Several public talks and lectures took place during the Colchester Moot Hall Organ Restoration Project, exploring the organ’s history and its part in the civic life of Colchester. Details of upcoming talks can be found in the Calendar section of the site.
November 2014 The first public talk to accompany the Restoration Project took place at 7pm on Thursday 20th November 2014 at Colchester Town Hall. Entitled ‘Organ Building and the Normans’, the talk was given by John Norman, descendant of the Norman & Beard organ builders that built Colchester Moot Hall Organ. John Norman studied organ […]
On Monday 14th July the first public meeting concerning the restoration of Colchester Moot Hall Organ took place, following the confirmation of a large grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Hosted by sound artist and composer Duncan Chapman, and organ consultant Dr William McVicker, the meeting was an opportunity to talk about the organ’s history […]