National Centre for Early Music


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St Margaret’s Church Walmgate
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 9TL
England

  • General Enquiries: 01904 632220
  • Box Office: 01904 658338

The award-winning National Centre for Early Music is a centre of excellence for music making of all kinds - and an established conference and recording venue. Situated in St Margaret’s Church York, it is the home of the internationally renowned York Early Music Festival and the Beverley and East Riding Early Music Festival. The Centre also attracts some of the world’s finest artists in the fields of jazz, folk and world music. The National Centre for Early Music is a high-tech, modern facility based within an historical setting. It runs a year-round community and education programme and offers first-class conference and recording facilities. The National Centre for Early Music runs a lively year-round education programme for people of all ages. There are a number of activities for people who want to make music and explore their creative potential. Some of the activities concentrate on music from the past, some explore contemporary music and music technology - some are a combination of all three! The NCEM also produces a selection of resources for schools and other groups. The NCEM holds an extensive archive on York Mystery Plays productions from 1952 onwards.

Further information

Opening Hours:

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Charges:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Wheelchair access to all public areas

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