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More Ideas For Promoting Your Club...More Ideas For Promoting Your Club...

Monday 8th February

Weyhill Electronic Organ Society were fortunate in acquiring use of the Andover town library window - in the main shopping centre - for the week commencing 25 January and were able to advertise their concerts, display photographs and provide information about the Club. 

Inside the foyer, they had a table upon which copies of their brochure and leaflets, containing full details of their 2010 concert programme, were available to the public. 

Here at OrganFax, we thought it was a wonderful idea and hopefully, a few other other clubs may be able to secure a similar pro... Read more.

Date Change For Andrew Nix...

Monday 8th February

Due to circumstances beyond control, Andrew's concert at Middleton Hall, Darlington which was scheduled for Sunday Jan 31st has now been changed to Sunday April 11th at 2pm.

25 Years Of Musical Magic...

Sunday 7th February

Time Flies and who would believe that 2010 will see the UK’s largest week long organ and keyboard festivals celebrating their 25th anniversary, a quarter of a century of musical gatherings featuring the very best from the world of organs and keyboards.

Keyboard Cavalacades very first events were held in May and November of 1985 at Ladbrokes Caister holiday centre and the 7 night hobby holidays have grown to become the largest festivals of their kind in the world attracting enthusiasts from far and wide. Who said the UK doesn’t lead the way, they are certainly No.1 for or... Read more.

No More Organ Music For The North Pier!No More Organ Music For The North Pier!

Saturday 30th January

Last year David Windle announced his new summer season residency on the North Pier in Blackpool.  Here he presented a series of organ concerts on the Yamaha FX20 three times a week giving 12 hours of organ music to its visitors.

Unfortunately, due to budget cuts the concerts will not be reinstated for the 2010 season. 

We wish David well and hope that the management at the Pier may reconsider their decision.

 

Great Line Up For Wizard Weekends...Great Line Up For Wizard Weekends...

Wednesday 27th January

The Welsh Wizard himself, Byron Jones has confirmed the line up for 2 of his forthcoming festivals.

His first event at the Belvedere Hotel in Bournemouth will feature Matthew Bason, Elizabeth Harrison, Janet Dowsett, Paul McCulloch & Byron along with Harmony Music.

Saturday morning will be at the Pavillion Theatre with Byron And Matthew on the Compton at 10.00 am for 1 hour. If you are around call in and see them?

If any local people would like to come in for the concerts over the weekend phone 07788442071.  At this moment in time there are still some... Read more.

Sad Loss Of A Wonderful Friend...

Sunday 17th January

Byron (Jones) & Terry received the news today Sunday 17th January, that their wonderful friend and secretary of the Wizard Festivals, Pam Shields slipped peacefully away in the early hours. 

Not long ago Pam had an operation to remove a tumor, and it seems that cancer had spread to other parts.  Despite treatments Pam continued to try to be positive, but over the last week went downhill.  The last few day were spent in hospital where she peacfully slept until the end. 

For those who knew her and wish to send condolences, they can be sent to Byron who will pass them on to her daughter Julie.

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