The Battle between Shrovetide and Lent - Bristol St Thomas
A concert of 16th & 17th Century Music, words and song for Shrovetide the beginning of Lent.
Feasting, fasting, revels, sports, pancakes cock-throwing & football. Ballads, carols, dances, masque songs, theatre music and readings.
Includes music by Campion, Ferrabosco, Gibbons, Peerson & Purcell;
and readings from Dekker, Dunbar, Gay, Hawkins & 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
Tickets £15 (£8 concessions) from 0844 8700 887, https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/passamezzo or at the door