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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

2019

AUGUST

Tuesday 20th, BIDEFORD Keyboard & Organ Club, 7.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall, EX39 2AN, 01237 475 914 Wednesday 21st, PLYMOUTH Broadway Organ Society, 7.15pm at Plymstock Community Centre, PL9 9GH, 01752 778 199

SEPTEMBER

Sunday 1st, UCKFIELD, 3pm at the East Sussex National, TN22 5ES, an afternoon of Strictly Fun Dancing, a mix of ballroom and popular sequence dances, hosted by Michael playing the UK’s largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, 01825 880088 Sunday 8th, GLASGOW, 2.45pm at Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Michael plays the wonderful 3/21 Wurlitzer for the Scottish Cinema Organ Trust, 0141 570 3574 Tuesday 10th, LEAMINGTON SPA, 7.30pm at Radford Road Chruch, CV31 1NF, Michael plays for the Leamington and District Electronic Organ Society, 07973 909 505 Thursday 12th, BOURNEMOUTH, 1.00pm at the Pavilion Theatre, BH1 2BU, Michael plays the Compton Theatre Pipe Organ for a one hour lunchtime concert, 01202 451 870 Friday 13th, RYE, 7.15pm at The Milligan Theatre, TN31 7NQ, Michael joins The Rye Bay Crew for the annual Rye Proms night, this year includes all of the traditional favourites plus music and songs from the 1940s, 01424 444 058 Saturday 14th, BRIGHTON, 2.00pm at The Dome, BN1 1UE, Michael plays a free one hour concert on the famous Dome Organ as a part of the Heritage Open Day. Please be aware that some tours may be mocing around the venue whilst the concert is taking place, 01273 709 709 Wednesday 18th, BOURNEMOUTH, 2.00pm at the Pavilion Ballroom, BH1 2BU, Michael plays electronic organ for an afternoon of Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence dancing, with special guest vocalist Emily Matthews, 01202 451 870 Sunday 22nd, OLD WINDSOR, 2.30pm at the Memorial Hall, SL4 2RN, Michael plays a concert on the Compton Cinema Organ for the Windsor Organ Trust, 01344 424 611 Sunday 22nd, HORSHAM Ballroom and Popular Sequence Dance, 8pm at the Roffey Sports & Social Club, RH12 4DY, 01403 210 356 Saturday 28th, BRISTOL, 7pm at the Eden Grove Methodist Church Hall, BS7 0PQ, Michael plays the Wizard Compton Theatre Organ, 0117 949 7742 Sunday 29th, UCKFIELD, 3pm at the East Sussex National, TN22 5ES, an afternoon of Strictly Fun Dancing, a mix of ballroom and popular sequence dances, hosted by Michael playing the UK’s largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, 01825 880088

OCTOBER

Thursday 3rd, BEWDLEY Musical Breaks, Michael plays afternoon and evening concerts at the festival at the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel, 01384 274 500 Sunday 13th, BRIGHTON, 3.00pm at the Singing Hills, Albourne, BN6 9EB, Michael plays a duet concert with the maestro himself, Len Rawle MBE, 01903 817 116 during office hours Monday 14th, BANSTEAD Organ & Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at The All Saints Church Institute Hall, SM7 2NG, a special evening with the UK’s busiest entertainer, Andy Eastwood, with his ukulele, violin, guitar and song, and drummer to the stars, Dean Morris, 020 8330 5795 Friday 18th, ASCOT Organ & Keyboard Club, 7.45pm at All Saints’ Church Hall, SL5 8DQ, 01344 457 984 Sunday 20th, UCKFIELD, 3pm at the East Sussex National, TN22 5ES, an afternoon of Strictly Fun Dancing, a mix of ballroom and popular sequence dances, hosted by Michael playing the UK’s largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, 01825 880088

NOVEMBER

Sunday 3rd, UCKFIELD, 3pm at the East Sussex National, TN22 5ES, an afternoon of Strictly Fun Dancing, a mix of ballroom and popular sequence dances, hosted by Michael playing the UK’s largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, 01825 880088 Friday 8th, BRISTOL Hammond & Electronic Organ Society, 7.45pm at St. Alban’s Church Hall, BS6 7NU, 0117 961 3315 Sunday 10th, HORSHAM Ballroom and Popular Sequence Dance, 8pm at the Roffey Sports & Social Club, RH12 4DY, 01403 210 356 Sunday 17th, HENLEY-ON-THAMES, 3.00pm at the Town Hall, RG9 2AQ, Michael plays the Allen Digital Theatre Organ in a concert of popular music for the Henley and District Theatre Organ Trust, 01189 724 988 Tuesday 19th, WOODHALL SPA Organ Society, 7.30pm at St. Peter’s Hall, LN10 6ST, 01526 353 225 Wednesday 20th, BOURNEMOUTH, 2.00pm at the Pavilion Ballroom, BH1 2BU, Michael plays electronic organ for an afternoon of Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence dancing, with special guest vocalist Emily Matthews, 01202 451 870 Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th, LITTLEHAMPTON, Michael provides the music for an amateur production of ‘Peter Pan the Musical’ produced by the Stage Door Theatre Company, 7.30pm each evening plus a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm, 07367 182 621

DECEMBER

Sunday 1st, UCKFIELD, 3pm at the East Sussex National, TN22 5ES, an afternoon of Strictly Fun Dancing, a mix of ballroom and popular sequence dances, hosted by Michael playing the UK’s largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, 01825 880088 Sunday 8th, UCKFIELD, 3pm at the East Sussex National, TN22 5ES, The ESN Christmas show with Michael at the Wurlitzer plus special guests for an afternoon of festive spirit, 01825 880088 Wednesday 11th, BEDFORD Organ and Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at The Addison Centre, MK42 8PN, Christmas Dinner and Dance, 01234 344 423 Thursday 12th, BOURNEMOUTH, 2.30pm at the Pavilion Theatre, BH1 2BU, Michael plays the Compton Theatre Pipe Organ for the annual Christmas Cracker Show, also featuring the Choir of All Saints Church, Southbourne and the Muscliff Community Choir and other guests, ADMISSION FREE, 01202 451 870 Saturday 21st to Tuesday 31st, NEWPORT, ISLE OF WIGHT, Michael is Musical Director for popular pantomime, Dick Whittington, at the Medina Theatre, with an all star cast. For daily performance times, mainly afternoons but with some mornings and evenings, call the theatre box office on 01983 823 884 or visit www.MedinaTheatre.co.uk

2020

JANUARY

Tuesday 21st, WIMBORNE, 7.30pm at the Queen Elizabeth School, BH21 4DT, Bournemouth Electronic Organ Society, 01202 676 631

FEBRUARY

Saturday 1st, ODIHAM, 2.30pm & 7.30pm at Mayhill School, RG29 1NB, Michael plays for an amateur production of Alice in Wonderland staged by the Holy Ridiculous Theatre Group, 07887 792 249 Friday 7th, ODIHAM, 7.30pm at Mayhill School, RG29 1NB, Michael plays for an amateur production of Alice in Wonderland staged by the Holy Ridiculous Theatre Group, 07887 792 249 Saturday 8th, ODIHAM, 2.30pm & 7.30pm at Mayhill School, RG29 1NB, Michael plays for an amateur production of Alice in Wonderland staged by the Holy Ridiculous Theatre Group, 07887 792 249 Sunday 16th, EASTBOURNE, Afternoon and Evening, Michael plays at the TopNote Events Organ Festival, Cumberland Hotel, BN21 3YT, 01609 748 295 or 01757 708 509 Tuesday 18th, CLIFTONVILLE, 7.30pm at St. Philip’s Church, CT9 3JJ, Thanet Electronic Organ & Keyboard Club, 01843 594 223 Thursday 20th, LANCING, 7.15pm at The Parish Hall, BN15 8AJ, Michael makes a guest appearance with Mr. Yamaha, Glyn Madden, along with another special guest, Chris Stanbury, for some duets and and even a trio, Sussex Keyboard and Organ Club, 01903 691 888 Tuesday 25th, MILFORD-ON-SEA, A very special concert evening for the New Forest Organ Society featuring Michael with Top Trumpeter Richard Baker and International Drummer Gareth Thompson, 01425 618 074

MARCH

Monday 9th, RAINHAM, 7.30pm at Parkwood Community Centre, ME8 9PN, 01634 234 694 Thursday 12th, SLEAFORD In Tune, 2.30pm at Leasingham Village Hall, NG34 8GQ, 01205 480 791

APRIL

Sunday 19th, WORTHING Wurlitzer, 2.30pm at The Assembly Hall, BN11 1HQ, a St. George’s Day Special, including a cameo appearance by Jamyma Hanson, 01903 206 206 Friday 24th, CRAWLEY Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at Furnace Green Community Centre, RH10 6QZ, 01293 784 166 or 01293 530 276

MAY

Sunday 10th to Thursday 14th, 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 Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th, ST. AUDRIES BAY Organ Festival, TA4 4DY, Michael plays a couple of electronic organ cocnerts on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, 01984 632 515 Tuesday 26th, NORWICH Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at Drayton Village hall, NR8 6PP, 01603 745 544

JUNE

Wednesday 3rd, ECCLES, 1pm at the LTOT Heritage Centre, Peel Green, M30 7HJ, Michael plays the Wurlitzer and Compton organs, 0161 427 2180 Wednesday 3rd, GRIMSBY Keyboard & Electronic Organ Club, 7.30pm at The Icehouse Centre, DN32 7QN, 01472 316 936 Sunday 7th, STILTON In Tune - Keyboard Showtime, 2.30pm at Stilton Community Pavilion, PE7 3RA, 01480 474 282 Monday 29th - Tuesday 30th, BEWDLEY Musical Breaks, Michael plays Monday Evening and Tuesday Morning concerts at the festival at the Mercure Kidderminster Hotel, 01384 274 500

AUGUST

Monday 10th, FELIXSTOWE Organ and Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at the Felixstowe Trades and Labour Club, IP11 1BB, 01394 279 373 Tuesday 11th, WITHERNSEA Organ Society, 7.30pm at The Northfield, HU19 2TB, 01964 614 267 Wednesday 12th, ECCLES, 1pm at the LTOT Heritage Centre, Peel Green, M30 7HJ, Michael plays the Wurlitzer and Compton organs, 0161 427 2180 Wednesday 12th, DRONFIELD World of Music, 7.30pm at The Contact Club, S18 2GJ, 01246 411 814 Thursday 20th, LANCING, 7.15pm at the Parish Hall, BN15 8AJ, Michael presents a special evening featuring the young stars from the Rye Wurlitzer Academy for the Sussex Keyboard and Organ Club, 01903 691 888

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 19th, TITCHFIELD Community Centre, PO14 4AB, 7.00pm, Michael plays for Titchfield Come Dancing, 01329 234 562 Monday 28th to Friday 2nd (October), PAKEFIELD, Keyboard Cavalcade Festival, Pontins Pakefield, NR33 7PF, 01780 782 093

OCTOBER

Saturday 10th, BEER Wurlitzer, 2pm at The Congregational Church, EX12 3JQ Saturday 17th, WOKING Leisure Centre, GU22 9BA, 7.00pm, Michael plays a Duet Concert with Len Rawle MBE at the fabulous 3/19 Woking Wurlitzer and Digital Piano, 01923 720 511

NOVEMBER

Sunday 15th, GLASGOW, 2.45pm at Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Michael plays the wonderful 3/21 Wurlitzer for the Scottish Cinema Organ Trust, 0141 570 3574 Sunday 22nd, STOCKPORT Town Hall, SK1 3XE, 2.30pm, Michael plays the fabulous LTOT Wurlitzer, 0161 427 2180

DECEMBER

Sunday 6th, BRIGHTON, 3.00pm at the Singing Hills, Albourne, BN6 9EB, Michael plays a Christmas Concert on the two fabulous Wurlitzers, 01903 817 116 during office hours Sunday 13th, SALTAIRE, 2.30pm at the Victoria Hall, BD18 3JS, Michael plays a Christmas Concert on the Cinema Organ Society Northern District’s fabulous Wurlitzer, 0845 400 2208 after 7pm

2021

OCTOBER

Saturday 16th, TITCHFIELD Community Centre, PO14 4AB, 7.00pm, Michael plays Come Dancing, 01329 234 562