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Verwood in Tune

Telephone Number :  Jeanne 01202 824241   or   Angela 01202 822549

Email address :  dgandjroberts@uwclub.net

Contact name :  Jeanne Roberts

Venue address : The Hub, Brock Way, Verwood, BH31 6WW

About Verwood in Tune

The society's forerunner, "The Verwood & District Organ Society" was formed in 1994 after a handful of enthusiasts agreed there would be enough support to form a new society, without adversely affecting four others, which existed within a fifteen mile radius of Verwood.

A committee was formed and the organist Chris Powell was invited to play the inaugural concert in February 1995. The society grew at a surprising rate & very soon had a membership of 220. At the 2001 AGM the name was changed to The Verwood Organ & Keyboard Society.

In recent years Verwood, has been recognised as the fastest growing area in Europe, from a village of twelve hundred inhabitants to a town of 15,000+. This has resulted in several developments including a new £3m Community Centre now known as the "Verwood HUB", within which is the Merrifield Theatre containing tiered seating for 300 people, a large stage with state of the art lighting and audio equipment, a licensed bar and refreshment area etc

The Society's initial venue was the "Verwood Memorial Hall", but with the opening of the Verwood HUB, the Society ran a series of concerts at the new venue over a period of several months during 2007. Members were given a chance at the 2008 AGM to express their preference of venue for future concerts. This resulted in a two to one vote in favour of relocating from the "Memorial Hall" to the new theatre at the "HUB". With the larger venue concerts are now open to the general public - there's always space!  The Society prides itself on being a 'Happy Society' that draws its strength by working together as a friendly Committee - a point that has been noted and commented upon many times by visiting artistes.

We hold  monthly concerts -  on the last Wednesday of the month.

NB There are no concerts in January or December.

2018 Concerts start at 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm).

From 2019 Concerts will start at 2.00pm (doors open at 1.30pm).

Admission: £8

 

 

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Verwood in Tune's Concert Diary

2018
February 28thChris Powell
March 28thMatthew Bason
April 25thPete Shaw
May 30thTony Stace (more details)

Andrew Nix (Duetting)

May 30thAndrew Nix (more details)

DUET SHOW with Tony Stace

June 27thMark Thompson
July 25thMichael Sullivan
August 29thPaul Carman
September 26thDavid Last
October 31stDavid Thomas
November 28thJoanne Naulls
2019
February 27thBrett Wales
March 27thDavid Ingley
April 24thAndrew Varley
May 29thChris Powell
June 26thElizabeth Harrison
July 31stJohn Bowdler
August 28thPete Shaw
September 25thSteve Hubble
October 30thRyan Edwards
November 27thDirkJan Ranzijn