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Early Music Ensembles for hire in the UK

Hire an early music ensemble in the UK for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 17 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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Early music ensembleLondon
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From£800
Early music ensembleLondon
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Early music ensembleLondon
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Early music ensembleStourbridge
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Early music ensembleNewton Abbot
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From£640
Early music ensembleLondon
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From£400
Early music ensembleBraintree
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From£450
Early music ensembleRichmond
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Early music ensembleGlasgow
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Early music ensembleManchester
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Early music ensembleCambridge
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From£640
Early music ensembleLondon
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Early music ensembleChichester
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From£750
Early music ensembleLondon
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Early music ensembleCambridge
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Early music ensembleGlasgow
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Early music ensembleTwickenham
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Hiring an early music ensemble

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
7 hours
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How much does it cost to hire an early music ensemble?

The typical price per group member for early music ensembles is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

Can any early music ensemble play my favourite song?

Professional early music ensembles will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that early music ensembles may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the early music ensemble's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do early music ensembles take to set up?

Your early music ensemble will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the early music ensemble prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our early music ensembles are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our early music ensembles will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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