In this section we introduce you to the original scores as collected locally in the village, show you how they have been transposed and arranged for the modern era, and then give examples of the Landkey Carols that were sung in the revival year of 2018.  Click on the headings below to see:

  • From ‘Old’ to the ‘New’ - with an example of how the Landkey Carols look today after the work by the Wren team to arrange them

  • Original Manuscripts - the carols as they were collected in Landkey – and note how difficult they are to read easily

There are more carols in the Landkey collection and they will be published on the website as they are arranged.

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Here’s a chance to get to know some of the Landkey Carols ....