Festival Symposium

2021: The Colourful World of the Taborer

Friday 10th Sept 2:00 pm (UK time   UTC + 1)

Streamed live on interactive YouTube on The Taborers Society Channel

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Bill Tuck

“The Cronaca del Ferraiolo: An illustrated manuscript from 15thC Naples, showing many representations of pipe & tabor in different contexts”

Lola Olga Teale

“Dressing up to play the part: My life as a re-enactor playing the pipe & tabor for living history events”

Andy Richards

“Something exotic: The colourful costumes of Peruvian taborers in the late 18th century”

William Summers

“Playing on the march: Terminology, instrumental groupings, fashions in music and the practicalities of playing while walking”

Frances Tucker

“Playing in bands: Pictures from the Taborers Compendium showing historic musical groupings with pipe and tabor and pipe and string drum, plus modern groups mostly from Europe”

2020: From an Old to a New World

Friday 18th Sept 2:00 pm (UK time   UTC + 1)

Streamed live on Interactive YouTube

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2.00Stephen RowleyPlaying for Cotswold Morris (whatever did the old dead guys do for   us?) – A look at the way in which Kentworthy Schofield and Russell Wortley were influenced by the playing of source musicians.
2.50Gwilym DaviesAn Unknown Morris Tune?
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3.30Andy RichardsEarly Jamestown Taboring – Merriment and Battling from an Old to a New World
4.00Bill TuckFrom the Mayflower to the Maypole of Merry-Mount: Puritan and Pilgrim attitudes toward traditional customs in the early 17th C
4.30Angel VallverduThe use of flabiol in the Giants of the city of Barcelona and its role in  supporting tradition. Does power matter?