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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Blower Unit Replacement Ordered

Thanks to the generosity of donations to our appeal we’ve ordered a replacement blower unit.  It is an identical model to the one that is currently in the basement but it has been fully refurbished and a new 3 phase motor unit will be installed as well.  It should be installed at some point next…

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Update after our first day!

The last 24 hours have been very busy. We have had lost of messages from people offering help and support for running events and helping out and we are immensely grateful to them. We have also had many donations through the website overnight and the amount raised now sits at £7,254 (in just over 24…

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Organ not working!

Following the 11am Sunday service at St John’s on the 1st of June the 79 year old electric blowing unit that supplies the Pipe Organ with air broke down. Watkins and Watson (a Pipe Organ air movement specialist company who installed the original unit 79 years ago) visited the church to diagnose what had happened…

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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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