Our programme for 2023 is:

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Monday 8 May – 1.00pm to 3.30pm
Come play the Cathedral Organ!

On Coronation Bank Holiday Weekend, this event is aimed at children who would like to explore the organ and try out the organ of Derby Cathedral. Hands on access for children from 1.00pm to 3.00pm under the supervision of Cathedral organists, this will be followed by a short, fun, royal-themed concert by Alexander Binns.

Wednesday 24 May 
A day trip to visit to Halifax Minster and Bradford Cathedral, to include a recital at Bradford Cathedral. To register interest for this trip please email, indicating whether you would like transportation.

10.30am Play at Halifax Minster, 12.30pm Lunch at Bradford Cathedral, 1.00pm Recital by Alex Berry at Bradford Cathedral, 2.00pm Play at Bradford Cathedral.

Tuesday 27 June – 7.30pm
An evening event at St John the Baptist Hazelwood to commemorate two anniversaries – Thomas Weelkes and John Bacchus Dykes. There will be a talks given by Margaret Eades and Richard Brice with musical demonstrations involving all.
Saturday 29 July – 11.00am
Visit to St John’s Church, Buxton and Buxton Methodist Church. Members are asked to travel independently.
Saturday 9 September – 2.30pm 
Join Derby and District Organists’ Association members for a members’ recital at St John’s Church in Derby. If you are interested in performing in this recital please email with a proposed suggestion of a piece by a composer whose surname begins with any letter from A to G.
Saturday 7 October – 12.30pm for 1.00pm
Annual Association lunch at Makeney Hall. The Guest Speaker will be the Very Revd Dr Peter Robinson, Dean of Derby. Please indicate your attendance to John Maxwell-Jones no later than 9 September.
Saturday 11 November – 10.50am
Annual General Meeting at St Matthew’s Church, Darley Abbey. To start shortly after 11.00am, following two minutes’ silence.