David Ingley at
Cheltenham Spa Bowling Clu...
Pete Shaw at
Music Expo - Bexley
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Chris Powell at
Rod Pooley at
Keyboard Expo Bexley
Phil Kelsall at
Shropshire Theatre Organ T...
Faversham Organ and Keyboard Concerts are excited about their forthcoming visit from International Organ Star, Chris Powell on December 23rd! This should be a great start to the Christmas period and if you are anywhere around the north coast of Kent; please come along and support this wonderful new venture run by Neilson Matthews in a great venue with good facilities and excellent access. Festive songs and fun are set to be at the ready so come along and join Chris for his final show of 2016!
If you find yourself in the Skegness area on Christmas day and would like a break from the usual festive routine then why not visit The Embassy Centre for a Christmas Day Dance.
The event has a 30 year history and for the last 17 Gary Cole has been the host. This years event will be at the Assembly Rooms Pensioner Hall, Grantham Drive, Skegness with doors opening @ 10.30am. The music starts at 11am and carries on until 1pm and consists mainly of Sequence & Ballroom dances.
Entry is FREE with tea/c... Read more.
OrganFax would like to welcome Singing Hills to the OrganFax directory pages, the second addition this week.
The Pavilion at Singing Hills Golf Course, tucked away in the verdant Sussex countryside, is home to two magnificent Wurlitzer organs. The first is a 2/5 instrument, which came from the Regal Cinema in Colchester. The second a magnificent 3/23 Wurlitzer, which incorporates the original 5 ranks from the small organ along with some superb pipework imported from the USA. The result is a rich, thrilling and b... Read more.
OrganFax would like to welcome Alex Payler back to the OrganFax directory pages. Alex has spent the past couple of years away focusing on other projects and now comes back on tour in the UK with the new state of the art YAMAHA Electone Stagea ELS-02C. This good looking and confidently talented young man makes the ideal ambassador to our organ world. On one hand an elite musician but on the other, nothing less than a pioneer blowing apart the stereotypical outdated image and reputation of the instrument he plays as ... Read more.
After 28 years of service we have learned that the Portslade Compton/Christie organ is to be removed from its home. The last concert was recently given by John Mann on Sunday 13th November. It is our understanding the instrument will be moved to an as yet undisclosed location. We are also told it is hoped the instrument will remain in Sussex.
The organ was originally based in the Queens Cinema, Cricklewood and was bought in the 80's by David Houlgate and Michael Maine. A year later, David purchased the nin... Read more.
The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is home to what must be the most famous and most played Wurlitzer organ in the world and Phil Kelsall has now amazingly completed his 40th year, presiding at the Wurlitzer as principal resident organist.
In recognition of Phil's contribution to the world of theatre organ music, The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is presenting a special 40th anniversary concert, a rare opportunity to hear Phil play a full concert on the Mightily Wurlitzer.
This exciting night will be compered by BBC Radio 2’s The Organist Entertains, Nigel Ogden!
Venue: Th... Read more.