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Crumhorns and ∆ …!

David was pleased to be asked to record for the band Alt-J recently for their forthcoming album. Some of Faronel’s bagpipes, crumhorns, cornamusen and racketts will appear (multi-tracked) on the track ‘Bane’. The recording was done in an appropriately medieval … Continue reading

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Gin & Topic

The combination of gin and early music being a particularly pleasurable one, David was delighted to be invited to take part in the podcast series Gin & Topic recently. His tipple of choice was Anno’s Extreme 95 – the world’s … Continue reading

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Medieval Music in the Dales

Faronel will be on the virtual stage of the online Medieval Music in the Dales Festival on 20th March at about 7.25pm. We will be performing two songs by St Godric of Finchale, and the virelai Par maintes foys by … Continue reading

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Return to Clayton

St John the Baptist, Clayton, West Sussex, 7.30pm, 22 June 2019Tickets £10, available on the door We’re looking forward to our visit to the beautiful church of St John the Baptist in Clayton, West Sussex on 22 June 2019. We … Continue reading

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A Medieval Day in Hawkhurst

On March 1st we took part in a Medieval Day held at Saint Ronan’s School in Hawkhurst, Kent, where David is Director of Music. The children participated in workshops in music, history, English and much else throughout the day, and … Continue reading

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Return to Redhill

St Matthew’s Church, Redhill, Surrey Thursday 21st February 2019 1.10pm We were delighted to have been invited back to St Matthew’s Church, Redhill to perform in their lunchtime concert series in February. Our programme featured music from the Tudor period, … Continue reading

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Music for a medieval hall

Bridge Cottage, Uckfield, East Sussex Tuesday 10 July 2018 7.30pm Bridge Cottage in Uckfield is a wealden hall house built in around 1436; it has recently been restored as a venue for community events and a popular concert series. Our … Continue reading

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A Concert of Doom in Clayton

St John the Baptist, Clayton, West Sussex, 2.30pm, 29 April 2018 Clayton church has a magnificent set of wall paintings created by the monks of Lewes Priory in the 12th century. They are the finest of a series of similar … Continue reading

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Music from the Pilgrims’ Way in Redhill

St Matthew’s Church, Redhill, Surrey, 1st September 2016 1.10pm This lunchtime concert formed part of the well-established series at St Matthew’s church, Redhill. The town stands just to the south of the ancient Pilgrims Way to Canterbury in Kent, along which Geoffrey Chaucer travelled … Continue reading

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Medieval Music for England’s Medieval Festival

All Saints Church Herstmonceux, 27 August 2016 7.30pm We were delighted to be invited to give a concert in Herstmonceux that tied in with the 24th annual medieval festival at Herstmonceux Castle, which is the largest event of its kind … Continue reading

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