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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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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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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Meetings and Replacement Blower

Today has been quite eventful!   A replacement blower unit is in the process of being installed by Watkins & Watson who should have finished by tomorrow lunchtime. Mr Hugh Roberts also came to view the organ and take a few pictures for the Barmouth Photo Archive. The meeting to organise things and show the…

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Replacement Blower Installation on Tuesday!

Watkins & Watson are arriving on Tuesday afternoon to begin installing a replacement blower unit in the basement and remove the old broken one.  This has only been possible due to the generosity of the people of Barmouth in giving their time and money towards fundraising.   Thank you once again!

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Project Start

Welcome!  We are now in the process of starting up this exciting new project to restore the Pipe Organ at St John’s and develop its use for both recitals and teaching (there are more details in the Aims section of the site).   Many will be wondering why this is being done given the grave…

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