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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 6th November.

Look out for us at the Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market on 19th November.

The booking form for our 20th annual visit to Halsway Manor, 17-19 Feb 2017 is now on the Events page.


We had a highly successful visit to Laon with the Winchester -Laon Twinning Association. Our joint concert with French choir “La Villanelle” was enjoyed by all, performers & audience.


A happy crowd of friends at Halsway Manor.
Join us in 2017, book now.

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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 26 October, 2016

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