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On TV Tonight!On TV Tonight!

Friday 28th September

If theatre organs are your interest then tune in to Channel 5 this evening (Friday 28th September) for ‘Walking Britain’s Lost Railways’ . In the show, presenter Rob features the Manchester to Sheffield line and stops off in Penistone to film the Paramount Cinema and it's resident Compton cinema organ. 

Lunchtime Organ Concerts at Huddersfield Town Hall

Thursday 27th September

Kirklees Council's Borough Organist, Dr Gordon Stewart, returned to the console of the Father Willis Organ on Monday 10th September to get the 2018/19 Lunchtime Concert Season underway at Huddersfield Town Hall.   Gordon has been the Borough Organist for over 25 years and he delighted friends old and new in the audience playing a wonderfully varied programme which included music by Rawsthorne, Bach, Mendelssohn, Vierne and Bossi.   The season continues on Monday 24th September at 1pm with Gordon opening the concert with Louis Marchand’s massive ... Read more.

New CdD from Rod PooleyNew CD from Rod Pooley

Sunday 16th September

From Rod Pooley... After owning the fabulous Yamaha TRX Genos Organ System since December 2017 and performing many concerts on it this year, you’ll be delighted to hear I’ve now recorded a brand new album with this instrument

Titled “Something for Everyone” there are 10 super sounding tracks ranging from Big Band, Latin, Country, Jazz, 70’s, Classsical to Celtic.

Recorded and produced at the Jools Holland Saxophonist Derek Nash’s St... Read more.

Music Extravaganza 2018Music Extravaganza 2018

Thursday 6th September

Allens Music Centre are proud to present their 15th event running from October 19 - 22nd 2018, which features the finest in learning, entertainment and accommodation for the Home Organist! Evening concerts from some of the world's top organists playing the latest Lowrey home organ models. This year’s artistes from the USA are: Dennis Awe, Jim Weida & Paul Shaub and from the UK Trevor Flunder & Tom Horton.

The 4-star Marriott Peterborough hotel plays host to the event with top full board accommodation (breakfast, lunch and evening meals all included!)

Highlights... Read more.

From Blackpool To Barnsley!From Blackpool To Barnsley!

Tuesday 4th September

Blackpool Tower Organist - Phil Kelsall will be making a special weekend visit to The Astoria Centre, Barnsley over the weekend of the 8th/9th September, to perform two special events.

On the evening of Saturday 8th September at 7.30pm, Phil will be re-creating one of the Famous 'Blackpool Tower Dance Nights', which sadly now don't take place at the Tower Ballroom like they used to. The Astoria Centre's 3/17 Compton Organ can sound remarkably like its more famous counterpart at Bl... Read more.

Change of email address for Chris Powell

Saturday 11th August

Due to a security problem with his email account, Chris has asked us to inform everybody that wishes to email him to use chris@chrispowell.org. He would appreciate if you could all update your address books.

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