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Parish of Badshot Lea and Hale raised £195 from 7 supporters
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Weʼve raised £195 to pay for the restoration of Emily the Organ
- Farnham, Surrey
- Funded on Saturday, 14th December 2019
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Emily the organ is 107 years old. Not surprisingly she has been showing her age and she has needed restoring. The community linked to St Mark's Church in Hale, Farnham, where this lovely Edwardian pipe organ can be found, have raised £23,000, but during the course of the restoration, more problems emerged and a further £2,000 is needed. The restorers - FH Browne and Sons - trust us to raise the money but we need your help. Now the Farnham Herald has stepped in to help us run an appeal and anyone who donates at least £10 to our Emily fund will be invited to a concert in December.
If you donate and would like an invitation to the concert, please give your name and please then email email@example.com so that we have your contact details.
Finally, why do we have an organ named Emily? She was named after Emily Mangles, a generous local benefactor who died in 1912, and the organ was installed in the church later that year thanks to her legacy.
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Dec 5, 2019
David & Elizabeth Cook and Rob Mansell
Nov 26, 2019
We are very pleased to know that Emily has been restored and we look forward to hearing her performance on 14 December
Nov 22, 2019
Nov 1, 2019
Best wishes for the fund raising
Oct 22, 2019
Whether thirty pennies, or thirty poundsLet's help Emily make wonderful sounds!!
Sep 8, 2019
A very worthy cause. Looking forward to hearing her at St Marks.
Sep 5, 2019
with all good wishes for the restoration, and for St John's 175th.
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