Concert Dates

7.30pm, Thursday 18th October 2018

The Auditorium at The Storey, Meeting House Ln, Lancaster LA1 1TH

Rhythmic, Unorthodox, Indecorous: West Gallery Music as Sung in Rural Churches in the North West a talk by Paul Guppy, Leader of The Gladly Solemn Sound, illustrated with recorded musical examples.

Admission is free but a small donation towards the cost of the room hire would be appreciated.

Organised by the Fairfield Association, for more information: www.fairfieldassociation.org/latestnews.html


7.30pm, Friday 19th October 2018

A Different Lore CD coverNab Cottage, Rydal, Ambleside, LA22 9SD

The first launch concert of our new CD A Different Lore. We present an evening of West Gallery music, bringing to life rural church music preserved in eighteenth and nineteenth century Cumbrian manuscripts.

Admission: Free (donations welcome).

For further information: Paul Guppy, 01524 32062.


8pm, Wednesday 24th October 2018

A Different Lore CD coverThe Gregson Centre, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 3PY

The second launch concert of our new album A Different Lore. We present an evening of West Gallery music, bringing to life rural church music preserved in eighteenth and nineteenth century Cumbrian manuscripts.

Admission: £5 (on the door or advance tickets over the bar at The Gregson)

For further information phone Paul Guppy: 01524 32062.

The Gregson Centre’s website is www.gregson.co.uk