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Charity Concert with Ian HouseCharity Concert with Ian House

Tuesday 10th February

The New Forest Organ Society are to host a special charity concert on March 15th 2009 with the talented young player, Ian House. 

The concert, which is supported by Roland UK and held in aid of the Help For Heros Fund (badly injured servicemen returning from Iraq and Afghanistan) will take place at Hoburne Bashley, New Milton, Hampshire @ 12.30pm.

Tickets are priced at £21 and include lunch.  For more details please contact Sandra Ebbetts on 01590 644724 or email

In Memory Of...In Memory Of...

Monday 9th February

It is was great regret that we hear of the very sad passing of one of the organ world's leading lights, Bim Livesey. 

Bim was well know to many as the effervescent host of countless organ and keyboard festivals over the years as well as running a number of tremendous big band events. 

He sadly lost his battle with cancer last Friday 6th February and all our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this sad time.

Your Country Needs You!Your Country Needs You!

Saturday 7th February

Viewers of BBC1's recent series 'Your Country Needs You' will be familiar with the voices and faces of runners up Nicola & Francine Gleadall -  'The Twins'. 

Their good friend and ours, Glyn Madden has sent us a lovely article on the girls and his musical connection. 

Visit the article section to find out all about them.

Change of address for Alastair KiernanChange of address for Alastair Kiernan

Saturday 7th February

Top organ & keyboard entertainer, Alastair Kiernan has recently moved house and wishes to let everybody know of his new address:

15 Parsonage Way, Linton, Cambridge, CB21 4YL

His telephone numbers and email address remains the same. 

For more details about Alastair, visit his page in our directory.

Cancelled events...

Friday 6th February

This evenings concert at Trowbridge Electronic Organ Club with Chris Powell has been cancelled due to the weather.  They have rebooked Chris for next year and the AGM which was also scheduled for this evening will now take place next month.

Also, this Sunday's concert at Market Overton Village Hall (Organ & Keybard Music Club) with Andrew Nix has been cancelled again, due to weather conditions.  The concert has been re-scheduled for Sunday March 22nd.  Please see their page in the diectory for more details.

How To Entertain 30,000 People!How To Entertain 30,000 People!

Friday 6th February

This year Melksham Electronic Organ Society celebrate their 25th Anniversary.  Melksham House was the venue for the inaugural meeting of the Avon Electronic Organ Club and the membership reached 56 in the same year.  This was twenty-five years ago and today, renamed Melksham Electronic Organ Club they can now boast a membership of 192.

It is estimated that in excess of 30.000 people have enjoyed the concerts over the past quarter of a century. Every third Tuesday of the month sees concerts held in the Melksham Assembly Hall. Visiting artistes consider this venue one of the... Read more.

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