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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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New Festival LaunchedNew Festival Launched

Friday 21st November

Michael Wooldridge in conjunction with Septre Promotions are launching a new Wurlitzer based organ festival at the East Sussex National Hotel in Uckfield. October 2015 will see this 4-Star extravORGANza Deluxe Event which is billed with the tag line “where real luxury meets real theatre organ meets keyboard magic”

Prices start from £289 per person for 3 nights half-board (evening carvery), including all-day entertainment from a host of top names John Mann, Tony Stace, Nicholas Marti... Read more.

Clubs In Trouble

Monday 17th November

This in from Eden Park.

"Dear all at Organfax. It was 4 years ago that we closed and reformed the club following a generous donation from a well wisher. At next months concert we will celebrate the extra 4 years we managed to salvage and enjoy. To all loyal members and visitors it is with deep regret that we have to inform you as the 2014 season is coming to an end, we have had to make the decision to close down the Eden Park Music Club. We have lost many relia... Read more.

Live Music For Orpington Shoppers!Live Music For Orpington Shoppers!

Sunday 16th November

The Walnuts Shopping Centre in Orpington supported the Orpington Keyboard Club for “Children In Need” last Friday (14th November).

John Parker, Chairman of the club, played his Korg keyboard to the unsuspecting shoppers! His wife Ann, ably assisted by the Secretary of the club, Paul Groombridge and fellow members, Vera Jakeman and Lynda Mayne, helped to raise £92.30 collected, within the two-hour event.

John said "We would like to acknowledge the support of the management of the Walnut... Read more.

New Sheet Music From Tony WhittakerNew Sheet Music From Tony Whittaker

Saturday 15th November

Midlands based concert performer/pianist Tony Whittaker has just published a new Piano jazz waltz entitled “Kitten”. The music in 'Easy Listening' style is available in a 4-page, A4 publication which features chord symbols for guitar/keyboard. The music is priced at £5.00 plus £1.00 p&p (UK only). Details can be found on Tony’s website.

In further news from this artiste he informs us that he now has a channel on YouTube. To see his Live Concert Clips on Compton cinema organ just goog... Read more.

Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust September NewsletterTrocadero Wurlitzer Trust September Newsletter

Friday 14th November

As explained in a previous issue, the Solo side of the organ includes all of the percussion effects. During the past month the ‘Toy Counter’, as it is known, has arrived at the Troxy following restoration. Read more on our OrganFax Articles page.

Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.

Invitation From BarnstapleInvitation From Barnstaple

Thursday 13th November

Barnstaple Keyboard Club and Light Music Club have let us know that due to demand they will be organising more social nights in a format based around club members playing. The Methodist Church Hall, Rhododendron Avenue, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ will host these player nights (please see their page for concert venue details).

Members and guests are invited to bring their instruments along to join in the fun. So polish up your keys and have a go!

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