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Phil Kelsall Comes To NottinghamPhil Kelsall Comes To Nottingham

Tuesday 2nd June

Phil Kelsall will perform two entirely different programs on 15th June at Nottingham Arts Theatre, George Street, Nottingham NG1 3BE

The afternoon concert at 2pm is proving very popular for people who do not like going out in the evening or who have a long way to travel.

The evening performance 7-30pm will include a tribute to Eric Coates who was born in Nottinghamshire.  Phil will play some of the tunes written by Eric and will explain what he thinks of them from a performers viewpoint.

Tickets £7 from box office telephone 0115 9476096 or on the Nottingham Arts Theatre site

Pictures from Blackpool and PakefieldPictures from Blackpool and Pakefield

Wednesday 27th May

Daniel Watt has asked us to let you know that all the pictures he took at Blackpool and Pakefield events are now on his website All the pictures can be downloaded for free, Daniel only asks that if used commercially he is credited for taking them. Any artist wishing higher resolution versions should email Daniel directly, so he can send them. (pictured above: Chris Jones).

Northern Ireland Calling!Northern Ireland Calling!

Monday 25th May

Readers across the Irish Sea might be interested to learn that Thursday 4th June @ 6.15pm will see the star of the Scarborough Fair Collection, Kevin Grunill at the Movieland Cinema, Newtownards, N.I.

This Compton Organ Exhibition will include a 'how the organ works' presentation alongside Kevin In concert on this superb instrument.

For more information, please visit their website or call 07831 617941 or 02891 821000.

 

Carlo Extravaganza!Carlo Extravaganza!

Monday 18th May

Friends Of Beer Wurly have been most fortunate in securing the services of "The Pavarotti of the Organ", Carlo Curley,  for this grand extravaganza which will showcase two organs for the price of one!

Carlo will commence the evening by performing in his standard "classical" mode on the organ of St Michaels Church, Beer, for the first half.  A buffet supper will then be provided in the hall of Beer Congregational Church, opposite, during which Carlo will mingle with the guests who will have the opportunity to talk with him and perhaps purchase his CD's and DVD's which will ... Read more.

Afetrnoon Success For HAverhill?Afternoon Success For Haverhill?

Saturday 9th May

Haverhill Organ and Keyboard Club are having a "trial run" concert on Friday 8th May 2009.  To try and increase numbers they are putting on an afternoon concert, starting at 2.00pm, at the Haverhill Arts Centre. 

Numbers have decreased slightly over the years and one factor has been members and visitors not wanting to travel at night.  If the support for afternoon concerts is good then there may be more in the future.
 
Playing for this special concert will be Matthew Bason.  Doors open  at 1.30pm and Matthew will also feature slots on grand piano and accordion.

Carlo Curly In WorcesterCarlo Curly In Worcester

Thursday 7th May

World renowned organist Carlo Curley will play at St John-in-Bedwardine Parish Church, Bromyard Road, St Johns, Worcester, WR2 5BS on Friday 12th June at 7.30 p.m.

Carlo will be playing an "Almost All American" programme and the audience will be able to see Carlo at work via High Definition Video Projection Screen.

To book tickets, email here or visit the event’s website, or telephone the Worcester Live Box Office 01905 611 427. Tickets are £12 (unreserved seating).

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