Other events


NB. listing is no guarantee that the workshop or concert will take place.  Please check before committing.

NWEMF Workshops


8 Deborah Catterall: A Deep Dive Into the Musical Mysticism of Hildegard von Bingen 1098 – 1179.  


11 Roger Wilkes: Usper & Bassano for voices & instruments; Didsbury Baptist church.


9 Andrew Griffiths: Josquin (and Jacquet).  Holy Ascension Church, Church Lane, Upton, Chester  CH2 1DJ


13 or 20   Stephanie Muncey-Dyer: H Praetorius/Schutz/Bianci for voices & instruments.

Non-NWEMF Workshops.

Please send information to: jmh@noc.ac.uk . I actively research our own & the workshops of our contiguous EMFs (BMEMF, EMFScotland, MEMF, NEEMF), Benslow, Jackdaws, Lacock, Rondo & West Dean.  Summer Schools & other workshops will only be included in the Contacts section, unless I am sent specific information by members or the organisers.


3 HISS 7-8.  Vivien Ellis.  Broadside Ballads 3 www.hiss.org.uk/online-workshops 

5 Early Music @ Newcastle. 4.00pm; Prof. Kate van Orden: Songs in Unexpected Places: Language and Mobility in Sixteenth-Century Europe.  www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music

7-9 Bristol Early Music Festival; All Saints, Pembroke Road, Bristol, BS8 3ED; POSTPONED to 2022 but some events online.  http://bristolearlymusicfestival.uk/ 

8 NEEMF 10.30am-12noon by Zoom; Playing Josquin, illustrated talk with singing / playing opportunities with Jacob Heringman.  Prior booking is essential (limited numbers). Minimum charge £6 includes access to video recording.  Any excess income after fee and expenses will be shared equally between Jacob and Help Musicians’ Coronavirus Hardship Fund. Please book using https://www.cognitoforms.com/NEEMF2/ApplicationForZoomWorkshopOrTalk .

8 MEMF. 11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra.  http://memf.org.uk  

10 HISS 7-8.  Vivien Ellis.  Broadside Ballads 4. www.hiss.org.uk/online-workshops 

11 Benslow Claire Williams one-day harpsichord course online 

15 MEMF.  11am Rory McCleery; Clemens non Papa.  http://memf.org.uk 

18 TVEMF Patrick Craig; Melodramatic Motets exploring the artistic inspirations behind the vivid music of Giaches de Wert.

21-23 Benslow.  Introduction to the Recorder Orchestra with Caroline Jones, Alyson Lewin.

22 MEMF.  11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra.  http://memf.org.uk 

24-27 Benslow.  Schütz’s Psalms of David with music by Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli; with David Ireson, Jeremy West, Rogers Covey-Crump. 

26 SEMF David Allinson: Salve Regina chant; ways in which composers (e.g. Josquin, Guerrero, Victoria) have incorporated it in their music.  https://www.semf.org.uk 

29 Joint EMF Keyboard workshop, 10:30am – 12 noon; tutor Julian Perkins.  £7.50 (£5 for students and low wage).  [Registration details tba.]

31 – 3 June.  Benslow.  Baroque Voice: Aria, Cantata and Song with Nicholas Clapton, Gavin Roberts

31 – 3 June.  Benslow.  Baroque Orchestra: Purcell, Arne and Boyce with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Claire Williams


5 MEMF 11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra http://memf.org.uk 

5 MEMF  All day workshop with Patrick Craig; Purcell and the music of Westminster Abbey in Loughborough (virtual if necessary).

10 TVEMF 7.30pm.  David Allinson; Josquin transformed into mass settings – Morales Missa Mille Regretz and de Rore Missa Praeter Rerum Seriem.  http://tvemf.org 

13-20 Run by Singers.  Voyage to Odessa with Nigel Perrin.

17 SEMF Patrick Craig. Josquin 500; linking heaven and earth https://www.semf.org.uk 

18-20 Benslow.  Fugues for Fun with Penelope Cave.

19 MEMF. 11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra(tbc).  http://memf.org.uk 


3-9 Lacock; Music at Monteconero; POSTPONED to June 2022.

5-7 Benslow.  Baroque Trio Sonatas with Da Camera: Emma Murphy, Susanna Pell, Mie Hayashi

11-16 Benslow.  The International Viol Summer School with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland, Alison Kinder

11-16 Lacock; Singing in Edinburgh, with Rory McCleery.  Renaissance music including the 19-part O bone Jesu and Missa Dum sacrum mysterium of Robert Carver and music by Peebles, Josquin and Jachet of Mantua 

16-18 West Dean.  Recorder playing – building technique and ensemble skills, with Helen Hooker; Intermediate.

18 NEEMF 2pm, Lizzie Gutteridge, Arbeau and friends Renaissance Dances.  http://neemf.org.uk 

23 – 1 Aug.  Run by Singers.  Bach Pilgrimage Tour with Jeremy Jackman

24-30 Dartington Summer School.  Courses in Week One led by members of Stile Antico: Vocal Ensembles and Sing with Stile with Will Dawes; Andrew Griffiths will direct the Dartington Choir.

25 – 1 Aug.  Cambridge Early Music Baroque Week at Benslow: Baroque Dresden with The Parley of Instruments, Director: Peter Holman

31 – 7 Aug.  Recorder Summer School, Bishop Burton.  http://recordersummerschool.org.uk

31 – 7 Aug.  NORVIS; celebrate 50 years of NORVIS in our new, more accessible and comfortable home in Barnard Castle, County Durham. We welcome players of recorders, viols, lutes, baroque strings, harpsichord and voices.


1-7 Beauchamp Early Music Course for singers and Renaissance instruments, Rendscomb near Cirencester.  O quam gloriosum – large & small-scale music associated with saints and sainthood (David Hatcher, David Allinson & Sue Addison)  

1-8 Cambridge Early Music Renaissance Week at Benslow: The Triumphs of Maximilian with Courtiers of Grace, Co-directors Clare Wilkinson, Gawain Glenton.

1-8 Run by Singers.  Assisi Summer School with David Skinner.

7-13 Chalemie, Parmoor (near High Wycombe) with Tim Bayley, Tamsin Cowell, Matthew Spring, Katie Hodges.  chalemie@chalemie.co.uk 

14-21 Irish Recorder and Viol Course in Termonfeckin near Drogheda, north of Dublin 

15-22 Baroque Week.  The Grand Tour: Italy; Caversham.  (Theresa Caudle, Ann Allen, Amanda Babington, Clare Beesley, Zoë Cartlidge, Steven Devine, Satoko Doi-Luck, Jane Francis, David Miller, Kate Semmens) 

16-19 Benslow.  Baroque Buffet: Baroque on Modern Instruments with Julia Bishop, Sophie Middleditch, Julian Perkins

16-20 Historically Informed Summer School, Bishop Burton College, near Beverley, East Yorkshire. https://neemfworks.org.uk/neemfevents/admin/pages/all-events/hiss-2021 

20-22 Run by Singers.  Manchester Cathedral Weekend with Peter North.

22-27 Run by Singers.  Lincoln Summer Schools with David Allinson and Nigel Perrin.


3-5 Jackdaws.  Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross.

5-10 Lacock.  Trogir Music Week; Renaissance choral music in an ancient Venetian port on the Croatian coast near Split, with Patrick Craig.

5-12 Run by Singers.  Early Music Week in Burgos with Rory McCleery.

10-12 Jackdaws.  The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas.

10-12 Rondo Viol Academy; Elementary, Lower Intermediate and Pre-formed Consorts.  The Hayes.

12-19 Run by Singers.  Rome with David Skinner.

13-16 Benslow.  Consorting Viols with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland

17-19 Medieval Music in the Dales at Bolton Castle.

19-25 Lacock.  Lucca Consort Week, work in small ensembles and as a double choir singing Frescobaldi’s Missa sopra l’aria della monica; with Robert Hollingworth

20-23 Benslow.  The Grandeur of St Mark’s: Venetian Sacred Music by Cavalli from his “Musiche Sacre” of 1656 with Theresa Caudle, William Carslake

24-26 Recorders at Rydal, Foundation and Lower Intermediate with Mary Tyers.  Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LX, https://rydalhall.org or tel: 015394 32050. More details: www.marytyers.co.uk


9-13 Run by Singers.  The Glory of Venice with Matt Finch.

15-17 Benslow.  Georg Muffat: A bridge between Lully and Corelli with Julio Caballero Pérez, Coline Ormond.

16 BMEMF.  For singers with David Allinson, Shrewsbury

23 BMEMF.  For instrumentalists with Mary Tyers, Yarpole

29-31 Rondo Viol Academy; Intermediate and Upper Intermediate.  High Leigh.

31 – 4 Nov.  The Benslow Baroque Project: Music for St Cecilia by Handel and Draghi with Oliver-John Ruthven, Bryan White, Judy Tarling, Henrik Persson


7-10 Recorders at Rydal, Upper Intermediate and Advanced with Mary Tyers.  Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LX, https://rydalhall.org or tel: 015394 32050. More details: www.marytyers.co.uk

12-14 Benslow.  The Women Troubadours with Leah Stuttard.

18/19-21  Benslow.  Consorting Viols (3/2-night options) with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland.

22-24 Benslow Recorder Festival with Alyson Lewin, Caroline Jones, Tabea Debus.

25/26-28  Benslow.  Baroque Chamber Music, A=415 (3/2-night options) with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Stephen Preston, Claire Williams.


13-16 Benslow.  Cantata-thon with Cambridge Handel Opera; Julian Perkins and friends.

28 – 2 Jan.  Lacock.  Winter School; to be confirmed

January 2022

15 BMEMF.  At Burton Court near Leominster with Paul Spicer, for voices, recorders, bowed strings, A=440.

February 2022

11-13 Jackdaws.  The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas

21-27 Lacock.  Singing in Castara week in Tobago with Justin Doyle (to be confirmed).

March 2022

20-25 Lacock.  Corsham Lamentations; Lenten music by Tallis, White, Parsley and Clemens with Rory McCleery

May 2022

15-20 Lacock.  Ambleside Music Week.  Music by Juan Esquivel including the 8-part Missa Ut re mi fa so la, with Eamonn Dougan.

June 2022

2 Thomas Tomkins 450th birth anniversary, St. Davids.  Wales EMF Cymru.

19-25 Lacock.  Music at Monteconero (Adriatic former mediaeval monastery); Latin American music, including Padilla Lamentations. Manuel de Sumaya and Padilla’s Circumdederunt me and Versa est in luctum, with Gabriel Crouch.

September 2022

3-5 Jackdaws.  Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross.

9-11 Jackdaws.  The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas

Contacts for workshops 

Accord.  www.moulindecajarc.com.

Baroque Dance Workshop.  Lis Talbott 01587 829072, edavies@edavies.co.uk

Baroque Week. Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, Berks. 01747 830625, info@baroque-week.org.uk, http://www.baroque-week.org.uk

Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills, Ibberson Way, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RB. 01462 459446, info@benslow.org, www.benslow.org

Beauchamp Early Music Course, c/o Gloucester Academy of Music, Barbican House, Gloucester, GL1 2JF. 01452 688592, earlymusic@glosacadmusic.co.uk, www.glosacadmusic.co.uk

BMEMF, Sue Russell, 01568 780559, peterandsuerussell@btinternet.com, www.bmemf.org.uk

BREMF Brighton Early Music Festival,  www.bremf.org.uk  

Cambridge Early Music, https://www.CambridgeEarlyMusic.org

Cambridge Woodwind Makers.  www.cambridgewoodwindmakers.org 

Canford Summer School of Music, Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP. 020 8660 4766, canfordsummersch@aol.com, www.canfordsummerschool.co.uk

Chalemie, Headington School, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3. www.chalemie.co.uk

Consort de Danse.  http://www.ukbaroquedance.com  Philippa Waite, 07976 374482.

Dartington International Summer School. 01803 847080, info@dartingtonsummerschool.org.uk, www.dartingtonsummerschool.org.uk

Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT 01460 258615 dillington@somerset.gov.uk www.dillington.com

Discoed Upper House, Discoed, nr Presteigne, LD8 2NW. 01547 560369, DiscoedEarlyMusic@BTConnect.com, info@EarlyMusicInTheMarches.com  

Dolmetsch Summer School, Frensham Heights nr. Farnham, 01428 643235, brian@dolmetsch.com, www.dolmetsch.com

Dorset Bach Cantata Club, Sturminster Newton High School, Bath road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT.  http://www.dorsetbach.org.uk/, 01933 425 383.

Easter Early Music Course for recorder & viol players. St George’s School, Wells Lane, Ascot, SL5 7DZ. info@easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk, easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk

EEMF, committee@eemf.org.uk, http://www.eemf.org.uk

EMFScotland, events@emfscotland.org.uk, www.emfscotland.org.uk

Farncombe Estate, Adult Learning Centre, Broadway, WR12 7LJ. 01386 854100, enquiries@FarncombeEstate.co.uk, www.farncombecourses.co.uk

Fiori Musicali, 01327 360931, www.fiori-musicali.com

Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, Crowcombe, Somerset, TA4 4BD 01984 618274 office@halswaymanor.org.uk , www.halswaymanor.org.uk

Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road, Stroud, GL6 7QW. 01453 759034, info@hawkwoodcollege.co.uk, www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk

Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9SH Early Music Summer Course. Details from 017687 76276, info@highamhall.com, www.highamhall.com

HISS (Historically Informed Summer School),  http://www.hiss.org.uk

Historical Dance and Music Summer School; http://historicaldance.org.uk/summerschool/ 

IoM, Ballacottier School, Douglas, Isle of Man. 01624 695777, Helen.Kneale@liverpool.ac.uk, www.eileensilcocks.co.uk

Irish Recorder & Viol Course. Termonfechin, Ireland. 00 353 85 288 0389, info@irishrecorderandviolcourse.org, www.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org

Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Frome, Somerset BA11 3NY. 01373 812 383, music@jackdaws.org, www.jackdaws.org.uk

The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0BQ, 01300 320684, kingcombe@hotmail.co.uk, www.kingcombe.org

Knuston Hall, Irchester, Wellingborough, Northants, NN29 7EU. 01933 312104, enquiries@knustonhall.org.uk, www.knustonhall.org.uk

Lacock, Andrew van der Beek, 01249 730468, avdb@cantax.freeserve.co.uk, www.lacock.org

Leicester Early Music Festival. 0116 270 9984, mail@earlymusicleicester.co.uk, www.earlymusicleicester.co.uk

Lute Society, Christopher Goodwin, 01483 202159, lutesoc@aol.com, www.lutesoc.co.uk

Lyme Recorder Courses.  www.recordercourseslyme.com 

Lythe, www.lythechambermusic.wordpress.com 

Maison Verte Music, http://www.lamaisonverte.co.uk/courses/ 

Medieval Music in the Dales, www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk 

Meeting Musicale des Monts Dore, http://www.meeting-musical-des-monts-dore.fr/ 

MEMF, Mike Ashley (MEMF Chair), chairman@memf.org.uk, www.memf.org.uk

Mostly Music, Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, mostlymusic@btinternet.com, www.mostlymusic.co.uk

Musica Donum Dei, Wendy Hancock, wendy@philidors.co.uk, http://www.musicadonumdei.org

NCEM, National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, Percy’s Lane, York, YO1 9TI. 01904 632220, boxoffice@ncem.co.uk, http://www.ncem.co.uk

NEEMF, secretary@neemf.org.uk, www.neemf.org.uk

NEMA, jane.beeson@btopenworld.com, www.nema-uk.org

NORVIS, Northumbrian Recorder & Viol Summer School, Durham, 07736 108771, enquiries@norvis.org.uk, www.norvis.org.uk

NWEMF viol weekend, https://nwemf.org/violweekend/ 

Opus Anglicanum, 01749 675131, info@opus-a.co.uk, www.opus-anglicanum.com

Orpheon Foundation,  orpheon@gmx.at

Osiris.   http://osirisbrass.com/summer%20academy/index.html 

Oxford Baroque Week. Headington School, Oxford. 0161 281 2502, p.b.collier@googlemail.com, www.baroque-week.org.uk

Platinum Consort.  https://www.platinumconsort.com/ 

Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649

Recorder Courses Lyme.  enquiries@recordercourseslyme.com 

Recorders For All wwwrecordersforall.org.uk

Recorders Scotland, Lynne Hope at Recorder Players, 19 West Burnside, Dollar, FK14 7DP, Scotland, UK

Recorder Summer School,  http://recordersummerschool.org.uk/ 

Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, mostlymusic@btinternet.com

Rondo Viol Academy. 07949 511619, http://www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk

Run by Singers.  www.runbysingers.org  01438 840555.

Salts Mill, Saltaire,  01274 288100, sales@earlymusicshop.com, www.earlymusicshop.com

Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, 01223 263063, scholacambridge@aol.com, www.scholagregoriana.org

Scottish Recorder Course.  https://scottishrecordercourse.wordpress.com/ 

SEMF, richard.j.whitehouse@btinternet.com, http://www.semf.org.uk

Sherborne Early Music. Sherborne Girls School, Bradford Rd, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3QN, info@sherborneearlymusic.com, http://www.sherborneearlymusic.com

Singers of Note, 01204 692797, martin.westhorp@ntlworld.com, www.singersofnote.com

Singing Days, 01943 874649, pca@singingdays.co.uk, www.singingdays.co.uk

Society of Recorder Players, Manchester branch normally meets 1st Friday & 2nd Saturday of every month. Ros Flinn, 01772 335801, manchester@srp.org.uk, www.srp.org.uk/manchester/index.php

SWEMF, secretary@swemf.org.uk, http://www.swemf.org.uk 

Tallis Scholars Summer School, Oakham School, Rutland, 01223 693281, helen.poole@tsss.uk.com, www.tsss.uk.com

Tewkesbury Viol workshop: Jill Davies 01684 850112 oldchapelcourt@btinternet.com

The Sixteen, https://thesixteen.com/events 

Triora Musica, Deborah Roberts, 01273 823788, deborah@musica-secreta.com, www.trioramusica.com

TVEMF, www.tvemf.org, secretary@tvemf.org, tamesis@tvemf.org 

VdGS (Viola de Gamba Society), 01904 706959, admin@vdgs.org.co.uk, www.vdgs.org.uk

West Dean College, Chichester, PO18 0QZ, 01243 811301, short.courses@westdean.org.uk, www.westdean.org.uk


Tallis Spem in Alium sung by Stile Antico  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfnEbwcLq0E&feature=youtu.be

Recorder consort music downloads https://www.helenhooker.co.uk/downloads 

J.S. Bach chamber music: http://www.herscheltrio.co.uk/new-concert-video.html 

Backing tracks for recorder players https://www.srp.org.uk/david-moses-downloads/ 

i Fagiolini’s Sing The Score (+Extra).  Robert Hollingworth and his group have made ‘sing along’ videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsdmpGkkaBlCmyiEyHtUjBAEIjbb4bVXp and www.ifagiolini.com/singthescore

Peter Holman has an online concert at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-qIJ232JWc.  

Play along (with) MIDI Files for Viola da Gambas & Recorders: https://tpgettys.weebly.com/ 

Or with the Chelys Consort (viols): http://www.chelysconsort.co.uk/consort-minus-one.html 

Cappella Nova Outreach in association with Strathclyde University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning: https://mycll.strath.ac.uk/MyCLL/Classes?cid=76&cname=Music+%26+Singing+in+collaboration+with+Cappella+Nova+Outreach 

Clare College choir video: https://www.clarecollegechoir.com/videos

Ex Cathedra have made recordings, e.g. sing-alongs for young children, see https://mailchi.mp/excathedra/may-2020-enews?e=994f568de2 

A Web page of on-line events is being maintained by SWEMF at https://www.swemf.org.uk/events/online-events/ ,

by EEMF at www.eemf.org.uk/lockdown_links.html

and by BMEMF at www.bmemf.org.uk/online-activities.html 

An Alison Kinder lecture-recital on the music of Tobias Hume is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=amqG1fSKXGs&app=desktop;

she has many other videos via

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnMc0tcKenkLzpbAfyFpkng .

6 Platinum Consort workshops, available at https://www.platinumconsort.com/jmf.html 

The Sixteen have online performances and talks at https://thesixteen.com/quarantine-with-the-sixteen/ and What’s On – The Sixteen (A Choral Odyssey sequence).

There are backing tracks for a variety of early music instrumental works at https://www.catonthekeysmusic.co.uk/ .  A few tracks are free.

David Hatcher has consort music minus one part – for you to fill in! – see 


The City Musick also have recordings minus one part – see https://www.tcmusick.com/cck-music-store – but you do have to pay.

Unlock your Singing with Jennie Cassidy at https://www.connectandteach.com/lesson/unlock-your-singing/

PlayScore 2, currently for IPhone/iPad only (www.playscore.co ) allows you to take a photo of your music and it will play it, or you can import a PDF to play. It allows you to play at any speed you like, and you can set the instruments and transpose.  It also exports MIDI if you want.

Some on-line lessons are being offered by

Alison Kinder, viols, www.alisonkinder.co.uk 

Oonagh Lee, historical oboes and recorders, www.oonaghlee.com 

Richard MacKenzie, lutes and guitars, http://magnatune.com/artists/richard_mackenzie/ 

Regular Events

The Telling Wednesday evenings, Fridays 11am Medieval singing workshops. https://www.thetelling.co.uk/concert-diary 

Baroque Dance Notation Reading Classes with Philippa Waite, Artistic Director of Consort de Danse Baroque; reading Beauchamp-Feuillet notation.  Thursday evenings: Beginner/Improver: 6.45pm to 8.15pm; Intermediate: 8.30pm to 9.30pm.  Three series of five classes: 1: April 15th, 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th;  2: May 27th, June 3rd, 10th,17th, 24th;  3: July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, August 5th.  philippa@ukbaroquedance.com , http://www.ukbaroquedance.com/classes/online-notation.html 

Dance Through the Ages with Philippa Waite.  From the Middle Ages to the Early Twentieth Century, including the Elizabethan and English Regency periods. No experience or partner needed!  Wednesdays 8.15pm to 9.15pm twice monthly – April 14th, 28th, May 12th, 26th, June 9th, 23rd, July 7th, 21st, August 4th.  philippa@ukbaroquedance.com , http://www.ukbaroquedance.com/classes/online.html 

Baroque Recorder Duets with Marion Scott, Mondays 3-24 May 2021, 4pm-5pm and Fridays 7-28 May, 1030-1130.  https://www.swemf.org.uk/event/7299/, https://www.swemf.org.uk/event/7303/ 

Fridays 11-11.30 The Telling in Retreat.  Medieval singing workshops https://www.thetelling.co.uk/in-retreat  (available afterwards). 

David Allinson Lunchtime Live, Fridays at 1pm: http://davidallinson.com/diary/ 

Online Early Music Forum, three times per week; make harmony over the Web via Jamulus: oemf@josquin.com 

Friday evenings 6pm SingTheScore: “For keen singers, SingTheScore is our new YouTube series. One mini-masterwork a week: historical intros from Robert Hollingworth, a few poor-quality jokes, then sing along with I Fagiolini”. www.ifagiolini.com/SingTheScore 

City Lit Online Course; study Western music written during the middle ages. Beginning with the fall of the western Roman Empire in the 5th century and ending in the early 15th century, exploring music for church, banquet and dance.  Mondays 19 April to 5 July 2021, 18:00 – 19:30.  https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/topics-in-medieval-music 

Wednesdays 1pm.  Lunchtime baroque concerts.   www.ensemblehesperi.com 

Fridays 1pm.  Eboracum Baroque spotlight concerts on YouTube and Facebook (available afterwards).  http://eboracumbaroque.co.uk/#events 

Trouvère Medieval Minstrels.  Wednesday evenings 7pm on their Facebook page

The Gesualdo Six are streaming a series of recitals for Lent, from Wednesday 17th February featuring motets, hymns and plainchant recorded in historic churches around London. Details and tickets at g6 (tidze.com) .  £20 for full series, £10 for mini series.

Stile Antico, Sundays 2-16 May.  https://www.stileantico.co.uk/projects/spotlights 


NB. listing is no guarantee that the concert will take place.  Please check

Please send information to: jmh@noc.ac.uk.  I do not actively research concerts, relying on members or organisers to submit details for inclusion.


7-9 Bristol Early Music Festival, NOW ONLINE.  http://bristolearlymusicfestival.uk/ 

20 7.30pm.  Newe Vialles: Good Againe.  https://www.swemf.org.uk/event/7196/ 

21-23 Worcester Early Music Festival.

28-30 Beverley Early Music Festival, with Stile Antico, La Serenissima, Alva, Matthew Wadsworth, David Neave, Vivien Ellis.  www.ncem.co.uk

28 Stile Antico, 7:30 pm, The Journey of the Mayflower, Beverley Early Music Festival, marking 400 years since the sailing of the Pilgrims.  Beverley Minster

31 St. Mary’s, Hadleigh:  JS Bach solo cantatas BWV 54 and BWV 82, Telemann Oboe Concerto, and JC Bach ‘Lamento’.  https://www.suffolkvillagesfestival.com


9-17 NCEM.  York Early Music Festival

Contacts for concerts

Armonico.  http://www.armonico.org.uk 

Bassenthwaite Festival.  info@bassfest.org.uk , 07849 383727, www.bassfest.org.uk 

Birmingham Barber Institute.  http://barber.org.uk/  0121 414 7333

Birmingham Town Hall.  www.thsh.co.uk  0121 345 0600.

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. 0161 907 9000, 0161 950 0015, www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk

Buxton Festival. 0845 1272190, http://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Buxton Opera House 0845 1272190, boxoffice@buxtonoperahouse.org.uk, www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk & http://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk

Chandos Choir.  www.solihullchandoschoir.org 

Chetham‘s School of Music, Long Millgate, Manchester, M3 1SB, 0161 838 7200,

Early Dance Circle Festival, Ann Kent tel. 01484 663842, email paulkent4@btinternet.com http://www.earlydancecircle.co.uk/ 

Ex Cathedra. www.excathedra.co.uk 

Fiori Musicali  http://fiori-musicali.com

Gregynog Festival.  www.gregynogfestival.org 

Higham Hall Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, CA13 9HS, 017687 76276, admin@highamhall.com 

Kempley Village Hall, http://www.kempleyvillagehall.org.uk/, 07891 254372.

Leeds University, http://concerts.leeds.ac.uk 

Leeds Waits.  alan.radford@btinternet.com

Leicester, Castle House.  www.earlymusicleicester.co.uk

Leominster.  Tourist Information Centre, reception@leominstertourism.co.uk 01568 616460.

Lichfield Festival.  www.lichfieldfestival.org 

Liverpool Bach Collective, https://www.liverpoolbach.com/future-events 

Liverpool Renaissance Singers.  www.liverpoolrenaissancesingers.org 

London Festival of Baroque Music, www.lfbm.org.uk 

The Magic of Medieval Music  https://www.ipmusic.org.uk/medievalmusic 

Music in New Radnor.   Box office  01544 350268.

NCEM, National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret’s Church, Walmgate, Percy’s Lane, York, YO1 9TI. 01904 632220, boxoffice@ncem.co.uk, http://www.ncem.co.uk 

Newcastle University https://www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music/nemf/ 

Oswestry, https://www.universe.com/users/oswestry-school-recital-series-B97WTF 

Recorders Scotland, Lynne Hope at Recorder Players, 19 West Burnside, Dollar, FK14 7DP, Scotland, UK

Ripon.  01765 605508,  www.riponinternationalfestival.com 

Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Manchester Box Office, 0161 907 5555, box.office@rncm.ac.uk, www.rncm.ac.uk

St Andrew’s & West Church, Edinburgh.  Queen’s Hall Box Office, http://www.thequeenshall.net/elsewhere/shows/,  0131-668 2019

St. George’s Singers.  www.st-georges-singers.org.uk, 01663 764012.

St Martin’s Church, Worcester.  www.stmartinsworcester.org.uk 

Salts Mill, Saltaire,  01274 288100, sales@earlymusicshop.com, www.earlymusicshop.com 

Stile Antico, https://www.stileantico.co.uk/concerts

Stratford, http://www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites 

Tewkesbury.  www.oldchapelcourtconcerts.eventbrite.com   

The Sixteen, www.thesixteen.com

William Byrd Singers.  http://www.williambyrdsingers.org.uk/concerts.shtml 

Worcester Cathedral.  Worcester Live Box Office, 01905 611427

Worcester Huntingdon Hall.  Worcester Concert Club, 01905 611427

Worcester Early Music Festival.  www.earlymusicworcs.org 

Wordsworth Singers  www.wordsworthsingers.org.uk , 01900 829622.

York,  Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, www.york.ac.uk/concerts 

York Waits, http://theyorkwaits.org.uk