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Visit to Market Bosworth

Saturday 26th May 2018

Our May meeting on Saturday 26th at 2.00pm is a visit to St Peter’s Parish Church, Market Bosworth, at the invitation of the Director of Music, Robert Foreman. The pipe organ has been completely rebuilt as a hybrid instrument with additional electronic stops and a French-style detached console. Light refreshments will be available, so do come along with plenty of music and see and hear what has been achieved.

Celebrity Recital by Ian Tracey at St Aidans

Friday 15th June 2018

St Aidan's Church, New Parks, Leicester are holding a Music Festival in the second half of June. The opening event is a celebrity organ recital with Professor Ian Tracey, the Liverpool City Organist and Organist Titulaire at Liverpool Cathedral. Click here to download the flyer.

Visit to Rothley

Saturday 30th June 2018

On Saturday June 30th at 2.00pm, we visit Rothley Parish Church to see and try the Norman & Beard organ restored by our member Richard Young some time ago. Afterwards, we drive the short distance to Barrow-upon-Soar Parish Church for 4.00pm to see and play the organ there. See below for the addresses and click the postcode links to see where they are on Google Maps.

Leicester Cathedral Summer Organ Festival

Leicester Cathedral have given us details of their Summer Organ Festival.

Opening Concert: 10 July, DeMontfort Hall, Leicester
Leicester Cathedral Choir (dir. Christopher Ouvry-Johns) and Simon Headley, Organ
Details and tickets for the Choir and Organ Concert are available from demontforthall.co.uk

Tuesday Evening Concerts at Leicester Cathedral, 7:30pm
Tickets (on the door) £7.50, £5.00 (students with NUS card), Accompanied under 16s FREE
The dates and recitalists are as follows: