Programme

2022

Saturday 12th March - CHARLWOOD St Nicholas - Annual General Meeting 10:30am
Coffee available from 10:00am, meeting at 10:30am, organ playing and then lunch for those who wish at the Half Moon

Saturday 23rd April - Visit to Organs in Reigate and Redhill
10:30am - REIGATE St Mark
12:00 - REDHILL St Joseph
2:30pm - tba

Saturday 25th June - Visit to House Organ in Uckfield with Brighton Association - POSTPONED

July - Members' Recital

September - talk in Cranleigh


2021

Thursday 16th September - Unitarian Church Horsham
Members' Recital


2020

Saturday 1st February AGM - St Bartholomew Horley

The Following Events are POSTPONED due to COVID-19

POSTPONED Saturday 21 March - 11:00 - Visit to Organ Builder's Workshop

The Sign of the Pipe close to West Malling is the workshop of David Shuker. We will also visit two local organs after lunch. Contact the Secretary for more information and to Membership to enquire about possible car-sharing for this visit.

POSTPONED Saturday 9 May - 10:00 - Holy Trinity Lower Beeding - A Masterclass/Workshop run by D'Arcy Trinkwon.

Although titled ‘For Weddings and a Funeral’ participants are encouraged to bring any music they would like to work at and whatever problems - musical or technical - they need help with.

The class will be given by D’Arcy Trinkwon. Alongside a distinguished international concert career, D’Arcy is the Organist of Worth Abbey and Organist to the University of Sussex. His dynamic teaching is based on profound knowledge and expertise of his art and the organ’s repertoire. Website: www.darcytrinkwon.com

Price for participants £5 Observers are welcome to attend the class

Time: 10 am for coffee; the class will run from 10.30am and last approximately 2 hours (including a break).

Address: Holy Trinity Church, Handcross Road, Lower Beeding, Horsham RH13 6NU.

Parking: in church car park behind the church.

To book your place, please contact Simon Barnes, CHDOA Honorary Secretary by email: secretary@chdoa.org.uk


Please check back for future events.

2019

Saturday 2nd February - 10:15 - Rusper

Annual General Meeting - Plough Inn Rusper. Coffee at 10:15, AGM, Organ playing in the church, followed by Lunch in the Plough.

Thursday 6th June (we will be joined by members of the East Surrey Organists' Association)

CHICHESTER - 15:00 - The Bishop's Palace Chapel

CHICHESTER - 17:15 - Cathedral for Choral Evensong (starts 17:30) followed by members playing the organ

Wednesday 10th July - Memorial concert for Trevor Doyle

CRAWLEY - St John the Baptist - 19:30 A members' recital to which all are welcome

Saturday 14th September

LYMINSTER - 10:30 - St Mary

SLINDON - 13:45 - St Mary

SLINDON - 15:00 - St Richard (RC)

Saturday,16th November

HORSHAM - Workshop in Horsham URC (from 09:45) . Practical tips and help playing hymns and service music for the "reluctant" organist!


The programme is developing so check back frequently to see what we are planning!

2018

Saturday 29th September - tbc

Visit to churches in Portsmouth

Wednesday 15th August - 19:00

Members' Recital - Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield, West Sussex.

Saturday 3rd February 10:30am

Annual General Meeting at Slinfold Chapel, The Street, Slinfold, RH13 0RR

2017

Saturday 4th February - 2 pm

CHDOA AGM which will be held in the first floor meeting room of Horsham Library.

Saturday 4th March

London Organ Day - Dutch Church, Austin Friars, London

Tuesday 25th April

Visit to Croydon Minster

Saturday 13th May

Visit to St Mary de Loden & Gloucester Cathedral (joint visit with East Surrey Organists' Association)

2016

Saturday 30 April

Monday 23 May

  • 19.30 - BETCHWORTH - St Michael

Please check back soon to see more dates for this year's programme of activities.