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Alex Payler Celebrates 20 YearsAlex Payler Celebrates 20 Years

Wednesday 7th March

To celebrate his twentieth year performing to audiences the length and breadth of the United Kingdom, Alex Payler is hosting a special one-off concert especially dedicated to his friends, family, students and Electone enthusiasts.

The concert will feature many of Alex's well known arrangements, alongside brand new material performed on the rare Electone ELS-02C. The show is on Saturday 19th May 2018 in the Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne, Kent and will start at 7.30pm. Tickets are selling fast with the last fe... Read more.

Verwood in the ‘Hub’ of things!Verwood in the ‘Hub’ of things!

Monday 26th February

The former ‘Verwood And District Organ Society’ has now been rebranded ‘Verwood In Tune’ and is looking forward to an exciting season of guest artistes to be promoted through the management of the fabulous ‘Hub’ Centre in the delightful Dorset town.  Showpiece of the Centre is the superb ‘Merryfield’ Theatre; built in honour of the town’s one time star actor - Buster Merryfield , AKA ‘Uncle Albert’ in Only Fools And Horses.

Former President Of the Society, Chris Powell, returns to present his annual concert this ... Read more.

Praise for Weyhill Electronic Organ SocietyPraise for Weyhill Electronic Organ Society

Monday 19th June

Weyhill Electronic Organ Society was nominated for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2017 – an award that was created by The Queen in 2002 to mark the occasion of her Golden Jubilee, recognising excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community.

Unfortunately, given the large number of nominations and the very high standards throughout, the Club was not among those selected to receive the Award, but the message received was very complimentary and encouraging:

“The nomination of Weyhill Electronic Organ Society for The Queen's Award f... Read more.

On the moveOn the move

Sunday 18th June

Faversham Organ & Keyboard Concerts are on the move. As of July 21st and their next concert with Andrew Varley, they will be in their new venue of Faversham Assembly Rooms.

If you live locally and haven't joined them yet, why not give them a go and support them in their new home.

 

 

Tony Stace & Andrew Nix - New CD for MILL RYTHE     Tony Stace & Andrew Nix - New CD for MILL RYTHE

Thursday 8th June

The lads have recently had some very precious studio time and have recorded a brand new album featuring many tunes you are likely to hear in their shows. Popular melodies arranged and performed as a duet on the Yamaha HX-1 and Roland Atelier AT900c include Imperial Echoes, The Rose, John Lennon tunes, Abba music, Shirley Bassey songs, Swing tunes and many more. 

They have timed the release of this CD to coincide with their exciting Summer Special next month at Mill Rythe Holiday Village in Hayling Island, Nr Portsmouth. The event, organised ... Read more.

John Mann – new CD and 36th summer season in EastbourneJohn Mann – new CD and 36th summer season in Eastbourne

Monday 8th May

John is delighted to say that his new CD has now been released – Theatre Organ Magic – which is recorded on the magnificent ex Regal Edmonton Christie organ at Paul Kirner’s Music Palace in South Wales.  The music is a varied selection including a couple of marches in true theatre organ tradition, a selection devoted to the melodies of Ivor Novello, a good old novelty piece “ Messenger Boy“, the Rhondda Rhapsody (which includes John on the piano) and much more.   The price is just £10 from John at his shows, or &pou... Read more.

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