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by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Jan 12, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: I'm new here...
Replies: 99
Views: 14503

Open days are 10 and 17 March
by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Jan 12, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: I'm new here...
Replies: 99
Views: 14503

When do us potential newbies get to hear if we have been accepted and what we are doing (I emailed my details before Xmas)? Hi Sophia You should be sent some stuff fairly soon (did you send a sae?). You'll then have to send off a form and come to an open day (10 or 17 March). Acceptances usually co...
by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Jan 12, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: I'm new here...
Replies: 99
Views: 14503

When do us potential newbies get to hear if we have been accepted and what we are doing (I emailed my details before Xmas)?

You should be sent some stuff fairly soon. You'll then have to send off a form and come to an open day (10 or 17 March). Acceptances usually come through early April
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:35 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: "First person" re-enactors
Replies: 17
Views: 5096

Kentwell is first person
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Jan 03, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Tudor gown lacing?
Replies: 211
Views: 18872

Annie, I've pmd you.
Am worryingly laid back - something must be wrong!
Tam
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by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Tudor gown lacing?
Replies: 211
Views: 18872

OH! someone reassure me! I am a returning participant...from the US. Think he'll forgive me the open days? I came over last year just for the march one... does that give me extra credit? :-p Really sorry, Dorate - I think you'll still have to do one. From what I've heard they're getting tougher on ...
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Jan 02, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: I'm new here...
Replies: 99
Views: 14503

yellow hose does indeed mean courtship - and not just in Shakespeare, there are numerous ballad references too, the most famous of which is 'A merie jest of John Tomson and Jakaman his wife' (licensed 1586) which has the refrain 'give me my yellow hose again, give me my yellow hose, for now my wife ...
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Jan 02, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: I'm new here...
Replies: 99
Views: 14503

The kind that are like tights or stockings,...
And a nice shade of yellow,

So are you wooing then?
by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:13 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: A Tudor Feast!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1075

One thing that worried me a little is that they appeared to put the raw peacock skin over the top of a cooked pie! Instant food poisoning on it's way... It's ok as long as you don't eat the pastry coffin I think - we had peacock some years ago at Kentwell and they did this. Don't remember anyone ge...
by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Bach for Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Replies: 3
Views: 1756

don't know if this one is right, but you could try here...
http://icking-music-archive.org/scores/ ... 059_ob.pdf
by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:50 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: New Christmas cd
Replies: 0
Views: 921

New Christmas cd

Our (Passamezzo's) new cd is has just arrived. Christmas music in Shakespeare's England - carols, ballads, dances and much more. List of tracks: Christmas music in Shakespeare’s England 1 All you that love good fellows/Carol for Innocents’ Day (In sad and ashy weeds)/Hey for Christmas (Dargason) 2 R...
by Tamsin Lewis
Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Tudor instruments?
Replies: 8
Views: 2483

I'd say the timbrel would be better but am not a percussion expert...
Not sure about painted drums for Kentwell, though am ready to be put right on this
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Hey boys up we go
Replies: 7
Views: 1709

I can't make it attach. If you send me your email address I can try to send it that way...
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:31 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Hey boys up we go
Replies: 7
Views: 1709

Here it is. Let me know if you can't open it and I'll try to save it in another format
by Tamsin Lewis
Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:47 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Hey boys up we go
Replies: 7
Views: 1709

no - Claude Simpson - The British Broadside Ballad and its music
by Tamsin Lewis
Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:08 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Hey boys up we go
Replies: 7
Views: 1709

sorry - just checked in Simpson and it's not the same - the dance is the same but the music's different. I can't find an online version, but can type it into my computer and send it to you that way if it's useful

http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/comm/steen/c ... r_Out.html
by Tamsin Lewis
Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Hey boys up we go
Replies: 7
Views: 1709

think it may be the same as Cuckolds all awry
http://sca.uwaterloo.ca/Hendricks/Playf ... ckolds.pdf
by Tamsin Lewis
Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:20 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: A folk song
Replies: 6
Views: 1967

by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Dec 01, 2006 6:07 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Share your knowledge!
Replies: 15
Views: 3399

Kentwell still applies as one of the best Tudor re-enactments
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Subtleties
Replies: 23
Views: 3052

we had a wonderful subtlety at Kentwell some years ago - a huge grey marchpane rat was carried in by a priest, who spent some time discoursing about how the flesh is full of sin, the body is foul etc etc, but when these are cast forth, the soul is pure - at which point he sliced open the rat to reve...
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Nov 28, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: 16thc books for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1005

16thc books for sale

We are amalgamating our book collections and getting rid of duplicates so the following books are for sale: Sydney Anglo: Images of Tudor Kingship. Seaby 1992 paperback £10 Lee Miller: Roanoake – England’s lost colony. Jonathan Cape 2000, paperback £10 (Edited by) David Starkey: Lives and letters of...
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Nov 27, 2006 10:29 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Music Sources
Replies: 4
Views: 1665

Music Sources

Thought I'd start a list of online period music sources and links. Please add to this... Tamsin http://icking-music-archive.org/oth_mus_archives.php (lots of good links) http://sca.uwaterloo.ca/Hendricks/ http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page http://www.shipbrook.com/jeff/music.html http://br...
by Tamsin Lewis
Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:34 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Tudor gown lacing?
Replies: 211
Views: 18872

I'd always wash it first
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: odd 16th Century Hat
Replies: 22
Views: 1500

I like the idea of metal hats - if you can have metal corsets then why not metal hats?
by Tamsin Lewis
Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:59 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Three hole pipe with mouthpiece problem.
Replies: 3
Views: 1503

where did you get it? can you send it back to the maker?
Could always try someone like Phil Bleazey or take it into the Early Music Shop/London Recorder Centre and ask their advice.
Sorry not to have a better answer but I'm a string player...
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Pudding.
Replies: 28
Views: 4397

I love summer pudding.
you can do it with any fruits really
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Pudding.
Replies: 28
Views: 4397

don't know why there are whole lemons, but it does make it taste fantastic!
by Tamsin Lewis
Mon Nov 13, 2006 12:13 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Early Music Fayre Greenwich
Replies: 1
Views: 1327

Greenwich Early Music Festival is always lovely - and I always spend far too much money...
by Tamsin Lewis
Fri Nov 10, 2006 6:21 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Playing the Lyre or Psaltery
Replies: 10
Views: 3040

I've seen these sheets in Russian equivalents - cimbalon I think. Don't know if they're historical though
by Tamsin Lewis
Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:41 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Bowed psaltery
Replies: 28
Views: 3783

Dowland wrote 'Flow my tears' (2nd book of Ayres, 1600)

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