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Past performances

The Waites have performed at Haddon Hall, Gainsborough Old Hall, Bolsover Castle, Sheffield Manor, Sheffield Cathedral, Doncaster Minster, Doncaster Mansion House, Temple Newsam, The York Mystery Plays, The International Festivals of the Guild of Town Pipers including ‘s-Hertogenbosch in The Netherlands.


18-20 May, Kings Lynn, Festival of The international Guild of Town Pipers. In conjunction with Kings Lynn Hansa Festival.

16th June, 7.30. Matlock Bath Parish Church. Bakewell Choral Society with guest artists The Doncaster Waites.

19th August, Sheffield Manor. Tudor Day. See website for details:

9-16th September, York Mystery plays, details to be announced.

20 September, Tickhill Methodist Room. 7.30pm, Tickhill & District Local History Society.

Friday November 24th, 7.30pm, Worksop Priory. “Music From The Pilgrims Streets”. 7pm pre-concert talk on Worksop’s links to the Mayflower pilgrims. Tickets £10 inc mulled wine and minced pies.

Thursday, December 6th, 7.30pm, Sprotbrough Music society, “Wassail!”

Friday, December 7th, 7.00pm. St Margarets Church, Swinton. Mexborough & District rotary Club, 21st Charity Christmas Concert of brass & voices. Tickets £5.


25th March - Doncaster Mansion House 10.30-1.20. Providing background music to the “James Paine Festival” launch day. Contact Mansion House for details.

20th April - Sheffield Library 7pm. “The Topping Tooters of The Town”. The Doncaster Waites invite you to an evening of Renaissance music and readings. Contact Sheffield Libraries for tickets.

22nd April - Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery 11.00-4.00. History Fair. An exhibition of instruments and occasional performances as part of Doncaster Heritage Festival.

24th June - Epworth. Performances during the day as part of Epworth Music Day. See website for details.

3rd June - Sheffield Manor Lodge 11.00-4.00. As part of “History Through The Ages” re-enactment. See Manor Lodge website for more details.

2nd July 2017, Hooton Pagnell Village Summer Fete. 10-4 various performances around the church and village. See fete website for details.

5th August - St Johns Church, Leeds is unfortunately cancelled due to problems at the church.

24th November, Scrooby Village Hall, 7.30pm. Part of Illuminate 2017, Pilgrims Festival. See for details.

2nd December, Outwood Memorial Hall, from 9.45am. Wakefield & District Family History Society. See for details.

9th December, Haddon Hall, 12noon & 2pm, Part of Christmas at Haddon, “A Chorus of Carols”. See


24th April - Temple Newsam House, Leeds. As part of the North East Early Music Forums “Day out”.

25th April - Private medieval banquet at Woodsetts

7th  May - Haddon Hall, Derbyshire. Go to for details.

25th May - Doncaster Brewery & Tap CAMRA presentation evening

3rd-5th June - 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. The 7th International Festival of Town Pipers.

18th June - Epworth Music Day (see web site for details)

3rd July - Hooton Pagnell Village Fete

10th September,  Sheffield Cathedral,  Heritage Open Day

17th November,  Sheffield Library 7pm, An Evening with Shakespeare

3rd December, Haddon Hall, "A Renaissance Christmas", 12 & 2.30pm

10th December, Haddon Hall, "A Renaissance Christmas", 12 & 2.30pm