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How Old Is The Oldest Organ Club Secretary?How Old Is The Oldest Organ Club Secretary?

Monday 21st October

Belper & District Organ & Keyboard Club was formed in 1987 by 3 people sharing a common interest in organ music. Over the early years the club was run on a social basis with meetings being held in various public houses and also including coach outings to various organ venues.

In 1994 the club held its first professional concert as part of a town festival week. The concert took place in a marquee at the local rugby club with the guest artiste being Tim Flint who in those days played the Yamaha HX1. Subsequent concerts were held in local school halls & hotels with some of ... Read more.

Jean MartynJean Martyn

Sunday 20th October

Jean Martin will be appearing at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon on Dec 1st 2013 in a matinee show (2.30). This is a very different venture for Jean who will be playing both her stage organ and grand piano in a brand new show called 'COMEDY IN MUSIC'.

Jean will join the virtuoso harmonica player, Johnny Stafford, TV comedian Don Reid and West End singer Mavis Lane in both music and comedy and, along with playing beautiful light classical pieces and popular music, will also accompany the acts and take part in the fun and cross chat!

Tickets are £12.00 and can be obtained from The Fairfield Box Office on 0208 688 9291

Sad News at Horsham

Saturday 19th October

It is with sadness that we report the death of FRED WHITTINGHAM from Horsham Organ & Keyboard Society .

He was 86 years old and passed away in Hospital on Friday 11 October.

Fred was a founder member in 1978 and had acted as Treasurer for some 20 years until he had to give up last year due to ill health.

Fred was also one of the first in this area of the country, to introdu... Read more.

Franz Lambert Evening Tickets Now AvailableFranz Lambert Evening Tickets Now Available

Friday 11th October

Wersi Festivals and Wersi Direct have released a limited number of evening entry tickets for Saturday 19th October to see the World famous Organist, Franz Lambert in concert and his special 'Felsenkeller' themed evening. This is Franz' only visit to the UK for the foreseeable future and is a one off event. So don't miss out!

Tickets are £10 each or 2 tickets for £15.  Venue is; The Marriott hotel, kingfisher Way, Huntingdon, Cambs. The venue is very close to the A1(m) and the A14 and there is a large car park with free parking.

Doors open at 7pm. Conce... Read more.

New Regional Store For Bristol!New Regional Store For Bristol!

Thursday 10th October

Mark Ireland is opening his new regional digital piano and keyboard store for Bristol and the surrounding area!

Great news for piano and keyboard customers in the South West- Mark Ireland who is no stranger to the world of retail and digital instruments, as well as the concert circuit, has launched Mark Ireland Pianos in Bristol. The shop is located on the east side of Bristol just off the busy A4 Bath road. Mark aims to provide a comprehensive selection of the best digital pianos from major brands and currently stocks Casio,
Kawai, Roland and Yamaha.

This new c... Read more.

Message From Claire Greig...Message From Claire Greig...

Wednesday 9th October

Hi everyone...

I'd like to let everyone know that as of next year I shall be playing the new Wersi Pegasus Duo Pro, as seen here with 2 keyboards and pedals. I'm really looking forward to getting my music onto this new instrument!

Look forward to seeing you all soon,

Claire

 

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