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Music By The Sea 2009Music By The Sea 2009

Monday 2nd February

MBS festivals proudly present their fifth annual Festival which is being staged at the Carrington House Hotel, Bournemouth on Sunday 29 March 2009.>

This one-day event, which is primarily organised for organ societies located in Hampshire and East Dorset, includes a roast lunch and afternoon tea with musical entertainment provided by Ian House, Penny Weedon and Chris Stanbury.

Now that the promoters have moved the event to a larger hotel than in previous years, a few extra tickets, priced at £22.00 each, are available on a ‘first come, ... Read more.

Alvaston Hall Festival PicturesAlvaston Hall Festival Pictures

Friday 12th December

According to reports we have received, a great time was had by all at Alvaston Hall last weekend and pictures taken by Ken Abbott are now available on the YKPO Web Site .

You'll see Richard Bower, James Sargeant, Glyn Madden, Janet Dowsett, Howard Beaumont, Santa (Yes, even he was there) and others....

Yamaha Xmas Weekend at Alvaston HallYamaha Xmas Weekend at Alvaston Hall

Friday 5th December

Relax and enjoy the comfortable and spectacular surroundings of Alvaston Hall. This half-timbered Victorian country house is five minutes from the old Cheshire riverside town of Nantwich. A must for Yamaha owners as you will see performances and detailed tutorials by demonstrators from Yamaha as well as the Yamaha Club's own Glyn Madden.

If you fancy a last minute get away then there are still some spaces left. Accommodation for the weekend ranges from £245 per person and you can book your place by calling Sceptre Promotions on 01780 782093.

It promises to be a great w... Read more.

EMF Festival PicturesEMF Festival Pictures

Saturday 15th November

EMF have just published the pictures from their last Organ and Keyboard Weekend. To relive the experience if you were there or see what you were missing if you were not, then see the pictures in their photo gallery.

You can even click on any shot to download a high quality picture that can be printed out. Even more pictures can be found on the EMF Facebook site.

2009 Venues for Eastbourne2009 Venues for Eastbourne

Wednesday 29th October

Eastbourne Music Festivals are changing their venue. Due to the popularity of their events they are moving to bigger and better hotels for 2009. 'The Queens Hotel' will host both the Organ/Keyboard Festival as well as the Accordion Weekend. This beautiful Victorian luxury hotel has higher quality facilities than its predecessor. These include a fabulous domed theatre room, a dedicated ballroom and bar, two lifts, a snooker room, plenty of space for trade stands and its own very large car park. Organiser John Romero says "After four happy years at the Cumberland Hotel we are sad to be leavin... Read more.

CHARITY SUCCESS FOR T&A EVENTS!Charity sucess for T&A events

Monday 20th October

T&A EVENTS wish to say THANK YOU! To all guests and helpers at the 'Musical Magic' breaks who have made the following statement possible:

At their recent event at The Elmbank Hotel, York, Tony Stace and Andrew Nix organised a raffle in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance. They also sold merchandise on behalf of the charity. Due to the generosity of their guests they were delighted to hand over a wonderful donation of £396.

Bob Smailes, who is the North East Yorkshire Development Officer for the YAA, arranged for Andrew and his family to view one of the two helicopters d... Read more.

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