Born in Northampton, Mark trained at Chetham’s School of Music with Gordon Crosskey and at the Royal Academy with Michael Lewin, then in Spain with David Russell. After winning the Radio 2 Young Musician Competition his career took off, with live recitals on the BBC as a soloist and with the BBC Concert Orchestra. He is now Head of Guitar at Birmingham Conservatoire, has recorded seven CDs, performed in many of the UK’s most prestigious venues and appeared as concerto soloist with orchestras such as the RPO, BBC Concert Orchestra and Turin Symphony Orchestra.
Rich in heritage and opulence, this Grade II listed jewel in the heart of cosmopolitan Cheltenham sets a dramatic, inspiring backdrop for any event. Imagine the dances and music of years gone by, while enjoying popular live music, comedy, festivals and exhibitions. Visit us to dine or drink in our Regency Café or Imperial Garden Bar too.