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
Doors Open at 7:00PM
Starts at 7:30PM
St John's Wood Church, London, NW8 7NE