Booking for other events

As well as the main Festival every September, Medieval Music in the Dales is involved with a few other events in and around Yorkshire.

Saturday 20th July, 10am-4.30pm
Darlington Friends Meeting House, Skinnergate, Darlington DL3 7NB
From Monophony to Polyphony: Playing Medievally

A workshop with Ian Pittaway for singers and players of any instruments (not just medieval!). Ian is a hugely popular tutor at MMitD and this workshop is an opportunity to learn about and put into practice historically well-attested ways of 'playing medieval music medievally'. A North East Early Music Forum Workshop.

More information and tickets available here.

August 1st and 8th, 7-11pm
Bolton Castle, DL8 4ET
The Medieval Tavern

Join the minstrels for an evening of music, entertainment and general roistering in the medieval tavern at Bolton Castle. Fires and candles lit, pottage cooking, ales and wines at the bar. Ticket includes a pottage supper.

Tickets £10 /£8 available here

September 1st, 1.30pm
Grewelthorpe Village Hall Lake Terrace, Ripon HG4 3BU
A Ripon International Festival Event
Reynard the Fox

Trouvere Medieval Minstrels present madcap medieval mirth and mayhem with the tales of the trickster fox!

Tickets £10 /£8 available here

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Photos of Medieval Music in the Dales 2016 by Quentin Budworth or Lesley Dunn

unless otherwise credited on the page. Photos of Medieval Music in the Dales 2017 by participants including Philippe Bolton,

Phil Keen, Richard and Carol Benson, Yvonne Napper and Lesley Dunn.

Photographs of MMitD 2018 and 2019 by Gullwing Photography ( and various participants.