CF1 Choir Concert at St John’s

A marvellous final concert to end the Barmouth Arts Festival was held in St John’s on the 28th of February.  CF1 the Choir of the Year 2014 performed a wide variety of pieces including some composed by some of their members. The standard of the performance was incredibly high and sounded absolutely fantastic in St John’s and…

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Christmas 2014

The Christmas Tree festival has now been opened at St John’s with an Organ Recital. To get everyone in the Christmas mood here is a short clip of O come all ye faithful recorded earlier this month. Merry Christmas!

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2014 Fundraising Update

As 2014 starts to draw to a close a fundraising update might now be due. This appeal has only been running since June of 2014 and the amount of goodwill and generosity towards this cause has been truly inspiring. The fund currently stands at £19,500 with £14,255.54 used to pay for the replacement of the blower…

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Extract from Songs of Praise

We have recently come across a recording from the early 1980′s of an episode of Songs of Praise recorded at St John’s. We’ve created a two verse clip of the last hymn that was sung during the episode. There are many faces of locals in the clip, many of whom are sadly no longer with…

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Basement Organ Work 2014

As previously mentioned on many other pages the air reservoir in the basement has been on its last legs for a number of years.  We have now had a reconditioned blower put in earlier in the year but that was putting more stress on this vital piece. Brian & Adam from Merseyside Pipe Organ Workshop…

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Farewell to the Organ

Following the success of our appeal we have managed to purchase a reconditioned blower unit a few months ago but the air reservoir connected to it was at a great risk of failing completely thus rendering the new blower obsolete since the Organ couldn’t be provided with air from it. Our Organ tuner has now managed…

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