Our theme for 2018 will explore Britain’s long and often tempestuous relationship with the rest of the Continent from medieval times onwards. Programmes will focus on important alliances, wars, trade, migrations, revolutions and dissolutions, examining the strong influences that have always flowed in from across the channel.
Plans are already well under way for another exciting programme of events featuring a mix of well-established performers and newly emerging talent.
Our 2017 festival, ROOTS, is now over, but you can still see details here
Video of highlights of the 2017 festival
, 21 March 2018, European Day of Early Music:
St Martin's Church
A cappella Europe - 700 years of song
Music from 10th to 18th century featuring BREMF's three choirs: BREMF singers, BREMF Community Choir and BREMF Consort of Voices.
We are delighted to be collaborating this year with the National Early Music Association
in a conference on singing, 20-21 October 2018.
This will replace our usual Festival Introduction Day.
Full details and call for papers Deadline 14 April 2018
European Day of Early Music is on 21 March 2018.
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