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The Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ

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Wowza Wurlitzer!

Attending the Howden Le Wear Village Christmas Sing-a-long was an absolute delight, and it was a... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
Annette J
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United Kingdom
Took me back in time

I had only ever heard theatre pipe organ music on old films. To see a Wurlizter and hear it played... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2017
Crockett166
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Dec 28, 2017
“Wowza Wurlitzer!”
Apr 24, 2017
“Took me back in time”
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New Victoria Centre | Howden Le Wear, Crook, England
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Attending the Howden Le Wear Village Christmas Sing-a-long was an absolute delight, and it was a privilege to witness the Wurlitzer (mighty indeed) in action. The sound quality was excellent, and the skill of the organist most impressive. This secret treasure is very special indeed,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Annette J
Reviewed April 24, 2017

I had only ever heard theatre pipe organ music on old films. To see a Wurlizter and hear it played in this small theatre is a 1 off experience. To hear 'Deadwood Stage' played, my daughters' favorite as infants, was true lump in throat stuff...!!...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Crockett166
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The New Victoria Centre at Howden-Le-Wear, near Crook, Co.Durham, can best be described as a Mini Concert Hall. This is the home of the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ, recognised as one of the best in the world. We had one of the most entertaining and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank OakC0ttage
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The organ is brilliantly maintained and the New Victoria Centre is a delightfully appointed former Methodist chapel, with great character and ambiance. The volunteers who run the centre are welcoming and friendly. All the guest musicians are top quality, but in my opinion the young...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Adrian S
Reviewed February 1, 2015

The sound of that wonderful instrument and the skill and talent of the organists. A very friendly venue ideal for a night of light entertainment.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Adrian S
Reviewed January 7, 2015

we wanted to go for a while, and it is definately worth a visit :) :) :) lots of friendly people here, and the place is very interesting

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Catherine S
Reviewed June 1, 2013

Since visiting the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool my interest in the Wurlitzer has been very keen. A friend suggested we visit the New Victoria Centre for one of the afternoon concerts, which we did. It was simply Brilliant. The Commitment of the Association has been...More

Date of experience: May 2013
3  Thank OakC0ttage
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