Music from across the ages to feature in event at Wymondham Abbey

Chanter's Jigge instruments. Picture: Courtesy of Wymondham Abbey

Chanter's Jigge instruments. Picture: Courtesy of Wymondham Abbey - Credit: Archant

Songs, jigs and jollies from around Europe and across the centuries will be part of a event at Wymondham Abbey.

Ancient musical instruments. Picture: Courtesy of Wymondham Abbey

Ancient musical instruments. Picture: Courtesy of Wymondham Abbey - Credit: Archant

The church is hosting an event called 'Merrily danced the Quaker's wife' on Sunday, October 22 at 3pm, featuring historical musicians Chanter's Jigge.

Guests will perform on ancient, traditional and modern instruments including a hurdy-gurdy, small-pipe, bagpipes, crumhorn, saxophones, recorder, curtal, chalumeau and the rauschpfeife.

The speakers/performers are Malcolm and Elizabeth Ecclestone, who are the founder and directors of Norwich Waits.

The pair are well-known around the Wymondham area for their entertaining and informative music-making.


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They have also performed extensively in the UK and Europe.

For more information about the day visit www.wymondhamabbey.org.uk/events

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