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Sun. 17th June 2018: Joint Meeting with Viola da Gamba Society, Clifton
Sat. 22nd September 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Matt Kingston, West Bay, Dorset
Sat. 29th September 2018: Baroque Playing Day with Sylvia Davies and Dick Little, Cheddar
Sat. 6th October 2018: WEMFC Workshop for Voices and Instruments with David Hatcher, nr Brecon
Sat. 26th January 2019: Workshop for Singers with Peter Syrus, Glastonbury
Sat. 16th March 2019: Workshop for Renaissance Wind Instruments with Tim Bayley, Gloucester
Sat. 23rd March 2019: Workshop for Voices and Instruments, West Bay
3rd-5th May 2019: Bristol Early Music Festival (sponsored by SWEMF)
Sat. 11th May 2019: Joint Workshop for Singers with BMEMF, David Allinson

Previous Workshops



Sat. 22nd September 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments, West Bay, Dorset
St John's Church, West Bay, Dorset DT6 4EN
Tutor: Matt Kingston.
Organiser: Wendy Carnell.
Details and application form


Sat. 29th September 2018: Baroque Playing Day, Cheddar
Cheddar First School, Hillfield, Cheddar BS27 3JN
Organised and Directed by Sylvia Davies and Dick Little.
Details and application form
Report from 2017 Workshop


*First workshop held by newly formed WEMFC (Wales Early Music Forum Cymru)*
Sat. 6th October 2018: WEMFC Workshop for Singers and Instrumentalists, nr Brecon

Maescar Community Hall, Sennybridge LD3 8RR
Tutor: David Hatcher
Further Details and Application Form


Sat. 26th January 2019: Workshop for Singers with Peter Syrus, Glastonbury
St Mary's Church Hall, Glastonbury
A day of Peter Philips with Peter Syrus
Further details to follow.


Sat. 16th March 2019: Workshop for Renaissance Wind Instruments, Gloucester
The Parliament Room, Gloucester Cathedral GL1 2LX
Tutor: Tim Bayley.
Further details to follow.
Report from 2018 Workshop
Report from 2017 Workshop


Sat. 23rd March 2019: Workshop for Voices and Instruments, West Bay
Tutor: TBC.
Further details to follow.


3rd-5th May 2019: Bristol Early Music Festival (sponsored by SWEMF)
All Saints, Pembroke Road, Bristol
This Festival is a new venture, organised on a non-profit basis by a group of Bristol musicians, to present and encourage participation in early music.
http://bristolearlymusicfestival.uk


Sat. 11th May 2019: Joint Workshop for Singers with BMEMF, venue TBC
Tutor: David Allinson.
Further details to follow.


Previous Workshops

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Sun. 17th June 2018: Joint Meeting with Viola da Gamba Society, Clifton
Bristol Music Club, 76 St Paul's Road, Clifton
Director: Jonathan Rees.
vdgs.org.uk
This is event is free to attend for SWEMF members, and no advance application is required.
Offers to take part in the consort coaching session and the Masterclass are also invited.
Further details and timetable


Sat. 9th June 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments, Backwell
St. Andrew's Church, Church Lane, Backwell BS48 3JJ
A workshop for voices and instruments on Will Kemp, His Journey from London to Norwich.
Tutor: Alison Kinder.
Organiser: Heather Gibbard.
***The AGM will take place during this workshop***
Details and application form


Sat. 28th April 2018: Workshop for Voices: Monteverdi Madrigals, Thorverton, Devon
St Thomas of Canterbury, Thorverton, Devon EX5 5NU
Tutor: Tim Mirfin.
Organiser: Becky Stannard.
Details and application form


Sat. 21st April 2018: Workshop for Renaissance Wind Instruments, Gloucester
The Parliament Room, Gloucester Cathedral GL1 2LX
Tutor: Tim Bayley.
Organiser: Fenella Spiers.
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 24th March 2018: Workshop for Voices and Instruments, West Bay, Dorset
St John's Church, West Bay, Dorset DT6 4EN
The Languages of Lassus.
Organiser: Wendy Carnell.
Details and application form


Sat. 3rd February 2018: Workshop for Voices with Peter Syrus, Glastonbury
St Mary's Church Hall, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EJ
Workshop on the music of Schütz, for voices, with Peter Syrus.
Organised by Venetia Caine.
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 14th October 2017: Baroque Chamber Music Playing Day, Cheddar
Cheddar First School, Hillfield, Cheddar BS27 3JN
Organised by Sylvia Davies and Dick Little
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 23rd September 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Gawain Glenton, Keynsham
St John's Church, Keynsham
O What Evil is War! Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Gawain Glenton on the music of the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648)
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 8th July 2017: Choral 'Study' Workshop with Peter Leech, Yatton
St Mary's Church, Church Rd, Yatton, Bristol BS49 4HH
A choral 'study' workshop with Peter Leech
Details and application form
A 'study' workshop. What kind of creature is that?
Workshop Report


Sat. 17th June 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Alison Kinder, Thornbury
Turnberries Community Centre, Bath Rd, Thornbury BS35 2BB
A workshop for voices and instruments with Alison Kinder.
Details and application form
Workshop Report
***The AGM will take place during this workshop***

The AGM will include consideration of the Equal Opportunities policy, the draft policy is available here.


Sat. 20th May 2017: Choral Workshop with William Carslake, Corsham, Wiltshire
Corsham Town Hall, Corsham, Wiltshire
Choral Workshop on Josquin and Brumel with William Carslake.
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 25th March 2017: Workshop for Voices and Instruments with Frances Eustace, West Bay, Dorset
St John's Church, West Bay, Dorset DT6 4EN
Music from the Spanish Golden Age
Organizer: Wendy Carnell, wendycarnell@btinternet.com, 01308 420716.
Details and application form
Workshop Report


Sat. 4th March 2017: Music for Renaissance Wind Band with Tim Bayley, Gloucester
The Parliament Room, Gloucester Cathedral GL1 2LX
Tutor: Tim Bayley of the York Waites, Organizer: Simon Pickard 01242 579016, simonpickard@cantab.net
Details and application form
Workshop Report




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