Midlands Organ Day 2020
Saturday 26th September 2020

Starting at 10.00am at St. Matthews Church, Kingsley Road, Northampton NN1 4RY

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What's On

This calendar contains the Northampton & District Organists' Association's annual list of events.

These events are subject to alteration.
Dates, times and venues will be confirmed in the 2019 Newsletters and on this page.

The 'Other Events' page includes some forthcoming other local events of interest

Corby Organ Crawl with lunch and tea

Saturday, 14 March 2020 at 11.30am - 5pm

Hosted by Jonathan Mack and Roger Skoyles. Ss Peter & Andrew, Corby; St Michael’s, Gt Oakley.

Young Organists' Day jointly with RSCM

Saturday, 9 May 2020 at 10am - 1pm

St Mary & St Giles, Stony Stratford - hosted by Jonathan Kingston.

Visit to Halam (house organ) and Southwell Minster

Saturday, 6 June 2020 at 11am

David Butterworth and Paul Provost. 11am Halam, 1pm pub lunch; Minster 2.30pm; Evensong 5.30pm.

Visit to Thorpe Underwood (house organ) and Harrington Church

Saturday, 18 July 2020 at 2pm - 5pm

Visit to Benedict Cadbury’s house organ at Thorpe Underwood and to Harrington Church: talk on the Northamptonshire Villages Church Organ Trust.

President's Garden Party Fundraiser - Bank Holiday

Monday, 31 August 2020 at 2pm

84 Headlands, Kettering, NN15 5DQ. Garden Party 2pm; Tea from 4pm.

Celebrity Organ Recital with Richard Pinel

Saturday, 26 September 2020 at 7pm

St. Matthew’s Church, Northampton, celebrating the 125th anniversary of the J.W. Walker organ - ‘the finest parish church organ in England.’

Midlands Organ Day

Saturday, 26 September 2020 at 10am

St. Matthew’s Church, Northampton. IAO Regional Organ Day focusing on liturgical playing, including a short recital by Callum Alger (Westminster Cathedral) and masterclasses hosted by Richard Pinel (Jesus College, Cambridge), with Andrew Reid (Harrison & Harrison) and Callum Alger (Westminster Cathedral). Open consoles will be available at St Matthew’s, All Saints' and other local churches. Followed by:

Reluctant Organists' Afternoon

Saturday, 17 October 2020 at tba

Hardwick Parish Church, hosted by Tony Edwards.

Annual General Meeting

Saturday, 7 November 2020 at 3.00pm

at St Mary Magdalene, Castle Ashby, followed by Evensong at 4pm with the Benefice Choir.