Edinburgh Renaissance Band

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Edinburgh Renaissance Band Performances

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The Renaissance Band at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019
Venue artSpace@St Marks (St Mark's Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace, Edinburgh) Venue 125
Monday 12th August, 16:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 13th August, 18:30 - 19:30
Wednesday 14th August, 16:30 - 17:30
Ticket Prices £12, (Concessions £10)(Under 18s free of charge)

The 2019 Festival show is Minstrels and Monarchs, once again at St Mark's Church, Castle Terrace.
Great halls, cathedrals, servants' quarters: all kinds of music from a dozen musicians playing every sort of early instrument. The past leaps into life in this family-friendly show by our award-winning group. Entertainingly introduced by Murray Campbell, it is a truly joyous experience for all ages.

Three Weeks Editors' Award Winner 2017 "... I love early instruments; I like their names, their funny shapes and their sound... I was entranced ... an hour of historically accurate, good humoured entertainment" (TW 2016)

  Monday 12th August, 16:30
Festival concert tickets
  Tuesday 13th August, 18:30
Festival concert tickets
Wednesday 14th August, 16:30
Festival concert tickets
Tickets purchased online well in advance of the concert will be posted to the address given via PayPal - please pay the cost of postage as a donation. Tickets purchased online nearer the date of the concert will be reserved for collection at the venue ticket desk. You will be informed by e-mail whether the tickets have been posted or kept for collection at the venue.

The Viol Rackett Show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019
St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh
Sunday 18th August, 15:00 - 16:30

The Edinburgh Renaissance Band are joined by Polyhymnia Dancers in the ever-popular 'Viol Rackett Show', with a fresh programme for 2019 of music, song and dance from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. The award-winning troupe of twelve musicians show off a large range of period instruments, including shawms, cornetti, sackbuts, nakers, crumhorms, viols, fiddles, crumhorns, gemshorns, bells, whistles, bagpipes, racketts and a serpent. This delightful show is accessible for all ages, and members of the audience are invited to take a close look at the instruments in the interval and after the concert.

Tickets from St Cecilia's Hall Concert Room and Music Museum and the Fringe Office.


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For further information please contact the Secretary, Peter Jones, at

23 Queen's Crescent, Edinburgh EH9 2BB

or e-mail pjones@blueyonder.co.uk