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Events for 2019







Saturday 2 Feb 2019 at 2.00 pm

Wilkinson Room, St.John the Evangelist Church, Hills Road, Cambridge


The year 2017 marked the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.   Philip Norman, a freelance musician living in London, will give us an illustrated talk originally presented to the Historic Chapels Trust in April 2017 concerning the effect the Reformation had on church music.  


Saturday 23 March 2019: Visit to Clare, Suffolk


The meeting will commence at St John the Baptist Church, Stoke-by-Clare CO10 8HU (IIP-9 Henry Jones), at 2.00 pm and will move on to St Peter and St Paul Parish Church, Clare CO10 8NY (IIP-22) for 3.15 pm..    


Saturday 6 April 2019: Wolfson College, Barton Road, Cambridge. COA members have been invited to attend a day conference on various aspects of church history, sacred music and organs organised by the Cambridge Historic Churches Trust at Wolfson College. The day is being planned by Dr Nicholas Thistlethwaite and will include talks by Dr Roger Bowers, Dr Jonathan Willis, Dr Sally Drage, José Hopkins, Dr James Berrow, Anne Page and Dr Nicholas Thistlethwaite. The conference commences at 10 am and will finish by 5 pm. The cost for the day will not exceed £30. There will be an optional sandwich lunch. Booking arrangements have not yet been finalised but anyone wishing to attend should contact David Greening either by e-mail or telephone and he will forward more details and the booking form when it is available.

  

Saturday 11 May 2019: King’s Lynn


We will be visiting St Nicholas Chapel, King’s Lynn, PE30 1NH to see and play the overhauled 1900 Father Willis IIP/21 before moving on to St Mary’s Church, South Wootton, PE30 3LJ (1990 Richard Bower (IIP/11).   The times have yet to be determined.