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John Mann's 70th Birthday Concert Review

Wednesday 1st July

We have received the following review of John Mann's concert at The Dome in Brighton which celebrated his 70th Birthday on June 21st:

Throughout its long history the Dome has played host to a vast selection of artistes, yet it must be a very long time since one was received by an audience of almost two thousand with such acclaim as they greeted Brighton’s home-grown star performer John Mann.

Adjectives ‘auspicious’, ‘momentous’ and their like are irrelevant. More appropriate is ‘affection’, for assuredly that is how John with his ... Read more.

Ian Griffin's Album Of The Week!

Friday 26th June

One of Ian Griffin's CD's has been selected as album of the week on the BBC Radio Wales late night show - 10:00 pm to midnight.

The presenter, Chris Needs, is an organ and keyboard player himself, having worked at various entertainment venues before joining the BBC.

His programme has high listening figures and can be heard nationwide on digital TV and on the Internet.

Further details are available on Ian's website

Address Check for Michael WooldridgeAddress Check for Michael Wooldridge

Friday 19th June

Even after moving some 2 years ago, Michael Wooldridge is still getting mail to his old address and has therefore asked us to remind everybody of his current one as the redirection service on his post is due to stop soon.

His current contact details are:

8 Ellis Avenue, High Salvington, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 3DY.  01903 263 454

Club secretaries, we would be grateful if you could please amend your records accordingly.

Solent Club to Close

Thursday 18th June

It's happened again. Another long running club is closing its doors. We have talked to club organiser Barbara Baker this morning who said "Unfortunately we have been unable to find members to help run the club". We would like to put out a call to all those in the Solent area, if you are in a position and would like to help please give Barbara a call on 01425 471267 before it is too late.

Michael's Musical Milestone!

Sunday 7th June

Michael Wooldridge is just entering his 30th year of playing professional organ concerts, his very first whole solo concert having been on a Hammond Grandee loaned by The Sound Of Music for the June 1980 meeting of Maidenhead Electronic Organ Society!

He is thrilled to be returning to the Society in June 2010 to celebrate this special milestone event, exactly 30 years on, and plans to present a special evening looking back over his successful, varied and interes... Read more.

Harworth Update...

Wednesday 13th May

Harworth Theatre Organ Enthusiasts have decided to cancel both the May and June concerts and dances due to ongoing problems with the hall. 

They very much hope that all will be back to normal for the new season in September. 

We will keep you up to date with developments as they happen.

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