Phase Two Begins

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We have now started a new phase in the works on the organ, with preliminary casework cleaning by Renatus, and the organ builders have removed some of the display pipes so they can be worked on on their workshop. Various internal parts and pipes have also been taken away for refurbishment. Fortunately the bits that are left still leave us with a playable instrument!

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Philip Bricher
Lunchtime Concert Thursday 26th September 1 p.m.
Webteam: Sun 22 Sep 4:09pm
Nigel Ogden
Nigel Ogden Concert Saturday 9th November 2.30 p.m.
Webteam: Mon 16 Apr 9:46am
Methodist Church Organ Leicester
Carved Casework restoration
Church Office: Thu 17 Aug 2:54pm
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Pipework restoration
Church Office: Sat 29 Jul 2:53pm

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