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Last page update: 19 January 2021

Local Events

 

This listing includes organ-related events within easy reach of Reading. For a comprehensive nationwide listing, visit www.organrecitals.com

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2021

 

CORONAVIRUS (Covid - 19)
During the current restrictions on public gatherings and performances, we are trying to ascertain the status of forthcoming events and keep our website listing as up-to-date as possible, but are unable to take any responsibility for the accuracy of information in a sometimes fast-changing situation. In case of doubt, please contact recital venues directly for advice.

IMPORTANT NOTE - Venues can now require face coverings to be worn and may take contact details for Track and Trace, in accordance with current guidelines.

 

Tuesday 2 February     ** EVENT CANCELLED **

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton GU34 2BW. Organ Recital by Gordon Stewart. Admission £10. During Covid-19 pandemic, admission is only available by pre-booking at familyhowe@talktalk.net. For full information please visit Alton Organ Society.

 

Thursday 11 February     ** EVENT CANCELLED **

1.10pm. St Nicolas Church, Newbury. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Gillian Blythman (Thatcham). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 13 February     ** BOA Event **     ** EVENT CANCELLED **

Visit to Bradfield College.

 

Friday 19 February     ** EVENT CANCELLED **

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Gillian Blythman. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Tuesday 2 March

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton GU34 2BW. Organ Recital by Andrew Millington. Admission £10. During Covid-19 pandemic, admission is only available by pre-booking at familyhowe@talktalk.net. For full information please visit Alton Organ Society.

 

Saturday 13 March     ** BOA Event **

Visit to Cranbourne and Winkfield. More details to follow.

 

Friday 19 March

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Ben Giddens (St Martin in the Fields). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Tuesday 6 April

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton GU34 2BW. Organ Recital by Andrew Lumsden. Admission £10. During Covid-19 pandemic, admission is only available by pre-booking at familyhowe@talktalk.net. For full information please visit Alton Organ Society.

 

Friday 16 April

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Ian Hillier (Reading Minster). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 1 May     ** BOA Event **

Annual Dinner at Stirrups, Maidens Green, with guest speaker Ann Elise Smoot. Rescheduled from November 2020. More details to follow.

 

Tuesday 4 May

8pm. St Lawrence Church, Alton GU34 2BW. Organ Recital by Martin Baker. Admission £10. During Covid-19 pandemic, admission is only available by pre-booking at familyhowe@talktalk.net. For full information please visit Alton Organ Society.

 

Saturday 8 May     ** BOA Event **

St Michael's Church, Tilehurst. Recital, Tea and AGM. Christopher Cipkin will give the recital. More details to follow.

 

Friday 21 May

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Relf Clark (Didcot). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

12 - 14 June     ** BOA Event **

Tour of organs around St Andrew's, Fife, hosted by Chris Bragg. Please contact the President for further details.

 

Friday 18 June

12.30 - 1.15pm. Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Reading. Lunchtime Organ Recital by John Halsey (Windsor Parish Church). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 11 September     ** BOA-supported Event **

Heritage Day at Reading Town Hall. Further details to be announced.

 

October     ** BOA Event **

Visit to Royal Holloway College. Date to be confirmed.