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Verwood in Tune

Due to the societies financial situation and the inability to attract new members or officers an important proposition (see below) was put forward at the AGM on the 25th October 2017 and accepted by members.

"We, the members of the Verwood Keyboard Society Committee, recommend that an Agreement be drawn up between the Society and the Hub, stating that the Verwood Keyboard Society will pay for the artistes for 2018 and 2019, but the concerts will be managed and promoted by the Hub staff. Tickets for all concerts to be maintained at £8 for 2018 & 2019."

Following a secret ballot of members, the Verwood Keyboard Society will now come under the auspices of the Verwood Hub who are calling the new venture “Verwood in Tune”

The Society itself will continue to pay for the entertainers untill the end of 2019 and give general support to the Hub staff, but in time The Hub will develop their own style of event.

    All concerts in 2018 take place at the Hub at 7.30pm on the last Wednesday of each month, February to November inclusive, with many of the popular players, plus some new ones.  Chris Powell will be February’s artiste.   Tickets, just £8 for an excellent evening of popular music, can be booked by phone (01202 828740) or in person at the Hub at any time and details of each concert can be found on the Organfax website under “Clubs – Verwood in Tune”.

 

 

Early History

The society’s forerunner, "The Verwood & District Organ Society" was formed in 1994 after a handful of enthusiasts agreed there would be enough support to form a new society, without adversely affecting four others which existed within a fifteen mile radius of Verwood. 

A committee was formed and the organist Chris Powell was invited to play the inaugural concert in March 1995. The society grew at a surprising rate & very soon had a capacity membership of 220, with an average 40 names on a waiting list ever since. At the 2001 AGM the name was changed to The Verwood Organ & Keyboard Society.

In recent years Verwood, has been recognised as the fastest growing area in Europe, from a village of twelve hundred inhabitants to a town of ten times that number. (visit the History Section for more information). This has resulted in several developments including a new £3m Community Centre now known as the "Verwood HUB", within which is the Merrifield Theatre containing tiered seating for 300 people, a large stage with state of the art lighting and audio equipment, a licensed bar and refreshment area etc 

The societies initial venue was the "Verwood Memorial Hall", but with the opening of the Verwood HUB, the Society ran a series of concerts at the new venue over a period of several months during 2007. Members were given a chance at the 2008 AGM to express their preference of venue for future concerts. This resulted in a two to one vote in favour of relocating from the "Memorial Hall" to the new theatre at the  "HUB". (Select here for a location map

With the larger venue there is no longer a waiting list and concerts are now open to the general public - space permitting. The Society prides itself on being a 'Happy Society' that draws it's strength by working together as a friendly Committee - a point that has been noted and commented upon many times by visiting artistes.

CLUB INFORMATION

Usual meeting day:

Rregular monthly concerts are held, 
 - usually on the last Wednesday of the month.
 - Doors open at 07:00 p.m.
 - Concerts Commence at 07:30 p.m.

Venue:

Verwood HUB, Brock Way, Verwood, BH31 7QE 
Tel:- 01202 828740

Start time:

Doors open 7.00 pm - Concert starts 7.30 pm

Admission:

£8

 

Verwood Organ and Keyboard Society -  Concerts for 2018

Apr.

2018

 

 

Wed. 25th 19:30

Verwood in Tune
present
Pete Shaw
playing a
Korg

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

May.

2018

 

 

Wed. 30th 19:30

Verwood in Tune
present
Andrew Nix & Tony Stace
www.topnoteevents.co.uk
playing a Roland Atelier/Yamaha HX1

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

Jun.

2018

 

 

Wed. 27th 19:30

Verwood  in Tune
present
Mark Thompson
playing a Wersi Louvre

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

Jul.

2018

 

 

Wed. 25th 19:30

Verwood  in Tune
present
Michael Sullivan
playing a Tyros 4

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

Aug.

2018

 

 

Wed. 29th 19:30

Verwood  in Tune
present
Paul Carmen
playing a Bohm Overture

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

Sep.

2018

 

 

Wed. 26th 19:30

Verwood  in Tune
present
David Last.
playing a
Roland AT350C

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

Oct.

2018

 

 

Wed. 31st 19:30

Verwood  in Tune
present
David Thomas.
playing a Roland Atelier

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

Nov.

2018

 

 

Wed. 28 19:30.

Verwood  in Tune
present
Joanne Naulls.
playing a
Key B Duo and
SD3 Ketron Sound Module

Verwood HUB
- Tickets  £8
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740

Dec.

2018

 

 

-. - -

Verwood  in Tune
NO DECEMBER CONCERT

Verwood HUB 
- HUB Contact - 01202 828740


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