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Franz Lambert in 2013Franz Lambert in 2013

Tuesday 30th October

Wersi Direct held their second Oktoberfest just a couple of weeks ago in the historic market town of Huntingdon, Cambs at the 4 star luxury Marriott hotel. The weekend was a terrific success with Claudia Hirschfeld, Bill Horn and the Wersi Direct team playing through out the weekend.

The Oktoberfest will return next year with legend Franz Lambert making a one time only appearance in the UK. This will be the first time since 2006 that Franz has played in this country.

Places are £249 per person based on 2 people sharing and £289 for a sing... Read more.

Windermere Wurlitzer Sings Out!Windermere Wurlitzer Sings Out!

Friday 5th October

Following several years of hard work by the Furness Theatre Organ Project Group, the work to install a Wurlitzer pipe organ into the superb Royalty Cinema in Bowness, Windermere will finally come to fruition this weekend when international organist Chris Powell is joined by David Shepherd and David Ivory for a Gala Concert on Saturday 6th October @ 2pm followed by a showing of Harold Lloyd's 'Safety Last'  (silent film) with David Ivory at the organ.

The 2-manual, 7 rank organ was originally installed in Ohio, USA before being shipped to the Rex Cinema in Stratford, Lon... Read more.

Wersi Direct Weekend Places and Evening Tickets AvailableWersi Direct Weekend Places and Evening Tickets Available

Tuesday 18th September

Wersi Direct have announced a number of Evening Tickets available for entry to their Oktoberfest at the Marriott Huntingdon on Friday 19th October and Saturday 20th October. Tickets are £10 per person per night. Entry is from 7:30pm and concerts start at 8pm. There are 3 artists on per evening including Brett Wales, Bill Horn, Claudia Hirschfeld, Robert New, Daniel Watt and Ben Scott-Hyde  Please phone 0800 084 2013 to book tickets.

Full weekend places are still available at £239 per person based on 2 people sharing and £279 for single spaces. This is for ... Read more.

Tony Stace & Andrew Nix Tony Stace & Andrew Nix

Monday 17th September

As the end of their 2012 series of "Duet Shows" approaches, Tony & Andrew look forward to playing at HAVERHILL ARTS CENTRE on Sunday, September 23rd 2.30pm and HOBURNE BASHLEY on Sunday,
October 14th 2.30pm. There are still tickets available for both of these dynamic shows and at each of these superb venues the lads will be selling tickets on the door. If you wish, you can reserve your seats by calling Andrew on 01757 708509 (re Haverhill) or Tony 01609 748295 (re Hoburne).

Recently they released their brand new CD "Wonderful World "after relentlessly work... Read more.

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.

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