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The Madding Crowd researches and performs the church and secular music of the English village bands and choirs in the period 1660 to 1861.

The next guest night will be on Sunday 5th March.

Our next event will be the FASH Workshop on Sunday 26th February. There are still a few places for those who’d like to sing or play with us. See the Events page for more details.

Our concert on 23rd December in St Lawrence’s Church collected 496.98. Expenses were paid by a donor, so all of the collection goes to the Mayor’s charities. Many thanks to our generous audience.

Here we are at Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market on 19th November. A bit cold and windy! Play the video.2016 Xmas Mkt 1&2 for web

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"A CD from the Madding Crowd... has been worth the wait..."

"A very valuable addition to the West Gallery canon of recordings."

8.00+1.50 P&P payable to The Madding Crowd.

Please send orders to:
4 Grove Road, Shawford, Winchester,
Hampshire, UK, SO21 2DD, or email to

For a list of contents and a review click here.

Last changed 25 February, 2017

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