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The Organist Entertains Tonight In Hereford!The Organist Entertains Tonight In Hereford!

Tuesday 11th September

The aisles of Hereford Cathedral will be ringing to music of a different kind tonight, Tuesday 11 September. Nigel Ogden, presenter of Radio 2’s ‘the Organist Entertains’, will be playing a specially prepared selection of popular and light classics at the cathedral at 7.30 pm.

Nigel’s favourite styles of music and personable manner will be well-known to the thousands of listeners to his regular radio programmes, and he is looking forward to making a return visit to Hereford, where he has enjoyed playing in the past.

Peter Dyke, assistant organi... Read more.

Music By The Sea Festivals To Close...

Monday 10th September

For a number of years now the MBS team have promoted one day organ festivals in Bournemouth, however, they have now decided not to continue.  We received the following press release from the managment team yesterday:

'After careful consideration the MBS team has reluctantly decided to bring the annual festivals to a close.

In recent years it has become increasingly difficult for most of the clubs involved to generate sufficient interest and it is evident that, with a few exceptions, the same people have been attending each year.  When, for whatever reason, these pe... Read more.

OFR... September Edition Online Now!OFR... September Edition Online Now!

Sunday 9th September

After a technical problem earlier in the month, your next installment of OrganFax Radio is available online now with this month's edition of the ever popular show from our comic duo, Brett Wales & Chris Powell.

Another fun packed show full of your favourites including Carlo Curley, Alex Payler, Phil Kelsall, Klaus Wunderlich, Anthony Lomas, Chris Stanbury, Daniel watt and many more.  Also, includes music and chat from Richard Bower!

Tune in now to listen.

Special Treat!Special Treat!

Friday 7th September

Its just a week to go before the next Carillon O&K Festival with John and Jackie Romero. With a great line up that includes Tony Stace, Pete Shaw, David Harrild, Michael Wooldridge and Ian House they have just announced another special treat that is to be included in the weekend. For the first time they will be running an excursion to the East Sussex National Wurlitzer (the largest Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ in Europe, having 32 ranks of pipes) and guests will be treated to the music of Michael Wooldridge during the afternoon.

After a four year break they are back at the ... Read more.

Hot PipesHot Pipes

Thursday 6th September

There is a new web based radio programme available to those interested in the world of Theatre Organs. Steve Ashley, who ran the original version between 2006 -2009, has restarted the programme. Although this slick new version is to be subscription based you have the chance to try out three whole programmes before deciding to part with your cash.

Steve who is originally from the London area, but for much of his life I lived in Los Angeles and now resides in the Costa de Almeria area of Spain, has tastes that reflect a huge cross-section of musical styles. Hot Pipes features recordin... Read more.

One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday 5th September

Folly Farm’s Managing Director, Chris Ebsworth met with HOPE Centre Chairman Ken Brombley and Secretary Margaret Brace with Event Organiser Phil Thompson ahead of the charity concert at Folly Farm; the amazing one Mann variety show on Saturday 15th September where all proceeds go to the local HOPE Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis.

This will be an exceptional Wurlitzer concert, as from the moment John Mann steps on to the stage, music of every kind fills the air and you are swept along to some of the world’s most melodious tunes. With a huge repertoire from the ol... Read more.

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