Medieval Minstrels at The Barden Bunk Barn

We played an amazing wedding celebration at the the venue and surroundings are superb the Bedern Bunk House was used as a  large room for the feasting, dancing and merry making – the evening finished with a torch lit circle dance under the stars in the moonlit shadows of the abbey – perfect.

So if you are planning a medieval event at The Barden Bunk Barn and need to book medieval entertainment? The Grinnigogs are medieval minstrels experienced in providing music and entertainment at medieval banquets, weddings, handfastings, parties, themed evenings  and corporate events.

The Grinnigogs specialise in the performance of Medieval and Tudor and music.The Grinnigogs Minstrels have surprised, delighted and entertained audiences all over the world. Playing exciting, uplifting and sensual music on a diverse range of instruments using a variety of medieval instruments like Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy-Gurdy, Bagpipes, Shawms, Percussion, Violin and Cittern – they can perform as soloists, as a duo or as a band with up to seven virtuoso musicians.

The Grinnigogs also offer medieval story-tellers, jesters, jugglers, magicians, stilt-walkers and fortune tellers to add theatricality and spectacle to any event.

The Grinnigogs work from a fixed spot or as strolling players and can perform acoustically or with amplification.

The Grinnigogs have achieved National and International acclaim having appeared at many prestigious British Arts festivals. They have toured Japan, Eastern Europe, Belgium, Holland and Germany. They offer  music for all kinds of events, and are hugely popular for weddings, street performances, historical sites, corporate themed parties and complete banquet entertainment.

To contact The Grinnigogs call now 07877434739 or 07737494255 or email grinnigogs@btinternet.com

Advertisements

Book medieval entertainment for summer

If you are planning a medieval event in Summer don’t panic it’s not too late to make a booking – The Grinnigogs are a perfect way to set the scene and create the right ambience. Music is a lovely way to enhance the atmosphere and emotion at your special event.

The Grinnigogs specialise in performing medieval style music on Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy Gurdy, bag-pipes and cittern.

The Grinnigogs can tailor the entertaiment to suit all budgets, from an intimate event to a huge gathering.

The Grinnigogs are professional musicians so you can book them to play at any time on any day of the week to book them contact grinnigogs@btinternet.com or call 07877434739

Book medieval entertainment in December

If you are planning a medieval event in December – a celebration, banquet, themed party, wedding, handfasting, or blessing ceremony, The Grinnigogs are a perfect way to set the scene and create the right ambience. Music is a lovely way to enhance the atmosphere and emotion at your special event.

The Grinnigogs specialise in performing medieval style music on Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy Gurdy, bag-pipes and cittern.

The Grinnigogs can tailor the entertaiment to suit all budgets, from an intimate  family celebration to a large corporate event.

The Grinnigogs are professional musicians so you can book them to play at any time on any day of the week to book them contact grinnigogs@btinternet.com or call 07877434739

Book medieval entertainment in November

If you are planning a medieval event in November – a celebration, banquet, themed party, wedding, handfasting, or blessing ceremony, The Grinnigogs are a perfect way to set the scene and create the right ambience. Music is a lovely way to enhance the atmosphere and emotion at your special event.

The Grinnigogs specialise in performing medieval style music on Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy Gurdy, bag-pipes and cittern.

The Grinnigogs can tailor the entertaiment to suit all budgets, from an intimate  family celebration to a large corporate event.

The Grinnigogs are professional musicians so you can book them to play at any time on any day of the week to book them contact grinnigogs@btinternet.com or call 07877434739

Book medieval entertainment for summer

If you are planning a medieval event in Summer – a celebration, banquet, themed party, wedding, handfasting, or blessing ceremony, The Grinnigogs are a perfect way to set the scene and create the right ambience. Music is a lovely way to enhance the atmosphere and emotion at your special event.

The Grinnigogs specialise in performing medieval style music on Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy Gurdy, bag-pipes and cittern.

The Grinnigogs can tailor the entertaiment to suit all budgets, from an intimate event to a huge gathering.

The Grinnigogs are professional musicians so you can book them to play at any time on any day of the week to book them contact grinnigogs@btinternet.com or call 07877434739

Book medieval entertainment in October

If you are planning a medieval event in October – a celebration, banquet, themed party, wedding, handfasting, or blessing ceremony, The Grinnigogs are a perfect way to set the scene and create the right ambience. Music is a lovely way to enhance the atmosphere and emotion at your special event.

The Grinnigogs specialise in performing medieval style music on Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy Gurdy, bag-pipes and cittern.

The Grinnigogs can tailor the entertaiment to suit all budgets, from an intimate ceremony to a huge gathering for family and friends.

The Grinnigogs are professional musicians so you can book them to play at any time on any day of the week to book them contact grinnigogs@btinternet.com or call 07877434739

Book medieval entertainment for September

If you are planning a medieval event in September a celebration, banquet, themed party, wedding, handfasting, or blessing ceremony, The Grinnigogs are a perfect way to set the scene and create the right ambience. Music is a lovely way to enhance the atmosphere and emotion at your special event.

The Grinnigogs specialise in performing medieval style music on Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy Gurdy, bag-pipes and cittern.

The Grinnigogs can tailor the entertaiment to suit all budgets, from an intimate ceremony to a huge gathering for family and friends.

The Grinnigogs are professional musicians so you can book them to play at any time on any day of the week to book them contact grinnigogs@btinternet.com or call 07877434739

Book medieval entertainment for the autumn

If you are planning a medieval celebration, banquet, themed party, wedding, handfasting, or blessing ceremony, The Grinnigogs are a perfect way to set the scene and create the right ambience. Music is a lovely way to enhance the atmosphere and emotion at your special event.

The Grinnigogs specialise in performing medieval style music on Hammer Dulcimer, Hurdy Gurdy, bag-pipes and cittern.

The Grinnigogs can tailor the entertaiment to suit all budgets, from an intimate ceremony to a huge gathering for family and friends.

The Grinnigogs are professional musicians so you can book them to play at any time on any day of the week to book them contact grinnigogs@btinternet.com or call 07877434739

 

The Grinnigogs at Harewood House Medieval Faire

We played at the Harewood House Medieval Faire as a four piece band – with our Medieval Dancing Master  – and a fine time was had by all – Steve Haswell called the medieval dances and the combination of Hudy-Gurdy, Bagpipes (Quentin Budworth) , Hammer Dulcimer (Amanda Lowe) , Violin (Jill Fisher) and Percussion (Zebedee Budworth) prooved irresistible to the dancers – calling medieval and renaissance dances from all over Europe the band played tunes like the Horses Branle, The Bear Dance, Branle de Bourgogne and La ride and the dancers participated in some lively exciting period dances to authentic medieval music – a great Yorkshire knees up!

It was a lovely evening with a superb PA and lights provide by Chris Broadwell and Tim Wall of CATV who did a fantastic job for the band.

 

Planning a street party or community celebration or Great British Banquet?

Planning a street party or community celebration or Great British Banquet?  – Why not round of the celebration with some great music and dancing with The Grinnigogs – we love playing for community celebrations of all kinds and can really make your community celebration one to remember – with lots of lively medieval music, dancing and laugher. So remember if your planning a community celebration in the near future please get in touch. 

Hog Roasts

A lot of people are thinking about organising celebrations and events with the main food being a hog roast as medieval musicians we love playing at Hog Roasts and can even provide a medieval music for dancing if required. Although we are based in East Yorkshire near Beverley we are more than happy to travel all over the UK to play for Hog Roasts , Medieval Events, Festivals  and parties.