BLOOMSBURY ORGAN DAY

Saturday, January 31 from 1:00 pm

An Organists Online and Music in Bloomsbury Joint Event

The theme of this year’s event is Britannia!!  – a survey of the organs and organ music of the British Isles.

Three half-hour recitals will be given by Henry Websdale, Weston Jennings and students from the RCO / St Giles School.  Presentations will also be given by Philip Norman, Dr John Rowntree and Catherine Ennis.

During the day, there will be ongoing refreshments, displays of relevant material and sales of CDs and books and a substantial buffet.

Jane Watts will conclude the day with a celebrity recital.

FULL DETAILS HERE: http://www.organistsonline.org/britannia

Summary:

RECITALS

Students from RCO / St Giles – 1:30 pm

Henry Websdale (Winchester College) – 3:00 pm

Weston Jennings (Organ Scholar – RFH) – 4:30 pm

Jane Watts (Concert Organist) – 6:00 pm

PRESENTATIONS

Philip Norman – Five Centuries of Organs – 1:00 pm

Dr John Rowntree – A BIOS Presentation – 2:30 pm

Catherine Ennis – A Presentation on the RCO – 4:00 pm

DISPLAYS
There will be displays by various organ-related organisations and the opportunity to purchase magazines, books, CDs, etc.

REFRESHMENTS
Ongoing during the afternoon. A bookable Special Buffet is available at 5:00 pm

COST
For the afternoon recitals and displays – free (but with a voluntary collection)
Special Buffet – £5
Celebrity Recital by Jane Watts – £5

Book a meal in advance  through the website

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8EP