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Performance Dates

Where and when to see and hear The York Waits play in 2014

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Thursday 31st October Private Function

Saturday 8th November 11.30am - 5pm The White Rose and the Red Music from the age of Richard III - Workshop for voices and instruments with Tim Bayley & Deborah Catterall. Cost, £18 for members of Eastern Early Music Forum and other Early Music Fora. Download details and application form here.

Saturday 8th November The White Rose and the Red: Concert at St James the Great Church, Colchester High Street, 7.30pm, tickets £12, £9 concessions and workshop participants. For reservations contact Lizzie Gutteridge - 01206 212466 or

Sunday 9th November Drive the Cold Winter Away, Short concert at St Andrew's Church Marks Tey, 2.30pm, tickets £7, £5 concessions or in combination with either of the events on the 8th. For reservations contact Lizzie Gutteridge - 01206 212466 or

Monday December 1st 2.00pm. York Medical Society. Instruments of the Renaissance, illustrated through seasonal music from around Europe with Tim Bayley and John Peel.

Christmas 2014

Thursday 11th December 7.30pm, Morpeth Methodist Church. Green Groweth the Holly  - with Deborah Catterall. See Morpeth Music Society website for ticket prices and booking information.

Friday 12th December 7.30pm Ancient Music for the Festive Season with Deborah Catterall. St Mary's Church, Beverley. Tickets £10 or £7 concessions from

Saturday 13th December Square Chapel, Halifax, 12.00 midday and 7.30pm.  Ancient Music for the Festive SeasonAnnual Christmas concerts. See The Square Chapel website for booking details.

Christmas 2014

Thursday 18th December 7.30pm. St Edward's Church, Tadcaster Road, York, The Waits with Deborah Catterall. Ancient Music for the Festive Season An hour of seasonal music, with explanations of the period instruments, presented by Dringhouses Local History Group. Contact Alison Norman, 01904 708700

Friday 19th December  7.30pm  Holy Trinity Church, Wentworth near Rotherham.  Ancient Music for the Festive Season. See Wentworth Church website.

Saturday 20th December 12 noon Ancient Music for the Festive Season with Deborah Catterall at St Denny's, York. Tickets from the National Centre for Early Music £12. Concessions £10, students £5.

Sunday 21st December. Sheriff's Riding. 6.00pm Micklegate Bar.


Saturday January 18th  Workshop for Renaissance Wind Instruments, led by Tim Bayley at the Priory Street Centre, York.
Details from NEEMF website:

Friday April 11th Workshop for Renaissance Wind Instruments in Gloucester, led by Tim Bayley. Details from SWEMF website: