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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 2nd December.


Our next event is a Festive Evening by the Fireside at Minstead Lodge on Friday 30th November at 8 pm. Join in, enjoy the warm glow of Christmas music & refreshments. Booking required - see the Events page.


Our popular free Christmas Concert will be on Saturday 15th December in St Lawrence’s, Winchester at 7:30pm. Retiring collection for a local charity.

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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 06 November, 2018

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