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More cancellations

Thursday 1st March

The concert this evening at Exeter Electronic keyboard Club has had to be cancelled due to the bad weather. This may well have been the club's final concert, however, for further details on their future plans you may like to visit their page.

Equally, North Staffs Organ& Keyboard Club have also cancelled their show this evening and will be back for the Open Night on March 15th.

Concert Cancellation

Wednesday 28th February

Due to adverse weather, tomorrow evening's concert (Thursday 1st March) with Brett Wales at Scunthorpe Keyboard & Organ Club has had to be cancelled.

Get more from your Genos with v1.2Get more from your Genos with v1.2

Sunday 25th February

Just a few months after launch, Yamaha’s Genos is already firmly established as the new standard for workstation keyboards. Musicians from studio to stage have joined the already strong numbers of home players in their support of this exciting new generation of instrument.

Yamaha continually strives to enhance the usability and grow the functionality of Genos. To this end, and after valuable feedback from users and forum communities, Yamaha are delighted to release a new operating system, OS v1.2.

Version 1.2 sees more than 50 refinements and new features, details of w... Read more.

Organist Entertains no longer to entertain Organist Entertains no longer to entertain

Thursday 11th January

The BBC has announced that the long running Radio 2 programme ‘The Organist Entertains’ will cease transmission in May this year after 50 years of broadcasts.  The BBC have called the ‘resting’ of it along with other favourites such as ‘Listen To The Band’ as part of a ‘generational shake up’....

Presenter since 1980, Nigel Ogden announced his retirement and made the following statement

Thanking his late-night audience, Ogden said: “I’ve loved hearing from them and send my very bes... Read more.

Read all about it!Read all about it!

Tuesday 19th December

The popular magazine 'Yours', aimed at the over 50's, have recently been in touch with us here at OrganFax with a view to featuring an article on taking up playing the organ/keyboard as a hobby later in life.  

They were orginally approached by Terry Trevett of the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society who believed that 'our kind of music', would make an interesting read. We are delighted to have pointed them in the direction of the lovely Sue Batchelor whom we are thrilled to say has been featured in the la... Read more.

Venue changeVenue change

Monday 4th December

The forthcoming concert on 20th January 2018 with Phil Kelsall at the East Sussex National has had to be moved.  Phil will now be appearing at SInging Hills Golf club instead at 3pm.

Well worth a visit so amend your diaries of the change.

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