The British Institute of
Organ Studies


Forthcoming Events





Further Information on future events

Unwanted Organs:  what will happen to our vast heritage?

St Stephen, Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead  

23 September 2017

Conference organised by Martin Renshaw and chaired by Peter Burman

  • What systems are in place in the denominations exempt from listed building control to safeguard organs ?  
  • How might threatened organs be maintained in playing condition ?
  • How might they be used more for cultural purposes and teaching ?

Free advance registration from renshaw.martin@wanadoo.fr.      Advance booking of lunch, teas & coffees 10 pounds.     4.30 pm Concert 10 pounds including wine or soft drink                                                                                              


OHTA (Organ Historical Trust of Australia)

40th Anniversary Conference, Melbourne   

25-30 September 2017

Details from johnrm@tpg.com.au


The BIOS Lunch

Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London  

25 November 2017

A three-course lunch. 30 pounds including wine. A social occasion for members, wives, partners and guests. Numbers limited to about 25.

Please reserve places by 6th November from hbsrnh@ aol.com 


Bernard Edmonds Research Conference

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Birmingham University

February 2018

Call for Papers Proposals are sought for papers presenting some recent research into aspects of organ history, music or performnce. Papers should be around 25 minutes in length and musical or pictorial illustrations are encouraged. Students can apply for shorter slots to present initial research findings. A sumary proposal of 200 words, along with a brief biographical note, should be sent by the end of October to hbsrnh@ aol.com


2018 Annual General Meeting

28 April 2018


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