Forthcoming Events

Tuesday 17th September 2019 Visit to St Albans to see the 1989 International Organ Festival Organ (Peter Collins) in St Saviour’s Church followed by the new 3 manual/39 stop Mander Organ in St Peter’s Church.
Saturday 26th October 2019 Halam Court – “Denmark Revisited” – by David Butterworth. David will explore further aspects of the previous Denmark outing in the context of the possibilities of the Society’s next visit abroad.
Sunday 17th November 2019 St Oswald’s Church, Ashbourne. Talk (including live music for trombone and organ) by Matthew Harrison, freelance trombonist and ABRSM examiner. There will be an opportunity to play the 3 manual/47 stop organ recently rebuilt by Groves, and to stay for Evensong.

Members’ cars.

Wednesday 4th December 2019 An afternoon in Oakham. Short lunchtime recital in All Saints’ at 1:30 (given by an Oakham School 6th former), followed by visits to the Church Organ (Kenneth Tickell 1995 2 manual/20 stop) and the 3 manual/32 stop Peter Collins organ in the School Chapel. Fr Stephen Dye has invited us for a cup of tea at c. 4:15pm, and the chance to look at some his musical artefacts.

Members’ cars.

Saturday 17th January 2020 Halam Court at 3:00pm – Lecture, with musical illustrations, by Jonathan Rennert, organist of St Michael’s Cornhill on George Thalben-Ball, who died on this day in 1987.
Saturday 8th February 2020 Annual Luncheon at the Masonic Hall, Nottingham –

With guest speaker Lindsay Gray, variously Chorister at St Mary’s, Nottingham; Choral Scholar of King’s College, Cambridge; Director of Music, Cheltenham College; Headmaster of Llandaff Cathedral School; and Director of the R.S.C.M

Saturday 21st March 2020 Visit (by coach TBC) to Malvern: Nicholson & Co. organ builders; then the organs at Malvern Priory and St Mary Magdalene, Twyning.

Malvern Priory main organ:

Nicholson 4 manual/49 stop Organ

Twyning organ:

John Nicholson’s last organ (1886),a 2 manual/23 stop Organ

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Other Events, News and Information:

Forthcoming Recitals & Concerts

Nothing at present.


Local Church Music Lists

Music lists for these churches are available by following these links:

Southwell Minster Music

St Barnabas RC Nottingham


Past Events

Programme 2017/18

Programme 2016/17

Programme 2015/16

Programme 2014/15

Programme 2013/14