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Last page update: 22 May 2020

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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2020

 

CORONAVIRUS (Covid - 19)
Following recent government announcements and with churches not hosting public services and gatherings, it is likely that very few organ recitals will take place over the coming months. 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 fast-changing situation. In case of doubt, please contact recital venues directly for advice.

 

Saturday 6 June     ** BOA Event **     ** EVENT POSTPONED to Saturday 29 August **

St Mary's Church, Winkfield.

 

Thursday 11 June     ** EVENT CANCELLED**

1.10pm. St Nicolas Church, Newbury. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Alistair Davis (Stockcross). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Friday 19 June     ** EVENT CANCELLED**

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

 

Thursday 9 July

1.10pm. St Nicolas Church, Newbury. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Rosemary Evans (St Alphage, Burnt Oak). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 11 July     ** BOA Event **

Visit to St Peter's Cranbourne (2pm) and St Mary's Winkfield (3.15pm), followed by tea. More details to follow.

 

Monday 20 July     ** BOA Supported Event **

1pm. Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Lunchtime organ recital on the Father Willis Organ by David Quinn (Bradfield College). Programme to include music by Bach, Parry and Whitlock. 5 on the door, or 4.50 if booked at least one day in advance. WhatsonReading  0118 960 6060.

 

Thursday 30 July

7.30pm. Guildford Cathedral. Organ Recital by Richard Moore, including music by Vierne to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Thursday 6 August

7.30pm. Guildford Cathedral. Organ Recital by Richard Pinel, including music by Vierne to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Thursday 13 August

1.10pm. St Nicolas Church, Newbury. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Jane van Tilborg (Snape, Suffolk). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Thursday 13 August

7.30pm. Guildford Cathedral. Organ Recital by Alessandro Bianchi, including music by Vierne to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Thursday 20 August

7.30pm. Guildford Cathedral. Organ Recital by Daniel Cook, including music by Vierne to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Thursday 27 August

7.30pm. Guildford Cathedral. Organ Recital by Katherine Dienes-Williams, including music by Vierne to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 29 August     ** BOA Event **

7.30pm. St Mary's Church, Winkfield. Organ Recital by Jonathan Holl as part of the BOA Local Recital series. Admission free. Retiring collection. Refreshments.

 

Thursday 10 September

1.10pm. St Nicolas Church, Newbury. Lunchtime Organ Recital. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 12 September     ** Heritage Day - BOA Supported Event **

Reading Town Hall (Concert Hall). Talk and demonstration of the historic Father Willis Organ. More details to be announced soon.

 

Thursday 8 October

1.10pm. St Nicolas Church, Newbury. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Roy Woodhams (Cranleigh). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 10 October     ** BOA Event **

Possible visit to organs in Oxford. More details to follow.

 

Saturday 31 October     ** BOA Event **

7.30pm. St Paul's Church, Wokingham. Organ Recital by Christopher Cipkin as part of the BOA Local Recital series. Admission free. Retiring collection. Refreshments.

 

Thursday 12 November

1.10pm. St Nicolas Church, Newbury. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Jonathan Holl (Windsor). Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

Saturday 14 November     ** BOA Event **

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

 

Thursday 10 December

1.10pm. Newbury Methodist Church. Lunchtime Organ Recital by Clive Grant (Wash Common). Admission free. Retiring collection.