Friday 15th September 2023
2 – 5 pm Symposium – in Grantham House, Castlegate, Grantham NG31 6SS
“‘Inspired by the Francis Trigge Chained Library”
We will test Friday afternoon video snippets on The Taborers Society Facebook Live – make sure you “like” the Taborers Society, how to watch is here.
Please note that information in the link above has now been updated with the final version of the Symposium Programme.
Mark Perkins’ Symposium Item on Lyrical Pipe and Tabor will be Sunday 17th morning (see the main festival programme).
Organized by Bill Tuck
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
“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”
“Something exotic: The colourful costumes of Peruvian taborers in the late 18th century”
“Playing on the march: Terminology, instrumental groupings, fashions in music and the practicalities of playing while walking”
“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)
|2.00||Stephen Rowley||Playing 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.|
|2.50||Gwilym Davies||An Unknown Morris Tune?|
|3.30||Andy Richards||Early Jamestown Taboring – Merriment and Battling from an Old to a New World|
|4.00||Bill Tuck||From the Mayflower to the Maypole of Merry-Mount: Puritan and Pilgrim attitudes toward traditional customs in the early 17th C|
|4.30||Angel Vallverdu||The use of flabiol in the Giants of the city of Barcelona and its role in supporting tradition. Does power matter?|