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Nigel Ogden makes his Prescot DebutNigel Ogden makes his Prescot Debut

Friday 27th May

Arts in Prescot is a voluntary community organisation promoting and organising arts, culture and entertainment events in the historic Lancashire town of Prescot, Merseyside. The highlight of its year-round programme is the Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts, which runs for 10 days, starting on the third Friday of June.

This year sees Nigel Ogden, presentor of Radio 2's The Organist Entert... Read more.

Special Concert in Banstead

Thursday 21st April

On the 9th May Banstead Organ and Keyboard Club are holding a special concert in Surrey as part of the Banstead Arts Festival.

Michael Wooldridge, together with trumpeter Richard Baker and percussionist Chaz Mcleod will be in concert and promises to be a bit different from what the club normally do!

If you would like more details please ring Sue Poulter on 02083305795.  The concert starts at 7.30 pm at the Church Institute Hall High Street, Banstead. SM7 2NG - tickets £8 on the door.

Wersi Free Festival!Wersi Free Day Festival!

Wednesday 20th April

Wersi Direct are putting on a Summer Celebration of all things OAX at their brand new event for 2016 in Bracknell - The Summerfest. Summerfest is a free one day festival open to all.

Starting at 12:00 on Saturday 13th August, Brett Wales, Ben Scott-Hyde, Robert New and Claire Greig will be on hand giving demonstrations and mini concerts on the OAX range of organs - Plus there is a German Themed BBQ for you to take full advantage of! 

In the evening, starting at 19:30, Brett Wales will be performing a full concert on the OAX Sonic - again this is completely free!

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Penny Weedon concerts NOT cancelledPenny Weedon concerts NOT cancelled

Tuesday 5th April

Some of our visitors may have already heard that, unfortunately, Penny Weedon is not very well this week. However, we are pleased to confirm that her scheduled concerts are not cancelled!

Penny has asked her friend and colleague Janet Dowsett to step in and play her concerts at Watford on Wednesday 6th, Bridport on Thursday 7th and Trowb... Read more.

Tea Dance at the Astoria [repost]Tea Dance at the Astoria [repost]

Monday 4th April

The Astoria Centre at Barnsley, the UK's newest theatre organ venue presents an Afternoon Tea Dance, every Wednesday afternoon at 1pm. (Doors open at 12.15). Enjoy the sound of the mighty Compton Organ, played by Kevin Grunill or guest organists in an afternoon of pure nostalgia. Admission £5.50 each. 

Enjoy an afternoon of great music, popular dancing and a warm welcome to the regular weekly Wednesday afternoon dances. A ra... Read more.

Tony Stace & Andrew Nix @ Scarborough FairTony Stace & Andrew Nix @ Scarborough Fair

Saturday 5th March

By popular demand, Tony & Andrew have announced they will be performing their unique "DUET SHOW" at a number of venues around the country throughout 2016.

Sunday July 24th 2016 is the date when the lads appear at the fantastic Scarborough Fair Collection venue at the Flower of May Holiday Park, Lebberston, Scarborough - North Yorkshire. The whole show consists of highly rehearsed arrangements and uniquely utilises the two superb Wurlitzer Theatre organs alongside their own electronic organs. With the doors to the museum opening at 1pm, this gives attendees an hour and a half to... Read more.

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