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North Devon organ Crawl

Saturday 16 Sept starting 10:30am

Andrew Millington has organised the following:

10:30am All Saints Okehampton EX20 1LW (NB: the church is not in the town centre).

Andrew Wilson will be there and will give a talk on the organs of Okehampton. Then we are Let loose on the 3 manual Hele

Lunch at a local pub (any recommendatons?)

2:15pm The really historic church; All Hallows, Broadwoodkelly, EX19 8ED.  Telford and Telford chamber organ, 1850 of historic interest and grade 1 listed.   Bring music for manuals only - wind pumped by hand!

4:00pm Nichols Nymet House EX20 8BP, by invitaton of Paul and Muriel Goodman, large 4-manual `hauptwerk` organ based on Hereford Cathedral ; to include a cup of tea.

We had to pull out of Great Torrington due to a last minute venue clash.

Please contact: Paula Taylor as Andrew is abroad examining again.

Education Event, St. Margaret’s Topsham EX3 0HL

Saturday 7 October 2:30pm

We have invited Richard Godfrey the Diocesan Organs Advisor for Salisbury to give a talk, but more importantly on this occasion, he is the main mover in the Salisbury `Pipe-up` scheme which provides lessons etc for young players.   He will talk about the scheme, and we are hoping that this might inspire the Devon organists to get behind something similar here.
Richard may be able to bring one or two young players with him to entertain us after the talk.   In addition, we would welcome any of our local youngsters who are learning the organ to come along and perform, at whatever level they happen to be.

All are welcome.

Organiser: Andrew Millington

Annual Dinner at The Ruffwell Inn EX5 5NB

Tuesday 7 November 7pm for 7:30pm

We will have a carvery available as usual costs will be roughly the same as last year.

Guest speaker, Tim Noon, Exeter Cathedral

Organisers: Paula Taylor and Keith Wadlan.