The Battle between Shrovetide and Lent

Sat 10th February 2018 7:30PM
St John's Wood Church, London, NW8 7NE

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

Event Details

Doors Open at 7:00PM
Starts at 7:30PM


St John's Wood Church, London, NW8 7NE

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