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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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SOCKET To Them Penny!SOCKET To Them Penny!

Saturday 20th November

Penny Weedon is pleased to announce the formation of SOCKET: The Society of Organ Clubs, Keyboard Entertainers and Teachers. At the moment, it exists as a website, but Penny hopes it will establish a presence at keyboard events as time goes by. Penny started it in response to the many reports from those involved with keyboards and organs that they were experiencing hard times, especially with falling audiences at clubs and problems with recruiting club committees. In line with her series of articles "So Are We Doomed?", she hopes the SOC... Read more.

Wanted: Arrangers & TranscribersWanted: Arrangers & Transcribers

Saturday 20th November

Penny Weedon is on the look-out for musicians who are able to transcribe music from sound recordings, or re-arrange printed pieces into a required format such as top line and chords, 3-stave organ format, simplified format and so on. The post is vacant following the emigration of Dan Jones who was offering these services under the "Dots to Order" banner, originally founded by Penny.
"The service has proved a tremendous success," says Penny. "It got so busy I had to hand it on to Dan. Now we need one or more people to take the job over from him. Applicants will need a good e... Read more.

OrganFax Radio - Online

Thursday 18th November

As some of you have already noticed... the November edition of OrganFax Radio is now 'on air'.

The show, as always, features some of the best music from the Organ and Keyboard world together with news, competitions and interviews.

Why not spend an hour in the company of Brett Wales and Chris Powell, head over to to listen. Don't forget to let us know what you think on the Facebook Group page.

Bill Horn To Play At Wersi Oktoberfest In 2011!Bill Horn To Play At Wersi Oktoberfest In 2011!

Wednesday 17th November

Wersi Direct Ltd are pleased to announce that they will be holding the first Wersi Oktoberfest in the UK for over 15 years in 2011. They are also pleased to announce that USA Wersi star Bill Horn will headline the festival in his first UK appearance for 6 years. Also appearing will be Brett Wales, Ben Scott-Hyde, Robert New, Victoria Coney & Daniel Watt. More artists to be announced shortly.

The weekend runs from Friday afternoon on the 21st Oct 2011 till Sunday afternoon on the 23rd October 2011.

The weekend is the perfect opportunity for people who are thinking a... Read more.

Key Breaks Festival, BournemouthKey Breaks Festival, Bournemouth

Tuesday 16th November

Next week from the 26th - 29th November will once again see Chris Powell & Brett Wales team up to present their 4th Organ & Keyboard Festival, this time at The Queens Hotel in Bournemouth.  Whilst this event has been sold out for many months, there is still an opportunity to attend the event as a day visitor. 

With a host of names throughout the weekend including: Dirkjan Ranzijn, Chiho Sunamoto & Jon Smith, David Thomas, Ben Scott-Hyde, Colin Ford and popular duo, Michael Wooldridge and Phil Solomon as well as the weekend's hosts, it's a weekend not to be miss... Read more.

Press Release From Sceptre Promotions...

Tuesday 16th November

No doubt many of you will already have heard the news that Pontins have appointed administrators KPMG to continue running the business until a new buyer is found. In the famous words of Lance Corporal Jones from Dad’s army “DON’T PANIC.” Pontins is an iconic brand and a profitable business that will no doubt attract many interested suitors. The Pakefield centre that we use is one of the best and most profitable centres in the group and has only just received full planning permission for a large new area of expansion and refurbishment. This clearly makes our chosen ce... Read more.

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