On 30th September Wessex Organ World Society were delighted to host the Roland Concert at the Hamworthy Club at the invitation of Nick Swift from Swift Music, Bristol. We were honoured and privileged to hear the amazing and scintillating talents of Hector Olivera who had flown over especially for this event, courtesy of Roland UK. The performance was enhanced by the technical prowess of David Thomas who provided the graphics for the occasion.
Members from many organ clubs and societies throughout the south of England were in attendance to hear an evening of unforgettable magic. H... Read more.
The Weyhill Electronic Organ Society regrets to report the sad loss of their Treasurer, Diane Randall, aged 54, who passed away recently, following a battle with cancer.
After initially accepting the position of Treasurer on a temporary basis, upon the Club’s formation in 2002, Diane continued in the post until the Society had achieved its 100th concert just a few weeks ago. Her efforts contributed greatly to the Club’s continued progress and she will be sadly missed.
The Club has made a donation to Macmillan Cancer Support in Diane's Memory.
Jimmy Smith (UK) has just launched a new website.
Here you will find details of his new CD's featuring Hammond, Technics and Lowrey.
Visit www.jimmysmithuk.co.uk and see for yourself!
Whilst in these difficult times where a few organ and keyboard clubs are struggling, it would seem that the accordion world is having something of a renaissance. The Carillon Festivals October Accordion weekend has been sold out for months and a new accordion club has recently been formed with two more due to open soon.
Following the successful launch earlier this year of the West Sussex Accordion Club, next Saturday sees the opening of the new Eastbourne Accordion Club. The Langham Hotel on the Eastbourne seafront has been chosen for the location of this monthly Saturday “Pl... Read more.
Nicholas Martin helped the Weyhill Electronic Organ Society to celebrate its 100th concert on 19th August in front of a capacity attendance. It was appropriate that Nick was the guest artiste as he had played for the Society’s inaugural concert in July 2002. The event was attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Test Valley, Cllr. Chris Lynn and his wife Frances, who were able to experience at first hand the great entertainment on offer and the splendid atmosphere within the Club.
A number of pre-c... Read more.
Tim Butterworth has recently moved and would like to advise everyone of his new address:
11 Pheasants View,
Ribby Hall Village,
For the time being, he is contactable on his mobile number 07949 564474 whilst he is organising a new landline number.