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Afternoon Christmas ConcertAfternoon Christmas Concert

Saturday 7th December

Getting in the festive spirit? If so and you are a Wurlitzer fan then this Sunday afternoons event is a must for you!

East Sussex National have both Richard Hills FRCO and Michael Wooldridge playing both the ESN Wurlitzer and the Carlo Curley touring organ in an exciting Xmas extravaganza this Sunday at 3pm.

For more information or to book call 01825 88 00 88

 

New Venue For AbergeleNew Venue For Abergele

Friday 6th December

Abergele Organ Society has a new home and on Wednesday January15th 2014 Chris Powell will be the first artiste to play at the new venue, "Rhyl Town Hall".

Future concerts will then continue on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the large hal... Read more.

Sad LossSad Loss

Saturday 9th November

It's with great sadness that we announce the death this week of former Entertainments manager Don Norris.

Don, along with his wife Joan were among the founder members of Clacton & District Organ Society back in 1974 and were actively involved on the committee until ill health recently forced them to retire. Before their health started to fail them they regularly attended festivals around the country looking for new talent with a view to Don booking them, and were familiar faces.

Don was a larger than ... Read more.

Vintage HitchcockVintage Hitchcock

Saturday 2nd November

Michael Wooldridge is bringing his silent film accompaniment skills very much to the fore to play for live stage show, ‘Vintage Hitchcock’.

The show takes three of Alfred Hitchcock’s famous tales, The Lodger, Sabotage and The 39 Steps, and presents them as if they were live radio plays, complete with live sound effects, doors slamming, thunder, footsteps etc, just as they used to be made in the 1940s. Michael will be playing his electronic organ on stage in the role of the studio or... Read more.

Brighton Dome ConcertBrighton Dome Concert

Monday 21st October

John Mann will be playing the famous Brighton Dome organ tomorrow, Tuesday 22nd October. It will be a chance to hear him on this iconic instrument playing yesterday’s music today. John considers the Brighton Dome as being the ideal setting for organ shows, and he often used to sit in the audience enthralled by organist Douglas Reeve who played there for over 40 years.

Go along for a great afternoon of music and entertainment, not to be missed! The concert starts at 3pm, and tickets can be booked from the box office on 01273 709709.

How Old Is The Oldest Organ Club Secretary?How Old Is The Oldest Organ Club Secretary?

Monday 21st October

Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club was formed in 1987 by 3 people sharing a common interest in organ music. Over the early years the club was run on a social basis with meetings being held in various public houses and also including coach outings to various organ venues.

In 1994 the club held its first professional concert as part of a town festival week. The concert took place in a marquee at the local rugby club with the guest artiste being Tim Flint who in those days played the Yamaha HX1. Subsequent concerts were held in local school halls & hotels with some of ... Read more.

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