Brighton and District Organists' Association
Hon. Secretary, Brighton & District Organists' Association, Mr J.S. Smith. 11, Cowper Street, HOVE BN3 5BP Tel. 01273 270870
Officers & Council MembersPresident: Mr R. Bayfield
Vice President: Mr A. Beazley
Hon. Secretary: Mr J.S. Smith
Assistant Secretary: Mr R. Bayfield
Treasurer: Mr A. D. Macfadyen
Council members: Mr J. Casemore, Mr R Bayfield, Mr G. W. Brown, Miss J. Cooper, Mr J. March, Dr S. Newton, Mr N. Watton
Honorary Life Presidents: Mr R. Bayfield, Mr G. W. Brown, Miss J. Cooper, Mr J. Smith
Web editor: Mr Alastair Macfadyen.
The Brighton & District Organists' Association covers the area from Eastbourne to Worthing along the coast and Uckfield in the North. It welcomes all those with an interest in the organ, its construction and music, whether or not they play the instrument themselves.
Meetings cover a wide range of activities, including visits to instruments of all sizes, from small one manual in country parishes to those in cathedrals. In addition there are master classes, recitals, demonstrations on techniques and social events.
Members receive newsletters on a regular basis, which include details of events, covering our own and other events where the organ is prominent, news about members and vacancies in the area.
The Association is affiliated to the Incorporated Association of Organists, enabling members to participate in the IAO activities and entitles them to the benefits and services provided by the IAO. Members can subscribe to the Organists' Review at a reduced rate.
You can join the Association by contacting the Secretary, when you will receive further details, an application form for membership and a current newsletter.
The subscription is:
Ordinary members: £15.00
Senior Citizens: £12.00
Additional member living at same address as either of the above: £5.00
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|27 April 2013||Brighton college chapel and St Mary (Rock gardens), Brighton|
|7 - 14 - 21 May 2013||Lunchtime recitals by members at St Bartholomew's church, Brighton (Brighton Festival Fringe event)|
|22 June 2013||Bexhill - St Augustine & St Peter|
|20 July 2013||Findon valley Free church, Findon & Madehurst|
|28 September 2013||Horsham - London Road Methodist church & Unitarian church|
|26 October 2013||All day meeting - Hythe, Folkestone (St Mary & Eanswyth and Holy Trinity)|
|23 November 2013||Talk by Malcolm Campbell on Theatre Organs (possibly at Portslade Town Hall)|
|25 January 2014||Social afternoon at the home of Jennie and Alastair Macfadyen with refreshments. Bring CDs and DVDs, also 3 manual Viscount organ available to play|
|22 February 2014||All Saints Hove - short organ recital followed by AGM|
The following local instruments are of interest to organists: