Paul is a talented accordionist, composer and teacher. He was born in Bournemouth and studied piano and church organ. At 17 his father persuaded him to take up the accordion and form a ceilidh band. The Old Pull & Push .
In 1995, Belshazzar’s Feast were born after meeting in a field for a rehearsal with the now defunct Life of Reilly. BF are still on the loose with a busy performing schedule and twice yearly tours. Among their many highlights was a nomination for Best Duo at the BBC Folk Awards in 2010.
We look forward to your company.
In October our guest artists will be
David & Angie Lukins
David from Uxbridge in Middlesex is the son of the late Martin Lukins an accordionist who became a household name during the late 50’s and early 60’s appearing regularly on popular national BBC radio programmes such as “Workers Playtime” and “Mid-day Music hall”. David also appeared as a child star many times on television and radio along with his famous father & mother Dorothy also sister Sandra ,once appearing for a season as a family act in the famous “Moscow State Circus.” This should be a very good evening.
Tillingbourne Accordion Orchestra had a very successful day at Canbury Park Bandstand. It was a beautiful day by the river in Kingston. We had a wonderful audience and received many favourable comments
Accordion Orchestra Day
This takes place on the Sunday 29th October.
A workshop is held during the day for people who want to brush up on their accordion skills. In the evening there is a performance by participants. Family and friends can come along and listen to the concert. If you are interested in taking part you can leave details with us and more information can be sent to you at a later date. This is usually well attended so early booking is advisable. Contact Julie North 02085470515 or email: email@example.com.
Stephen Best one of our members plays with a band called The Monteurs. They will be playing at Godalming Bandstand on 21st August at 3pm. Should be an enjoyable and relaxing afternoon.
Peter Le Geyt one of our members is again arranging a fourth trip to Castelfidardo Italy.
5 days (4 Nights) 16th -20th May 2017
This trip has been very well supported in the past and many people have been several times. Many have been have given excellent feedback.
I have sent more information in a separate attachment.
All enquiries or to secure a booking you can contact Peter on
0208 8977 6680 (day) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are sad to have to say that our Sunningdale shop has been broken into and 40 accordions, our computers and accessories have been stolen.
Likely to have been carried out by an organised gang, they knew what instruments they wanted, taking mainly Italian accordions of high quality from makers, Cooperativa, Excelsior, Paolo Soprani, Scandalli. Etc.
Please see the full list below with links of individual details for each accordion.
We are pleased to say that we are still trading from both the Sunningdale and Rochdale shops, as we still have plenty of accordions in stock, although being stored off our premises until we add further security. So if you are looking to visit us, please contact us before hand so that we may bring to the shop the models of accordions you could be interested in.
Should you be offered any of the accordions listed, or are suspicious of any adverts you may see online etc, please contact our Sunningdale shop on 01344 873717
Please note that due to staff holidays, our Rochdale branch will be closed between the Sunday the 17th of July and Friday the 29th of July. Normal opening hours of 10.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday excluding Tuesdays, will resume from Saturday the 30th of July.
In the meantime, please feel free to contact our Sunningdale shop, who are open seven days a week, with any queries or enquiries you may have. They can be reached by phone on 01344 873717 or via email at email@example.com
News from the Guildford Accordion club who are hosting Alan Young on the 19th of February.
GUILDFORD ACCORDION CLUB NEWSLETTER – JANUARY, 2016
Welcome to Guildford Accordion Club and the first meeting of 2016. Happy New Year to everyone. We have already booked some
superb guest artists for this year so lots of entertaining evenings in store.
A few dates for your diary….
February 7th….Top Jazz Accordionist Simone Zanchini at UKAAT Accordion Teachers workshop. Despite the title, this workshop is open to all accordionists. For further information see http://zzmusic.uk/news/top-jazz-accordionist-simone-zanchini- at-ukaat-workshop/
February 28th….Cambridge Accordion Club are organising another Accordion Orchestra Day with MD Nigel Pasby and Helen Newton. Cost for the day is £15 which includes refreshments in the breaks. To reserve a place email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Susanna on 01487 711337.
And back in Ripley….
February 19th….Alan Young is coming all the way from the Isle of Wight to entertain us. A real treat so do not miss him.
March 25th….the club date is changed due to the hall being used for the Panto; Oh no its not – oh yes it is! So this is the fourth Friday instead of the third and it is also Good Friday but we will be here so make sure you are too.
April 15th…..we have the fabulous Gary Blair coming along to help us celebrate the club’s 26th Birthday. There should be a few surprises also
This weeks featured accordion is this classic Scandalli Scott Wood Four vintage accordion dating from the 1930’s and built in Italy by the renowned Scandalli factory. This classic instrument features a sought after curved keyboard design, and a three voice tremolo tuning. The instrument is still in full working order which is extremely rare for a pre war accordion of this age. Finished in a very attractive pearl white jewled casework.
54 Drake Street
Telephone: 01706 658283
London Road (A30)
Sunningdale (Near Ascot)
Berkshire, SL5 0DJ