Online Events

As a result of the Covid outbreak a number of online events have become available. 

Here is a quick, at-a-glance list.

Regular Events

Trouvere Medieval Minstrels.  Wednesday evenings 7pm on their Facebook page

Fridays 11-11.30 The Telling in Retreat.  Medieval singing workshops  (available afterwards) 19/2-26/3 Women in Medieval Music

David Allinson Lunchtime Live every Friday at 1pm

Fridays 1pm.  Eboracum Baroque spotlight concerts on YouTube and Facebook (available afterwards)

SingTheScore Friday at 6pm but available afterwards

Fridays 30 April to 28 May, 7pm.  Platinum Consort workshops, also available on demand afterwards.  Monteverdi : Beatus Vir

SWEMF are hosting 'Early music chat' on the first Saturday of each month, alternating mornings and afternoons

Online Early Music Forum (OEMF) makes real music online with Jamulus.  A regular vocal group meets three times a week, as well as ad hoc instrumental sessions.  Details at



Sat 1st 2.30  An afternoon for strings, with talks by trainee viol maker Agnieska Nalazek and by Jacqui Robertson-Wade and Michael Williamson Mon 3 HISS 7-8.  Vivien Ellis.  Broadside Ballads 3 7-9 Bristol Early Music Festival

Sat 8 NEEMF 10.30am-12noon.  Jacob Heringman.  Playing Josquin – an illustrated talk for singers, instrumentalists and interested listeners, with singing/playing opportunities  

Sat 8 11am guided tour of Peter Barnes harpsichord workshop followed by Q&A 

Sat 8 MEMF 11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra 

Sat 8 NWEMF  10.30am  Illustrated talk by Deborah Catterall via Zoom: The Musical Mysticism of  Hildegard von Bingen 1098 – 1179.

Mon 10 HISS 7-8.  Vivien Ellis.  Broadside Ballads 4. 

10-14 8pm (catch-up available) David Allinson.  A Taste of Avila - Victoria and his contemporaries 

Tues 11 Benslow Claire Williams one-day harpsichord course

Wed 12 7pm.  Renaissance Singers.  David Fallis.  Historical music in a TV series

Sat 15 MEMF 11am Rory McCleery Clemens non papa

Mon 17 Viola da Gamba Society 5pm.  Alison Crum. ‘Reflections on Resonance’, 

Tues 18 TVEMF Patrick Craig Melodramatic Motets programme exploring the artistic inspirations behind the vivid music of Giaches de Wert.

Sat 22 MEMF 11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra

Wed 26 SEMF David Allinson.  Salve Regina: travels with my chant



Sat 5 MEMF 11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra 

Sat 5 MEMF Patrick Craig. Henry Purcell and the music of Westminster Abbey

Tues 8 EEMF 7.30 Bill Carslake.  'The Circle of Bright Fire' an exploration of Hildegard of Bingen's music and writings

Thur 10 TVEMF 7.30.  David Allinson. Josquin transformed into mass settings - Morales, Missa Mille Regretz and de Rore, Missa Praeter Rerum Seriem

Thur 17 SEMF Patrick Craig.  Josquin 500 - linking heaven and earth

Sat 19 MEMF 11am Robert Hollingworth SingTheScore Extra tbc



Sun 18 NEEMF 2pm, Lizzie Gutteridge, Arbeau and friends Renaissance Dances. 


Live workshops


Sat 22 SWEMF Peter Syrus.  Obrecht for singers in Glastonbury 


Sat 17 SEMF Emily White for instrumentalists at Headcorn 


Sat 11 SEMF David Allinson for singers at Haywards Heath


Sat 16 BMEMF David Allinson for singers in Shrewsbury

Sat 23 BMEMF Mary Tyers for instrumentalists in Yarpole


Sat 6 SEMF Patrick Craig at Haywards Heath

January 2022

Sat 15 BMEMF for singers and instrumentalists nr Leominster

June 2022

Thurs 2 (date tbc)  Wales EMF Cymru. Huw Williams on Thomas Tomkins for singers and instrumentalists in St David's, Pembrokeshire 



31 July-7 August NORVIS

1-7 August Beauchamp Early Music Week

15-22 August Baroque Week 

16-22 August HISS

3-5 September Cambridge choral liturgy course

Updated 01-05-2021