LEEDS WAITS EVENTS

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Since 1983, The Leeds Waits have performed at many events and historic venues.

Our 2019 events are:

8 February "The King of Scotland born in Leeds", The Sociable History Club, City Museum, Leeds
14 April Performance at NEEMF Playing Day, Temple Newsam House, Leeds
28 April Music for the Queen's Regiment at Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Lichfield
6 May May Day music and dance, Oakwell Hall, Batley
26 May Music for local history fair, Retford market square
23 June "The Private Life of King Henry vii", Wakefield Chantry Chapel
29 June Music for the White Rose 17th Century Ball, Clayhouse, Greetland, Halifax
30 June "The Private Life of King Henry vii", International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds
4 July Strolling minstrels for the IMC Medieval Fair, University of Leeds
7 July Music for the White Rose 17th Century dance display, Temple Newsam House, Leeds
13-14 July Music for the Queen's Regiment, Bolsover Castle
31 July Music for the 950th anniversary History Day, Selby Abbey
3-4 August Music for the Civil War "Green Auxiliaries", Skipton Castle
24 August "Rotherham and the Civil War", Rotherham Bridge Chapel
15 September Music for 6th VirginiaRegiment, Oakwell Hall, Batley
21-22 September Music for the Landmark Trust Heritage Open Days, Calverley Old Hall, Leeds, afternoon
5-6 October The Batts in Virginia, Oakwell Hall, Batley, daytime
12 October "The Cliffords of Skipton", Amnesty Concert, Quaker Meeting House, Rawdon, Leeds, evening
15 October "The Private Life of King Henry vii", Horsforth Historical Society, 7.30
30 October "The Tragic Life of Lord Darnley", U3A, Dewsbury, morning
8 December "A Seventeenth Century Christmas", Pontefract Castle, 12.00-2.00
11 December "Borough Waits", Wakefield Historical Society, Town Hall, Wakefield, evening
13 December "A Seventeenth Century Christmas", The Sociable History Club, City Museum, Leeds, 10.30
19 December Guest spot in St. Austin's Choir Christmas concert, Chantry Chapel, Wakefield, evening

If you can't get to any of our public performances, there is a listing of performances by other groups of waits around the country and abroad here.