Events


Surrey Organists' Association

Supporting churches and organists across Surrey

Our Programme of Events for 2021 is somewhat limited at the moment, due to

the pandemic. As soon as we are able, we will organise more events...


January

Saturday 9th at 4pm (Zoom meeting) 

AGM 

In a first for the SOA, we hold a virtual AGM to accept the 2019/20 accounts and confirm committeee appointments for the coming year. 


March

Saturday 6th March

London Organ Day - all online this year! Details TBA



During 2020 we had planned these events, although those from April onwards

were either cancelled or postponed...


January

Saturday 18th at 12 noon

AGM & Annual Recital St Nicolas Church, Guildford


February

Saturday 15th; 2.30-4.30pm

Hymn playing workshop & discussion - 'the playover', also second hand music sale 


Saturday 29th; 9.30am – 5pm

London Organ Day Union Chapel, Islington N1 2UN & St John's, Islington N1 8AL 


March

Monday 16th at 5pm

Godalming Parish Church St Peter & St Paul, Godalming Parish Church, GU7 1ER

 

April 

Saturday 18th; All day

National Organ Day - Pipes on the Pilgrim's Way 


May

Date TBC 

Visit to Guildford Cathedral 


June

Saturday 6th; Late morning - afternoon

Visit to Worplesdon and Pirbright St Mary's, Worplesdon GU3 3RE & St Michael's, Pirbright GU24 0JJ


July 

Date TBA 

Organ student event (details TBC)


September 

Saturday 26th; 2.30-4.30pm

Improve your technique (venue TBC)

 

October

Date TBC

Members' recital & dinner (venue TBC)


November

Saturday 14th; 2.30-4.30pm

Stanley & his contemporaries St Thomas-on-The-Bourne GU9 8HA

 


During 2019 we held these events... 

 

January

Saturday 12th at 12 noon

AGM & Annual Recital St John’s Church, West Byfleet


March

Saturday 2nd; 9.30am – 5pm

London Organ Day Christ Church, Spitalfields E1 6LY

 

Monday 18th at 5pm

Godalming Parish Church St Peter & St Paul (Godalming Parish Church, GU7 1ER)

 

April 

Saturday 27th; 2.30-4.30pm

Hymn playing workshop St John's Church, Woking GU21 7QN)

 

May

Saturday 11th; All day

Visit to Dorset Wimborne Minster & Christchurch Priory 


June

Saturday 1st; 2.30-4.30pm

Play the organ All Saints' Witley GU8 5PN (Joint event with the Guildford Area RSCM)


July 

Monday 22nd; 7.30-9.30pm  

Visit to St Peter's Convent, Woking 


September 

Saturday 14th; 2-4pm

Improve your technique St Mary's Church, Horsell

 

October

Saturday 12th; 5pm 

Members' recital & dinner St Mary's Cuddington (Worcester Park)


November

Saturday 9th; 2.30-4.30pm

Italian organ music St Thomas-on-The-Bourne GU9 8HA)

 


During 2018 we held the following events...

 

February

Saturday 10th at 11am

AGM & Annual Recital St John’s School, Leatherhead

 

March

Saturday 3rd; 9.30am – 5pm

London Organ Day Notre Dame de France – WC2H 7BX

 

Monday 9th at 5pm

Godalming Organ Festival St Peter & St Paul (Godalming Parish Church)

 

April

Saturday 28th; 2.30-4.30pm

How to play ‘difficult’ Hymns St John’s Church, Woking GU21 7QN

 

May

Saturday 19th All day

Visit to Sussex Lancing College & other venues

 

June

Saturday 23rd All Day

Play on different 3 manual organs  (Various locations)

 

July

Saturday 7th; 10.30am-12.30pm

Improve your technique St John’s School, Leatherhead

 

September

Saturday 22nd at 5pm

Members' Recital & Dinner St Andrew's Church, Oxshott

 

October

Saturday 13th; 1.30-4.30pm

Joint SOA/RCO Event Cranleigh School Chapel, GU6 8QQ

 

November

Saturday 10th; 2.30-4.30pm

The organ music of Buxtehude St Thomas-on-The-Bourne

 

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