We have just received news that the Wisbech & District Organ society which was in danger of closing due to problems has been taken over. The society had been running for nearly 40 years and for the last 17 years under the stalwart supervision of Margaret Kettlewell. Sadly Margaret had been told to lighten her load under doctors orders and so a new secretary was needed. The existing members were reluctant to take on the post and keep up her standards, and so the other two ladies felt they also wanted to hang up their chains of office, so ultimately the Society was set to close after Octo... Read more.
On 30th September Wessex Organ World Society were delighted to host the Roland Concert at the Hamworthy Club at the invitation of Nick Swift from Swift Music, Bristol. We were honoured and privileged to hear the amazing and scintillating talents of Hector Olivera who had flown over especially for this event, courtesy of Roland UK. The performance was enhanced by the technical prowess of David Thomas who provided the graphics for the occasion.
Members from many organ clubs and societies throughout the south of England were in attendance to hear an evening of unforgettable magic. H... Read more.
The Weyhill Electronic Organ Society regrets to report the sad loss of their Treasurer, Diane Randall, aged 54, who passed away recently, following a battle with cancer.
After initially accepting the position of Treasurer on a temporary basis, upon the Club’s formation in 2002, Diane continued in the post until the Society had achieved its 100th concert just a few weeks ago. Her efforts contributed greatly to the Club’s continued progress and she will be sadly missed.
The Club has made a donation to Macmillan Cancer Support in Diane's Memory.
Brian Sharp Musical Breaks are holding a new event at the Ramada Hotel & Resort, Habberley Road, Kidderminster, DY12 1LJ, which runs from Tuesday19th until Thursday 21st October 2010.
The three day event presented by the legendary Brian Sharp, former resident organist at La Reserve, Sutton Coldfield and many other Midland venues during the late seventies and eighties, also features concerts of popular music performed by top organ and keyboard players Tim Flint, Ian Griffin with Andy Oakley, David Ingley, Michael Sullivan and vocalist Elspeth.
Whilst th... Read more.
Due to the late release of the September edition of our ever popular radio show, we thought we would give you a few days extra to listen before we put the October show live.
The good news is that the latest October edition is now available at radio.organfax.co.uk
Jimmy Smith (UK) has just launched a new website.
Here you will find details of his new CD's featuring Hammond, Technics and Lowrey.
Visit www.jimmysmithuk.co.uk and see for yourself!