Minstrels Gallery are a group of musicians and players specialising in music and entertainment from the Medieval and Elizabethan periods.

They play on a wide range of fascinating instruments including Lute, Crumhorn, Flute, Racket, Shawm, Psaltery etc.

Minstrels Gallery perform anything from gentle background music to lively dance tunes, lyrical ballads to melifluous madrigals, creating a tapestry of sound that adds just the right atmosphere to any occasion. They can also entertain with a combination of comic verse, juggling competitions, tests of strength and all manner of courtly fun.

Over the years Minstrels Gallery have performed at very wide variety of venues, with events ranging from a supper for 10 to a banquet for 300. Every event is different and the idea behind Minstrels Gallery is to provide a very flexible entertainment package. For the larger event, extra musicians, jugglers, jesters, fire-eaters and dancers can be added. Above all they will provide an evening tailored to your exact needs from the formal to the informal, and will help with all aspects of your event from decor to menus, serving wenches to costume.


Minstrels Gallery have performed for a wide range of clients at an equally wide range of venues. The following is a list of some of these clients and venues:

The British Museum, English Heritage, The National Trust, Rolls Royce, The BBC, 3M, Unilever, Abbey Life, Baldock Festival, Best Western Hotels, The OCS Group, USAF, British Army, Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Bridge Trust, Camelot, Guinness, Pearl Assurance, Fleet Air Arm, The Lichfield Festival etc.

Shakespeare’s Globe, Herstmonceux Castle, Leeds Castle, Hurst Castle, Gorey Castle, Goodwood House, Hever Castle, Caerphilly Castle, Dover Castle, Layer Marney Towers, Oxford University, Castle Ashby, Cambridge University, Rockingham Castle, Farnham Castle, Hoar Cross Hall, Middle Temple Hall, Lympne Castle etc.

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Band size to suit your event!