Tudor Wedding with costumes and music from the time of Henry VIII to Elizabeth I. Including beautiful songs by Cornish and Dowland; rustic Arbeau Branles, courtly Elizabethan dances from France, Spain and England; and Pavanes, Galliards, La Volta and the Dances of Claude Gervaise.
Medieval wedding with costumes and music from 12th to 15th century Europe. Songs and dances of the Troubadours, Round Dances of the Spanish Pilgrims, Ballatas, Estampies and Istanpittas from 14th century Italy, Ductias and Carols from 13th England.
If you are planning a Medieval or Tudor themed wedding then Caliban's Dream will create the perfect atmosphere for your event. We will stun your guests with our beautiful costumes and exotic historical instruments such as the Hurdy Gurdy, English bagpipes, Gothic Bray Harp, Shawm and Cittern. We will help you to create a wedding that is magical, original and one that everyone will still be talking about in years to come.
Make the most dramatic and memorable entrance to your ceremony with the evocative and ancient sounds of the hurdy gurdy and bagpipes.
Signing of the Register
During the signing of the register let the haunting sounds of the gothic harp, flute a bec and voice entrance your guests as we play a romantic troubadour chanson for you.
Exit of Bride and Groom
At the end of your ceremony make a
dramatic exit and have your guests tap their feet to a joyful celebratory Italian 14th century dance played on bagpipes, hurdy gurdy and percussion.
Keep your guests entertained with some joyful music whilst you have your photographs taken.
Party and Celebrate
Later on as things get more merry we can crank up the volume and provide an exciting Historical Ceilidh. Your guests will be able to join in some lively 16th century peasant dances and some courtly pavanes and galliards led by our excellent dance master Ricardo Barros. To make your event swing and recreate the atmosphere of a medieval court we can also provide jugglers, fools, fire eaters, stilt walkers, masked walkabaout characters and story tellers.
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