The six talented musicians

Philip and Jo Astle with (from left) a rebec, cornmuse, four different sized recorders, descant recorder, sackbut and timbrel. Photo: SG240413-112NG
Philip and Jo Astle with (from left) a rebec, cornmuse, four different sized recorders, descant recorder, sackbut and timbrel. Photo: SG240413-112NG

Six talented south Lincolnshire musicians

Jo has also played around the world and co-authored three early music/drama/history school project books. She was responsible for music at Linchfield Primary School for over 20 years. Janet learned the recorder at junior school and discovered the delights of other early instruments while playing with a group in Norwich. John has conducted choirs and orchestras and been musical director for many G & S operas. He has arranged for chamber groups and been a music examiner for over 20 years. Both Victoria and Ann worked as woodwind teachers.

The concert is part of The Priory Church Art & Flower Festival, which takes place on Saturday (10am to 4.30pm) and Sunday (11.30am to 2.30pm), May 18 and 19.