The lunchtime organ recitals at 13.00 on the 4th Tuesday of the month have been suspended while the organ is out of action. The next organ recital will be given by Mike Smith on Tuesday April 28th at 1.00pm. The recital will include music by Buxtehude, Bach, Rinck, Howells, Carter and Johnson. Soup and bread will be available from 12.00 midday in the Church Hall. There is no charge for lunch or the recital, but donations (preferably gift-aided) are invited.
The organ is to be cleaned and overhauled by Andrew Cooper & Co., Organ Builders, based at Ryde on the Isle of Wight. The overhaul will include the installation of a new electronic control system and some minor tonal changes.
Wednesday 22nd January: work started on the overhaul of the organ on with the removal of the keyboards and the pedal board:
Thursday 13th February: Gary at work in the organ installing wiring and soldering lots and lots of joints: