bring at least one instrument of either your own, a student, or a school. You will also need to bring an apron or workshop clothing. Don't forget glasses if you need them, the work involves looking at small details. If you have any tools of your own, then please bring them and make sure they are marked or labelled. Please bring a packed lunch or you can visit the village store or pub both within walking distance of the workshop.

We provide instruments for you to practice on, tools, equipment and tuition. Light refreshments will also be provided. Repair materials will be available and excess charged on an "as used" basis.

Lunches can be bought from the village store or pub, both within walking distance of the workshop.

There will be a maximum of 5 participants allowed on this course.

Please note that it is not possible to teach full re-padding on our courses.

Future related courses

We now also offer one on one sessions with Daniel Bangham if you wish to have even more dedicated supervision: 1-to-1

For more experienced participants we will be developing extended courses over weekend or holiday periods. Subject to interest we also intend to hold specialist courses on mouthpiece design, advanced repair techniques, recorder making and many other woodwind related topics.

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