Dates for your Diary

9 to 11 Feb 2024 in York for a Winter Warmer:

York would be from the evening of Friday 9th February to early afternoon on Sunday 11th. After Friday evening on 15th Century Italian dance, the theme Saturday onwards is Shakespeare “First Folio Masquerade”. The Winter Warmer programme is here – [page] [pdf].

Please let us know if you might be interested in meeting on the 9th in Beverley and seeing the iconography in the Abbey, I suggest a 2:15pm tour of the Abbey (which closes at 4pm,) and visit / play at the Minstrels’ Church beforehand (see the programme).

20th to 22nd Sep 2024 for the International Pipe and Tabor Festival with Spanish guest artist Juanma Sánchez, at the Folk in Gloucester ( a wonderful Tudor building).

A Pipe and Tabor Beginners’ Workshop slot can be pre-booked by contacting us, if you like you can choose Taborers Hunt the Squirrel, or something else from the Taborers Society Youtube.

Meanwhile, we have a Taborers Zoom Session on 10th March 4pm -6pm UK time. – more details here .

IPATF 2023 Grantham

15th – 17th September

Have fun with the Taborers in historic Grantham 15th – 17th September 2023 as our International Pipe and Tabor Festival features a Symposium, Workshops, instruments, a Concert, and processing and performing with morris and early dance. (Above is a crazy clip from our little procession in Rotherhithe).

The programme is exciting,  accommodation options are here, do let us know if you are coming!

International Pipe and Tabor Festival Online 2021

We have an exciting programme of events for the International Pipe and Tabor Festival, on Zoom and YouTube! The programme is at, most events are on 10th, 11th and 12th September.

Also, do encourage friends to sign up for the 5th Sep 2021 6pm Beginners Workshop.

Plus, don’t miss the Symposium 10th Sep 2021, “The Colourful World of the Taborer”, the programme will be at

So book these in your diary and remember to subscribe to The Taborers Society YouTube Channel.