Other Music Events

SWEETLAND CENTENARY RECITALS 2010

Sunday 5th September 3.00pm
GILLINGHAM METHODIST CHURCH, DORSET
(organ built by William Sweetland)
Website: http://www.musicatgmc.org.uk

Summer Organ Recital (3)
John Radford (Wimborne St Giles Church)

Thursday 9th September 7.30pm
HISTORY OF BATH RESEARCH GROUP
AT BATH CENTRAL UNITED REFORMED CHURCH
(organ built by William Sweetland)

Visitors welcome to a special centenary talk and recital.  Gordon Curtis will give a talk to the History of Bath Research Group on Bath organ builders and William Sweetland.  The evening will finish with a recital on the Sweetland organ by Nicholas Stuart, organist, Walcot Methodist, Argyle URC and St John's South Parade.  Visitors are welcome at the meetings for which a small donation of £1 is suggested.  Fore more information contact Bill Hanna (01225) 422553. Email: ww.pah@tiscali.co.uk
Gordon Curtis's book on Sweetland is to be published by Ashgate.

Saturday 11th September 12.00 noon
Gloucester URC
(organ built  by William Sweetland)
Christopher Boodle will be playing and his programme includes Handel, Bach and some of his own compositions. 

18th - 25th September throughout the week at
ST MICHAEL'S WITHOUT, BROAD STREET, BATH
BATH CELEBRITIES - SWEETLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL
(organ built by William Sweetland)

Sunday 19th September 3.00pm
GILLINGHAM METHODIST CHURCH, DORSET
(organ built by William Sweetland)
Website: http://www.musicatgmc.org.uk

Organ Recital (4)
Ann Burgess (Christchurch, Frome)

Sunday 3rd October 3.00pm
GILLINGHAM METHODIST CHURCH, DORSET
(organ built by William Sweetland)
Website: http://www.musicatgmc.org.uk

Organ Recital (5)
Paul Goodman (Nicholas Nymet House, Devon)


Wednesday 13th October 7.30pm
GILLINGHAM METHODIST CHURCH, DORSET
(organ built by William Sweetland)
Website: http://www.musicatgmc.org.uk

Summer Organ Recital (6)
Ian Tracey (Liverpool Cathedral & City Orgnanist)

Wednesday 20th October 12.30pm
BATH CENTRAL UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, ARGYLE STREET 
website: www.bathcentralurc.btik.com

Lunchtime centenary recital by Dr Peter King
Director of Music at Bath Abbey
On the 3 manual organ built and installed by William Sweetland 1888.
Tickets £8.  Tel. 01373 834444
Light refreshments will be available following the recital.

Thursday 21st October 1pm
MANVERS STREET BAPTIST CHURCH
(organ built by William Sweetland 1888)
website: www.manversstreetbaptistchurch.org.uk

Lunchtime Recital by Frank and Pat North, joint organists of Manvers Street Church
Free admission. Collection in aid of Dorothy House and RUH Forever Friends Appeal Bath
Light refreshments will be available beforehand in the church's adjoining Cafe in the Centre

Thursday 21st October 7.30pm
EWENNY PRIORY CHURCH, Nr Bridgend, South Wales

A special service to celebrate the 160th anniversary of the building of Ewenny Priory Organ on the centenary of the death of William Sweetland, its builder. Choral Evensong (Book of Common Prayer 1662).  Guest Organist, Martin Colton BMus MMus FRCO, Llandaff Diocese Organ Advisor (Previously organist at Sheffield Cathedral) and the St Hilary Choir.  The organ was built in Bath in 1850 for 'the Gentlemen of the Theological College at Wells for use in the Palace Chapel, where, by kind permission of the Bishop, they assemble for daily Divine worship'.  The organ was moved to the Lady Chapel of Wells Cathedral in 1895, and then in 1999 to the newly restored nave of Ewenny Priory Church.  

Sunday 24th October 10.30am
MANVERS STREET BAPTIST CHURCH
Civic Service, featuring the Sweetland organ.  All will be welcome

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