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The Worthing Wurlitzer

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The Worthing Wurlitzer

Telephone Number :  01903-206206

Email address :  contact@worthing-wurlitzer.org

Website :  worthing-wurlitzer.org

Contact name :  Box Office

Venue address : Worthing - The Assembly , Stoke Abbott Road , Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HQ

About The Worthing Wurlitzer

Sunday 21st May - David Lowe and Declan Poole will be playing the  Worthing WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ. Concert starts at 2:30pm.

For more information please see www.worthing-wurlitzer.org 

For those of you who are new to cinema and theatre organs, Wurlitzer pipe organs are historic musical instruments that were orginally designed to provide accompaniment to silent films in cimemas.  After the 'talkies' were invented, the instruments were used to provide music before and after film shows and during the interval.  Many cinema buildings were demolished in the latter half of the 20th Century but a number of the organs were saved and reinstalled in other buildings.  The Wurlitzer installed in the Assembly Hall at Worthing is just such an example and the excellent acoustics of the hall make the best of this organ's rich sounds.

CDs are available to purchase both before concerts and during the interval. We also have second hand vinyl records available. 

A huge collection of sheet music is available with advance notice - please email us at contact@worthing-wurlitzer.org

Tickets can be purchase in advanced from the Box Office, telephone 01903 206206.

Doors open at 1:45pm.

Tea, coffee, cake and biscuits are available both before and after the concert; ice-creams are available during the interval.

 

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The Worthing Wurlitzer's Concert Diary

2017
February 19thLen Rawle
March 19thPhil Kelsall
April 23rdMichael Wooldridge
May 21stDavid Lowe and Declan Poole
July 10thMichael Wooldridge (more details)

7.30pm, Michael joins the Worthing Symphony Orchestra to play the organ part in the famous Saint-Saens Organ Symphony on the Worthing Wurlitzer, in a concert featuring Nicola Benedetti playing Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1, The Big Country by Moross and Alwyn’s The Card, 01903 206 206

September 24thDavid Gray
October 15thPhil Kelsall
October 21stMichael Wooldridge (more details)

Michael plays some featured spots and for a singalong in the 11am - 4pm session of Worthing Beer Festival, More information at http://www.worthingbeerfest.co.uk

November 19thRichard Hills
2018
February 18thMichael Wooldridge