SATURDAY June 23, 2018 7:00
The Ethelbert Consort was formed in 2013 and has expanded ever since from a quartet in its earliest performances to a pool of semi-professional and professional singers from Herefordshire and the surrounding area.
Founded by its current Musical Director, Jon Weller, the group has performed in Hereford Cathedral, Worcester Cathedral and St Mary's Priory in Abergavenny as well as at private functions and parties.
Specialising in everything from Byrd to The Beatles, the group's musical education is generally through singing in church and Cathedral choirs, but as well as featuring sacred music in their repertoire, they also include folk songs and pop arrangements to provide as wide a range of music as possible. More...
Book Launch, 12 May 2018
Following the launch of William Moyle's book The Assassination of the Archbishop: Thomas Becket and the European Stage on May 12th at Huntington Church, signed copies of the book are available to purchase here below.
The Assassination of the Archbishop is a story of ambition, power, excitement, disasters, corruption, betrayals, exile, battles with his king, Henry II and his beautiful wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. The chapters make a riveting thriller of medieval times ending with the final legendary night on December 29th 1170, when as Archbishop, Becket bravely walks into Canterbury Cathedral, only to be slain by the four knights of Henry II.