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

10.00 Conference organised by Martin Renshaw and chaired by Peter Burman

            Film by James Dawson, especially made for the conference

  • 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 ?

4.30  'PIpes and Strings' Concert - Tim Roberts and string players 

  • Purcell, Mozart, Bach, Worgan & David Loxley-Blount (premiere)

6.00  Wine Reception

Full details and booking from soundsmedieval.org - CLICK HERE                                                                                              


OHTA (Organ Historical Trust of Australia)

40th Anniversary Conference, Melbourne   

25-30 September 2017

Details from johnrm@tpg.com.au


Bernard Edmonds Research Conference

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Birmingham University

17 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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