Eton College
Eton College

Programme for Tuesday 5th July

 

 We travel westwards from London by coach.

 0900 We visit St George’s Church, Southall, Middlesex. The organ was built by Abraham Jordan in 1723; it was moved to Southall and altered in 1908. Mander Organs restored it to its original condition in 2009.  II/12 http://www.mander-organs.com/portfolio/st-georges-southall.html

St George's Church, Southall
St George’s Church, Southall

 

 

1115    We visit Eton Collegedating from the fifteenth century, which is one of England’s most famous and historic schools.

The Lower Chapel (for the younger pupils) has an organ built by Kenneth Tickell in 2001; III/41: an English organ with French influence.

http://www.tickell-organs.co.uk/specInfo/opus44.htm


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Tuesday 5th July

 

 

1330    After lunch at the college we visit Eton College Chapel, dating from the fifteenth century, which is home to a magnificent organ by Hill & Son, 1885 and 1902, IV/54, with a spectacular 32ft double case.  The pneumatic action dates from 1902 and was restored by Mander Organs, complete with its five miles of pneumatic tubing.

LINK: http://www.mander-organs.com/portfolio/eton.html

Tuesday 5th July

1630   We walk across the river and through the ancient town of Windsor to Windsor Castle, home of HM The Queen. The Castle was started by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, and is the longest-occupied royal palace in Europe.

1715   We attend Choral Evensong in The Queen’s Chapel of St George, Windsor Castle, sung by the famous choir. The architecturally splendid Chapel dates from the 15th century. 

The organ is by Harrison & Harrison, 1965, IV/72. http://www.harrisonorgans.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Windsor-Castle-Chapel-of-St-George.pdf

Pictures are © the Dean & Canons of Windsor

Tuesday 5th July
Tuesday 5th July

1830    We return to London by coach for supper near the hotel, followed by

2100      ISO General Meeting 1

Details are subject to change