Playing Playford


Playing Playford

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 Sunday 3 December 2023


  At the Weston Library

  Free, booking essential

​​​​​This event is now fully booked.

About this event

Join Matthew Coatsworth to play tunes from John Playford's The Dancing Master. All instruments welcome.

Please note: seating is limited and will only be available for those with pre-booked tickets.  We expect this event to be very popular.  At times access to Blackwell Hall may be controlled to enable all visitors to enjoy the event.


Matthew Coatsworth is curating the The Dancing Master display at the Bodleian Libraries. A former member of Boldwood, he plays with The Warleggan Village Band, First Folio and with Steph West’s English Harp Project. 


This event is held in Blackwell Hall at the Weston Library.

Blackwell Hall, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

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 Wheelchair access

The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible.


The Bodleian Libraries Learning Programme is generously supported by The Helen Hamlyn Trust:

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TORCH: The Oxford Research Centre in Humanities logo

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