Season’s Programme


Season’s Programme

Wednesday 7th September,       
7 for 7.30pm Association Dinner at ‘The Chancery’, Beckenham

Our Organist Guest will be Mr Ian Le Grice, distinguished organist associated with The Temple Church, who was our host in Reigate three years ago. Our Clerical Guest will be the Revd James Harratt, Vicar of Bromley.

Saturday 15th October              
 10.30 a.m. Visit to St Barnabas, Beckenham – Fr Willis – Historic Organ Certificate.  2 p.m. Visit to St Edmond’s, Beckenham Kindly arranged by Norman Harper.

Saturday 12th November            
Long awaited visit to the much admired 2019 William Drake Organ in Chelsea Old Church. Afternoon visit including tea. (arranged by N.H. with thanks to Wm McV)

Monday 5th December                
President’s Advent Invitation to Ewell Parish Church with music provided by Jonathan Holmes, Norman & Marilyn Harper, Simon Gregory and others, followed by the Celebrated Ewell Afternoon Tea!

Tuesday 10th  January.
7.30 p.m. A programme of recordings made by Christopher Town. This meeting is on Zoom.

Monday, February 6th                  
Zoom meeting arranged by SSLSO to hear from Anne Marsden Thomas and Frederick Stocken about their tutor, the New Oxford Organ Method.  There will be time for questions.

Saturday 25th February. 1 p.m. A visit to the new Skrabl Grand organ of Our Lady of Victories, Kensington, hosted by the director of music, Timothy Macklin.

Monday March 6th. 1.00pm. Visit to Reading including Marilyn Harper Recital at the town hall.

Saturday 15th April. At 2.30pm we have our AGM at Bromley Parish church. Our president, Jonathan Holmes will give a recital on the lovely Walker organ. This will be followed by our Annual general meeting.

Saturday 22nd April. 10.15am We have a special event for International Organ Day organised by Prof James Carpenter and involving young organists including some of our Strover Scholars at Beckenham Baptist Church. Also at 7.30pm. Anna Lapwood plays at the Fairfield Hall, Croydon

Tuesday 30th May. 7.30pm. Tim Harper at St John’s Sidcup, DA14 6BX – Bexley Association

Thursday 8th June. Annual dinner at the chancery. 7.30pm.

Monday 26th June. 12 noon​. Windsor – Garrison Church and St George’s Chapel for Evensong and Organ visit.

 Saturday 1st July. 10.30am Lancing College and All Saints Hove              

Saturday 2nd September. 2p.m. ​Bellingham Centenary Celebration Recital by Marilyn Harper at St Dunstan’s Church.