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Shopping To Live Music In Orpinton!Shopping To Live Music In Orpington!

Monday 5th December

Friday 18th November was the BBC's "CHILDREN IN NEED" day and the entrance foyer' of TESCO in Orpington, was the place to be!

John Sisley entertained the unsuspecting Friday shoppers, whilst making their way up (and down) the travelators, to do their weekly shopping. John played his own double keyboards and was assisted by Cyril Lucas who are both members of the Orpington Organ & Keyboard Club.

The "event" lasted most of the day to the delight (well most of them!) of passers-by who joined in with some of the songs and dances.

John said "Well, I hop... Read more.

John Mann Appreciation Society 30th Anniversary!John Mann Appreciation Society 30th Anniversary!

Saturday 3rd December

What a wonderful time was had by everyone who came to the John Mann Appreciation Society 30th anniversary convention inSeptember. We had a variety of events over three days in Eastbourne including concerts given by John on his Eminent 2000 Grand Theatre organ, grand piano, and the Compton/ Christie pipe organ in Portslade Town Hall.

The main event was the gala dinner followed by dancing and a programme of entertainment with five different performers with a grande finale of Amazing Grace with John on the piano, Jonathan Adams on accordion, Michael McCree on bagpipes, Bob Eagle sin... Read more.

OrganFax Radio December Edition...OrganFax Radio December Edition...

Thursday 1st December

Online now!  More music, chat and fun with this month's festive online broadcast from the ever popular Chris Powell and Brett Wales.

Featiring great music from Penny Weedon, Ian Griffin, Richard Hore, Mark Whale, Bryan Rodwell, Nicholas Martin & Ian Darlington, Chris & Brett and many more...

Listen online now...

Bad Start... Excellent Outcome!Bad Start... Excellent Outcome!

Tuesday 29th November

The Weyhill Electronic Organ Society, near Andover, further enhanced its fine reputation within the local community by dedicating the November concert to the 'Help for Heroes' charity.

The event was delayed by 15 minutes as a fatal accident a mile from the venue had caused road closures and traffic congestion.  Once started, the concert - admirably performed by Dave Smith and aided by suitable films - proved to be doubly appropriate in view of its proximity to Remembrance Sunday.  A sum in excess of £400 was raise... Read more.

East Sussex National Hosts The Reopening Concert On The Historic Allen Touring Organ.East Sussex National Hosts The Reopening Concert On The Historic Allen Touring Organ.

Monday 28th November

East Sussex National Hotel & Resort proudly presents on Sunday, 22nd January at 3pm an afternoon with Carlo Curley – The Pavarotti of the Organ.

Celebrating his 40th year of performing in the United Kingdom…This is the re-inaugural of Mr Curley’s 4-manual, 100-stop Allen touring Organ brought to England in 1975 for a historic series of concerts in the Great Hall of London’s Alexandra Palace and featured in The Press on numerous commercial recordings and on BBC Television and Radio…The instrument has recently been completely overhauled and moder... Read more.

Christmas is coming !!!Christmas is coming !!!

Wednesday 23rd November

Have you bought your presents yet? No, don't know what to buy for the person that already has everything! Well we may have the answer.

Have a look at a new musical gift web site, It has all sorts of items that have all been embroidered with a musical theme. You will find everything from Ladies Lace Handkerchiefs, to Towels and Shopping Bags and more!!! The site is being added to on a daily basis so keep it bookmarked.

All the items have High Definition Graphic designs (not just outl... Read more.

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