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Presents For ChristmasPresents For Christmas

Tuesday 15th December

If you love Wurlitzter organs and are looking for an unusual Xmas present then this may be just what you are looking for!

The Lorain Palace Theater in Lorain, Ohio USA have a couple of items in their shop that are being sold to raise funds for the upkeep and restoration of their beloved instrument! Check out their website.  All proceeds go into the organ fund! 

By the way you will also find them listed in our club directory!

UK Young Theatre Organist Of The Year CompetitionUK Young Theatre Organist Of The Year Competition

Thursday 3rd December

This year’s UK Young Theatre Organist of the Year Competition, presented by the London and South of England Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society, was held on the fabulous 3/12 Wurlitzer at the Musical Museum, Kew Bridge on Sunday 22nd November.

The large and appreciative audience were presented with a wonderful afternoon of great music from the entrants, the youngest of whom was 14 and the eldest 17. Entrants have a choice as to whether to play two contrasting pieces of music, one a concert opener and one a ballad, or to play a selection of music from a show. The af... Read more.

Curl Up At Clevedon’s Curzon Curl Up At The Clevedon Christie

Tuesday 24th November

In the atmospheric auditorium of Clevedon’s historic Curzon Cinema Charlie Chaplin’s little tramp will amuse audiences, new and old, on Sun 6th December, 2pm accompanied by Richard Lennox on the 1930s Christie Pipe Organ.

Popular local artist, Lennox, has recorded and performed on organs extensively in theatres, cathedrals and concert halls across the UK and Europe, including The Royal Albert Hall. Alongside Chaplin’s The Tramp and The Boxer he will perform a range of organ music including The Ho... Read more.

OrganFax ForumOrganFax Forum

Sunday 22nd November

Thanks to all the readers who use our OrganFax Forum. We deal with spam messages all the time and it is a major job to keep up with its maintenance. Unfortunately we have been bombarded with spam over the past few days and had to take drastic measures to combat the problem.

Consequently we have initiated a major overhaul of the system and whilst it is back up and running it may yet take a few days to completely reintegrate the system. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused and please continue to use this resource for your comments, questions, wanted & for sale items!

New venue for Bournemouth ClubNew venue for Bournemouth Club

Friday 20th November

The Bournemouth Electronic Organ Society is delighted to announce that as from January 2016 we will be moving to a new venue  -  Queen Elizabeth’s School on Blandford Road, Wimborne BH21 4DT.

Our home for 36 years, the Allendale Centre in Wimborne is due to be closed for extensive building work so we are taking the opportunity to move to an exciting new venue to coincide with our 50th Anniversary Year.  The school is only a mile from the Allendale and was completed just 4 years ago at a c... Read more.

Phantom Of The OperaPhantom Of The Opera

Thursday 19th November

International recitalist, Dr Anthony Hammond, will be returning to the village of his grandparents to play a dramatic and improvised organ accompaniment to the original 1925 black and white movie, The Phantom of the Opera. The film will be shown in St Mary’s Church, Overton-on-Dee on Saturday 21st November at 7:30pm.

Dr Hammond had been scheduled to perform in October. The lights were on, the organist had warmed up, the wine glasses were filled, all were looking forward to the classic film of “Phantom of the Oper... Read more.

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