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Non-NWEMF Workshops



7-9 Mostly MusicThe Mill, Alveley, nr Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6HL. Polychoral Pageant (Giovanni Gabrieli, Hassler, Victoria, Philipp Dulichius) with Roger Wilkes.

16 NEEMF. Priory Street Centre, Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET. The Legacy of Lassus - workshop for singers & instruments with Eileen Silcocks.

29 MEMF NWEMF. St. Andrew's Church, Pilkington Avenue, Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 3RE. Rosenmuller Vespers for singers & instrumentalists with James Weeks.



4-6 Benslow. Lutefest with Jessica Gordon, Stewart McCoy, Roy Marks.

6-12 Lacock. Lisbon Music Week with Carlos Aransay.

10-16 Easter

12 BMEMF. Grange Court, Leominster, HR6 8NL. Brazilian Baroque for singers with Jeffrey Skidmore.

19-22 Knuston. Early music course for viols, curtals, sackbutts, cornets & singers with Peter Syrus, Alison Crum.

21-27 Benslow. Benslow Baroque opera Handel Theodora with Tom Adby, Deborah Cohen, Millie Else, Julian Perkins, Henrik Persson, David Roblou, Judy Tarling.

25-27 Opus Anglicanum. Dillington House, Ilminster, TA19 9DT. Gregorian chant for everyone. Details www.opus-a.co.uk

28-30 Benslow. Gregorian chant for everyone with John Rowlands-Pritchard.



2-4 Farncombe. Recorder weekend - Lower intermediate players with Andrew Collins.

8-9 Dorset Bach. Cantatas 5 & 147 with Chris Brown.

11-17 Lacock. Singing in Venice with Patrick Craig.

16-18 BenslowL'Estro armonico Baroque on modern instruments with Judy Tarling.

16-18 Benslow. Voice & viols with Judy Tarling, Peter Syrus.

17-18 MEMFSolihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DJ. Florentine intermedii 1589 for singers & players with Philip Thorby.

24-26 Hawkwood. Renaissance Weekend with Nancy Haddon.

31 NEEMF. St Andrew's URC Church, Cypress Road, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8NQ. Lasso workshop for recorders with Sandra Foxall.



6-8 Benslow. From Couperin to Rameau with Penelope Cave.

6-8 Farncombe. Viol consorts with Alison Crum.

7-13 Lacock. Monteconero Voice & Consort Workshop with Ghislaine Morgan.

9-14 Summer baroque string course in Liguria with Julia Bishop. Details from 07521 897422 or julia@redpriest.com

14 NEEMF. Lute songs with Jacob Heringman, Faye Newton. Venue - Armstrong Building, University of Newcastle, Queen Victoria Road, NE1 7RU.

14-20 Lacock. Monteconero Voice & Consort Workshop with Jeffrey Skidmore.

15 BMEMF. Stockenny, New Radnor, LD8 2RE. Workshop for singers & instrumentalists with Steven Devine, Kate Semmens.

16-19 Benslow. Baroque string orchestra with Theresa Caundle, Mark Caundle, Alastair Ross.



MEMFSt Faith & St Laurence Church, Croftdown Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 8RD. Workshop for singers with David Allinson.

6-12 Lacock. Corsham Summer School with JanJoost van Elburg, Graham Bier.

13-18 Benslow. International Viol Summer School with Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland.

26 Benslow. Early music singing day with Catherine Bott, Masumi Yamamoto,

26-2 Aug Norvis.

27-2 Aug Beauchamp.

27-29 Hawkwood. Dowland with Emma Kirkby.



3-10 Cambridge.

9-16 Ardingley.

10-16 Cambridge.

12-17 Chalmie.

16-23 Irish.

18-21 Benslow. Baroque on modern instruments with Lucy Russell & friends.

18-22 HISS.

31-3 Sep Benslow. Purcell's Verse anthems with William Carslake, Theresa Caudle.



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

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

27 BMEMF. Venue tba. Angels - vocal music for Michaelmas with Patrick Craig.

27 MEMF. Venue tba. Verse anthems with Bill Hunt.



MEMF. Venue tba. Purcell for singers & players with Steven Devine.

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

29 BMEMF. Venue tba. Corelli – instrumental workshop with Pam Smith.



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

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.com, www.memf.org.uk

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

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.ukwww.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