Manchester Organists' Association
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Blackburn Cathedral

Recitals on Wednesdays at 1.00 p.m.

Bury Parish Church
Lunchtime concerts every Friday at 12.30 commencing September

A variety of instrumental or vocal soloists and instrumental ensembles
Admission £5.00

Chester Cathedral

Thursdays at 1.05 p.m. every week (unless Christmas Day falls on a Thursday!)
December 5th  -  Graham Eccles

December 12th  -  Alex Palotai  (Chester)

December 19th  -  Andrew Wyatt  (Chester)

December 26th  -  Philip Rushforth  (Chester)
Admission charge

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

December 2nd  -  Gordon Stewart (organ) with trumpet and voice, celebrating Yorkshire composer Andrew Carter's birthday.

December 23rd  -  Gordon Stewart (Christmas music with local choirs)

January 6th  -  Gordon Stewart

January 20th  -  Christopher Stokes  (Manchester Cathedral)

Leeds Town Hall  -  Mondays  1.05 - 1.55 pm

December 16th  -  Darius Battiwalla

January 13th  -  Gordon Stewart

January 20th  -  Sarah Baldock  (Cheltenham Ladies' College)

January 27th  -  David titterington  (Royal Academy of Music)

Admission free - retiring collection. 

Manchester City Centre:  St Ann's Church

Tuesdays at 1.00 p.m. (not during August)

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

Rochdale Town Hall

Saturdays at Noon

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

January 11th, 2020:    Alexander Binns  (Derby Cathedral)

March 14th, 2020:       Marc Murray   (Bury)

May 9th, 2020:            Ben Morris  (York) 

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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 10 to 13, to the value of £500 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 


St Margaret's Church, Hollinwood

This church (close to the M60 Oldham exit) is short of organists to fill the second and third Sundays of the month in their rota.

Weekly sung mass at 10.30, 3-manual Hill organ and fee of £50. (not clear whether this is for two sundays per month or each service played)

Contact Joan Corser at for further details.

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