Due to a very generous donation from an anonymous supporter, SHIRLEY ORGAN and KEYBOARD CLUB is no longer closing down in December. We are pleased to advise that their next concert will be January 10th with CHRIS POWELL, and on the first Monday of the month thereafter. New members will be as always made very welcome. (Contact Bert/Eva on 0208 698 6760).
In these troubled financial times this is very good news and we wish the club well, may they continue for a VERY long time!
Another one bites the dust......errr.... snow. Peterborough Theatre Organ Preservation Society have just let us know that their next show on 19th December with Keith Beckingham has been cancelled.
Scarborough Electronic Organ Society have been in touch with us to let us know that unfortunately due to adverse weather conditions, Robert Davies' concert appearance on the 29th November has been cancelled.
Many of you will have heard that the Reading Society based at Tidmarsh ceased in September 2010 and also that Pincents will be ceasing after their December 2010 concert with Keyclix.
Kay and Alan, who own and run Pincents are retiring due to their ill health but .... because there is still a willing audience and willing owners of the William Penney Theatre (RG7 4PR); a group of three from the Tidmarsh club have decided to try and start a completely new venture at the above theatre. What they don't have though, are any funds!
They have chosen the... Read more.
Bournemouth Electronic Organ Society's concert on the 16th November 2010, to be performed by the talented (and member of the OrganFax team) organist, Ian House, will be made `free of charge` for visitors. Club members are encouraged to "bring a friend" for what will be a most enjoyable evening of musical entertainment.
We would just like to add that it is nice to see a club being very pro-active in looking for new members, long may it last!
We have just received news that the Wisbech & District Organ society which was in danger of closing due to problems has been taken over. The society had been running for nearly 40 years and for the last 17 years under the stalwart supervision of Margaret Kettlewell. Sadly Margaret had been told to lighten her load under doctors orders and so a new secretary was needed. The existing members were reluctant to take on the post and keep up her standards, and so the other two ladies felt they also wanted to hang up their chains of office, so ultimately the Society was set to close after Octo... Read more.