The next course will take place in Ullapool, Wester Ross, from Saturday 22nd to Friday 28th July 2023.

Booking for Variations 2023 will open in January.

The following information applies to Variations 2022 which has already taken place but we hope that it gives you a flavour of what is to come. Information for the 2023 course will be added before booking opens. 

Once again, members of the renowned Edinburgh Quartet together with Simon Rawson, Philip Burrin and Rosie Staniforth will be your tutors for the week.

Photograph by Jean Stoner

Your course fee also includes tickets for the two public concerts given by the Edinburgh Quartet.


Booking for Variations 2022 is now closed.

If you book your place before 31 March 2022, the course costs £475 (£525 after 31 March). A £100 deposit is required to secure each place at the time of booking. See our ‘Book Your Place‘ page for more details.