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Last page update: 16 July 2018

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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2018

Friday 20 July

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

 

Sunday 5 August

3pm. Farnborough Abbey. Organ Concert by Frantisek Beer (Kosice Abbey). Admission free. Retiring collection. For more information, visit www.cavaille-coll.co.uk or www.farnboroughabbey.org

 

Thursday 9 August

1.10pm. St Nicolas, Newbury. Organ recital by Jane van Tilborg (St John the Baptist, Snape, Suffolk). Admission free. Retiring Collection.

 

Friday 17 August

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

 

Sunday 19 August

3pm. St Thomas of Canterbury, Goring. Organ Recital by Jonathan Holl (Windsor).

 

Sunday 2 September

3pm. Farnborough Abbey. Organ Concert by Ashley Grote (Norwich Cathedral). Admission free. Retiring collection. For more information, visit www.cavaille-coll.co.uk or www.farnboroughabbey.org

 

Saturday 8 September     **BOA Event **

11am and 12 noon. Reading Town Hall Concert Hall. Free talk and demonstration of the historic Father Willis Organ by members of the Berkshire Organists' Association, followed by an opportunity for members of the public to play the instrument. Free 1-hour sessions. No need to book - just turn up.

 

Thursday 13 September

1.10pm. St Nicolas, Newbury. Organ recital by Stephen Holmes (St Michael and All Angels', Lambourn). Admission free. Retiring Collection.

 

Friday 21 September

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

 

Sunday 7 October

3pm. Farnborough Abbey. Organ Concert by Matthias Mück (Magdeburg Cathedral). Admission free. Retiring collection. For more information, visit www.cavaille-coll.co.uk or www.farnboroughabbey.org

 

Monday 8 October

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by Relf Clark (Didcot). Programme to be announced. 5. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Thursday 11 October

1.10pm. St Nicolas, Newbury. Organ recital by Roy Woodhams (Cranleigh, Surrey). Admission free. Retiring Collection.

 

Saturday 13 October     **BOA Event **

Visit to St Andrew's, Farnham (10.30am) and Godalming Parish Church (2.15pm). More details to follow.

 

Friday 19 October

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

 

Thursday 8 November

1.10pm. St Nicolas, Newbury. Organ recital by Jonathan Holl (Windsor). Admission free. Retiring Collection.

 

Monday 12 November

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ. Performer and programme to be announced. 5. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Friday 16 November

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

 

Saturday 17 November     **BOA Event **

Annual Dinner at Stirrups Country House Hotel, with guest speaker Peter Wright (Southwark Cathedral). More details to follow.

 

Thursday 13 December

1.10pm. St Nicolas, Newbury. Organ recital by Clive Grant (St George's, Wash Common). Admission free. Retiring Collection.

 

Friday 14 December

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

 

2019

 

Monday 28 January

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ. Performer and programme to be announced. 5. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.

 

Monday 25 March

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ. Performer and programme to be announced. 5. Reading Arts  0118 960 6060.