Hull and East Riding Organ Group
  affiliated to the Incorporated Association of Organists



OrganFest 2017

BIOS, IAO & RCO celebrate the organ

This year at Hull City Hall with its huge(IV, 141-stop) concert organ

Friday September 8th from 5.30pm

Saturday September 9th from10am

www.organfest.org.uk for full details and booking at City Hall box office or online

featuring: Friday:

Huw Edwards (BBC TV News) interviewed by Gordon Stewart (Huddersfield Town Hall)

Colin Walsh (Organist Laureate, Lincoln Cathedral)

Saturday:

Darius Battiwalla (Leeds Town Hall)

Kevin Bowyer (Concert Organist)

Simon Lindley (Organist Emeritus, Leeds Minster)

Andrew McRea (Deputy Director RCO)

John Pemberton (Organ Curator, Hull City Hall)

Robert Poyser (Beverley Minster)

Alan Thurlow (Chairman, BIOS)

 

Programme of Events 2016 - 17

Monday September 12th 2016                                                                                                                                               Visit to Willis and Sons Organ Works and St.George’s Hall, Liverpool.
Jointly with York and District and Leeds Organists’ Associations

Saturday October 15th  2016
“Thomas Tertius Noble and his Organ Music”
John Scott Whiteley
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

Saturday November 19th 2016
“Life as a Cathedral Organist”
Robert Sharpe, Director of Music, York Minster
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

December  2016 - No Meeting

Saturday January 21st 2017
Visit to York Minster at 6.15pm
Evensong 5.15pm

Saturday February 25th 2017
“Schulze and his influence on 19th Century British Organ Building”.                                                                                             John Pemberton
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm

Saturday March 25th  2017
Visit to St Bartholemew’s, Armley  to see the Schulze Organ. 2—4pm

Friday April 28th 2017
Annual Dinner
Speaker: Geoffrey Coffin, Principal Pipe Organs.
Wolds Village Restaurant, Bainton at 6.30 for 7 pm

Saturday May 20th  2017 
Annual General Meeting preceded by a half hour
Organ Recital by Julian Savory
Parish Church of St. Mary, Cottingham at 3 pm

Saturday June 24th  2017
President’s Organ Event.

Saturday July  8th 2017

Visits to Organs in Hornsea and Skirlaugh

Members free - Non-members will be most welcome with an entrance fee of £3 for each event
Further details about each event will be sent to members in the newsletter nearer the time.

Following the meetings at Tower Hill Church, the organ will be available to be played.  

PAST EVENTS

2015 - 16

Saturday September 19th   2015
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
Organ Quiz devised by Ian Beilby

Saturday October 24th  2015
Beverley Minster at 3pm
“Recent work on the Minster Organ” Robert Poyser, Director of Music

Saturday November 21st 2015
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
“Harmonising Organists and Clergy” Paul Ferguson, Bishop of Whitby

December  2015 - No Meeting

Saturday January 23rd 2016
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
“Desert Island Discs” Philip Moore is interviewed by John Pemberton

Saturday February 20th   2016
Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
“Ear, ear; is that aural (I hear)?” Colin Wright

Saturday March  2016

Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle at 2.30 pm
Temperamental tuning.

Friday April 22nd 2016
Wolds Village Restaurant, Bainton at 6.30 for 7 pm
Annual Dinner  Speaker: Philip Moore Organist Emeritus York Minster

Saturday May 21st   2016 
Parish Church of St. Mary, Cottingham at 3 pm
Annual General Meeting preceded by a half hour Organ Recital by Julian Savory

Saturday June 18th 2016
St. Mary's Church, Barton on Humber at 7pm concert with Organ and Cornet

Simon Lindley - Organ. Philip McCann - Cornet

Friday July 15th 2016
Visits to organs in Trinity House and Holderness Road, Hull
and Hedon.

 


 







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