Music of the Spheres

IMG_0123On the 10th of June The Reverend Dr Andrew Walker, of the Healing and Counselling Centre at St Marylebone, gave the third of the series of lectures connected to Betty’s restoration. Andrew spoke about the Music of the Spheres, about sounds and silence and the importance of music to the Church’s liturgy. For full text of his lecture, click below.

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Day Tripper!

IMG_0100‘Betty will never sound the same to me again!’ commented one of the people who visited Nicholson’s, the organ factory in Worcestershire.

Andrew Moyes speaking to the group about how the tracker mechanism works.

Andrew Moyes speaking to the group about how the tracker mechanism works.

The visit was well worth the long journey there (and back). We met outside St John’s Church at 8.45am on Tuesday 16th June and arrived at the factory at 12 noon. The coach was very comfortable, with a bar and toilet, and the weather perfect for a trip to the countryside. Approaching Malvern was superb, seeing the hills in the distance from the front of the coach. On arriving at Nicholson, Andrew Moyes the Managing Director gave us a warm welcome and much needed coffee and biscuits.

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