LEEDS WAITS EVENTS

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

We are sorry to announce that our future 2020 performances below are cancelled until further notice due to the Corona virus pandemic and the latest Government guidelines.

15 February Music for Newcastle's Regiment (SK) Feast, Chapeltown, Sheffield
27 June White Rose Baroque Ball, Clayhouse, Greetland
3 July "The Shepherd Lord", Sociable History Club, City Museum, Leeds, 10.30-11.30
26 July "The Shepherd Lord",Ouakwell Hall, Batley, 2.00-3.30
1-2 August Music for The Queen's Regiment, Skipton Castle, daytime
30 August "Lord Darnley", Oakwell Hall, Batley, 2.00-3.30
27 September "Lady Anne Clifford", Oakwell Hall, Batley, 2.00-3.30
6 November Music for medieval wedding, Leeds
14 November "Waits and Christmas music", Bradford, 2.00-3.00

In 2019 we gave the following performances

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, 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, Leeds
13-14 July Music for the Queen's Regiment, Bolsover Castle
31 July Music for the Abbey's 950th anniversary History Day, Selby
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 Virginia Regiment, Oakwell Hall, Batley
21-22 September Music for the Landmark Trust, Calverley Old Hall, Calverley, Leeds
5-6 October Music for the Batts in Virginia, Oakwell Hall, Batley
12 October "The Cliffords of Skipton", Amnesty Concert, Quaker Meeting House, Rawdon, Leeds
15 October "The Private Life of King Henry vii", Horsforth Historical Society, Leeds
30 October "The Tragic Life of Lord Darnley", Dewsbury U3A, Mirfield
30 November Music for the Christmas craft fair, Oakwell Hall, Batley
5 December Christmas music, Oakwell Hall, Batley
7 December Christmas music, Temple Newsam, Leeds
8 December "A Seventeenth Century Christmas", Pontefract Castle
11 December "Borough Waits", Wakefield Historical Society, Town Hall, Wakefield
13 December "A Seventeenth Century Christmas", The Sociable History Club, City Museum, Leeds
15 December "A Seventeenth Century Christmas", Oakwell Hall, Batley
19 December Guests in St. Austin's Choir Christmas concert, Chantry Chapel, Wakefield
21 December 18th century Christmas music, Temple Newsam, Leeds
29 December With the Frei Compagnie for Battle of Wakefield anniversary, Sandal Castle, Wakefield

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.