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Online Zooms, Workshops & Courses
throughout the country & abroad

Please check dates with organisers before going to any event.

Activities with a regular contact are marked with a *

* Venue information available HERE 

APRIL 2024

1-7           Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - The Benslow Baroque Opera: Handel's Acis and Galatea benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2529

6-12          Easter Early Music Course - Haberdashers' School, Monmouth - Easter Early Music Course easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk/

Sat 6         The Sixteen - SJE Arts, Oxford - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Oxford thesixteen.com

Sat 13      TVEMF - Queen's College Chapel, Oxford - TVEMF Workshop: Spanish & Portuguese Polyphony with Owen Rees www.tvemf.org.uk/future-events

Sat 13       SWEMF - St Monica's Home, Bristol - SWEMF Workshop: Plainchant with Emma Hornby swemf.org.uk/event/11838/

Sat 13       BMEMF - Stoke Bliss & Kyre Village Hall, Worcs. - BMEMF Workshop for Orchestral Strings with Julia Bishop www.bmemf.org.uk/future-workshops.html

Sat 13       EMFS - St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh - EMFS Choir Meeting: Missa l'homme armé www.emfscotland.org.uk/choirapril2024

Sat 13       EMFS - St Catherine's, Edinburgh - EMFS Viol Consort Café www.emfscotland.org.uk/violsapril2024

14-19        Lacock Courses - St Michael's Church, Lyme Regis, Dorset - Portuguese Polyphony with Patrick Craig www.lacock.org

19-21        Jackdaws Music, Frome, Somerset - Viol Consorts with members of Fretwork www.jackdaws.org.uk/events/3614/

Sat 20       NWEMF - Fulwood Methodist Church, Preston - NWEMF Workshop with Gawain Glenton nwemf.org/nwemf-workshops/

Sat 20       SEMF - Scaynes Hill Village Hall, Haywards Heath - SEMF Workshop: Gaudeamus with Peter Syrus semf.org.uk

Sat 20       MEMF - Coton Centre, Tamworth - MEMF The Triumphs of Oriana -madrigals with Giles Underwood memf.org.uk

Sat 20       Platinum Consort - St Mary's Church, Battersea, London - Bach Club - Cantatas BWV 38, 39 & 40 www.platinumconsort.com

Sat 20       SWBO - Culmstock Village Hall, Devon - South West Baroque Orchestra Rehearsal www.southwestbaroqueorchestra.com/

Sat 20       EMFS - Dollar Academy, Clackmannanshire - EMFS Recorder Workshop with Palisander www.emfscotland.org.uk

Sat 20       The Sixteen - Peterborough Cathedral - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Peterborough thesixteen.com

Sat 20 6:30pm  London Motet and Madrigal Club - St Michael's Church, Cornhill, London - London Motet & Madrigal Club Meeting www.londonmotetandmadrigalclub.org

25-26 3pm Labrador Events - St George's Hanover Square, London - MESSIAH 24 Hour Drop-In www.labradorevents.com

29-1 May   Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Viol Consorts with Fretwork benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=3435

30-3 May   Rondo Viol Academy - Shepherd's Dene, Northumberland - Rondo Viol Academy www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk

 

MAY 2024

Sat 4       Sixteen Eighty Five - Swallowbeck Methodist Church, Lincoln - Gabrieli Comes to Lincoln www.sixteen85.co.uk/#Live

10-12      Bristol Early Music Festival - All Saints Clifton, Bristol - Bristol Early Music Festival www.bristolearlymusicfestival.uk/

10-12      Fairest Isle Festival - Isle of Wight - Fairest Isle Festival www.fairestislefestival.com/

11-12      Dorset Bach Cantata Club - Sturminster Newton High School, Sturminster Newton - Dorset Bach Cantata Club info073404.wixsite.com/dbcc

Sat 11     NWEMF - Near Manchester - NWEMF Workshop: Handl Opus Musicum with Stephanie Dyer nwemf.org/nwemf-workshops/

Sat 11     MEMF - Angel Centre, Worcester - MEMF Workshop: Music and Ritual in a Sixteenth century Florentine Convent (Laurie Stras) memf.org.uk

Sat 11     Platinum Consort - St Mary's Church, Battersea, London - Choral Workshop - Venetian Voices www.platinumconsort.com

Sat 11     The Sixteen - The Hall, Exeter - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Exeter thesixteen.com

Sat 18     NEEMF - All Soul's Church, Leeds - NEEMF Workshop: Bach with Stephen Muir neemf.weebly.com/neemf-workshop-diary.html

Sat 18     SWBO - Culmstock Village Hall, Devon - South West Baroque Orchestra Rehearsal www.southwestbaroqueorchestra.com/

Sat 18 6:30pm      London Motet and Madrigal Club - St Michael's Church, Cornhill, London - London Motet & Madrigal Club Meeting www.londonmotetandmadrigalclub.org

20-23      Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Renaissance Polyphony at Benslow benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2552

Sat 25     SWEMF - St Thomas of Canterbury, Thorverton - SWEMF Renaissance Polyphony Workshop with David Hatcher swemf.org.uk/event/11841/

26-31      Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Taunton - Voices, Viols & Recorders Association halswaymanor.org.uk

27-30      Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Gregorian Chant: The Joys of Singing benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2544

 

JUNE 2024

Sat 1       St Mary's Church, Holy Island, Northumberland - Come & Sing Medieval Pilgrimage Music www.facebook.com

Sat 1       NEEMF - Clements Hall, York, York - NEEMF Workshop: Handel with Amanda Babington neemf.weebly.com/neemf-workshop-diary.html

Sat 8       SEMF - Clapham and Patching Village Hall, Worthing - SEMF Workshop with Ali Kinder semf.org.uk

Sat 8       EMFS - St Catherine's, Edinburgh - EMFS Viol Consort Café www.emfscotland.org.uk/violsJune2024

Sat 8 9:30am        Gloucester Choral Society - Gloucester Cathedral - Sing Saturday: Messiah gloucesterchoral.com

Sat 15     EEMF - Venue TBC - EEMF workshop with David Allinson www.eemf.org.uk/events.html

Sat 15     SWBO - Culmstock Village Hall, Devon - South West Baroque Orchestra Rehearsal www.southwestbaroqueorchestra.com/

Sat 15     The Sixteen - Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Edinburgh thesixteen.com

Sat 15     The Sixteen - Hexham Abbey - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Hexham thesixteen.com

Sat 15 8am  Platinum Consort - St Mary's Church, Battersea, London - Bach Club - Cantatas BWV 41, 43 & 44 www.platinumconsort.com

Sat 15 6:30pm      London Motet and Madrigal Club - St Michael's Church, Cornhill, London - London Motet & Madrigal Club Meeting www.londonmotetandmadrigalclub.org

16-23      Run by Singers - Burgos Cathedral - Victoria Requiem with David Skinner www.runbysingers.org

16-22      Lacock Courses - Monteconero, Sirolo - Music at Monteconero www.lacock.org

17-20      Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Baroque Orchestra: Music at the Dresden Court of Augustus II benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2565

21-23      Platinum Consort - St Barnabas, Pimlico, London - Chamber Singing Weekend - Purcell: Dido & Aeneas www.platinumconsort.com/dido.html

Sat 22     MEMF - St Philip's Church Centre, Dorridge, Solihull - MEMF Workshop: Ingegneri with Gareth Wilson memf.org.uk

Sat 22     The Sixteen - Croydon Minster - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Croydon thesixteen.com

Sat 22     SWEMF - SWEMF Workshop with Mark Wilson swemf.org.uk/event/11844/

Sat 29     BMEMF - Bishopswood Village Hall, Herefordshire - BMEMF Workshop: Straus with David Hatcher www.bmemf.org.uk/future-workshops.html

30-6 Jul   Chalemie - Uppingham School, Oakham, Rutland - Chalemie Summer School www.chalemie.co.uk/SummerSchool.htm

 

JULY 2024

1-4         Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Bach Cello Suites with Jenny Curtis benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=3368

5-7         Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Baroque Trio Sonatas with the Herschel Players benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=3364

Sat 13     MEMF - MEMF Workshop with David Hatcher memf.org.uk/events/

14-19      Lacock Courses - St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow - Ludlow Summer School www.lacock.org

14-19      Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - The International Viol Summer School  https:

Sat 20     National Early Music Association - St Paul's Church, Canterbury - NEMA Conference: Singing the Baroque, and beyond singing-the-baroque.webnode.co.uk/

Sat 20 6:30pm      London Motet and Madrigal Club - St Michael's Church, Cornhill, London - London Motet & Madrigal Club Meeting www.londonmotetandmadrigalclub.org

21-28      Cambridge Early Music - Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Cambridge Early Music Baroque Summer School www.cambridgeearlymusic.org

21-27      Gloucestershire Academy of Music - Malvern College - Beauchamp Adult Early Music Course 2024 glosacadmusic.org

28-4 Aug Cambridge Early Music - Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Cambridge Early Music Renaissance Summer School www.cambridgeearlymusic.org

 

AUGUST 2024

3-10        NORVIS 2024: Barnard Castle School DL12 8UN. A week-long Early Music summer school for recorders, viols, lutes, singers, harpsichords, baroque strings and baroque winds. A friendly course with expert tutors and a wide range of activities. Live in or live out. Reduced rates for young people and bursaries for any age. For more information see www.norvis.org.uk.

4-11        Run by Singers - Piazza del Comune, Assisi - Assisi Summer School with Rory McCleery www.runbysingers.org

11-18      Baroque Week - Queen Anne's School, Caversham, Berkshire - Baroque Week - Residential Baroque Music Summer School www.baroqueweek.uk/index.html

13-17      Run by Singers - Lincoln University - Lincoln Singing Holiday www.runbysingers.org

16-19      Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Baroque Buffet: A Baroque Orchestra Course on Modern Instruments benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2746

17-24      Irish Recorder and Viol Course - An Grianán, Co. Louth - Irish Recorder and Viol Course www.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org/

19-23      The Historically Informed Summer School - Bishop Burton College, Bishop Burton - HISS (Historically Informed Summer School) www.hiss.org.uk/

30-1 Sep Jackdaws Music, Frome, Somerset - Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle & Alastair Ross www.jackdaws.org.uk/events/3633/

 

SEPTEMBER 2024

6-8         Jackdaws Music, Frome, Somerset - The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas www.jackdaws.org.uk/events/3634/

Sat 7      TVEMF - St John's URC, Northwood - TVEMF Workshop: An Auld Alliance: music from Renaissance Scotland with Rory McCleery www.tvemf.org.uk/future-events

12-15      Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire - Madrigal and Partsongs benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=2747

Thu 12    Medieval Music in the Dales - Bolton Castle, Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire - Medieval Music in the Dales Study Day www.medievalmusicinthedales.org

13-15      Medieval Music in the Dales - Bolton Castle, Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire - Medieval Music in the Dales Festival www.medievalmusicinthedales.org

Sat 14     The Sixteen - Parish Hall, Tewkesbury Abbey - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Tewkesbury thesixteen.com

Sat 14     MEMF - MEMF Mateus Fletxa’s Ensaladas(Anita Datta) memf.org.uk/events/

15-20      Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Taunton - Voices, Viols & Recorders Association at Halsway halswaymanor.org.uk

20-22      Rondo Viol Academy - Yarnfield Park, Stone - Rondo Viol Academy www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk

Sat 21     The Sixteen - Blackburn Cathedral - The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Blackburn thesixteen.com

22-27      Lacock Courses - Gourdon-en-Quercy, Lot - Polyphonies Franco-Flamandes www.lacock.org

Sat 28     SWBO - Culmstock Village Hall, Devon - South West Baroque Orchestra Rehearsal www.southwestbaroqueorchestra.com/

Sat 28     SWEMF - All Saints Clifton, Bristol - SWEMF Workshop with Bruce Saunders swemf.org.uk/event/11850/

Sun 29    SEMF - Headcorn Village Hall, Kent - SEMF Workshop: Vivaldi with John Hancorn semf.org.uk

 

OCTOBER 2024

2-6         Run by Singers - San Trovaso Church, Venice - The Glory of Venice Singing Holiday with Andrea Brown www.runbysingers.org

Sat 5       BMEMF - Yarpole Parish Hall, Leominster - BMEMF Workshop with Alison Kinder www.bmemf.org.uk/future-workshops.html

Sat 12     Platinum Consort - St Mary's Church, Battersea, London - Bach Club - Cantatas BWV 45 & 46 www.platinumconsort.com

Sat 12     SWEMF - St Thomas of Canterbury, Thorverton - SWEMF Workshop with Philip Thorby swemf.org.uk/event/11853/

18-20      Platinum Consort - St Barnabas, Pimlico, London - Chamber Singing Weekend - Viadana: Missa Defunctorum www.platinumconsort.com/viadana.html

Sat 19     SWBO - Culmstock Village Hall, Devon - South West Baroque Orchestra Rehearsal www.southwestbaroqueorchestra.com/

Sat 19     SEMF - SEMF Workshop: Morley with Will Dawes & Katie Banks semf.org.uk

25-27      Hawkwood College - Hawkwood College, Stroud - Medieval and Renaissance Consorts www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk

 

NOVEMBER 2024

Sat 9       SEMF - SEMF Workshop: Lassus with Patrick Craig semf.org.uk

13-16      London International Festival of Early Music - Blackheath Concert Halls, London - London International Festival of Early Music lifem.org/

Sat 16     SWBO - Culmstock Village Hall, Devon - South West Baroque Orchestra Rehearsal www.southwestbaroqueorchestra.com/

18-22      Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Taunton - Page to Performance: Medieval Music halswaymanor.org.uk

Sat 23     SWEMF - SWEMF Workshop with David Allinson swemf.org.uk/event/11856/

Sat 30     BMEMF - The Bridges Centre, Monmouth - BMEMF Workshop with Katy Silverman www.bmemf.org.uk/future-workshops.html

 

DECEMBER 2024

Sat 7       SWBO - Culmstock Village Hall, Devon - South West Baroque Orchestra Rehearsal www.southwestbaroqueorchestra.com/

Sun 8     TVEMF - Amersham Community Centre, Amersham - TVEMF Christmas Workshop for voices and instruments with Philip Thorby www.tvemf.org.uk/future-events

13-15      Halsway Manor, Crowcombe, Taunton - Gaudete! Renaissance Music for the Festive Season halswaymanor.org.uk

 

 

Updated 30-03-24

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