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Costumed medieval or Tudor music for banquets, weddings, historical events, education. Duo or trio. Bagpipes, hurdy gurdy, harp, recorder...
Early music ensemble
Newton Abbot
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Caliban's Dream are a trio of virtuoso musicians with a passion for Medieval and Tudor music. Between them they play an exotic array of authentic early instruments which include: Hurdy gurdy, Bagpipes, Gothic Harp, Recorders, Pipe and Tabor, Pipe and Salterio, Shawms, Cittern, Citole, Percussion.   The members of Caliban’s Dream each have over ten years of experience performing, touring and teaching both in the UK, Europe and Scandinavia and are considered to be amongst the best in their field. Clients and venues include: HBO movies, EMI records, National Trust, English Heritage, Channel 5 television, Banqueting House Whitehall, Viking Festivals Sarpsborg, Gudvangen & Borre Norway, Ayia Napa Medieval Festival Cyprus, Downpatrick Opera Festival Ireland, Waterford Festival Ireland, Dordrecht History Festival Holland, Archeon History Park Holland, Ways with Words Literary Festival Dartington, Swaledale Festival, Beautiful Days Festival Devon, Fairfield Hall London, Häme Medieval Faire & Teijo medieval market Finland.

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Caliban's Dream's Reviews

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Noelia G
11 months ago
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5 out of 5

We had the pleasure of having Caliban's dream playing for the afternoon at our viking wedding. We cant thank them enough for the PERFECT performance!!!! Thanks to them, the afternoon was even more amazing that what we imagined it to be! Their music took us back in time and it truly felt like a dream. Every single guest was amazed by them and felt like they were in a film set!! They are extremely talented, they were very flexible and they adapted perfectly to our needs and the weather. Thank you thank you thank you!!! Adam & Noe

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Mark L
11 months ago
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5 out of 5

Lovely people and brilliant musicians - they made our party!

Reply from Caliban's Dream
11 months ago

Hello thank you for your kind words. Thank you also for your wonderful warm hospitality we really had a brilliant time

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Cory A
1 year ago
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Caliban's Dream made our wedding at the Barbican Conservatory extra special. Our guests couldn't stop talking about how much they enjoyed the music and even the location staff were paying compliments!

Reply from Caliban's Dream
1 year ago

Thanks for having us play at your wedding. Nice to meet you.

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Alan T
23 years ago

Superb, I absolutely love your music

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Drs. N
15 years ago

We just wanted to say thank you for the special magic you brought to our wedding. The procession into the church was brilliant, many of the congregation commented on the enchanted atmosphere you created ­ even the vicar remarked that it was one of the most beautiful and individual weddings he had been involved in. We would like to thank you for your wonderful and evocative playing, and for your advice and patience as we made our plans.

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Caliban's Dream's Song list

various medieval and Renaissance pieces

Caliban's Dream's Prices

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Up to 1 hour£375
Up to 2 hours£375
Up to 3 hours£375
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Medieval music, Film / TV music, Early music, Fanfare, Musical theatre, Renaissance
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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