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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

2021

AUGUST

Saturday 14th, BARNSLEY, 2.30pm at the Astoria Centre, 16A Metro Trading Centre, Barugh Green Road, S75 1JT, Michael plays a concert on the magnificent Compton theatre organ, 07944 566 972

SEPTEMBER

Friday 10th, RYE, 7.15pm at The Milligan Theatre, Rye College, The Grove, Rye, TN31 7NQ, Michael joins the Rye Bay Crew, playing his Yamaha Organ, for the annual Rye Proms Night, 01424 444 058 Monday 27th to Friday 1st (October), PAKEFIELD, Michael plays and hosts the Keyboard Cavalcade Festival, Pontins Pakefield, NR33 7PF, more information here or call 01780 782 093 between 10am and 12noon on Monday or Thursday mornings

OCTOBER

Tuesday 12th, CREWE, 2.00pm at the Lyceum Theatre, Heath Street, CW1 2DA, Michael is Musical Director for Those Were the Days, a variety show remembering the songs and stars of the fifties and sixties, starring Andy Eastwood, Maggie O’Hara and Pete Lindup, 01270 368 242 Saturday 16th, TITCHFIELD Community Centre, PO14 4AB, 7.00pm, Michael plays Come Dancing, 01329 234 562 Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th, PAIGNTON, Michael plays Tuesday Evening and Wednesday Morning concerts at The Wizard Organ Festival, being held at The Redcliffe Hotel, Marine Drive, TQ3 2NL, Bookings to Byron Jones on 0117 9497 742 Wednesday 27th, BOGNOR REGIS, 7.15pm at The Jubilee Hall, Middleton-On-Sea, PO22 7SR, Concert for Bognor Regis MelodyTimes, 01243 824 070 Friday 29th to Monday 1st November, DAVENTRY, Michael appears at the Yamaha Club Festival at the De Vere Staverton Estate Hotel, NN11 6JT, 01780 782 093 on Mondays or Thursdays between 10am and 12noon, www.cavalcadeproductions.co.uk/yamaha.htm

NOVEMBER

Sunday 14th, GLASGOW, 2.45pm at Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Michael plays the wonderful 3/21 Wurlitzer for the Scottish Cinema Organ Trust, 0141 570 3574 Wednesday 24th to Saturday 27th, LITTLEHAMPTON, Windmill Theatre, Michael plays for the annual Stage Door Theatre Company amateur musical, 7.30pm each evening plus 2.30pm on the Saturday, 01903 856 801 Sunday 28th, STOCKPORT Town Hall, SK1 3XE, 2.30pm, Michael plays the superb 4/20 Wurlitzer formerly at the Paramount/Odeon Cinema, Manchester, Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust, 0161 427 2180

DECEMBER

Friday 3rd, RYE, 7.15pm at The Milligan Theatre, Rye College, The Grove, Rye, TN31 7NQ, Michael is joined by students from the Rye Wurlitzer Academy for an evening of Festive Cheer at the Yamaha Organ, 01424 444 058 Sunday 12th, SALTAIRE, 2.30pm at the Victoria Hall, BD18 3JS, Michael plays a concert for the Cinema Organ Society Convention on the Northern District’s fabulous Wurlitzer, 0845 400 2208 after 7pm Tuesday 21st, BOURNEMOUTH Electronic Organ Society, 7.30pm at Queen Elizabeth’s School, Blandford Road, Wimborne, BH21 4DT, 01202 676 631

2022

JANUARY

Monday 10th, GILLINGHAM, 7pm at Parkwood Community Centre, Rainham, ME8 9PN, Michael plays a concert along with top drummer, Gareth Thompson, Medway Organ & Keyboard Club, 01634 234 694 Thursday 20th, ANDOVER, 7.30pm at the Fairground Hall, Weyhill, SP11 0QN, Michael joins Jamyma Hanson to play some duets in her concert for Weyhill Electronic Organ Society, 01264 323 213

FEBRUARY

Sunday 13th, WORTHING, 2.30pm at the Assembly Hall, Michael plays a concert on the magnificent Worthing Wurlitzer for the Sussex Theatre Organ Trust, with special guest Jamyma Hanson and including some piano and organ duets, 01903 206 206 Wednesday 16th, ECCLES, 1pm at the LTOT Heritage Centre, Peel Green, M30 7HJ, Michael plays the Wurlitzer and Compton organs, 0161 427 2180 Thursday 17th, STOCKPORT, 2.30pm at the Plaza Theatre, Mersey Square, SK1 1SP, Michael is Musical Director for The Spirit of the Blitz, a variety show taking a sentimental journey back to the swinging hits and comedy that kept Britain smiling through dark days, starring Andy Eastwood, Maggie O’Hara and Pete Lindup, 0161 477 7779

APRIL

Wednesday 20th, FAREHAM, Michael plays afternoon and evening concerts at the Topnote Events 3-day organ festival at the Solent Hotel, Rookery Avenue, Whiteley, PO15 7AJ, Advanced Bookings only to 01757 708 509 or 01609 748 295 Sunday 24th, PETERBOROUGH, 2.30pm at the Key Theatre, Embankment Road, PE1 1EF, Michael is Musical Director for The Spirit of the Blitz, a variety show taking a sentimental journey back to the swinging hits and comedy that kept Britain smiling through dark days, starring Andy Eastwood, Maggie O’Hara and Pete Lindup, 01733 207 239 Saturday 30th, TITCHFIELD Community Centre, PO14 4AB, 7.00pm, Michael plays Come Dancing, 01329 234 562

MAY

Sunday 15th to Thursday 19th, BLACKPOOL Cavalcade Organ Festival, The Village Hotel, FY3 8LL, Michael presents and appears at this popular residential event, more info here or call 01780 782 093 between 10am and 12noon on Mondays and Thursdays Saturday 21st, CLACTON, 2.30pm at the Westcliff Theatre, Tower Road, CO15 1LE, Michael is Musical Director for The Spirit of the Blitz, a variety show taking a sentimental journey back to the swinging hits and comedy that kept Britain smiling through dark days, starring Andy Eastwood, Maggie O’Hara and Pete Lindup, 01255 433 344 Sunday 22nd, HUNSTANTON, 2.30pm at the Princess Theatre, 13 The Green, PE36 5AH, Michael is Musical Director for Those Were the Days, a variety show remembering the songs and stars of the fifties and sixties, starring Andy Eastwood, Maggie O’Hara and Pete Lindup, 01485 532 252 Monday 23rd, ALDERSHOT, 2.30pm at the Princes Theatre, GU11 1NX, Michael is Musical Director for The Spirit of the Blitz, a variety show taking a sentimental journey back to the swinging hits and comedy that kept Britain smiling through dark days, starring Andy Eastwood, Maggie O’Hara and Pete Lindup, 01252 329 155 Thursday 26th, GAINSBOROUGH Organ & keyboard Club, 7.30pm at the Weston Rooms, Hickman Street, DN21 2DZ, 01427 615 265

JUNE

Sunday 12th, LINCOLN, 3.00pm at the New Theatre Royal, Clasketgate, LN2 1JJ, Michael is Musical Director for The Spirit of the Blitz, a variety show taking a sentimental journey back to the swinging hits and comedy that kept Britain smiling through dark days, starring Andy Eastwood, Maggie O’Hara and Pete Lindup, 01522 519 999 Thursday 23rd, KINGSWINFORD & District Organ Society, 8pm at the Royal British Legion Club, Summer Hill, Kingswinford, DY6 9JG, a special Music From The Movies concert with David Ingley, 01384 274 500 JULY Monday 4th - Tuesday 5th, BEWDLEY Musical Breaks, Michael plays Monday Evening and Tuesday Morning concerts at the festival at the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel, 01384 274 500

AUGUST

Thursday 25th, STOCKPORT, 8.00pm at Hazel Grove Bowling and Tennis Club, Douglas Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 4JG, Stockport Organ & Keyboard Club, 07786 565 254 or 01625 876 511 Friday 26th, SALTAIRE, at the Victoria Hall, BD18 3JS, Michael plays a concert for the Cinema Organ Society Convention on their Northern District’s fabulous Wurlitzer, 0845 400 2208 after 7pm

OCTOBER

Thursday 6th, WESTON-SUPER-MARE Organ & Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at Weston Football Cllub, Winterstoke ROad, BS24 9AA, 01934 812 759