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Last page update: 12 October 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)
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.

 

Friday 16 October

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

 

Saturday 31 October     ** BOA Event **     ** NOTE TIME CHANGED **

3.30pm. St Paul's Church, Wokingham. Organ Recital by Christopher Cipkin as part of the BOA Local Recital series. Programme on the theme 'Saints and Angels' includes music by Bédard, Bingham, Bach, Handel, Peeters, Ogden and Elgar. Admission free. Retiring collection.

 

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 **     ** POSTPONED TO 1 MAY, 2021 **

Annual Dinner.

 

Friday 20 November

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

 

Thursday 10 December

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

 

Friday 11 December

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

 

2021

 

Saturday 9 January     ** BOA Event **

2.30pm. Social afternoon at St Andrew's URC, London Road, Reading. Illustrated talk by Philip Norman on 'A thousand years plus of British organs'. More details to follow.

 

Saturday 13 February     ** BOA Event **

Visit to Bradfield College. More details to follow.

 

Saturday 13 March     ** BOA Event **

Visit to Cranbourne and Winkfield. More details to follow.

 

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.

 

Saturday 8 May     ** BOA Event **

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

 

12 - 14 June     ** BOA Event **

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

 

September     ** BOA-supported Event **

Heritage Day at Reading Town Hall. Date to be confirmed.

 

October     ** BOA Event **

Visit to Royal Holloway College. Date to be confirmed.