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Events

These are the dates of Michael’s public events

Before making your journey, please do contact the venue using the number given to check that the event is still on as shown here and that seats are available for you. Do remember that at many of the dance events it is quite possible just to come along to sit and listen, to enjoy the music and soak up the atmosphere.
Michael playing for a Silent Film in Holland
Concert, Show and Dance Dates

2024

FEBRUARY

Friday 23rd, CRAWLEY keyboard Club, Michael is joined by top drummer Gareth Thompson for a night of fun popular music, 7.30pm at Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, RH10 6QZ, 01293 784 166 or 01293 530 276 Sunday 25th, UCKFIELD, 3.00pm at The East Sussex National, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES, Michael plays for a friendly afternoon Tea Dance on the mighty Wurlitzer, with Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence Dances, 01825 88 00 88 Extension 2

MARCH

Sunday 3rd, COLCHESTER Keyboard Concerts, 2.30pm at Church Hall, St. Margaret’s Berechurch, Stansted Road, CO2 8RA, 07903 804 603 Tuesday 5th, BEXLEY Music Club, 7.30pm at the Clubhouse, Bexleyheath Golf Club, Mount Drive, DA6 8JS, 07795 576 294 Friday 8th, RYE, 7.15pm at the Rye Theatre, Love Lane, TN31 7NQ, A Wurlitzer Jazz Supper featuring Michael with international, award winning jazz singing sensation Liane Carroll and a fish and chip supper, 01424 444 058, Rye Wurlitzer Academy Monday 18th to Friday 22nd, HEMSBY, Michael hosts and plays at the Hemsby Keyboard Cavalcade Festival, a super holiday at a lovely venue and packed with great live music, call 07842 573 913 on a Monday or Thursday morning, or visit www.cavalcadeproductions.co.uk

APRIL

Sunday 7th, UCKFIELD, 3.00pm at The East Sussex National, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES, Michael plays for a friendly afternoon Tea Dance on the mighty Wurlitzer, with Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence Dances, 01825 88 00 88 Extension 2 Wednesday 10th, BOURNEMOUTH, 2.00pm at the Pavilion Ballroom, Westover Road, BH1 2BU, Michael plays for an afternoon Tea Dance, 0300 500 0595 Sunday 14th, HORSHAM, 8.00pm at The Roffey Club, Spooners Road, RH12 4DY, Michael plays for the Sunday night dance club, all welcome for a friendly evening of music for dancing, 01403 210 356 Thursday 18th, BOURNEMOUTH, 1.00pm at the Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, BH1 2BU, Michael plays an afternoon tea dance on the mighty Compton theatre pipe organ, 0300 500 0595 Sunday 21st, UCKFIELD, 3.00pm at The East Sussex National, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES, Michael plays for a friendly afternoon Tea Dance on the mighty Wurlitzer, with Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence Dances, 01825 88 00 88 Extension 2 Sunday 28th, UCKFIELD, 3.00pm at The East Sussex National, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES, Michael is joined by Michael Maine for a Sounds Spectacular concert, featuring duets on the magnificent 4/32 Wurlitzer and the Carlo Curley digital concert organ, 01825 88 00 88 Extension 2

MAY

Thursday 2nd, WESTON-SUPER-MARE, 7.00pm at The Coronation Hall, Bleadon, BS24 0PG, Weston Organ & Keyboard Club, 01934 812 759 Sunday 12th to Thursday 16th, BLACKPOOL Cavalcade Organ Festival, The Imperial Hotel, FY1 2HB, Michael presents this popular residential event, including a special last night show with the UK’s busiest entertainer, Andy Eastwood, the Musical Merrymaker, more info here or call 07842 573 913 between 10am and 12noon on a Monday or a Thursday morning Wednesday 15th, ECCLES, 1pm at the LTOT Heritage Centre, Peel Green, M30 7HJ, Michael plays the Wurlitzer and Compton organs, 0161 427 2180 Thursday 23rd, KINGSWINFORD and District Organ Society, 8.00pm at The Royal British Legion, Summerhill, DY6 9JG, A special 50s and 60s show featuring vocalist Maggie O’Hara with Michael and David Ingley playing organs and piano, 01384 274 500

JUNE

Sunday 2nd, UCKFIELD, 3.00pm at The East Sussex National, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES, Michael plays for a friendly afternoon Tea Dance on the mighty Wurlitzer, with Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence Dances, 01825 88 00 88 Extension 2 Saturday 8th, STOCKPORT, 2.30pm at the Town Hall, Edward Street, SK1 3XE, Michael plays the fabulous four-manual Wurlitzer Organ for the Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust, 0161 427 2180 Sunday 9th, SALTAIRE, 2.30pm at the Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, BD18 3JS, Michael plays a special concert in memory of Len Rawle MBE, Cinema Organ Society Northern District, 0845 400 2208 Wednesday 12th, CLACTON Keyboard Music Club, 7.30pm at The Community Hall, Valley Road, Great Clacton, CO15 4AR, 01255 428 628 or 07774 802 935 Thursday 13th, SLEAFORD In Tune, 2.30pm at Leasingham Village Hall, Chapel Lane, Leasingham, NG34 8LB, 01205 480 791 Sunday 16th, UCKFIELD, 3.00pm at The East Sussex National, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES, Michael plays for a friendly afternoon Tea Dance on the mighty Wurlitzer, with Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence Dances, 01825 88 00 88 Extension 2 Sunday 16th, HORSHAM, 8.00pm at The Roffey Club, Spooners Road, RH12 4DY, Michael plays for the Sunday night dance club, all welcome for a friendly evening of music for dancing, 01403 210 356 Tuesday 18th, WITHERNSEA, 2.00pm at The Willows, Hollym Road, HU19 2PN, Withernsea Organ Society, 07719 584 034 Wednesday 19th, BOURNE, 7.30pm at The Corn Exchange, PE10 9EF, Bourne Organ and Keyboard Club, 01778 424 947 Friday 28th, BURY ST EDMUNDS, 7.30pm at Horringer Community Centre, The Street, Horringer, IP29 5RU, Concert for St. Edmundsbury In Tune, 01359 250 704 or 07773 244 616 Sunday 30th, WORTHING, 2.30pm at The Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, BN11 1HQ, Michael plays the fabulous Worthing Wurlitzer in a special afternoon of music featuring the one and only, John Mann, for the Sussex Theatre Organ Trust, 01903 206 206

JULY

Wednesday 3rd - Thursday 4th, STOURPORT Musical Breaks, Michael plays Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning concerts at the festival at the Stourport Manor Hotel, DY13 9JA, 01384 274 500 Wednesday 10th, BOURNEMOUTH, 2.00pm at the Pavilion Ballroom, Westover Road, BH1 2BU, Michael plays electronic organ for an afternoon tea dance, 0300 500 0595 Saturday 13th, BARNSLEY, 2.30pm at The Astoria Centre, Metro Trading Estate (Gate 1), Barugh Green Road, S75 1JT, 07944 566 972 Sunday 14th, PORTH, 2.30pm, Michael plays the fabulous Christie and Compton theatre pipe organs at Paul Kirner’s Music Palace, South Street, Ynyshir, Rhondda, CF39 0EG, 07974 813 445 Monday 15th, NORTHAMPTON, 7.30pm at The Plough Hotel, Bridge Street, NN1 1PF, Nene Valley Organ Club, 07545 971 752 or 07743 134 301 Sunday 21st, RYE, 2.30pm at the Rye Theatre, Love Lane, TN31 7NQ, A Wurlitzer concert featuring music entertainment legend, John Mann, with Michael, 01424 444 058, Rye Wurlitzer Tuesday 23rd, BRENTWOOD Organ and Keyboard Club, 2.15pm at Mountnessing Village Hall, Roman Road, CM15 0TD, 07933 845 803

AUGUST

Thursday 8th, BOURNEMOUTH, 1.00pm at the Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, BH1 2BU, Michael plays an afternoon tea dance on the mighty Compton theatre pipe organ, 0300 500 0595 Sunday 11th, HORSHAM, 8.00pm at The Roffey Club, Spooners Road, RH12 4DY, Michael plays for the Sunday night dance club, all welcome for a friendly evening of music for dancing, 01403 210 356 Wednesday 14th, ECCLES, 1pm at the LTOT Heritage Centre, Peel Green, M30 7HJ, Michael plays the Wurlitzer and Compton organs, 0161 427 2180 Wednesday 14th - Thursday 15th, LLANDUDNO Musical Breaks, Michael plays Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning concerts at the festival at the The Kensington Hotel, 6-8 Nevill Crescent, LL30 1AT, 01384 274 500 Thursday 15th, TYWYN, 7.30pm, Michael plays a concert on the beautiful 3/9 Wurlitzer that was originally at the Granada Cinema, Woolwich, now at Neuadd Pendre, Brook Street, LL36 9DP, 07788 481 892

SEPTEMBER

Friday 13th, RYE, 7.15pm at the Rye Theatre, Love Lane, TN31 7NQ, The annual Rye Proms with Michael and the Rye Bay Crew, 01424 444 058, Rye Wurlitzer Academy Saturday 14th, WORTHING Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, BN11 1HQ, 2.00pm, Michael plays for an afternoon Tea Dance on the fabulous Worthing Wurlitzer for the Sussex Theatre Organ Trust, 01903 206 206 Monday 30th, HEMSBY, Michael hosts and plays at the Hemsby Keyboard Cavalcade Festival, four nights from Monday 30th September to Friday 4th October, a super holiday at a lovely venue and packed with great live music, call 07842 573 913 on a Monday or Thursday morning, or visit www.cavalcadeproductions.co.uk OCTOBER Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th, HEMSBY, Michael hosts and plays at the Hemsby Keyboard Cavalcade Festival, four nights from Monday 30th September to Friday 4th October,a super holiday at a lovely venue and packed with great live music, call 07842 573 913 on a Monday or Thursday morning, or visit www.cavalcadeproductions.co.uk Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th, GERMANY, Micahel plays at ‘Das Tastenfestival’ in Herdecke, www.tasten-festival.de Sunday 13th, HORSHAM, 8.00pm at The Roffey Club, Spooners Road, RH12 4DY, Michael plays for the Sunday night dance club, all welcome for a friendly evening of music for dancing, 01403 210 356

NOVEMBER

Monday 4th, NOTTINGHAM, 7.30pm at the Bonnington Theatre, Leisure centre, High Street, Arnold, NG5 7EE, Nottingham Organ Society, 07931 430 957 Tuesday 12th, MILFORD-ON-SEA, 2.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, Greenbanks Close, SO41 0SQ, New Forest Organ Society, 07305 209 192 Wednesday 13th, BOURNEMOUTH, 2.00pm at the Pavilion Ballroom, Westover Road, BH1 2BU, Michael plays electronic organ for an afternoon tea dance, 0300 500 0595 Sunday 17th, RYE, 2.30pm at the Rye Theatre, Love Lane, TN31 7NQ, A Wurlitzer concert featuring internet music sensation Tom Horton and Michael, 01424 444 058, Rye Wurlitzer Sunday 24th, HORSHAM, 8.00pm at The Roffey Club, Spooners Road, RH12 4DY, Michael plays for the Sunday night dance club, all welcome for a friendly evening of music for dancing, 01403 210 356 Tuesday 26th, BOURNEMOUTH, Michael plays cocktail piano and organ for the festival at the Hotel Mirimar, 01609 748 295

DECEMBER

Friday 6th, RYE, 7.15pm at the Rye Theatre, Love Lane, TN31 7NQ, Christmas Wurlitzer with Michael and Guests, 01424 444 058, Rye Wurlitzer Academy Sunday 8th, UCKFIELD, join Michael and friends for the ESN Christmas Show for the Theatre Pipe Organ Preservation Society, featuring the largest Wurlitzer in Europe, 3.00pm at The East Sussex National, Little Horsted, TN22 5ES, 01825 88 00 88 Extension 2 Saturday 14th, WOKING Wurlitzer Christmas Open House featuring Michael and an Open Console for all to enjoy, 2.30pm at The Leisure Centre, Woking Park, Kingfield Road, GU22 9BA, 07748 113 975 Friday 20th, BURGESS HILL Keyboard Club, 7.15pm at The Cyprus Hall, Cyprus Road, RH15 8DX, 01444 241 26960 015 225

2025

JANUARY

Sunday 12th, BRIGHTON, 3pm, Michael plays a Concert on the fabulous Wurlitzer Organs at Singing Hills Golf Course, Muddleswood Road, Albourne, BN6 9EB, along with his special guest, Jamyma Hanson, Tickets from 01903 817 116 during office hours Monday to Friday

JULY

Sunday 6th, SOLIHULL, 2.30pm at Fentham Hall, Marsh Lane, Hampton in Arden, B92 0AH, Michael plays a concert on the magnificent Compton theatre organ for the Cinema Organ Society, 01564 794 778