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Roger's test event

Roger's test event

Thursday 1st October 2020 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Three Brothers, Bristol

An event purely to see if the map function works!

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La Nativite du Seigneur Messiaen (Date to be finalised)

La Nativite du Seigneur Messiaen (Date to be finalised)

Tuesday 1st December 2020 - Thursday 24th December 2020 12:00 am
Bristol Cathedral, Bristol

The annual performance by David Bednall and Paul Walton. Advanced booking will be required.

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Online drink and chat sessions

Online drink and chat sessions

Thursday 17th September 2020 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Our President, Adrian Sawyer will give a short talk about himself, focusing on his life events outside the organ world. This will then be followed by the opportunity for participants to ask questions of Adrian to learn more about our esteemed President. We encourage you to have a drink of your choice as you enjoy Adrian’s talk.

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Online quiz

Online quiz

Thursday 8th October 2020 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our immediate past President James Drinkwater and student member Isaac Powell have agreed to put together a quiz for us on this afternoon.  Again this will be using Zoom.  You can compete as individuals or households rather than teams and mark your own answer papers to keep things fairly simple.

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Elgar's Organ Sonata: An illustrated talk by Dr Martin Firth

Elgar's Organ Sonata: An illustrated talk by Dr Martin Firth

Thursday 24th September 2020 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

The BDOA’s own Dr Martin Firth, a leading expert on Elgar and his music, will be taking us through this famous piece.

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Desert Island Discs, presented by Mark Lee (Date to be finalised)

Desert Island Discs, presented by Mark Lee (Date to be finalised)

Sunday 1st November 2020 - Monday 30th November 2020 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mark has agreed to present our second event in this series. Again over Zoom, Mark will talk about and play excerpts from 8 pieces of music as well as selecting a favourite book and luxury item.

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Online drink and chat sessions

Online drink and chat sessions

Thursday 27th August 2020 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Our former President, Ken Spencer, will give a short talk about himself, which he has entitled “From Bikini to Brexit”.

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Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner

Saturday 30th January 2021 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

A final decision on whether this can go ahead will be taken by the end of November. An alternative could be to ask our after dinner speaker Adrian Lucas to give an on-line talk in the middle of the evening with members enjoying their own meal individually or in small groups. We are considering some form of meal or outdoor picnic in the summer of 2021 if it is necessary to cancel our annual dinner.

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Online drink and chat session with our Vice President, John Davenport.

Online drink and chat session with our Vice President, John Davenport.

Monday 15th February 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Following the two previous similar events we look forward to learning more about our Vice President John Davenport over a remote glass of something.

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