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Here is the Programme of Events for Nick Sherwood’s Presidential Year.

Please save the dates in your diary; events that are awaiting specific dates will be updated as they become finalised.
Click the following link to download in printer-friendly PDF format, which also shows Officers and Committee Members for the current year: BDOA Annual Programme 2023-2024


Sat 15 July:  Visit to Hanham, Fishponds and Kingswood  12 noon

Sat 9 September:  Open console afternoon at St Monica’s and Redland Park URC  1.00pm

Sat 21 October:  President’s Afternoon:  Visit to Dursley, Wotton-under-Edge, Wickwar and Little Sodbury  10.30am

Sat 11 November:  Workshop on running choirs, and organising musical events St Monica’s  10,00am

Mon 18 December:  Messiaen’s ‘La Nativité du Seigneur’ played by Paul Walton at Bristol Cathedral


Tue 23 January:  Illustrated talk with Vice President Claire Hobbs  St Monica’s.  7.30pm

Mon 5 February:  Talk by William McVicker Organ Consultant  St Monica’s.  7.30pm

Sat 2 March:  Annual Bristol Music Festival Organ Classes and Master Class.  St Monica’s.  Adjudicator Ben Nicholas 2.00pm

Sat 9 March:  Annual  Lunch at Lincombe Barn, Downend with guest speaker Dr Andrew Morrisson

Wed 10 April:  Panel discussion on how music is seen by Clergy chaired by Right Reverend Robert Springett the Bishop of Tewkesbury.  St Monica’s.  7.30pm

18 – 20 April:  Trip to Exeter and Devon DTF

Mon 13 May:  Members’ recital at St Mary Redcliffe 7.30pm

Sat 1 June:  AGM – St Paul’s, Southville.  4pm

Sat 1 June:  Edgar Joyce Memorial Concert at St Paul’s, Southville.  6pm

We look forward to seeing you at as many events as possible.