Wurlitzer 4/20 - Stockport Town Hall

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Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust - Stockport

Telephone Number :  0161-427-2180

Email address :  david.alldred@ltot.org.uk

Website :  www.ltot.org.uk

Contact name :  David Alldred

Venue address : Stockport Town Hall Ballroom, Edward Street , Stockport, SK1 3XE

About Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust - Stockport

Information on the Trust's activities at Stockport Town Hall and the L.T.O.T. Theatre Organ Heritage Centre, which contains the history and biographical details of Robert Hope-Jones, the acknowledged Father of the Wurlitzer, can also be found on the following web site  www.ltot.org.uk

The 4/20 Wurlitzer now installed in the ballroom of Stockport Town Hall, was originally installed in the Paramount/Odeon Theatre Manchester.

Following the redevelopment of the Theatre into a Multiplex Cinema, the organ was purchases by the Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust and installed in Manchester's Free Trade Hall, and opened in 1977. It was featured and presented by many of the worlds leading International Theatre Organists during this time and also featured in The Manchester International Festival.  

On completion of Manchester's new concert hall, The Bridgewater Hall, the Free Trade Hall was closed and redeveloped into a 5 star hotel. The Wurlitzer was removed and successfully installed in the ballroom of Stockport Town Hall, opening in 1999.

The organ is acknowledged as one of the best installations in the Theatre Organ World and is used extensively, not only by the L.T.O.T., but also Stockport M.B.C. and outside events.

Never miss the opportunity to see and hear this magnificent instrument, you will not be disappointed.

Don't forget to see our other listing - Lancastrian Theatre Organ Tust - Heritage Centre on the club menu. http://www.organfax.co.uk/clubs/heritagecentre/

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Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust - Stockport's Concert Diary

2018
January 29thDavid Lowe
March 18thRobert Wolfe (more details)

2.30pm

May 14thChris Powell
September 16thDavid Lowe
September 24thMichael Carter
November 26thMatthew Bason (more details)

Lunchtime concert - 12 noon for 1 hour

December 17thAndrew Nix
2019
January 28thNicholas Martin B.E.M. (more details)

12.00 Lunchtime Con.

September 30thDavid Lobban (more details)

1 hour lunchtime concert @ 12 noon