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Wednesday 14th October

Ian Griffin performed for the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society's September concert and, as is customary, he devoted the second half to requests from the audience. The selections have been analysed as follows:-

1990s = 6%

1980s = 21%

1970s = 12%

1960s = 25%

1950s = 18%

Earlier (inc. Classical) = 18%

Therefore 64% = 1960s or more recent.

It is likely the WEOS audience, as far as ages are concerned, is no different from that of other clubs. Does this informa... Read more.

Leamington Film NightLeamington Film Night

Tuesday 15th September

Tony Whittaker has informed us that he will be providing live piano accompaniment to Buster Keaton’s classic silent film ‘The General’ at the Royal Spa Centre Cinema, Leamington Spa on Friday October 16th at 8.00 pm.

The evening is a special event to run alongside this year’s Leamington Comedy Festival and this landmark silent film (from 1926) is considered by many to be the last great comedy of the silent... Read more.

Bums On Seats!Bums On Seats!

Sunday 13th September

As part of its ongoing efforts to recruit more support, the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society has devised a special scheme which also helps local charities (and non-profit organisations). By prior agreement, the Club allocates say 20 tickets to a selected charity for a specific concert on the understanding that this charity retains the proceeds. The potential outcome is that the Club will have 20 extra people in the audience and the participating charity will have £100 or more to add to their funds.

Apart ... Read more.

Artiste Change!Artiste Change!

Tuesday 8th September

Due to unforeseen circumstances there is a change in the programme for St Helens and Southport organ Societies this week. Both societies will now be presenting Paul Roberts and Shade Black in an evening of organ solos, piano solos and duets.

The duo have performed over 20 concerts in the last year, with Southport and St Helens welcoming them back for their second performance this... Read more.

She Never Thought She Would, But Now She Has!She Never Thought She Would, But Now She Has!

Sunday 6th September

After many years of wonderful sounds and performances Jean Martyn has said farewell to her beloved EL900. Now using the fabulous Yamaha TRX system (Tyros5 linked to a Yamaha stage piano with Hammond pedals to complete the set up). She says "I have really appreciated the positive comments using the new system".

She has some exciting months ahead with her concert line up, visiting organ clubs and appearing again on the internet chat show "Sun Bingo Having a Ball" which she both hosts and plays for. Everyone sh... Read more.

Publicity Is EverythingPublicity Is Everything

Sunday 23rd August

It's hard out there and getting new club members is SO important. Here is yet another great publicity idea from Weyhilll EOS.

Following the demise of the vehicle tax disc, the Club has produced its own 'disc' to insert in its place. The 'substitute', designed to the same dimensions, depicts the Society's badge/logo. Thus why not design and print something similar to the picture and give one to each of your club members.

Get your message out there. As they say at Tesco's 'every little helps!'

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