We are pleased to pass on the news that Tony Whittaker has recently been made the new honorary president for Leamington & District Organ Society
In further news the club has also recently moved to a new venue, the Sydenham Community Centre, Chesterton Drive, Leamington Spa and visitors are invited to their next meeting on Wedneday 11th July when the popular Nicholas Martin will be performing. Admission is just £7.00 per person and doors open at 7.00pm
Since the end of last May 2011 (when Jean Martyn went on the Britains Got Talent tour) she has had a whirlwind of a year. Two palace visits, numerous concerts, celebrity appearances opening stores and playing for various charitable organisations have all kept her very busy.
Yesterday she was back at Buckingham Palace mingling with the Chelsea pensioners, Dame Vera Lynn, and veterans and young soldiers from all the wars.
Jean has seven CDs available now, and two DVDs which feature Theatre organ, Yamaha EL900 and Piano. They are all priced at £10 and can be ordered ... Read more.
Unfortunately Graham Blackledge was knocked out of the Britains Got Talent competition last night. It was a brave performance with Graham and the organ being flown in from high above the stage.
Whilst the panel of judges were not convinced he should make the final they seemed to think he would continue to sell many more organs and keyboards at the Rimmers store. Well done Graham and in case you missed it even Wayne Rooney tweeted last night "The guy on bgt playing the organ was hilarious."
Watch out for tonight's episode of Britains got talent to see Graham Blackledge. We wish Graham the best of luck and urge all our readers to vote for him!
Graham Blackledge, Manager one of the Rimmers Music shops has made it to the live semi finals of BGT. This is the second year running that an organist has made the live programmes. Following Jean Martyn's success last year could it be that the organ world will have a second success?
We are not yet sure which ... Read more.
Phil Brown wishes to inform everybody that he is moving house on Friday, 4th May. His new address will be:
1 VICARAGE LANE,
He has no land line telephone number as yet but he can still be contacted either by email or on his mobile 07970 889153.