Victoria Hall Hanley  Organ Prom details  12 Noon on Saturdays ( c 75 minutes)




    Tickets are available on walk-up at the Victoria Hall Box Office on the day or before, for 10.50 (Concessions £9 ), and seats are unreserved: the price includes Tea or Coffee and a programme. The Victoria Hall is located in Bagnall Street Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3AD.


There is a good car park opposite, pay on entry. 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. It is a 10 minute bus ride to the Victoria Hall





Organ Proms last for approximately 75 minutes unless otherwise stated

Email contact:

Victoria Hall Organist  & Organ Prom Director Michael Rhodes FRCO  07967 806 409  



Played on the Grand 4 Manual Conacher-Willis Organ

A full specification  of the organ is available free of charge from Michael Rhodes before or after each Prom



          Tickets are available on the day (unreserved) from the Victoria Hall Box Office

   £10.50 (concessions £9)- includes Tea/Coffee & Programme.

 The best seats for organ sound are in the Upper Circle-The Circle is also open -                  The stalls are closed               Programme run time c 75 minutes - no interval


   “The Joy of the Organ Proms -Music for Everyone” ........  (Staffordshire Sentinel)




           Some advertised Organ Prom dates  may have to be amended as a result of the current Coronavirus. Please check each date for the latest information regularly or telephone Michael Rhodes on 01782 410961, or  07967 806 409.                                      



James Pritchard


Michael Rhodes


Clive Roberts







Dr Philip Smith Auckland Cathedral



                                    Saturday July 11  2020 12 noon


This Prom has now been postponed-date t.b.c. 2021

                                          The Lost Chord-Sullivan,                                            Giant Fugue- J S Bach,

                                          Tuba Tune-N Cocker,                                             Evensong-Easthope Martin,

                                           March-N Choveau,

                                            Melody-Brig.C Dawson,                                             Choral in E- C Franck,                                             March & Finale- C H H Parry

                                          Toccata in C sharp (Symph. 2) – M Dupre











    Sebastian Heindl             Leipzig


                                      Saturday August 22  2020 12 noon

This Prom is postponed until Thursday August 19th 2021

                                                 Sinfonia from Cantata 29- J S Bach                                                   Variations sur un Noel- Marcel Dupré                                                   Overture to ‘Egmont’ -Ludwig van Beethoven                                                   Scherzo op. 2- Maurice Duruflé
                                                  Final (from Six Pieces)- César Franck                                                   Valse Mignonne op. 142- Sigfrid Karg-Elert                                                  The Ride of the Valkyries- Richard Wagner

This Organ Prom will be part of a ‘Hanley 2021 Organ Festival’


    Keith Hearnshaw       Concert Organist


                                     Saturday September 12  2020 12 noon

This Prom has now been postponed-date t.b.c. 2021                                   Londonderry Air Arr J. Stuart-Archer 

                                Sortie in E flat - A. Lefébure Wely

                                Ofertorio - J. Guridi

                                Hymn Fallen from “Saving Private Ryan” - J. Williams 

                                Chelsea Fayre - R. Goss-Custard 

                                Prelude & Fugue in A minor BWV 543 - J.S. Bach

                                Christos Patterakis - R. Perry

                                Pomp & Circumstance No.4 in G - Sir Edward. Elgar



  Scott  Brothers Duo        Tom -Piano      Jonathan -Organ


                                  Saturday October 10  2020 12 noon


                                 Overture to 'The Italian Girl in Algiers' -Rossini

                                  Dances for Organ & Piano- Tom Scott

                                 Organ Concerto in g minor Op.4 No. 1- G F Handel

                                  Danse Macabre- Camille Saint-Saëns

                                 Variations on 2 Themes for Piano and Organ-Dupre

                                  Ave Maria D.839 / Op.52, No.6- Franz Schubert

                                  The Sorcerer's Apprentice- Paul Dukas




      Graham Eccles      Bangor Cathedral


                                  Saturday November 21  2020 12 noon


                                      Fanfare in D - C S Lang                                        Comes Autumn time- Leo Sowerby                                         3 Pieces-Gabriel Pierné                                        Adagio Cantabile & Scherzo (Symph No 1)   Lemare                                        Pavane- Maurice Ravel arr. G. Eccles      

                                      In Praise of St Cecilia- John Hosking,                                         Elves - J Bonnet,                                              Mission Impossible-Schifrin/ Paul Ayres   



      Victoria Hall Organ            console


                                      Full specification of the organ is available from the VH Organist-Michael Rhodes or at the Organ Proms.                                                                                                                                       


                       Organ Proms in 2020


Tickets available on the day ( unreserved)  at the Victoria Hall Box Office    

£10.50 (concessions £9) includes Tea/Coffee & Programme


Join the ‘Patrons of the Victoria Hall Organ’ mailing list ( £5 p.a.) and receive mailing of the Organ Prom programmes and support the continuance of the Proms Contact Michael Rhodes, 07967 806 409 or mike52@ntlworld.cpm for further details.




The Victoria Hall Organ Proms are promoted by  Stoke-on-Trent Theatres Ltd  and  the Victoria Hall Consultant Organist  (07967 806 409 or mike, with the support from the Harding & Dronsfield Trusts, MR Organ Promotions, the Victoria Hall Organ Prom Patrons & the NSDOS

Queries to  or 07967 806 409

Victoria Hall Organ Proms linked with thanks to the UK’s greatest organ recital excellent 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


                             Performances on YouTube -copy and paste in the browser                   

                          See demo clip  -


                             Jonathan Scott    Victoria Hall Hanley 13/4/19  First performance of Jonathan's arrangement of Saint-Saëns complete Organ Symphony No 3 in C minor    




                              Jonathan Scott  Victoria Hall 2016  ‘Bizet Carmen Fantasy’


     Jonathan Scott Victoria Hall June 2017   ‘Night on a Bar Mountain-Mussorgsky’


      Scott Duo at the Victoria Hall      November 2017   ‘Peer Gynt Suite - Grieg’


A CD of  ‘DUOS for  PIANO & ORGAN’ recorded at the Victoria Hall by the Scott Brothers Duo, is available either at the venue after each  Organ Prom for £10, or directly from :