Manchester Organists' Association
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Other local events:

Blackburn Cathedral

Recitals on Wednesdays at 1.00 p.m.

Bolton Parish Church

Lunchtime recitals on Tuesdays from the week after Easter to end of July

Further details to follow

Saturday morning recitals at 11.00 am  - admission £6  (concessions £4)

Spring and summer 2019 - details toi follow

See also vacancies at the foot of this page

Bury Parish Church
Lunchtime concerts every Friday at 12.30 commencing September 7th
A variety of instrumental or vocal soloists and instrumental ensembles
Admission £5.00
Light lunches (soup & sandwiches) available in the Blackburne Hall from 11.30

Chester Cathedral

Thursdays at 1.05 p.m. every week (unless Christmas Day falls on a Thursday!)
Organ recitals by resident or visiting organists.
Admission charge

Halifax Minster

Regular recitals:  Thursdays at 1.00 - guest recitalists

Hanley:  Victoria Hall  (ST1 3AD)

Saturdays at 12 noon

October 27th:       Jonathan Scott  (Manchester)

November 24th:    Ian Tracey  (Liverpool Cathedral

Huddersfield Town Hall  Mondays at 1.00 p.m. - admission £5

October 29th  Gordon Stewart

November 12th   Darius Battiwalla

November 26th   Gordon Stewart

December 10th   Nigel Ogden

Rochdale Town Hall

Saturdays at Noon

Recitals on the celebrated four-manual J.J.Binns organ 

(Arranged by the Oldham, Rochdale & Tameside Organists' Association

January 12th 2019   Anthony Hunt  (Salford)

March 9th 2019    Jeffrey Ramsdale   (Worsley)

Leeds Minster

Recitals on Fridays at 12.30 p.m. 

Manchester City Centre:  St Ann's Church

Tuesdays at 1.00 p.m. from September

Organ recitals by Simon Passmore (Director of Music) and invited guest recitalists.

Sales promotions!

A history of "The Organs of Bolton Parish Church" (by our web-master) was published in 2015 and was very favourably reviewed in the Organ Club magazine.  It is available at Association meetings and recitals at Bolton Parish Church for £3.50.  (or £4.75 including postage from the webmaster: phone or email for details) 

The Scott Brothers Duo have re-mastered a number of their you-tube clips and put them on DVD. Organ solos, organ & piano, piano duets, piano & harmonium and harmonium solo.
Music by Albeniz, J S Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, Guilmant, Liszt, Rossini and Saint-Saens.
Organs featured: The Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), Albion U.R.C. (Ashton-under-Lyne) and Bolton Parish Church.
Price £9.99 - see for further information



Bolton Parish Church

This town centre church with a fine choral tradition and cathedral style repertoire is offering a small number of Choral Scholarships aimed at school age pupils (male or female) ideally in years 11 to 13, to the value of £500 per annum.

Similarly, an Organ Scholarship for a suitably experienced player in the same age range is being offered at £1000 per annum.


For details of these, write to the Director of Music, c/o Bolton Parish Church Office, Silverwell Street, Bolton BL1 1PS, or send email to 

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Geoffrey Dowling at:


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