Ian Pittaway, early and traditional musician, singer, multi-instrumentalist, author of this website.

“Ian’s instrumental virtuosity can’t be faulted, masterful on anything he turns his frets to.” ~ English Dance & Song magazine

performance and workshop page
YouTube page


The Night Watch, early music duo Ian Pittaway (voice, lutes, cittern, gittern, citole, renaissance guitar, bray harp, harp, mandore) and Andy Casserley (voice, recorders, simfony, crumhorn, rebec, shawm, gemshorn, pipe and tabor).

“… a galaxy of string and wind instruments … Dexterity, subtlety, precise timing and a display of flying fingers.” ~ Folk West

The Night Watch website
The Night Watch YouTube page


Harpsichord & Fortepiano Magazine

The Severn Muses project
The Severn Muses project gives information about early music and classical music events, broadly in the Severn and Avon area.

The Jones Boys
Folk duo Sam Sloan and Gordon Jackson play English songs and Irish tunes, with the odd foray into early music.