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




    Tickets are available on walk-up at the Victoria Hall or Regent Theatre Box Offices on the day or before for  

£9.50 ( Concessions £8 ), or in advance by 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, 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 70 minutes unless otherwise stated

Email contact:

Victoria Hall Organist  07967 806 409  



Played on the Grand 4 Manual Conacher-Willis Organ



                               Launch of the next 25 years of Hanley Organ Proms


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

                                                             £9.50 (concessions £8)

                                                    Run time c 70 minutes - no interval


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






Date and programme

       Gert van Hoef


Concert Organist        the Netherlands


Saturday August 10 2019 12 noon


Marche d’Athalie - F Mendelssohn,Gigue Fuga- Bach,     

Arrival of the Queen of  Sheba -G F  Händel,      

Trumpet Minuet - A Hollins,

Excerpts from Swan Lake-P Tchaikosvky,                                  

Overture ‘William Tell’ - G Rossini                                                         

Londonderry Air - arr G van Hoef

Sonata 5 -A. Guilmant




     George Gillow -

Organ Scholar , Clare College Cambridge



      Alex Goldsmith

Organist -St Mary & St Chad Longton










Saturday September 14  2019 12 noon


“The Jack Oliver Prom”



Prélude and Fugue in C Minor- F Mendelssohn

Communion in A minor & March – L Lefébure-Wely

Pièce Héroïque -C Franck,                                

Power of Life -M Tackle                                                                                                                            Overture to Occasional Oratorio - G F Handel                                                                                                                            Voices of Spring Waltz - Strauss Jr                                                                                                                            Finlandia – Sibelius

Grand Choeur No. 1 – A  Hollins









Ian Tracey

Organist- Liverpool Cathedral & City Organist Liverpool



Saturday October 12   2019 12 noon


                             ‘Toccata Spectacular’     

Toccata in D minor -J S Bach                                                                                                                            Salix, Chanty & Toccata - P Whitlock  

Menuet, Priere & Toccata - L Boellmann

In Paradisum & Toccata -T Dubois  

Postlude & Toccata Giocosa - W Mathias

Meditation & Toccata -N Choveau  

Toccata in F (Symphonie V)-C Marie Widor


Cathy lamb


Lichfield Cathedral


                  Saturday November 23  2019  12 noon


Ride of the Valkyries – R Wagner

Three quiet Pieces - P Whitlock

Prelude and Fugue in D minor - F Mendelssohn

Battle Hymn of the Republic – J Langlais

Finlandia –J  Sibelius,

Toccata Giocosa -W Mathias                                                                                                                              Trumpet March - G Bush,     Will O’ the wisp - G Nevin

Carillon de Longport- L Vierne




Feb 22   James Lancelot:    Organist Emeritus Durham Cathedral                                                Mar 14   Philip Rushforth: Chester Cathedral                                                Apr 18   Jonathan Scott:     Concert Organist         Manchester                                                May 9   Ashley Grote:        Norwich Cathedral                                                June 6   Liverpool Cathedral Choir

Lee Ward

Ian Tracey:                                                July 11  Michael Rhodes:     Victoria Hall Hanley                                                Aug 22  Sebastian Heindl:    Leipzig  Conservatoire                                                Sept 12 Keith Hearnshaw:   


Oct 10   Scott Brothers Duo: Manchester


Nov 21  Graham Eccles:        Bangor                                                                                                                                   


                       Organ Proms in 2020


         Programme details available from December 2019




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 :