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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

2018

NOVEMBER

Sunday 18th, ALDERMASTON Concert Centre, 3pm at the William Penny Theatre, RG7 4PR, 01252 623 108 Wednesday 28th to Friday 30th, LITTLEHAMPTON, 7.30pm at the Windmill Theatre, BN17 5LH, Michael plays for an amateur production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver produced by the Stage Door Theatre Company, 01903 856 801

DECEMBER

Saturday 1st, LITTLEHAMPTON, 2.30pm & 7.30pm at the Windmill Theatre, BN17 5LH, Michael plays for an amateur musical production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver produced by  the Stage Door Theatre Company, 01903 856 801 Sunday 2nd, BRIGHTON, 3.00pm at the Singing Hills, Albourne, BN6 9EB, Michael plays the Wurlitzer Christmas Concert, 01903 817 116 during office hours Wednesday 5th, BOURNEMOUTH, 2.30pm at the Pavilion Ballroom, BH1 2BU, Michael plays electronic organ for a festive afternoon of Ballroom, Latin and popular Sequence dancing, with special guest vocalist Emily Matthews, 01202 451 870 Friday 7th, COLCHESTER Organ Club, 7.45pm at Thomas Lord Audley School, CO2 8NJ, 01787 269 458 Sunday 9th, 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 Wednesday 12th, HAILSHAM Organ Club, 7.30pm at The Charles Hunt Centre, BN27 1BG, 01323 762 411 Thursday 13th, LANCING, 7.15pm at The Parish Hall, BN15 8AJ, Michael plays a Christmas Concert for the Sussex Keyboard and Organ Club, 01903 691 888 Friday 14th, RYE, 7.15pm at the Milligan Theatre, TN31 7NQ, Christmas Concert featuring Michael at the Rye Wurlitzer and special guests, 01424 444 058 Tuesday 18th, 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 Friday 21st to Monday 31st, HAVERHILL Arts Centre, Michael is Musical Director for the annual pantomime, Dick Whittington, 01440 714 140

2019

JANUARY

Wednesday 9th, SUTTON-IN-ASHFIELD Electronic Organ Society, 7.00pm at St. John’s Methodist Church, NG17 1EU, 01623 468 182 Thursday 10th, YORK Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at Stockton on the Forest Village Hall, YO32 9UR, 01904 448 178 Sunday 13th, TORQUAY, Michael plays afternoon and evening concerts at Chris Powell's Music4You Festival, 0330 043 1039 or 01530 274 270 Wednesday 16th, WATFORD Organ & Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at the Henderson Memorial Hall, Abbots Langley, WD5 0AR, 01494 785 397 Sunday 20th, HORSHAM Ballroom and Popular Sequence Dance, 8pm at the Roffey Sports & Social Club, RH12 4DY, 01403 210 356 Friday 25th, ODIHAM, 7.30pm at Mayhill School, RG29 1NB, Michael plays for an amateur production of The Wizard of Oz, staged by Holy Ridiculous, 07887 792 249 Saturday 26th, ODIHAM, 7.30pm at Mayhill School, RG29 1NB, Michael plays for an amateur production of The Wizard of Oz, staged by Holy Ridiculous, 07887 792 249 Sunday 27th, 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

FEBRUARY

Friday 1st, ODIHAM, 7.30pm at Mayhill School, RG29 1NB, Michael plays for an amateur production of The Wizard of Oz, staged by Holy Ridiculous, 07887 792 249 Saturday 2nd, ODIHAM, 2.30pm & 7.30pm at Mayhill School, RG29 1NB, Michael plays for an amateur production of The Wizard of Oz, staged by Holy Ridiculous, 07887 792 249 Thursday 14th, SLEAFORD, 2.30pm at Leasingham Village Hall, NG34 8GQ, (note, hall on jnc of The Lea and Chapel Lane, before postcode), Sleaford In Tune Organ Club, 01205 480 791 Sunday 17th, 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 Tuesday 19th, WIMBORNE, 7.30pm at the Queen Elizabeth School, BH21 4DT, Bournemouth Electronic Organ Society, 01202 676 631 Thursday 21st, WEYHILL Electronic Organ Society, 7.30pm at the Fairground Hall, SP11 0QN, 01264 323 213 Saturday 23rd, HOLLAND, Venue TBC Sunday 24th, HOLLAND, 3pm at the Theater aan de Schie, Stadserf 1, 3112 DZ Schiedam, Michael plays the 3/10 Standaart Theatre Pipe Organ for the Netherlands Organ Federation, www.theaterorgel.nl

MARCH

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 Tuesday 12th, SIDMOUTH, 2.30pm at Primley Church Hall, EX10 9LH, East Devon Organ Club, 07979 013 057 Tuesday 19th, BEDWORTH Organ Society, 7.30pm at the Saunders Hall WMC, CV12 8RJ, 02476 448 181 Saturday 23rd, TITCHFIELD Community Centre, 7.30pm, Michael plays for the 78 Dance Club, 01489 589 689 Sunday 24th, HORSHAM Ballroom and Popular Sequence Dance, 8pm at the Roffey Sports & Social Club, RH12 4DY, 01403 210 356 Thursday 28th, GAINSBOROUGH Organ & Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at the Weston Rooms, DN21 2DZ, 01427 615 265 Sunday 31st, BOGNOR REGIS, 2.30pm at the Alexandra Theatre, PO21 1BL, a special MelodyTimes show featuring Michael with guests, Star Singer Samara Stanton, Top Trombonist Tim Wade and Drummer to the Stars Dean Morris, an afternoon packed with great music, 01243 861 010

APRIL

Sunday 7th, UCKFIELD, 3pm at the East Sussex National, TN22 5ES, a Sounds Spectacular featuring the Two Michaels, Maine and Wooldridge, playing an afternoon of solos and duets on the two magnificent four-manual organs, the Wurlitzer and the Carlo Curley Organ, 01825 880088 Wednesday 10th, WANSTEAD, 7.50pm at The Churchill Rooms, Wanstead Library, E11 2RQ, Michael plays for the East London & Essex Electronic Keyboard Club, 0208 530 3717 Sunday 14th, 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

MAY

Sunday 5th, 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 19th, WORTHING Wurlitzer, 2.30pm at The Assembly Hall, BN11 1HQ, 01903 206 206

JUNE

Sunday 2nd, SOLIHULL, 2.00pm at Fentham Hall, Hampton-In-Arden, B92 0AH, Michael plays the Cinema Organ Society Compton, 0121 421 4420 Thursday 6th, WESTON SUPER MARE, 7.30pm at Weston Football Club, BS24 9AA, Weston Organ and Keyboard Club, 01934 812 759 Saturday 15th, CHELMSFORD Organ & Keyboard Club, 7.45pm at the United Reformed Church, Great Baddow, CM2 7HH, 01245 381 626 Friday 21st, SOUTHWICK, 7.00pm at Southwick Methodist Church Hall, BN42 4NA, 50/50 Dance, Ticket Only from 01273 591 896 Sunday 23rd, 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 23rd, HORSHAM Ballroom and Popular Sequence Dance, 8pm at the Roffey Sports & Social Club, RH12 4DY, 01403 210 356

JULY

Wednesday 3rd, LETCHWORTH, 7.30pm at The Icknield Centre, SG6 1EF, Michael plays an electronic organ concert for the North Herts Organ Society, 01462 683 604 or 01767 313 210  Thursday 4th, SCUNTHORPE Organ Society, 7.30pm at Bottesford Village Hall, DN16 3SN, 01724 344 031 Saturday 20th, WOKING Leisure Centre, GU22 9BA, 7.00pm, Michael plays a special duet show with Len Rawle MBE on the 3/19 Woking Wurlitzer for the London & South of England Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society, 01923 720 511 Tuesday 23rd, LONDON, 7.00pm at the Troxy, Stepney, E1 0HX, Michael plays a concert on the fabulous four-manual Wurlitzer, 0845 400 2139 Sunday 28th, HORSHAM Ballroom and Popular Sequence Dance, 8pm at the Roffey Sports & Social Club, RH12 4DY, 01403 210 356

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 8th, 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, HORSHAM Ballroom and Popular Sequence Dance, 8pm at the Roffey Sports & Social Club, RH12 4DY, 01403 210 356

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

NOVEMBER

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 Tuesday 19th, WOODHALL SPA Organ Society, 7.30pm at St. Peter’s Hall, LN10 6ST, 01526 353 225

DECEMBER

Wednesday 11th, BEDFORD Organ and Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at The Addison Centre, MK42 8PM, Christmas Dinner and Dance, 01234 344 423

2020

MAY

Tuesday 26th, NORWICH Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club, 7.30pm at Drayton Village hall, NR8 6PP, 01603 745 544