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Invitation To Folk & BoatInvitation To Folk & Boat

Thursday 18th June

For the past 25 years Middlewich council in Cheshire have run an event called 'Folk & Boat'. Over 30,000 people are estimated to visit the free festival each year.

John and Jackie Romero would like to invite all to 'Accordion Magic', which will be their small part in the event in which all profits will go to the Winstons Wish Charity for beareved children. It all kicks off this Friday (19th June) and goes on until Sunday (21st).

'Accordion Magic' will be held in the couples garden which backs onto the Trent & Mersey Canal and will feature accordions of every size and... Read more.

Exciting Summer AheadExciting Summer Ahead

Wednesday 17th June

for Rod Pooley and his swing band! As many organ and keyboard fans may know, since April 2012 Rod has been the co leader of a very popular 6 piece swing band based in Eastbourne called the Dirty Martini Swing Band.

In addition to a major concert slot at this years Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival held over 4 days and 5 nights of the August Bank Holiday weekend, they have also been booked by the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne to host their celebration of jazz, swing R&B and funk show.

The date of their Rye Jazz Festival concert is Saturday 29th August 2... Read more.

David Gray @ WorthingDavid Gray @ Worthing

Tuesday 16th June

Talented young organist David Gray makes a welcome return to the Assembly Hall, Worthing this Sunday 21st June 2015 starting at 2.30pm.

David has just finished a Masters Degree in Performance Studies at the Royal Academy of Music. He is trained as a concert pianist but relaxes by playing light music on the Theatre Organ and is a remarkably accomplished player for his age. He has given concerts at major organ venues in the UK, the USA and Australia.

Regular concert goers may have seen his spectacular concert last summer when he took time away from the Wurlitzer console to p... Read more.

Last few rooms...Last Few Rooms...

Monday 15th June

Last few rooms remaining... don't delay book now for your chance to hear PHIL KELSALL  from The Tower Ballroom, Tony Stace, Mark Thompson, Matthew Bason, Ian House, Ben Scott Hyde and of course, its hosts Brett Wales & Chris Powell... all under one roof!!!

Starting on Friday 31st July and running for 3 nights, Key Breaks are hosting their next event at to the amazing 4* Park Royal Hotel which is perfectly situated for Chester, Liverpool & Manchester and just a couple of minutes from the motorway.

Live locally? Why not join them for an evening visit to 'samp... Read more.

Trocadero Wurlitzer NewsletterTrocadero Wurlitzer Newsletter

Sunday 14th June

Visit our articles page for the June Trocadero Wurlitzer newsletter in which the Trust thank all who have helped as the Troxy Wurlitzer makes its first appearance in concert at a grand opening event presented by The COS on Saturday 22nd August 2015.

James Last passes awayJames Last Passes Away

Wednesday 10th June

News is breaking today that James Last has died whilst in Florida, age 86. 

Last was a huge inspiration to the music and arrangements of many of the leading organists and keybaord players and will be greatly missed.

More information can be found on the BBC news website.

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