Ben was born in Hitchin, Herts and raised in Royston for 18 years. His Grandmother, Valerie Snowdon played a Wersi Helios and since she frequently looked after Ben while his mum was at work, it is perhaps no surprise that his exposure to this instrument at the tender age of 5 would go on to have such a profound effect on his life to date!
Now CEO of Wersi Direct UK, this newcomer is fast making a name for himself on the organ concert circuit... Read more about this man and his music!
Following several months of uncertainty concerning the long time future of the Town Hall at Louth, Lincs where the fabulous Compton organ is showcased each month in concert as part of the North Lincolnshire Theatre Organ Preservation Society, good times are ahead!
The hand over of the Town Hall took place yesterday morning to The Louth Education Community Interest Company (Lecic) so the future of the Compton and the monthly concerts are now secure. Having been given the green light, a program... Read more.
Your next installment of OrganFax Radio is available online now with this month's edition of the ever popular show from our comic duo, Brett Wales & Chris Powell.
Another fun packed show full of your favourites including Penny Weedon, Klaus Wunderlich, Cameron Carpenter, Anthony Lomas, Tony Stace, Claudia Hirschfeld, Dirkjan Ranzijn, David Ingley, Joanne Naulls, Robert Bartha and many more!
Some of ours readers may be aware that John and Jackie Romero from Carillon Music Festivals support the Winstons Wish Charity (for bereaved children). They hope their fundraising will break the £10,000 mark early next year. We hope the following might be of interest!
If you have any running friends, family or work colleagues that are looking to run a marathon, or have been disappointed in not getting a place for London 2... Read more.
Wersi Direct held their second Oktoberfest just a couple of weeks ago in the historic market town of Huntingdon, Cambs at the 4 star luxury Marriott hotel. The weekend was a terrific success with Claudia Hirschfeld, Bill Horn and the Wersi Direct team playing through out the weekend.
The Oktoberfest will return next year with legend Franz Lambert making a one time only appearance in the UK. This will be the first time since 2006 that Franz has played in this country.
Places are £249 per person based on 2 people sharing and £289 for a sing... Read more.
Weyhill Electronic Organ Society decided to ‘push the boat out’ by engaging four artistes to perform for their recent concert at The Lights Theatre in Andover ... and their initiative was well rewarded with a truly excellent show, in front of an audience of around 220.
The show was brilliantly directed by Michael Wooldridge, more than ably assisted by Chris Stanbury and percussionist, Gareth Thompson. The foursome was completed by talented vocalist Sue Stockley, making her debut appearance for a... Read more.