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2019
13 September (Friday) 2019 Pipe Organ Festival:
Friday Festival Season Opening Organ and Cello lunchtime Concert
Free Friday lunchtime concert with Jonathan Kingston and James Jarvis.
12:30 pm-1:15 pm
James Jarvis and Jonathan Kingston play some wonderful cello and organ music together demonstrating their diverse sounds and capabilities. This is a free concert with refreshments available or you can bring your own sandwiches to eat while you listen. A relaxed and fun concert for everyone to enjoy. Groups from local schools are most welcome to attend. Donations to the Organ Maintenance Fund welcomed
14 September (Saturday) 2019 Pipe Organ Festival:
Hands on our Willis! and Willis Pipe Organ Exhibition
Your chance to try playing a wonderfully restored Victorian pipe organ.
A free exhibition about the Willis Organ.
10:00am-1:00pm
This session provides you with a golden opportunity to play (with help) those wow chords on the pipe organ.  The organ console is in the gallery which is reached by stairs, so this event is unfortunately not accessible for wheelchair users.  There is also an exhibition about the Willis organ telling the story of music at SMSG in the past, present and future.  Bring your piano music to try on the organ and enjoy cakes and light lunch. Donations to the Organ Maintenance Fund welcomed.
14 September (Saturday) 2019 Pipe Organ Festival:
Saturday Night at the Movies
Back by popular demand:  Silent Movies with live organ accompaniment by Donald MacKenzie - The Wizard of Oz (1925) and Habeas Corpus (Laurel & Hardy).
7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Tickets £10, accompanied children under 18 free).
Online booking is now open:
Box office
15 September (Sunday) 2019 Pipe Organ Festival:
Audience requests - free organ concert
3:00 pm-5:00pm
Jonathan Kingston plays a few of your favourite hymns and songs of praise on the Willis pipe organ for the audience to join in, or listen, as you wish.
We conclude the festival on Sunday afternoon with tea and cakes from 3pm followed at 4pm by Sing along to your favourite hymns on the organ: Free audience request concert by Jonathan Kingston.  Book your request in advance via the website booking form or email your request to events@musicforallsmsg.org of your favourite hymn for Jonathan to play, with audience participation. Donations to the Organ Maintenance Fund welcomed.
19 September (Thursday) Third Thursday at Twelve Thirty: SMSG Church Band with SMSG Church Handbell Ringers
12:30pm-1:15pm
Beautiful music in a relaxed drop-in setting, with plenty of tea and coffee available, so bring your packed lunch and join us.
All funds raised will go to support the ongoing maintenance of the restored Willis pipe organ.
4 October (Friday) First Friday Organ Recital by Keith Morgan
12:00 noon-12:30pm Soup & roll (£3)
12:45pm-1:30pm
Keith Morgan will play the Willis organ.
All funds raised will go to support the ongoing maintenance of the restored Willis pipe organ.
5 October (Saturday) Sweet Treat Saturday Coffee Morning
10:00am-12:00 noon
In the Parish Hall - take a break from shopping and enjoy homemade cake in a good cause (supporting the maintenance of an organ pipe or two!).
12 October (Saturday) Chris Chamberlain's Students' Concert
3:00pm-5:00pm
A concert by Chris's students for each other and their friends and families.  At SMSG we aim to encourage and support learners of all abilities and their teachers, and audiences are never turned away.
12 October (Saturday) Plenty 'o Nuttin'
7:30pm-9:30pm
Songs from the 1930s performed with plenty of pizzaz by Simon Woodhead and Joe Laredo
Free admission, retiring collection
17 October (Thursday) Third Thursday at Twelve Thirty: Playpals
12:30pm-1:15pm
Beautiful music in a relaxed drop-in setting, with plenty of tea and coffee available, so bring your packed lunch and join us.
All funds raised will go to support the ongoing maintenance of the restored Willis pipe organ.
20 October (Sunday) Autumn Concert by the Parish Singers and friends
3:00pm-5:00pm
Our annual extravaganza of SMSG Church and School music groups giving a free, fun concert for all the family to enjoy.
All funds raised will go to support the ongoing maintenance of the restored Willis pipe organ.
2 November (Saturday) Sweet Treat Saturday Coffee Morning
10:00am-12:00 noon
In the Parish Hall - take a break from shopping and enjoy homemade cake in a good cause (supporting the maintenance of an organ pipe or two!).
9 November (Saturday) Come & Sing Day 2019
Jubilate!
Conducted by Jonathan Kingston
Singers: 9:15am-5:30pm
Concert: 4:30-5:30pm
Further details on the Come & Sing page
Online booking is now open:
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16 November (Saturday) MK Chorale
7:30pm-9:30pm
Further details to be confirmed.
21 November (Thursday) Third Thursday at Twelve Thirty: Geoffrey Allan Taylor & Valrie Kirby-Ashmore, Piano & Violin
12:30pm-1:15pm
Beautiful music in a relaxed drop-in setting, with plenty of tea and coffee available, so bring your packed lunch and join us.
All funds raised will go to support the ongoing maintenance of the restored Willis pipe organ.
24 November (Sunday) Polymnia Choir
3:00pm-5:00pm
Further details to be confirmed.
30 November (Saturday) Christmas Fayre - Switch on the Stony Stratford Lights Day
10:00am-6:00pm
Support the Organ Fund Golden Spot Tombola stall and listen to live music in St Mary & St Giles (from 10:00 am-4:30 pm).
A variety of stalls and plenty of hot and cold refreshments will be available all day.
This event is for the Greater Access Project, the Golden Spot Tombola is for the Organ Maintenance.
6 December (Friday) First Friday Organ Recital by Philip Bricher
12:00 noon-12:20pm Soup & roll (£3)
12:45pm-1:30pm
Philip Bricher will play the Willis organ.
All funds raised will go to support the ongoing maintenance of the restored Willis pipe organ.
7 December (Saturday) Sweet Treat Saturday Coffee Morning
10:00am-12:00 noon
In the Parish Hall - take a break from shopping and enjoy homemade cake in a good cause (supporting the maintenance of an organ pipe or two!).
7 December (Saturday) MK Youth Choir
3:00pm-5:00pm
Further details to be confirmed.
8 December (Sunday) Fadin' Shoes

Further details to be confirmed.
14 December (Saturday) Music Makers of Milton Keynes
7:30pm-9:30pm
Further details to be confirmed.
19 December (Thursday) Third Thursday at Twelve Thirty: The Orphean Singers & SMSG Handbells
12:30pm-1:15pm
Tunes to warm the heart, feed the soul and bring you joy in the Advent season!
Beautiful seasonal music in a relaxed drop-in setting, with plenty of tea and coffee available, so bring your packed lunch and join us.
All funds raised will go to support the ongoing maintenance of the restored Willis pipe organ.
21 December (Saturday) MK Chorale Christmas Concert
5:00pm-6:30pm
Further details to be confirmed.
4 January (Saturday) Sweet Treat Saturday Coffee Morning
10:00am-12:00 noon
In the Parish Hall - take a break from shopping and enjoy homemade cake in a good cause (supporting the maintenance of an organ pipe or two!).