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Duo wedding violin and cello music at Orton Hall Hotel, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Orton Hall Hotel is one of the best wedding venues in Peterborough, so we were delighted  when our string trio was invited to play wedding music here again a couple of weeks ago.   We performed for  three hours during drinks and the wedding breakfast, moving from the conservatory – which is light and airy […]

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Duo wedding violin and cello music at Fawsley Hall

Last Friday our string duet played for a wedding ceremony and reception at the stunningly beautiful Fawsley Hall – a Tudor country mansion in hundreds of acres of grounds which were originally designed by Capability Brown.As we drove up to the hall it was relaxing to see so many sheep peacefully grazing in the fields […]

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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire: Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire

A few days ago our string violin duo played for a wedding reception at Kimbolton Castle in Cambridgeshire: a magnificent  venue with superb architecture and a fascinating history. It was formerly the home of Katherine of Aragon, Henry VIII’s first wife, and in 1615  was bought by Sir Henry Montagu, a royalist who was one […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Cambridgeshire: Bassmead Manor, St Neots

Last week our string duo  played for a wedding reception at Bassmead Manor. It was the second time we’d played here in a week and it’s no surprise it’s popular: it’s an exceptionally pretty venue in the middle of the peaceful Cambridgeshire countryside with a lovely garden. The restored barns are on the site of […]

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Wedding quartets in Cambridgeshire

Last Saturday our string quartet played for a wonderful family wedding in Cambridgeshire. The ceremony had taken place in the local church and the wedding couple then arrived at the  garden of the bride’s family home by boat. As the bride  stepped on land we played her chosen piece: Meditation by Massenet. The garden was […]

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Wedding ceremonies and receptions in Cambridgeshire

Last week our wedding string quartet played for a  reception at the home of the bridegroom’s parents – a beautiful house in Cambridgeshire. There were around 100 guests and we were booked to play for three hours to accompany drinks and the wedding breakfast. A spacious marquee had been set up in the garden and […]

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Fedora Strings’ New Wedding String Quartet Member

We’re happy to welcome a new member to  our wedding string quartet: Amanda Lipman Amanda studied in London and Paris before returning to the UK to work with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and BBC Radio Orchestra and she has her own string ensemble chamber music group. She’ll be joining us for wedding quartet concerts in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, […]

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String Quartet Rehearsals in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

This Thursday marks the first in a series of wedding quartet rehearsals  we’ve planned to prepare for our forthcoming busy season of work in Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Befordshire , London and Surrey. As always we are expanding our wedding music repertoire, this time including works by Monteverdi, Strauss and other classical composers alongside some pop […]

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String ensemble events in Northamptonshire: Shoe Heaven at Northampton Museum

Last Friday night our Fedora Strings’  duo played for the Shoe Heaven event at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery. Northampton has the largest collection of shoes in the world and the examples on display ranged from the exquisite and historically fascinating (Nijinsky’s ballet shoes and Roman sandals looking as modern as anything you’d find in […]

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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Peterborough and Suffolk: Hengrave Hall, Bury St Edmunds

Yesterday our string duo played for a wedding ceremony and reception  at Hengrave Hall on the outskirts of  Bury St Edmunds. Hengrave Hall is a grand tudor  house set in 50 acres of grounds and was once popular with Elizabeth 1st, who was a frequent guest.   We had been asked to play a selection […]

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