Bedlam Boys

Performed at the Tewkesbury Mediaeval Festival 2013. The words of this song come from the poem “Mad Maudlin’s Search for Her Tom of Bedlam” published in 1720 by Thomas d’Urfey in the book “Wit and Mirth, or Pills to Purge Melancholy”.

Royal Forrester

A rare video clip of Greenman Rising playing for a dance at the Royal Forrester Inn, Kidderminster.

Babes in the wood / I looked east and I looked west / La Bastrinque

The first two are traditional tunes picked up from the playing of Katie Howson, and the third is a French Canadian tune. Video taken by “Joybert” at Godiva Festival 2010