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One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis One Mann Variety Show In Aid Of Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday 5th September

Folly Farm’s Managing Director, Chris Ebsworth met with HOPE Centre Chairman Ken Brombley and Secretary Margaret Brace with Event Organiser Phil Thompson ahead of the charity concert at Folly Farm; the amazing one Mann variety show on Saturday 15th September where all proceeds go to the local HOPE Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis.

This will be an exceptional Wurlitzer concert, as from the moment John Mann steps on to the stage, music of every kind fills the air and you are swept along to some of the world’s most melodious tunes. With a huge repertoire from the ol... Read more.

Yamaha turns 125!Yamaha turns 125!

Saturday 1st September

125 years ago, in October 1887, Yamaha Corporation was born. To celebrate, Yamaha has commissioned a special commerative logo and has plans for a host of promotions, interesting offers and exciting new products. 

Read the press release here.

Dinnington’s Other Best Kept Musical SecretDinnington’s Other Best Kept Musical Secret

Wednesday 29th August

When Sue Perkins introduced the world to the Dinnington Colliery Band on the BBC, she never thought to look across the road for further local musical treats.  Had she done so, she would have discovered the South Yorkshire Keyboard and Organ Club (SYKOC).  The society stages concerts by world-renowned keyboard players every fortnight in the Dinnington Resources Centre.
 
This year sees the 25th anniversary of the club.  It is marking such a special occasion with a celebratory concert on Tuesday 4th September featuring Chiho Sunamoto, one of Japan’s most re... Read more.

Charity Concert With Phil BrownUpdate... Charity Concert With Phil Brown

Saturday 4th August

Following on from our report the other day, Phil Brown has once again been in touch to tell us of the success of the concert...

"Just wanted to let you know how much money we raised for the Macmillan Unit at the Royal Derby Hospital on Monday so it can be passed on to the OrganFax readers. The concert was a fantastic success with all seats taken and more had to be added, so much so that we raised from the concert alone £727.10, other money was also raised which was from the sale of an organ (£275) and from Lorraine, a daughter of my friend who passed away with cancer and... Read more.

Bournemouth PavilionContinued Success for Bournemouth Pavilion

Sunday 29th July

We were delighted to hear from Chris Jones, who had just returned from performing a concert at the Pavilion in Bournemouth.  The weekly one hour plus lunch time concerts are priced at only £3 each and offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy our kind of music in a fabulous building.  All proceeds from the concerts go towards the maintenance and upkeep of the incredible Compton Theatre Organ installed in the theatre there.

Click here to read more on the history of the organ and a full list of ... Read more.

Summer Spectacular In Bideford!Summer Spectacular In Bideford!

Friday 27th July

Bideford Organ & Keyboard Club have written to tell us that this Sunday’s Summer Spectacular at Bideford College’s Devon Hall is selling really well but with the great weather, they will be happy to welcome any travelling enthusiasts to this super event.

Their stars for the day are Andrew Nix & Tony Stace and there are afternoon concerts starting at 2pm, with doors opening at 1.30pm. There's loads of parking and disabled access to all parts.

There is then an amazing Devon Tea, with... Read more.

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