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College of St Hild and St Bede Chapel
|The Rose, the Lily and the Whortleberry: The Orlando Consort|
|The medieval garden was an enchanted place, a place where the beauties of nature took on formal and symbolic qualities, and the perfect setting for the coded artifice of courtly love. Through a carefully selected programme, the Orlando Consort allowed us a peek into the secrets of medieval gardens across Europe, to observe both the rigid formality of the knights and ladies, and much earthier goings-on behind the rose bushes and in the garden shed.
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