CELEBRATIONS for the 950th anniversary of the commissioning of Richmond Castle continue this weekend with a unique music event.

Music for a Norman Court will be performed in St Mary’s Church Richmond by Trouvere on Saturday, July 10.

The programme of music from the 11th and 12th centuries will chart the history of Norman Richmond.

It takes in music of the Saxon and Norman church, the songs of the St Godric, music from Norman Sicily, troubadours and trouveres, mixed in with a touch of storytelling.

Everything is performed on authentic period instruments including medieval harps, the early medieval lute, the early psaltery, tuned bells, plus an amazing variety of flutes and whistles.

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Trouvere are based in Richmondshire and have been researching, recording and recreating the music of the middle ages for over 20-years.

Adult tickets are £6 available from medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk

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