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Folly Farm Wurlitzer Celebrations!Folly Farm Wurlitzer Celebrations!

Thursday 19th March

2009 will see a new addition to the Folly Farm funfair (Pembrokeshire) with the arrival of their Mighty Wurlitzer.

Paul Kirner, of Compton Lodge, Sapcote, Leicestershire, who purchased the Wurlitzer from the Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust, has provided the organ to Folly Farm on long term loan.  It is being installed and will be maintained by Ben Snowdon.

To celebrate the new arrival, Saturday 2nd May at 7pm will see John Mann take his seat at the 4/14 Wurlitzer previously installed at the Gaumont Cinema and Granada Studios, Manchester.

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Weekend cancelled at Harworth

Monday 16th March

Due to unforseen circumstances, this weekend's scheduled events at the Social Welfare Hall in Harworth have had to be cancelled. 

The planned Saturday night dance with Bill King and Sunday afternoon concert with Chris Powell will not take place.

Next month's dance and concert should hopefully run as normal.

Phil Kelsall in special charity concertPhil Kelsall in special charity concert

Sunday 8th March

Monday 15th of June will see Phil Kelsall in Nottingham for two shows at the Nottingham Arts Theatre at 2.00pm & 7.30pm. 

Phil will give two entirely different performances and the evening concert will include a tribute to Eric Coates who was born at Hucknall in Nottingham.

Proceeds from the 2 shows will go to Jessie's Fund which raise money for children's music therapy.  Jessica May George was 9 years old in 1993 when she was diagnosed with a rare brain tumour.  The daughter of two professional musicians, she was learning to play piano and violin. &... Read more.

Concert change for Great Yarmouth Organ SocietyConcert change for Great Yarmouth Organ Society

Wednesday 4th March

We have heard from Brett Wales to say that he will be filling in on the 18th March at the Great Yarmouth Organ Society. 

Their planned artiste has had to cancel due to ill health and Brett is only too happy to help out.

For more details on the club and to join them for Brett's concert visit their page.

Rawle At The Hall!Rawle At The Hall!

Friday 20th February

Saturday 14th of March sees Len Rawle in concert at The Queens Theatre, Hornchurch at 2.30pm for 'The Organist Serenades'.

Join the internationally acclaimed theatre organist for a tuneful afternoon of popular entertainment. From the big band era to the swinging 60s; from classic film scores to West End musicals; and from ballroom favourites to a stirring Souza march or two.

Tickets are £12 and available in advance from the box office on 01708 443333 or online at The Queens Website

A Night At The Silent Movies!A Night At The Silent Movies!

Thursday 19th February

A special event is to be held at The Grange Hall, Southam, Warwickshire at 7.30pm on Friday 20th February.
 
This is "A Night At The Silent Movies" where Matthew Bason will be accompanying silent films at the organ.  Films featuring Keystone Cops, Laurel and Hardy and Buster Keaton.
 
For more information, please visit The Grange Hall or call 01926 813933

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