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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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Wurlitzer Given A ReprieveWurlitzer Given A Reprieve

Monday 14th September

The combination of new faces on the Peterborough Theatre Organ Preservation Society (PTOPS) committee and sceduled work being put on hold regarding building at Peterborough Regional College has given a rare 1928 Wurlitzer theatre organ a new lease of life. We have good news as concert dates for the forthcoming season have just been announced.

The organ consists of two manual keyboards and six ranks of pipes providing a range of sound effects, as well as a phantom piano which looks as though it is being played by a ghost. It was originally housed in The Regent Cinema, Dudley, and cam... Read more.

New Phone Number For Chris PowellNew Phone Number For Chris Powell

Friday 11th September

After a recent house move, Chris has now had to change his telephone number. 

We therefore ask that all club secretaries adjust their records to include this change.

New number: 01530 274270

New address: 11 Didcott Way, Appleby Magna, Derbyshire, DE12 7AS.

Michael's Star Line Up!Michael's Star Line Up!

Tuesday 8th September

Michael Wooldridge is back on tour this month with 70s chart topping Eurovision Song contest winner, Dana, and comedy legends Don Maclean and Jimmy Cricket. 

The band, featured on stage, consists of Michael at the helm of his trusty Roland Atelier and Dean Morris on drums.  

Michael says, 'It is a very happy show and was loved by all who saw the spring tour.'  This time the show is visiting Worthing, Christchurch, Weston-Super-Mare, Weymouth, Exmouth and Swansea. 

For more information check out the venues on Michael's Organ Fax Page or visit their website.

Eastbourne EventEastbourne Event

Friday 4th September

Bonners Music Superstore have teamed up with EMF to produce what may be the biggest organ and keyboard event ever held in Eastbourne. The weekend of 25th - 28th September has an impressive list of artistes attending including Andrew Nix, Ryan Edwards, Tim Butterworth, Penny Weedon, Richard Bower, Colin Ford, Ian House, John Pacey, Tony White and John Romero. The venue is The Eastbourne Centre (formally known as the T & G) which is located on the sea front near the bandstand. It is a top class hotel that boasts excellent facilities including a dedicated theatre.

Bonners will have... Read more.

Elizabeth HarrisonElizabeth Harrison

Friday 4th September

We have had quite a number of inquiries about Elizabeth Harrison's wrist injury. The latest news is that there are no broken bones and although some concerts have had to be cancelled, she is hoping to be playing again in the next week or two. Unfortunately it does mean that she cannot fulfill her next concert at Nuneaton & District Organ on Monday, September 7th, however the good news is that Read more.

New Pictures

Friday 4th September

Alex Payler has asked us to tell you that his main web site has been updated with a new photo gallery. He tells us that his next project is to add a video gallery as well...

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