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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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Welcome To Woodhall SpaWelcome To Woodhall Spa

Tuesday 16th September

The latest club to have joined us as a full member is Woodhall Spa Organ Society

The club, who meet tonight, are equipped with a remotely controlled colour lighting system. Closed Circuit Colour Television cameras allowing the audience to see close up views of both the keyboard and pedal board via the large screen projection system. Coupled with comfortable seating the club promises a relaxing and enjoyable evening while listening to some of the top artistes around.

If you are in the area we suggest i... Read more.

Sounds FantasticSounds Fantastic

Sunday 14th September

Since their move to Rhyl Town Hall and with Concerts billed as "SOUNDS FANTASTIC", Abergele Organ Society have had nine successful concerts with increased attendance and an almost doubled membership. Their latest concert featured Brett Wales and was a resounding success with more visitors and once again several new members joining the ranks. As well as booking top artistes they have advertised in local papers and on line with "Events North Wales" in addition posters and fliers have been delivered to houses in the R... Read more.

Hammond Special!Hammond Special!

Thursday 11th September

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Hammond organ and Howard Beaumont is presenting a special concert for the Scarborough Electronic Organ Society on Monday September 22nd at Scarborough College Filey Road.

Howard will be hauling his own A100 and Leslie speaker to the venue to bring back this unique sound to lovers of pure tone. Also he will be accompanied by Dave Pinkney on drums,and the concert features great swing standard and Latin American numbers associated with this musical giant.

The concert starts at 7.30 pm and admission is £6. For those travelling lo... Read more.

Welcome to Electronic Music RepairWelcome to Electronic Music Repair

Wednesday 10th September

We would like to welcome another instrument repairer to our directory pages Based in Bognor Regis you will find Electronic Music Repair available if you need help fix that broken bit of gear!

Hope-Jones’ 1890s Scrapbook Discovered!Hope-Jones’ 1890s Scrapbook Discovered!

Tuesday 9th September

We have been sent the following news item from Roger Fisher at LTOT (Theatre Organ Heritage Centre, Peel Green).

Robert Hope-Jones (1859-1914), well known organ builder of Victorian times, who started work in Birkenhead, went on to join the Wurlitzer Company in America, and earned himself the title “Father of the Theatre Organ”. He died exactly a hundred years ago, on 13th September 1914. Coinciding with the centenary of his death comes the following am... Read more.

October FestivalOctober Festival

Monday 8th September

Brian Sharp Musical Breaks are once again holding an event at the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel, Habberley Road, Kidderminster, DY12 1LA, which runs from Tuesday 30th September until Thursday 2nd October 2014. 

The three day event presented by the legendary Brian Sharp, former resident organist at La Reserve, Sutton Coldfield and many other Midland venues during the late seventies and eighties, also features concerts of popular music performed by top organ and keyboard pl... Read more.

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