Essex Organists’ Association
for Organists and Organ Enthusiasts

​Formerly the Chelmsford and District Organists' Association
Affiliated to The Incorporated Association of Organists

Forthcoming events

A Trip to the Seaside!

Saturday 8th September 2018 (times tbc). A visit to instruments in Clacton and Frinton. Confirmed instruments include St. James, Clacton, and the RC Church. More details to follow soon.

£8 Active participation
£5 Observers

Improvisation Workshop

Saturday 13th October 2018 (11am-5pm). Croydon Minster. Ronny Krippner, Director of Music at Croydon Minster will offer an improvisation workshop for organists of all ages and abilities. There will also be an opportunity to play the Minster organs. Please click here for further details.

11am-1pm. Informal play of the instruments in Croydon Minster

2-5pm. Improvisation workshop with Ronny Krippner

£8 Active participation
£5 Observers

*The same fees will apply for the morning playing session at the Minster.

EOA membership composite recital

Saturday 10th November 2018. St Mary's Parish Church, Shenfield. We conclude our activities for the year with a composite recital featuring members of the EOA. This will be a great opportunity for the membership to come together, to perform in a relaxed and supportive environment. Refreshments will be provided for what should be a festive occasion!

Non-EOA Events

Organ Recital By Will Warnes

Wednesday 22nd August 12.30pm Lunchtime recital at Christ Church URC, New London Road, Chelmsford CM2 0AW, free admission. – William Warns (Felsted School)

Organ Recital by Richard Brasier

Saturday 15th September 7.30pm Richard will be performing at the church of St. Bede, Bishops Avenue, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Essex RM6 5RY. Entrance is free, and there will be a retiring collection. The organ is a large 2 manual hybrid organ built by Cedric Arnold with rebuilds by Peter Wood and Mike Young. The digital stops are provided by Rodgers.

Organ Recital by Richard Brasier

Friday 2nd November 12.30pm​​​​​​​ at Chelmsford Cathedral

​​​​​Celebration organ recital

Saturday 6th October 2018 (7pm). St. Nicolas Church, Rawreth (SS11 8SH). An organ concert to celebrate the refurbishment of the church's historic pipe organ, with invited organists playing a varied selection of music. Refreshments will be available.

Free admission with a retiring collecting in aid of church funds.

*Please note that this recital has been re-arranged from Saturday 17th March 2018, due to adverse weather conditions.