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October 2006

Wyldes Noyse rehearse
Wyldes Noyse in rehearsal

30th July 2006

Wyldes Noyse at Worstead
Wyldes Noyse at Worstead

7th - 9th July 2006

King's Lynn Waites
Members of the King's Lynn Waites take a break from leading the resurrection of Christ around the streets of York during the 2nd International Festival of Town Pipers.

14th June 2006

King's Lynn Mayor with her Waites
King's Lynn & West Norfolk mayor Ann Clery-Fox with Chris Gutteridge and Claire Clarke. Photo - EDP 15th June 2006

King's Lynn Mayor with her Waites
Photo Alan Miller, Lynn News

August - September 2005

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson, Wyldes Noyse performed music of the period at Arundel Castle, West Sussex and at Bedford Castle Mound.

Wyldes Noyse dressed for their Trafalgar performances
Wyldes Noyse dressed for their Trafalgar performances

Bishop's Garden, Norwich July 2005

Four of the Waites playing in the garden of the Bishop's Palace, Norwich in aid of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.

Bishop's Garden
The Waites playing in the Bishop of Norwich's Garden

St George's Day, Leatherhead

Wyldes Noyse in Leatherhead, Surrey as part of the St George's day celebrations 2005.

Wyldes Noyse in Leatherhead
Photo © Andy Newbold by kind permission of Acorn Images

St Wynold's Horse Fair, Downham Market March 2005

Chris made a solo appearance in Downham Market at 9.00am, providing music for the Mayor's procession, and then entertaining the Mayor's guests during breakfast:

Photos - James Burch
Forming up the procession

Leading the procession with former mayor 'Tinker' Taylor

Wyldes Noyse talking to Dave Monk on BBC Radio Essex.

Wyldes Noyse on BBC Radio Essex

Banquet at Blackfriars Hall, Norwich

King's Lynn Waites were engaged to entertain at a banquet during an international conference of the Silver Society in October 2004. They "played in" the Lord Mayor of Norwich, and entertained diners during the meal.

King's Lynn Waites at Blackfriars Hall

1st European Festival of Town Pipers, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.

The Stadspijpers van 's-Hertogenbosch were the generous hosts of a wonderful festival for Waits and their European equivalents from 10th - 12th September 2004. Three of the King's Lynn Waites, Ann Husar and Elizabeth and Chris Gutteridge, attended (see below). For a full report on this splendid event, visit the Waits Website.

Lynn Waites at 's-Hertogenbosch

Skelton Festival

As part of the year-long Skelton Festival in Diss, Norfolk, King's Lynn Waites played during the Skelton Fair held on the afternoon of Sunday 8th August. See the Skelton Festival Website for more information on this celebration of the great Tudor poet, who became Rector of Diss 500 years ago.

King's Lynn Waites playing at the Skelton Fair

King's Lynn Charter Day 800

2004 marked the 800th anniversary of Lynn becoming a free borough. To mark the occasion, the King's Lynn Civic Society, King's Lynn Preservation Trust, King's Lynn Society of Arts & Sciences and the King's Lynn Blue Badge Town Guides jointly organised a day of celebration on Saturday 24th July 2004 in the Town Hall, Saturday Market Place. As part of the celebrations, the King's Lynn Waites gave an informal recital in the Town Hall. Three of the Waites, Chris Gutteridge, Chief Waite (back) and Deb Cooper (left) and Elizabeth Gutteridge (front) shawms, are pictured below in the Waites' gallery on the staircase of the Town Hall porch.

Photo:Roy Williamson, Lynn News (04/07/1506)
Photo:Roy Williamson, Lynn News (04/07/1506)

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