Online Zooms, Workshops & Courses
throughout the country & abroad

Please check details with event organisers before turning up for an event or course, as this information comes from a variety of sources which may not all be accurate. N.B. the email addresses are not active links to defeat address-gathering software. 

'*' Venue information available HERE 


Thu 14        Canterbury.  David Allinson workshop for Maundy Thursday Tallis Lamentations & Penitential music Choral Workshop: Maundy Thursday, 14 April 2022 | David Allinson

Sat 16         London, Freemasons’ Hall, Covent Garden. Bach: Mass in B minor workshop for singers (Ivor Setterfield) Bach - Mass in B Minor - Singing Workshop Tickets, Sat 16 Apr 2022 at 12:00 | Eventbrite

18-20          *Higham Hall Viol course (Elizabeth Dodd)

Sun 24        *NEEMF performing day at Temple Newsam

28-14/7      City Lit online course, 10.30-12.40, on Medieval Music, a vessel for chivalry & prayer (Karen Betley) Medieval music: a vessel for chivalry and prayer | Online Course | Performing arts | City Lit

28-7/7        City Lit online course, 6-7.30pm. Classical Music module 1 – medieval to early baroque (Neil Luck) Exploring classical music: module 1 | Online Course | Performing arts | City Lit

Sat 30         *SEMF Scaynes Hill. Machaut and the Magic of the Mediaeval. For voices & instruments (Lizzie Gutteridge)  

Sun 30        *NWEMF Didsbury.  Lassus for voices & instruments (Philip Thorby)



2-5 *           Benslow. Gregorian Chant: The Joys of Singing (John Rowlands-Pritchard)

6-8              Bristol Early Music Festival

Sat 7           *BMEMF.  Workshop for instrumentalists - A Musical Banquet: suites by Johann Hermann Schein (Alison Kinder)

Sat 7           *NEEMF Leeds. Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli for voices & instruments (John Dunford)

8-15            *Run by Singers.  Avila (David Allinson)

Fri 13          *EEMF 8pm online talk by Patrick Craig – Music for all the Saints

13-15          Worcester.  The Ninth Festival of the International Guild of Town Pipers 

Sat 14         *NWEMF Didsbury.  Bassano for recorders

14-15          Dorset Bach Cantata Club non-residential weekend Choir and orchestra | Dorset Bach Cantata Club (

15-20          *Lacock.  Ambleside Music Week – Esquivel (Eamonn Dougan)

Fri 20          Irish Recorder and Viol Course zoom, 7.30pm, by Ibi Aziz.  Meet the time-travelling, age-defying 16th century viol virtuoso Martin Jacobus Delamouche through his journal, recounting his experiences amongst the different echelons of music life in Europe. IRVC Zoom Events – Irish Recorder and Viol Course

20-22          *Benslow. Voices and Viols (Alison Crum, Peter Syrus)

Sat 21         *SWEMF Cheltenham.  Workshop for singers (Angus Smith)

Sat 21         *MEMF Dorridge.  Rosenmüller for voices & instruments (Will Carslake)

Sat 21         *Platinum Consort workshop for singers. Handel: Dixit Dominus

23-26          *Benslow. The Music of Marc’ Antonio Ingegneri (Gareth Wilson & Jeremy West)

27-30          Beverley and East Riding Early Music Festival

Fri 27          London, Holy Trinity Church, Stroud Green, 5pm.  Singing workshop (The Telling)

Sat 28         * NWEMF Didsbury. Bassano Recorder Workshop (Marion Scott)

28-29          *Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Baroque & modern oboe reed making

Sun 29        *TVEMF Amersham.  Workshop for singers & appropriate instruments on Schütz, the German Orpheus (Andrew Griffiths)

30-2            *Benslow.  Baroque Orchestra.  Handel Concerti grossi op.3 (Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Claire Williams)

30-3            *Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder making (Tim Cranmore)



Thur 2         *Wales EMF Cymru. St David's, Pembrokeshire. Tomkins and music for the Chapel Royal, for singers and instrumentalists (Huw Williams) Book via *BMEMF

3-5              *Higham Hall.  Recorder consorts, mainly renaissance (Elizabeth Dodds)

Sat 4           *SEMF Chichester, St. George’s Church. Handel: Israel in Egypt for voices & suitable instruments (John Hancorn)

Sat 4           WEMFC.  St David’s, Pembs.  Workshop for singers (Huw Williams)

Sat 11         *EEMF Cambridge.  ‘O sing unto the Lord a new song!’ - Psalm motets of the Renaissance for singers (David Allinson)

Sat 11         *NWEMF Cilcain.  Obrecht for voices (Peter Syrus)

Sat 11         *NEEMF York.  Bridging the Renaissance and Baroque, for singers (John Powell)

12-18          *Lacock Monteconero ‘Songs of loss and regret’ (JanJoost van Elburg)

12-19          *Run by Singers.  Voyage to Odessa (Nigel Perrin) CANCELLED

17-19          *Benslow.  Frills & Furbelows – tackling French ornamentation and trimmings (Penelope Cave)

Sat 18         *MEMF “Wot No Bars 2” - reading from facsimile  with David Hatcher

Sat 18         *SWEMF Thorverton.  Workshop for singers (Angus Smith)

19-25          *Lacock.  Music at Monteconero (Gabriel Crouch)

23-25          Edinburgh. Galpin Society Conference

Sat 26         Polyphonica Recorder Trio online Zoom, 3-4pm. Practical articulation workshop for flute and recorder players PolyphonicaEducation (

27-29          *Benslow.  Baroque Trio Sonatas with Da Camera



Sat 2           *BMEMF New Radnor. CPE Bach workshop for singers and instruments  (George Parris) (details tbc)

Sun 3          *NEEMF Tudor Miniatures and Cryes for instrumentalists (Mary Tyers)

Fri 8            Stoke Newington Early Music Festival Family Lullaby singalong/workshop

9-13            *Cambridge Woodwind Makers natural trumpet making course

10-15          Edinburgh Early Music Summer School for singers (Rory Johnston) *Lacock

10-15          *Benslow. International Viol Summer School

10-17          *Run by Singers.  Beautiful Bayreuth (Jeremy Jackman)

11-17          Chalemie Summer School at Uppingham School in Oakham

Tues 12      and Tues 19, 3.30-5.30 online.  City Lit course - Bach: Goldberg Variations (Karen Betley) Great works: Bach's Goldberg Variations | Online Course | Performing arts | City Lit

Sat 16         *MEMF “Nuns”  workshop for viols and female voices (Prof Laurie Stras)

Sat 16         Lewes, St Michael’s Church, 158 High Street BN7 1XU, 2-6. The Baroque Collective Sing & Discover LIVE workshop: Handel: Four Coronation Anthems
(John Hancorn & Richard Wigmore)

Sat 16         *Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Classical clarinet making

16-23          Cambridge Early Music Renaissance summer school – Mr Byrd’s private music

Sun 20        Irish Recorder and Viol Course zoom, 7.30pm. A sort of “Desert Island Discs”. Marion Doherty- Hayden, Emma Murphy, Pamela Flanagan, Ibi Aziz and Philip Thorby each introduce a recording of a favourite work, and explain why it means so much to them. IRVC Zoom Events – Irish Recorder and Viol Course

Sat 23         *SWEMF Workshop for voices & instruments (Ali Kinder)

24-29          *Run by Singers.  Lincoln summer schools (Matt Finch & Peter North)

24-31          Cambridge Early Music baroque summer school – the Fairy Queen

30-6            *NORVIS 50 Early Music Summer School at Barnard Castle School, County Durham, for recorders, viols, lutes, harpsichords, baroque strings and voices

31-6            Beauchamp Early Music Week (waiting list only)

31-7            *Run by Singers.  Assisi summer school (David Skinner)



5-8              *Benslow.  Baroque on modern instruments

12-14          *Run by Singers.  Manchester Cathedral weekend (Peter North)

14-20          *Higham Hall Early Music Summer School Higham Hall | Early Music Summer School

14-21          Baroque Week at Caversham

16-21          *Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Baroque oboe making

20-27          Irish Recorder and Viol Course at an Grianan, Co. Louth, Ireland

22-26          *HISS at Beverley

28-1            *Run by Singers.  Salisbury summer school (David Ogden)



2-4              *Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque (Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross)

2-4              Cambridge Choral Liturgy course (David Allinson)

Sat 3           *SWEMF Cheltenham.  Instrumental workshop with Susanna Pell and Jacob Heringman

4-9              *Lacock.  Trogir Music Week (Patrick Craig)

6-8              Medieval Music in the Dales Summer School

9-11            Medieval Music in the Dales at Bolton Castle.  Theme this year is Medieval Women – Music Makers and Muses

9-11            *Jackdaws. The City Musick 

10-11          *Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Baroque & modern oboe reed making and adjustment

11-17          *Lacock.  Lucca consort week (Robert Hollingworth)

12-16          *Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder making (Jacqueline Sorel)

Sat 17         *NWEMF Convent music workshop for female voices & soft instruments (Laurie Stras)

Sat 17         *MEMF Schütz and his world. Workshop for Sackbuts, cornetti and voices with Gawain Glenton

Sat 17         *NEEMF York.  Loud winds playing day (Peter Barnard & Kate Billmore)

18-25          *Run by Singers.  A week in Toledo (David Ogden)

Sat 24         *TVEMF Northwood.  The Lambeth Choirbook, workshop for singers (Patrick Allies)



Sat 1           *BMEMF Shropshire.  Workshop for singers (Sally Dunkley) (details tbc)  

8-9              Dorset Bach Cantata Club non-residential weekend Choir and orchestra | Dorset Bach Cantata Club (

Sun 9          *SEMF, Schütz for voices & instruments, Gawain Glenton, venue Smarden, near Headcorn 

Sat 15         *EEMF Ipswich. Missa Dominus Regnavit by Lambert de Sayve (Philip Thorby)

Sat 15         *NWEMF Lancaster.  Dunkeld Part Books for singers (Rory McCleery)

16-23          *Run by Singers.  Transylvanian Adventure (Jeremy Jackman)

Sat 29         *NEEMF York.  Workshop for voices & instruments + AGM (David Hatcher)



9-12            London International Festival of Early Music

Sat 26         *NEEMF Newcastle area.  An Advent/Christmas workshop for instruments (Tim Bayley)



2-5              *Run by Singers.  Mozart in Vienna (Nigel Perrin)

Sat 3           Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire.  Hodie Christus natus est – 16th & 17th C polychoral Advent and Christmas music from Germany & Italy for early wind and brass (Tim Bayley of the York Waits)

Sat 3           *Platinum Consort workshop for singers.  Vivaldi: Magnificat RV10

Sat 17         *NEEMF York.  Seasonal fun for voices & instruments (Tricia Moores)



Sat 4           *EEMF Byrd workshop (David Allinson)


MARCH 2023

17-19          Medieval Music in the Dales online      


MAY 2023

Sat 6           *BMEMF New Radnor  -  David Skinner  -  Byrd Quatercentenary workshop for singers


SEPTEMBER 2023      

8-10            Medieval Music in the Dales at Bolton Castle

Sat 16         *BMEMF Shrewsbury  -  David Allinson  -  workshop for singers


MARCH 2024

22-24          Medieval Music in the Dales online      


SEPTEMBER 2024      

13-15          Medieval Music in the Dales at Bolton Castle


MARCH 2025

21-23          Medieval Music in the Dales online      


SEPTEMBER 2025      

12-14          Medieval Music in the Dales at Bolton Castle

Updated 11-04-2022