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New website for Tony WhittakerNew website for Tony Whittaker

Tuesday 16th August

Tony Whittaker has contacted us to  let us know that his website has recently undergone a full redesign and now contains 10 minutes of audio samples! Check it out at www.tonywhittaker.co.uk

Andrew Varley - The Mood I'm InAndrew Varley - The Mood I'm In

Wednesday 10th August

We've just heard that Andrew Varley will, on the 15th August, be launching his latest CD album. Titled 'The Mood I'm In', the CD is one of the first to be recorded on Yamaha's latest Tyros 4 keyboard and includes tracks such as War of the Worlds, Begin the Beguine, the theme from Pirates of the Carribean and many other favourites. 

The CD is available direct through Andrew, who's full contact details can be found on his membership page.

Gosport Ballroom Floor Closes ComptonGosport Ballroom Floor Closes Compton

Thursday 4th August

Due to a major ingress of floodwater beneath Gosports Thorngate Halls Ballroom, the Clubs 3/13 1934 Compton has been out of use for the past month while the floor has been ripped up.

The water ingress was found to be a crack in the sidewall of the foundations which allowed the water in, causing the Ballroom floor to delaminate. Fortunately the water leak did not affect the Compton. It was decided that when the floor was replaced it would be raised some 60cm bringing the floor up to the same level as the surrounding seating area removing some of the Health and Safety issues with the ... Read more.

New club's sellout success!New club's sellout success!

Friday 29th July

We would like to welcome Preston Community Concerts to our club listings. Run by the very popular organist Elizabeth Harrison we are sure this club will go from strength to strength.

John Romero is the featured artiste at the clubs next concert on August 1st and he will be playing to a full house as the show sold out a couple of weeks ago. John wil... Read more.

Jeans Continuing SuccessJeans Martyn, in the weeks that followed

Thursday 28th July

Bob Ware, Jean Martyn's partner has written to tell us all about what has happened since Jean appeared on Britain's Got Talent.

Bob writes...

Since the TV show Jeans feet have hardly touched the floor. Her success on reaching the finals of Britains Got Talent out of 60,000 entrants was a marvellous achievement. She is now recognised worldwide for her accomplishment in bringing the organ back to the notice of the younger generations. Her choice of music was perfect for the competition and to impress the judges in the allotted time of one and half minutes was quite an achievem... Read more.

Penny's Home For SalePenny's Home For Sale

Friday 15th July

This in from Penny Weedon...

"We're regretfully selling our lovely Autotrail Apache 670SE which we have had fitted with all the extras necessary for gigging or wild camping.

It has a huge boot (garage) at the back which will swallow up all the gear we've ever shown it, with access from both sides (and this area is gently heated when the rest of the van is heated to keep the gear at a stable temperature, and free from damp); there are also lots of other lockers accessible from outside and inside; it ... Read more.

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