Cancionero - Medieval Themed Weddings

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The musicians of Cancionero invite you to

make your special day an historic one.


When you have chosen the venue for your special day
why not match the music to the setting?

We tailor the music to your requirements.
Any potential clients are invited to meet us in person
to hear our instruments live and choose the music
they would like to enhance their day.


Lute and recorder make beautiful background music.

We also use a medieval harp and a lyre.



The hurdy gurdy is splendid for dancing.

In duet with Bagpipes it's phenomenal!


Our basic wedding package (280 in our local area) includes 2 performers in costume for 2 hours. This can include playing music during the ceremony followed by a drinks reception (often while photographs are being taken). Alternatively with a church wedding we can play during drinks and the wedding breakfast.


We can provide a larger ensemble to play music for the evening entertainment. This can include leading the guests in historic dances - a cross between line dance and barn dance! It's a fun activity for all ages and no previous experience is needed!


Some feedback from wedding couples -

We'd like to thank you for your wonderful contribution to our wedding day. The music was the perfect accompaniment to a day we will remember fondly in the years to come. Your playing was beautiful and seamlessly tied the day together. The fantastic dancing was much appreciated by us and our guests and we have received many complimentary comments. We hope you enjoyed the day as much as we did. Amanda and Ganesh.

Thank you both so very much for providing such wonderful sounds (and sights!) at our wedding at Nettlestead Place on 31st August this year. Your research and performance of some of the Russian influence pieces was greatly appreciated and we really cannot thank you enough for your seamless presence and contribution both in the undercroft and in the gardens after the ceremony. We will certainly recommend you to anyone looking for excellent & professional musicians!! Ewen and Vika

We would like you to have the flower arrangement that was on the table at Nettlestead Place, as a thank you for everything you did to make our wedding day so special. Your music was perfect, and fitted in so well with our day. Everyone commented on how unusual it was, especially the novelty of the hurdy gurdy and your amazing costumes! Thank you again, Susannah and Neil.


Our instruments are intended for indoor performance. Most of them are not loud enough for open spaces and all of them would be ruined if exposed to moisture. If there is an adequate wet-weather alternative we would consider playing in an enclosed courtyard or walled garden as long as a gazebo is provided to give shade; the instruments need protecting from direct sunshine.

We also need a room for changing into costume and a safe place to store our clothes and instrument cases.

Weald Music Services, 2012.

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