Festival Programme

 

International Pipe and Tabor Festival  – Draft Programme

Friday 14th September

Gather at The Black Swan, Peaseholme Green, York  YO1 7PR  from noon

2 – 5 pm               Symposium in the function room of The Black Swan

5 – 7.30 pm         Break for meal at Black Swan or elsewhere

7.30 – 11.00 pm  Social and informal session (round the room, “play” or “pass”) in the function room

 

Saturday 15th September

9:20 – 10:20 am   Beginners’ Workshop (Gillian Guest) *

10:20 – 10:40 am Coffee *

10:40 – 12:10 pm  Workshop – Early English tunes for Saturday evening concert and Sunday’s Mystery Plays (various leaders) *

12:10 – 12:30 pm  Time to chat, look at instruments etc *

12.30 –  2pm         Break for meal

2 – 3:15 pm           Workshop *

3:15 – 3:40 pm     Tea break *

3:40 pm – 5 pm    AGM of  The Taborers Society *

5pm – 7pm           Break for meal

7.30 pm – 10 pm  Evening concert “Music and Mysteries – Early and Contemporary Music – The Taborers Society”  in St Helen’s church,  St Helen’s Square

*in the Black Swan

 

Sunday 16th September

Playing for Mystery Plays as they make their way around the old city.  We will work in one or two groups, accompanying the wagons.
n.b. you must be in appropriate, good quality medieval garb to take part in this part of the festival.