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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Northamptonshire: Sedgebrook Hall Hotel

Yesterday our string duo played for a small, intimate wedding at Sedgebrook Hall Hotel in Northamptonshire. There were only twenty five people present and this made the occasion especially personal and affecting. Our appearance was a complete surprise to the groom and the guests; it had all been arranged in secret by the bride, who […]

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String duo arrangements of Beatles’ music

Today Roger and I have been rehearsing for a string duo engagement next week where we’ll be playing some arrangements  which are new to us. These include two songs by the Beatles: Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds and Eleanor Rigby. Although we both love classical music we’ve been enjoying the Beatles’ songs we now […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Peterborough and Northamptonshire: Marholm Church, Peterborough

Last Friday our duo played for a wedding ceremony at St Mary the Virgin Church in Marholm, on the outskirts of Peterborough. The church is close to Helpston, home of the famous poet John Clare. Whenever I’m in this area I’m always reminded of Clare’s poetry and his gentle love of the countryside. We had […]

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Fedora Strings’ new videos at Kirby Hall

We’ve just complete the filming of two new string ensemble duos that we frequently perform: Boccherini’s Minuet and Trio and Gershwin’s Summertime. Staff at English Heritage were generous enough to allow us to use the magnificent Kirby Hall in Northamptonshire as a setting for the session. We filmed the Boccherini outside, in the ‘great garden’ […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Northamptonshire and Kent: Weddington House, Ash, near Canterbury

Yesterday our string quartet and duo played for a wedding ceremony and reception in Kent. This engagement was the furthest from home that we’ve had so far, but the countryside was beautiful, well worth travelling to see.  The wedding ceremony took place at the church of St Mary the Virgin in the majestic grounds of […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Northamptonshire and Peterborough: Hunsbury Hill Centre, Northampton

A few days ago Fedora Strings’ duo played for a wedding at Hunsbury Hill Centre just outside Northampton. Because of a cancellation the booking was made at the last minute,  but the event was excellently organised. Hunsbury Hill Centre is an 18th century  converted barn complex and we were seated in the minstrels’ gallery for […]

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