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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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Alan Pilgrim - colchester Organ SocietyAlan Pilgrim - colchester Organ Society

Friday 8th November

We have received this wonderfully written piece from Jennifer Kersey of the Colchester Organ Society celebrating over 50 years of commitment that their leading light Alan Pilgrim has given to the club. Alan must be among one of the longest standing committee members in the country - what an amazing achievment and a wonderful accolade!

Jennifer writes...

It is indeed fitting that, as I type this letter it is on the actual anniversary of the opening of Hodges and Johnson`s music shop in Colchester town -November 5th 1968-exactly 51 year... Read more.

Clubs United - Please ReadClubs United - Please Read

Thursday 26th September

For both venues/clubs and artistes alike, we welcome you to viit a new page just added to OrganFax - Clubs United. The brainchild of Pam Barnard (Norwich Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club) and Stewart Langton (New Forest Organ Society), together they have designed a website aimed at getting discussions flowing over the future of our clubs/concerts.

Whilst there are still clubs throughout the UK who are thriving, unfortunately, the... Read more.

Up Close and Personal with Bohm!Up Close and Personal with Bohm!

Tuesday 24th September

Musicworld of Northampton invite you to join them for this years Böhm Organ and Keyboards Open Weekend ( October 26th and 27th 2019).

Claus Riepe, Bernd Wurzenrainer and Trevor Brown (Author of the Student Series Tuition Books) will be performing and conducting workshops over the weekend. If you wish to try your hand at one of these magnificent instruments, they are even offering a free lesson.

For more information telep... Read more.

Sad news for Lincoln Sad news for Lincoln

Monday 23rd September

We have had this message come into us from Trevor Wedge of the Lincoln Electronic Organ & Keyboard Society. Pam was well known to many artistes and concert goers alike and will be very sadly missed.

"It is with much sadness that I have to report that Pam Jackson, Honorary President and former Chair of Lincoln Electronic Organ and Keyboard Society passed away quietly on Thursday evening following a short illness at the grand old age of 95. She had a very rich and full life that centred on her amazing ability a... Read more.

Rod Pooley & David Harrild - The Amazing Genos Organ Duet ShowRod Pooley & David Harrild - The Amazing Genos Organ Duet Show

Tuesday 27th August

Rod Pooley and David Harrild have joined forces at many concerts and festivals over the years. They always enjoy working together and their shows go down really well with Organ & Keyboard enthusiasts and this one will be no exception.

On Friday 27th September 2019, their brand new show - The Amazing Genos Organ Duet Show is being held at Swineshead Village Hall, Nr Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 3NA. Doors 7pm and the show commences... Read more.

Free Concert!Free Concert!

Wednesday 31st July

On Sunday 18th August at the Buttermanrket, Shrewsbury, four organists will be perfromng a tribute concert to the founding members of the Shropshire Theatre Organ Trust - Tony Byrne and Geoff Cartwright.

Players include David Ivory, David Lobban, Cameron Lloyd and Alex Walters. This is a free concert with any donations accepted towards the Trust. Doors open at 1.30pm commencing 2.30 - 5pm.

More information can be found on their website.

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