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(For events in other EMF Regions see the website of the Appropriate EMF)


Courses, Day Schools & Workshops

2nd & 3rd Sunday Afternoons each month, 1 to 4p.m, English Historical Dance Classes with Ann Hinchliffe, Taunton
Barrington Court, Taunton, TA19 0NQ. Second Sundays all with live music, and some others too! Next meetings are
10 & 24 August
14 & 21 September
12 & 19 October
9 & 16 November
14 & 21 December
Also October 4th: a Day of Dance, including so far morris and Scottish dancing, and us.
17th Century Dance, i.e. mainly Playford with warm-ups from Old Measures and Arbeau branles. Live music every 3rd Sunday: all players welcome. Ask in advance if you want MS. £5; free entry to house and garden. Light flexible footwear advised. No partner or previous experience needed. Information: 01935 472 771.
samedifference@live.co.uk or annhinchliffe@hotmail.com and here


Summer Schools

20 - 25 July: Purcell and the London of his Time. A music appreciation course with Roderick Swanston, Illminster, Somerset
Dillington House, Somerset, TA19 9DT. dillington@sometset.gov.uk 01460 258 648.

26 July - 1 Aug: Dartington International Summer School week 1, including many early music activities, Totnes, Devon
The Barn, Dartington Hall, Totnes, TQ9 6DE. See website for details. www.dartington.org/summer-school 01803 847080l info@dartingtonsummerschool.org.uk

27 July - 2 August. Beauchamp residential Early Music course with Philip Thorby and David Hatcher, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Dene Magna School, Mitcheldean, Glos. GL17 0DU. Residential - camping, cavanning or B&B. 'Vespers of the Five Laudate'. We welcome young/student singers - bursaries available. Details on www.gamusic.co.uk or email earlymusic@gamusic.co.uk

24 - 30 August. Mediaeval People/Music and the Dawn of Romanticism with Tim Porter, Illminster, Somerset
Dillington House, Somerset, TA19 9DT. A music appreciation course with the two subjects running concurrently, students can study both (full days) or justone (half days). dillington@somerset.gov.uk01460 258 648.


August

29 - 31, Monteverdi’s Third Book of Madrigals with James Weeks, Stroud, Glos.
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road, Stroud, GL6 7QW. A workshop for confident and experienced singers. /www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk/courses 01453 759 034


September

5 - 7, Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross, Frome Somerset
Jackdaws, Great Elm, Frome, BA11 3NYA. A baroque chamber course for both individual players and pre-formed groups, Further info and booking: music@jackdaws.org 01373 812 373


Concerts

See also
Plymouth Classical Music Concert Diary which gives comprehensive listing of all types of classical music events in Plymouth, West Devon and South East Cornwall, including early music events.


September

Thurs. 4, 7.30pm, ‘In Peascod Time - Music, Words and Song for Summer and Harvest' given by Passamezzo, Crediton, Devon
Crediton Parish Church. Church Lane, Crediton, Devon, EX17 2AH. Eleanor Cramer (soprano, bass viol), Arngeir Hauksson (lute, guitar, bass), Alison Kinder (viols, recorders), Tamsin Lewis (Renaissance violin, viols, alto) and Jack Merivale (actor, baritone). Their programme is a collection of ballads, madrigals, lute songs, dances and consort music from the 16th, 17th and early 18th centuries and includes music by Cavendish, Bennet, Greene, East, Johnson, Pilkington, Purcell and Robinson. The concert is promoted by the St. Boniface Concert Society www.bonifaceconcerts.co.uk. Tickets cost £12.50, (students £6.00 and children free) in advance with SAE from The Ticket Secretary, 24 Dean Street, Crediton, Devon. EX17 3EN, (there is an application form on the website) or at the door.

Wed. 17, 1.10 pm, Musicke in the Ayre, "Baroque Beginnings: from Peri to Purcell", Bristol
St Stephen’s Church, Bristol. Songs and duets from C17 Italy and England with Jane Hunt & Maria Danishvar Brown (sopranos) and Din Ghani (lute/archlute). Free with retiring collection. www.saint-stephens.com

Tues, 30, 1.10 pm, Musicke in the Ayre, "Songs from the shows, circa C17," Bath
Holburne Museum, Bath. Songs from Jacobean theatre and early Italian arias with Paula Downes (soprano) and Din Ghani (lute). Tickets £5. www.holburne.org


October

Sun. 26, 4.00 pm, Musicke in the Ayre, "Baroque Beginnings: from Peri to Purcell," Warminster
St Lawrence’s Chapel, Warminster. Songs from C17 Italy, Spain, France and England with Jane Hunt (soprano) and Din Ghani (lute/archlute). Tickets £7. www.warminsterfestival.co.uk


November

Fri. 14, 12.45 pm, Musicke in the Ayre, "Court and country," Salisbury
Sarum College, Salisbury. Lute songs, duets and solos from C16/17 with Philippa Neaverson & Merrilyn Richardson (sopranos) and Din Ghani (lute/archlute/vihuela). Tickets £10, including a light buffet lunch. www.sarum.ac.uk


Meetings, Lectures, Conferences & Festivals etc.




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