24-hour ‘Organothon’ at the Minster

Director of music Chris Brown, front, starts the 24 hour Organothon at Halifax Minster, with David Barker.

Director of music Chris Brown, front, starts the 24 hour Organothon at Halifax Minster, with David Barker.

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Halifax Minster held a 24-hour ‘Organothon’ session. On Friday October 18 from 6pm - 6pm, Saturday, the church organ belted out . Director of music Chris Brown and David Barker, pictured, commenced the fundraising event to raise some much needed donations for restoration of the “Rolls Royce of organs” which was last restored in 1928.

Seven organists including Alan Horsey, Alex Woodrown, David Baker, Philip Tordoff, Jonathan Clegg, played in shifts throughout the night and day.

Sponsorship forms are available at Halifax Minster - proceeds go to the Organ Appeal.