The Battle between Shrovetide and Lent

Music, words and song from 16th and 17th Century Britain

for Shrovetide and the beginning of Lent.

Feasting, fasting, revels, sports, pancakes, cock throwing, and football.

Ballads, carols, dances, masque songs, theatre music and readings.

Includes music by Campion, Ferrabosco, Gibbons and Peerson, and words by Dekker, Dunbar, Gay, Hawkins and Shakespeare.


Taylor Aucoin: narrator

Eleanor Cramer: soprano, viols

Richard de Winter: baritone, actor

Robin Jeffrey: lute, cittern

Alison Kinder: viols, recorders

Tamsin Lewis: violin, alto

Michael Palmer: actor, baritone

St John's Wood Church, London on Saturday 10 February 2018
Doors Open at 7:00PM
Starts at 7:30PM
Ticket Price: 10.00 - 15.00*
*booking fee applies