Lunchtime organ recitals are held in St Mary's Church on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 13:00 and last approximately an hour. The recitals will be preceded by bread and soup for all in the church hall from 12:00. There is no charge for admission but there will be a retiring collection to offset the series expenses.
Anthony Gritten will be giving the next recital on Tuesday 15th April at 13:00. Anthony's programme will include music by J S Bach, Parry, Vivet, Grunenwald and Roth.
Future recitals include Richard Pearce on June 21st, TBA on July 19th, Tim Rivalde (Chichester Cathedral) on August 16th, Claudia Grinnell (Winchester Cathedral) on September 20th, Carl Jackson (Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace) on October 18th and Richard Moore (Guildford Cathedral) on November 15th
The organ was cleaned and overhauled in 2020 by Andrew Cooper & Co., Organ Builders, based at Ryde on the Isle of Wight. The overhaul included the installation of a new electronic control system and some minor tonal changes.