24th April. The Friends of Doncaster Museum. “The Doncaster Waites” a illustrated talk on the history of the waites via Zoom.
As the lockdown eases we look forward to performing once again.
Please get in touch if you have any events in mind.
13-15th May. Worcester. The festival of The International Guild of Town Pipers
Past Performances have included:-
Haddon Hall, Gainsborough Old Hall, Bolsover Castle, Sheffield Manor, Sheffield Cathedral, Doncaster Minster, Doncaster Mansion House, Temple Newsam House, Worksop Priory, and the York Mystery Plays.
The festivals of the International Guild of Town Pipers have taken us to York, Lincoln, Gloucester, Kings Lynn and the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands. We have also played for local societies, as well as the Bawtry & Retford Illuminate festivals, part of the Mayflower 400 celebrations in 2019.
During the 2020 lockdown the waites recorded material for two of Heritage Doncasters series of “5 minute Histories”, The Mayflower & Swift Nick.
For a brief moment of fame, we appeared on the BBC alongside Dave Myers (The Hairy Biker) on his series The Hairy Builder.