Please send information to: fosterrobert@ymail.com


Non-NWEMF Workshops



5-7 Jackdaws. Stylish baroque with Theresa Caundle, Alistair Ross.

8-14 Lacock. Jimena de la Frontera with Eamonn Dougan.

12-14 Rondo. High Leigh Conference Centre, Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Herts EN11 8SG. Elementary & pre-formed consorts.

13 NEEMF. Holy Trinity Church, Skipton BD23 1NJ. Choral workshop day – Tallis Spem in alium & Striggio Ecce beatem lucem with Graham Coatman.

19-21 St Catherine's College, Cambridge. Liturgy weekend – Clemens non Papa Missa Ecce quam bonum & Morley/Rogier Motet Laboravi in gemitu with Edward Wickham. Details frommailto:neiled11@btinternet.com

26-28 Farncombe. Recorders, Voices & Viols with Andrew Collins.

27 BMEMF. Bartestree Village Hall, Hereford HR1 4DN. Angels - vocal music for Michaelmas with Patrick Craig.

27 MEMF. St Margaret's Church Hall, St Margaret’s Street, Leicester, LE1 3EB. Pre-restoration verse anthems (Gibbons & Tomkins) for voices, viols & recorders with Bill Hunt.



3-5 Alston. Viol Consort Playing weekend - Ward, Jenkins, Lupo - with Elizabeth Dodd.

4 MEMF. Dale Street Methodist Church, Leamington Spa, CV32 5HL. Lully & Scarlatti workshop for Baroque strings (A415) with Theresa Caudle.

25-26 EMFScotland. Recorder Workshop Weekend with Tom Beets, Joris van Goetham & Lynne Hope.

25 NEEMF. Guiseley Methodist Church. Polychoral music from Italy, Spain and the New World: Gabrieli, Trombetti, Lopez de Velasco and Padilla with Clive Walkley.



7-9 Rondo. The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbs DE55 1AU. Intermediate & Upper intimidate.

8 NEEMF. Westfield School, Newcastle upon Tyne. Renaissance Playing / Singing Day – one or 2 to a part.

15 MEMF. Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, Birmingham, B29 6HT. Purcell for voices, strings & wind (A440) with Steven Devine.

21-23 Benslow. Consorting viols with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland.

22-23 Sherborne Early Music. Details from 01935 812420, info@sherborneearlymusic.com, www.sherborneearlymusic.com/the-english-cornett--sackbut-workshop-weekend.html

23 BMEMF. Burton Court, Eardisland, nr Leominster, HR6 9DN. Corelli – instrumental workshop with Pam Smith.

28-30 Benslow. The Magic of Vienna I with Julian Williamson.



12-14 Knuston. Tres Riches heures - music of the 15th century for singers & instrumentalist with Peter Syrus.

13 NEEMF. Huddersfield University. Praetorius with John Bryan.



18 NEEMF. The Priory Centre, York. Renaissance instrumental workshop with Tim Bailey.


February 2015

7 MEMF. Solihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DJ. Polychoral music for voices viols & recorders with Eileen Silcocks.

7 NEEMF. Venue tba. Vivaldi Gloria with Christopher Roberts.



7 MEMF. Venue tba. Palestrina workshop for voices with Nigel Short.

28 BMEMF. Venue tba. Workshop for singers with Sally Dunkley.

29-4 Apr Easter



25 MEMF. Solihull Methodist Church. Schutz workshop for voices & instruments (A440) with Paul Spicer.



1-8 Norvis



6 MEMF. Venue tba. Rigatti et al workshop for voices & instruments with Richard Roddis.



19 MEMF. Venue tba. Josquin workshop for voices with Will Dawes.

29 BMEMF. Great Barn, Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefords HR8 2LY.


Contacts for workshops

Alston Hall, Longridge, Preston, PR3 3BP. 01772 784661, alston.hall@ed.lancscc.gov.ukwww.alstonhall.com

Ardingley Baroque Week. Ardingley College, Sussex. p.b.collier@googlemail.com, www.baroque-week.org.uk

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

Beauchamp House, Churcham, Gloucester, GL2 8AA. 01452 522170, holidaycourses@gamusic.co.ukwww.gamusic.co.uk

BMEMF, Hannah Davies, 01432 341154, Hannah@thedavies.f9.co.ukwww.bmemf.org.uk

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

Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools, Selene Mills, 01223 847330, info@cemss.orgwww.cambridgeearlymusic.org

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

Chalemie Summer School, Headington School, Headington Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3. Barbara Segal 020 7700 4293, chalemie@thorn.demon.co.ukwww.chalemie.co.uk

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

Discoed 01547 560369, DiscoedEarlyMusic@BTConnect.com

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

Dorset Bach Cantata Club, Sturminster Newton High School, Bath road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT. Details from 01933 425 383.

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

EMFScotland, Margaret Torrance, 01986 660678, margarettorrance@btinternet.comwww.emfscotland.org.uk

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

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

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.comwww.highamhall.com

HISS (Historically Informed Summer School), Scarborough Campus of Hull University, Filey Road, Scarborough, YO11 3AZ. 0844 870 6478, hissdirect@btinternet.comwww.hiss.org.uk

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

Irish Recorder & Viol Course. Termonfechin, Ireland. 353 (0)1 833 7869, info@irishrecorderandviolcourse.orgwww.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

MEMF, Edwin Griggs (Memf Chair), 01926 887906, edwin.griggs@gmail.comwww.memf.org.uk

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

Musica Donum Dei, Wendy Hancock, wendy@philidors.co.ukwww.musicadonumdei.org

NCEM, National Centre for EM, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, Percy's Lane, York, YO1 9TI. 01904 632220, boxoffice@ncem.co.ukwww.ncem.co.uk


NEMA, jane.beeson@btopenworld.comwww.nema-uk.org

Norvis, Northumbrian Recorder & Viol Summer School, Durham, 01652 678230, enquiries@norvis.org.ukwww.norvis.org.uk

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

Oxford Baroque Week. Headington School, Oxford. 0161 281 2502, p.b.collier@googlemail.com,


Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649

Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, mostlymusic@btinternet.com, president@nwemf.org.uk

Rondo Viol Academy. 07949 511619, www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk

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

SEMF, www.semf.org.uk

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

Singing Days, 01943 874649, pca@singingdays.co.ukwww.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

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

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

TVEMF, www.tvemf.org

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

Verte Musique, La Maison Verte, 31 ave Henri mas, 34320 Roujan, Languedoc, 00 33 467 24 88 52, anne.Roberts@easynet.co.ukwww.lamaisonverte.co.uk

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