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Non-NWEMF Workshops



1-8 Norvis


2-4 Sherborne. The Topping Tooters of the Town - European waits music with William Lyons, Gawain Glenton.

NEEMF. Priory Street Centre, York. YO1 6ET. Padovano 24-part mass for singers & instrumentalists with Philip Thorby.

3-8 Lacock. Venice. Singing in Venice with Chris Watson.

8-10 Benslow. Baroque performance on modern instruments with Judy Tarling.

8-10 Benslow. Made in Britain harpsichord course with Penelope Cave.

BMEMF. Llandridnod Pavilion. Kerll for singers & instrumentalists with David Hatcher.

15-17 Benslow. Voice & viols with Alison Crum, Peter Syrus.

16 EMFScotland.

21-25 Netherurd House, Blyth Bridge, West Linton, EH46 7AQ. Scottish Viol Course with Philip Thorby, David Hatcher. Details from Victoria.hobson@btinternet.com.

22-24 Benslow. West Gallery Music with Frances Roads

28-31 Hawkwood. Early Music with Emma Kirkby, David Miller.



MEMF. Solihull School, Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DJ. Rigatti Magnificat workshop for voices & instruments with Richard Roddis.

7-13 Lacock. Monteconero with Erik Nevel. 

8-11 Benslow. Baroque String Orchestra with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Alistair Ross.

12-14 Farncombe. Viol consorts with Alison Crum.

13 NEEMF. St Brandon's Church, Brancepath nr Durham, DH7 8DF. Victoria Missa laetatus sum for voices & instruments with David Stancliffe.

20-28 Triora. Music from the 1589 Florentine Intermedi with Deborah Roberts, Oliver Webber, Claire Williams.

28 BMEMF. Ludlow Mascall Centre, Lower Galdeford, Ludlow, SY8 1RZ. French Baroque for singers with Gemma King.



NEEMF. Clements Hall, Nunthorpe, York. Workshop for voices & instruments with Nancy Hadden.

NEEMF. Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ. Hildegard of Bingen with Vivien Ellis.

11 MEMFSt George’s Church, St John’s Avenue, Rugby, CV22 5HR. Kerll Missa in fletu solatium for singers and players (A440) with David Hatcher.

12-17 Benslow. International Viol Summer School with Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland.

21-25 Netherurd House, Blythe Bridge, West Linton, EH46 7AQ. Scottish Viol Course with Philip Thorby, David Hatcher. Details from Victoria.hobson@btinternet.com

21-26 University of St Andrews Summer Choral Course - J.S. Bach cantatas with John Butt, Dunedin Consort.

26-30 Lythe, North Yorkshire. Chamber Music for clarinet, recorder, keyboard & preformed groups with Ensemble DeNote. Details from 07548 748 455 orwww.lythechambermusic.wordpress.com

26-1 Aug  Beauchamp



1-7 Dartington. Week 1

1-8 Norvis.

2-9 Cambridge. Baroque Music.

8-15 Ardingley Baroque.

8-15 Dartington. Week 2

9-15 Cambridge. Renaissance Music.

9-15 Lacock. Jimena de la Frontiera with Justin Doyle.

15-22 Irish.

16-22 Higham.

17-21 HISS.

28–30 Recorders for All: Summer Recorder Festival. Dean Close School, Cheltenham. Details from 01752 481193, janepps@tiscali.co.ukhttp://recordersforall.org.uk



6-12 Lacock. Trogir, Dalmatian coast with Patrick Craig. 

19 BMEMF. Great Barn, Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefords, HR8 2LY. Workshop - Monteverdi, Sacred Dramatist - for singers & instrumentalists with Justin Doyle.

19 MEMF. St Faith & St Lawrence Church, Harborne, B17 8RD. De Wert - Ascendit JesuVox in Rama workshop for voices with Will Dawes.

25-27 The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble. Cartmel, Cumbria. Academy Weekend - English Music for Cornetts and Sackbuts from Henry VIII to the Restoration with Gawain Glenton, Adrian France. Details frominfo@ecse.co.uk

25-27 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle, Alastair Ross.

26 NEEMF. Venue tba. Tudor partbooks workshop for voices & instruments with Magnus Williamson.

26-27 EMFScotland. Weekend workshop for singers & instrumentalists with Philip Thorby.



2-4 Farncombe. Recorder Ensemble Weekend with Andrew Collis.

MEMF. Dorridge Village Hall, Dorridge, Solihull, B93 8QA. Baroque string workshop (A415) with Kate Fawcett.

18 BMEMF. Bedstone College, Bucknell, Shropshire. Choruses from Handel Belshazzar for singers with Libby Burgess.

25 NEEMF. Priory Street Centre, York. YO1 6ET. Workshop with Andrew Griffiths.



14 MEMF. Venue tba. A. Gabrieli workshop for voices & instruments with Philip Thorby.

14 NEEMF. Dept of Music, Leeds Univesity. Baroque Chamber Music workshop with Amelie Addison, Mary Tyers.

22 BWEMF. Burton Court, Eardisland, Herefordshire. Workshop for instrumentalists - Music by the Gabrielis with Alison Kinder.




January 2016

16 MEMF. Halesowen. Workshop with Robert Hollingworth



13 MEMF. St Andrew’s Church, Sandhills Road, Barnt Green, B45 8NR. Choral music from C18 Rome for singers and continuo with Peter Leech.



12 BMEMF. Workshop for singers with Graham Coatman.

12 MEMF. Venue tba. De Rore & Jacquet for singers with Stephen Rice.



16 MEMF. Venue tba. Schein for singer and players with Peter Syrus.


August 2016

14-20 Higham


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. 01883 344031, info@baroque-week.org.ukwww.baroque-week.org.uk

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

Beauchamp Early Music Course, c/o Gloucester Academy of Music, Barbican House, Gloucester, GL1 2JF. 01452 688592/01989 218432, earlymusic@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.uk< FONT COLOR="#000000">, www.chalemie.co.uk

Dartington International Summer School. 01803 847080, info@dartingtonsummerschool.org.uk www.dartingtonsummerschool.org.uk< /FONT>

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.uk www.easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk< /FONT>

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< /P>

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.com,www.highamhall.com

HISS (Historically Informed Summer School), Scarborough Campus of Hull University, Filey Road, Scarborough, YO11 3AZ. 0844 870 6478, hissenquiries@gmail.com,www.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.uk www.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, Mike Ashley (MEMF Chair), chairman@memf.org.uk, www.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.com www.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< FONT COLOR="#000000">,


Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649

Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, mostlymusic@btinternet.com< FONT COLOR="#000000">, 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

Sherborne Early Music. Sherborne Girls School, Bradford Rd, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3QN, www.sherborneearlymusic.com

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.com< FONT COLOR="#000000">, www.trioramusica.com

TVEMF, www.tvemf.org

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

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