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International Mechanical Organ Day 2014
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Author:  James Reid [ Sun Apr 27, 2014 6:26 pm ]
Post subject:  International Mechanical Organ Day 2014

We have now set the date for this years International Mechanical Organ Day at Thorne, Doncaster. Sunday 19th October 2014.

A list of scheduled instruments will follow in due coarse.

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Author:  James Reid [ Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:17 am ]
Post subject:  Re: International Mechanical Organ Day 2014

Scheduled Exhibits

89 Key Pierre Eich – A. Reid & Son
89 Key Gavioli – Chris Dobbs
89 Key Page – Stuart Dobbs
80 Key System Mortier – James Reid Mechanical Music
51 Key Jan Van Eijk “My Happy Day” – Martyn Threapleton
72 Key (midi) Pell – Charlie Jipson
42 Key Frati – James Reid Mechanical Music
48 Keyless Chiappa - Ted Bellamy
52 Key Th. Heesbeen – Alex Steel
64 Key (midi) N.B.C. – Stephen Simpson
35er Ruth – Robert Gates
32 Key Street Organ – Ken Marville
Decap Herentals Self Playing Accordion – Martyn Threapleton
20 Note Fussell – A. Reid & Son
Also a surprise guest organ from F.F.Krul Draaiorgels, Leiden, NL, who will also have many organ related items for sale.

A selection of Hand Turned Instruments will also be in play in a designated marquee.

Vintage cars, commercials, and tractors will also be dotted amongst the organs, as well as full sized and miniature steam vehicles.

A Model Fairground Display will be provided by Stewart Graves, Derek Stevenson and Neil Osgerby.

Free Tea and Coffee will be available for everyone, and a catering van will be in place serving hot food.

For anyone wishing to stay over night, we recommend “The Punch Bowl Inn” in Thorne. Details can be found here- or by calling 01405 813580.

This event has FREE ENTRY and CAR PARK.

For more information on the event, please call James Reid on 07752 288703, or email

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