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By Royal AppointmentBy Royal Appointment

Saturday 31st October

We have just had this press release in from Jean Martyn:

"I have just received confirmation that I am to go to play in London on December 3rd at St James Palace, which was the home of Princess Diana, for a Charity Concert for the NFHA, the 'Not forgotten heroes association' - ie the Chelsea pensioners, and the soldiers who have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Guest of Honour is Dame Vera Lynn, and I shall be playing grand piano, accompanying Dame Vera Lynn, and then giving a solo piano Christmas spot to show off my capabilities. After the concert we will be having afternoon tea, an... Read more.

Sarah Foley Leaves Concert Circuit...Sarah Foley Leaves Concert Circuit...

Wednesday 21st October

We have heard from Sarah to say that she is no longer performing on the organ concert circuit. 

Although music will always be a dear hobby to her, she now has a new career which has pulled her away from concert work.

I'm sure that we all wish her well in her new venture.

Tim Flint Online!Tim Flint Online!

Wednesday 30th September

Tim Flint has just announced the launch of his brand new website.  Here you will find details of the man and his music, concert dates and of course, his festivals.

Tim's superb weekends include the luxuriously appointed Patshull Park Hotel near Ironbridge, Shropshire. 

With a top line up including, Andrew Nix, Brian Sharp, Paul Carman, Nicholas Martin and Ryan Edwards as well as Tim himself, it promises to be a weekend to remember! 

Running from the 20th - 23rd November 2009, there is still limited ... Read more.

Wurlitzer Given A ReprieveWurlitzer Given A Reprieve

Monday 14th September

The combination of new faces on the Peterborough Theatre Organ Preservation Society (PTOPS) committee and sceduled work being put on hold regarding building at Peterborough Regional College has given a rare 1928 Wurlitzer theatre organ a new lease of life. We have good news as concert dates for the forthcoming season have just been announced.

The organ consists of two manual keyboards and six ranks of pipes providing a range of sound effects, as well as a phantom piano which looks as though it is being played by a ghost. It was originally housed in The Regent Cinema, Dudley, and cam... Read more.

New Phone Number For Chris PowellNew Phone Number For Chris Powell

Friday 11th September

After a recent house move, Chris has now had to change his telephone number. 

We therefore ask that all club secretaries adjust their records to include this change.

New number: 01530 274270

New address: 11 Didcott Way, Appleby Magna, Derbyshire, DE12 7AS.

Elizabeth HarrisonElizabeth Harrison

Friday 4th September

We have had quite a number of inquiries about Elizabeth Harrison's wrist injury. The latest news is that there are no broken bones and although some concerts have had to be cancelled, she is hoping to be playing again in the next week or two. Unfortunately it does mean that she cannot fulfill her next concert at Nuneaton & District Organ on Monday, September 7th, however the good news is that Read more.

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