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Accordion Special!Accordion Special!

Thursday 7th April

The Burgess Hill Keyboard Club are delighted to announce that therie next concert on Friday 15th April 2011 @ 7.15pm will feature star accordionists, Jack Emblow and Tony Compton.

Jack Emblow is a very famous accordionist who has performed in many BBC Radio & TV programmes over the past 50 years. For example, Last of the Summer Wine - Allo' Allo', Bergerac & Sing Something Simple. Jack has recently toured the UK & Europe with Jazz Guitarist Martin Taylor and his Spirit of Django group.
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Concert Change...

Thursday 7th April

Banstead Organ Club wish to advise that their concert on April 11th wiil now be performed by Michael McAneny and not Penny Weedon as advertised.

The Club wishes Penny a speedy recovery from her period of ill health.

Artiste ChangeArtiste Change

Tuesday 5th April

Our own John Romero was taken in to hospital last weekend, we can now report that he is OK but will be unable to play for at least a couple of days as his surgeon is contemplating an operation.

Richard Monks has kindly offered to swap over his concert so Richard will be appearing at Winchester Electronic Organ Society this evening and John will be there on June 7th 2011.

Following the diagnosis of a rather large stone John has said he will never be able to look at a steak and kidney pudding in the same light again!

Sponsored Red Nose Playathon!Sponsored Red Nose Playathon!

Tuesday 29th March

Last Friday saw players from the Orpington Organ & Keyboard Club do a "Sponsored Playathon" at their local Sainsbury's for Red Nose Day.

It was such a success, that they were asked to go back on the Saturday which they did and overall raised more than £700! What an achievement!! Not only have they raised such a wonderful amount for charity but what an excellent way to promote the club and the orgn & keyboard in general.

Keep up the good work guys!

Your thoughts Please...Your Thoughts Please...

Wednesday 23rd March

Since the inclusion of our letter from The New Foresat Organ Society a few days ago and the opening of our topic for debate in the forum referring to 'Are Organ Societies Doomed?' we have had already had 2 very interesting replies from artistes offering their thoughts... So much so that we wanted to once again highlight your attention to this thread and encourage more views.  Here is an excerpt from our good friend David Thomas and his views...

Hi OrganFax forum readers,

As a performer that has been "On The Road" since the early 80's and involved with the... Read more.

Glyn Madden In Support Of Japan Disaster FundGlyn Madden In Support Of Japan Disaster Fund

Wednesday 23rd March

By now the whole world knows that the biggest earthquake on record to hit Japan has rocked the country causing widespread destruction and loss of life. A 10-metre high tsunami, triggered by the tremor, swept inland obliterating everything in its path and leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless.

Proceeds from Glyn Madden's concert on 5th April at the South Yorkshire Keyboard & Organ Club will be going to the Rotary Shelterbox (Japan) Appeal. We hope you'll be able to go along and give your supp... Read more.

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