Victoria Hall Hanley Organ Prom details  12 Noon on Saturdays ( c 70 minutes)


Tickets are available on walk-up at the venue ticket office on the day £ 7.50 ( Concessions £6 ) ,

or in advance -(book any 6 get one free.) Box Office telephone 0844 871 7649 (booking fee)


The Victoria Hall is located in Bagnall Street Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3AD.

There is a good car park opposite. Easy links to the M6, M1, A50, A52  & A34

Stoke-on-Trent railway station has frequent connections from London, Birmingham,, Derby, Nottingham, Crewe,

Liverpool, Manchester & Hereford,  and it is a 10 minute bus ride from the Victoria Hall


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This is the 21st Season of Victoria Hall Organ Proms on the fine 4 Manual Conacher-Willis Organ


March 1st


12 noon

Martyn Rawles-Lichfield Cathedral

Allegro Symphonie 2 - L Vierne                                     

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr –J S Bach

Modale Suite   -   F Peeters  

Adagietto (L’Arlessienne Suite 1) - G Bizet   

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - P I Tchaikovsky

Imperial March-E Elgar

Romanza (White Rock)- R V Williams            

Concert Fantasia on a Welsh March- W T Best

April 19th 2014

12 noon

Ian Tracey-Liverpool Cathedral

‘Liverpool Lollipops’

Overture 'Poet & Peasant'     F von Suppé                       
Capriol Suite      P Warlock
The walk to the Paradise Garden   F Delius
Fanfare for the Common Man   A Copland

Scherzo’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream’  F Mendelssohn
Nocturne for an Orange    R P Heaps
Giannicolo & Via Appia 'The Pines of Rome' O Respighi

May 10th  


12 noon

Jonathan Scott-Manchester-

The Royal  College of Organists 150th  Anniversary Recital


Overture Marriage of Figaro KV. 492- W A Mozart     

Fantasy in f minor KV.608- W A Mozart

Summer The Four Seasons Op. 8, RV 297- A Vivaldi
Fantasy Toccata [Premiere]- Jonathan Scott
Funeral March of a Marionette- C Gounod  arr. Scott
Prelude & Fugue in Eb Op. 99 No. 3- C Saint-Saëns

Flower Duet from Lakmé- L Delibes arr. Scott
Finale from Organ Symphony Op. 78- C Saint-Saëns


June 28th


12 noon

Jeffrey Makinson-Manchester Cathedral

Prelude and ‘St. Anne’ Fugue in E flat, – J S Bach

Rhapsody on a ground – Heathcote Statham

Five short pieces – P Whitlock

(Allegretto, Folk tune, Andante tranquillo, Scherzetto, Paean )  

Clair de lune – L Vierne

Suite, Op. 5 –  – M Duruflé

(Prélude – Sicilienne – Toccata)

July 19th


12 noon

Dr Kevin Morgan-Concert-Theatre Organist

Festival Toccata-Percy Fletcher

Three Composer 2014 Anniversaries:- La Joyeuse Rondeau -Rameau,

Coronation March ( Le Prophet)- Meyerbeer,

What is life without thee? (Orfeo) Gluck

Three Pieces of light Music :

Elizabethan Serenade-Ronald Binge

Wedgwood  Blue Gavotte- Albert  Ketèlbey

The Petite Waltz- Heyne

3 Toe Tappers by Cole Porter

Suite Gothique -Boellmann

August 16th 2014

12 noon

Nathan Laube-USA Concert Organist

Allegro Vivace (Symphony 5 Op 42)-C M Widor   

Scherzetto (Sonata in C-minor)-P Whitlock

Sonata Eroïca Op. 94-J Jongen

Overture to William Tell- G Rossini-

Transcribed by Nathan Laube


September 6th


12 noon

Richard Hills-London Concert-Theatre Organist

Overture: Poet and Peasant - F von Suppé
 Elizabethan Serenade -R Binge

Three Dances from 'Nell Gwyn' -E German
 Gremlin in the Galley- A Fenner
 Fountain Reverie
and  Toccata -P Fletcher
 'Fats at the Organ' - Ain't Misbehavin'

 A Handful of Keys –‘Fats' Waller
 Evensong - Easthope Martin,
 Suite: 'Ballet Egyptien' - A Luigini

September 27th


12 noon

Scott Brothers Duo ( Tom -Piano, Jonathan-Organ)

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba-Handel
Variations on an Original Theme f

or Piano and Organ-B Burrows Arabesque No. 1- C Debussy
Premiere of New Work-Tom Scott
Danse Macabre-C Saint-Saëns
Song to the Moon (from Rusalka)- A Dvořák
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1- E Grieg


November 29th


12 noon

Donald Mackenzie ( Odeon Leicester Square)

Europe’s top silent film organist makes a very welcome return to the

Victoria Hall to accompany traditional black & white  silent films in his unique way-


Donald’s  Toe-Tapping Overture

Main feature film




This Prom will have a 90 minute run time


The Victoria Hall Organ Proms are promoted by the Stoke-on-Trent Theatres Ltd and  the Consultant Organist of the Victoria Hall, (07967 806 409), with the support of the  Harding & Dronsfield Trusts, Organo Pleno  & the Victoria Hall Organ Prom Patrons.

Linked with the UK’s organ recital website -

Local Organ Events for organists are organised by the North Staffs & District  Organ Society.

For the NSDOS details and contact - go to the website or telephone 01785 761335