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Christmas Tour 2020

The Waits’ Wassail: Music for Advent and Christmas

Carols, songs and dance from across medieval and renaissance England and Europe presented by York’s very own Renaissance Town Band – a
“grete noyse” of shawms and sackbuts!

“Characteristically infectious and, as always, they brought music from days gone by to vivid, brilliant life.” York Press.

Two one-hour concerts at each of three venues. Advance booking essential, social distancing measures etc. in place:

Christmas Tour 2020

Sunday 6th December Colchester Early Music, St Andrew's Church Marks Tey, CO6 1LW.
Performances at 2.30pm and 6pm.
Only ONE ticket for the first performance, and NINE for the second still remaining!
Tickets £15 from

Wednesday 9th December National Centre for Early Music, St Margaret's Church Walmgate, York YO1 9TL.
Performances at 4.30pm and 7pm.
Tickets £20 from

This concert will be recorded for broadcast as part of the first-ever York Early Music Christmas Festival Online which will run from Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th December.
ncem ticketing site for the live stream - Tickets are £10 and the concert will be available for people to watch for a week after the show.

Thursday 17th December Leamington Early Music, St Mary's Collegiate Church, Warwick, CV34 4RA
CANCELLED due to Covid-19 restrictions.