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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.

Exciting News From Yorkshire!Exciting News From Yorkshire!

Wednesday 17th February

Kevin Grunill announces an exciting programme of events in West Yorkshire this Spring with exciting news of a brand new theatre organ venue!

The Astoria Centre near Barnsley has become the new home of the Sheffield Compton; which was featured in concert for many years at its previous home in the city.  The multi purpose new venue will see regular concerts, tea dances and will also be a rare setting for budding players to get real 'hands-on' experience of a theatre pipe organ.

The official grand opening takes place with the BBC's very own Nigel Ogden on Saturday Ma... Read more.

Young Organists Wanted!Young Organists Wanted!

Wednesday 13th January

If you know of any young electronic or theatre organists, please encourage them to enter this year’s UK Young Theatre Organist of the Year competition. It is open to all players who are aged 18 or under this summer. All of the details, including a downloadable entry form, are online at or they can contact organiser, Michael Wooldridge, who can also help ... Read more.

Yamaha pianos and keyboards in Portsmouth!Yamaha pianos and keyboards in Portsmouth!

Saturday 9th January

The new Pianoroom, Portsmouth store is holding two exclusive events soon.

On Friday 29th January Yamaha's Ian House will be visiting the store for a private concert featuring PSRS Keyboards and CVP700 series Clavinova. Spaces are limited so please do call us on 02392 863792 to reserve your place.

Doors open @ 6pm & performance commences @ 6:30pm. The demonstration will last approximately 90 minutes and light refreshments will be served

Ian will then return the following day, Saturday, 30th January between 10am-5pm where he will be offering exclusive one-to-one se... Read more.

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