Welcome to the Organ
for the restoration of the 3 manual Willis Organ
at St Mary and St Giles Church, Stony Stratford
This site tells you all about
the organ, the reasons for the
fundraising appeal and how
to make a donation.
We are delighted to announce that the
Willis Pipe Organ Restoration and Reach-out project
has been awarded a Heritage
Lottery Fund grant.
See the Press
release for information about this exciting new
project which funds the education and outreach activities
of the project and enables the commissioning of the
work on the organ.
out about Music for all at SMSG
You are welcome to the
Pipe Organ Restoration Open day - 13 September 2014
(part of Heritage Open
Days) - see press release and events listing for details
History Researchers needed
You can volunteer to help discover more about the history
of the Willis organ
We are planning our next
Come and Sing Choral Day on 22nd November
See Messiah Choral Day and sign up to sing.
celebrated 130 years of our Willis organ
and completion of phase 1
of the restoration with an
from 7th - 9th September 2012
organ fund blog
for photos and a description of the events.
See the Fundraising
page for an update on how much we have raised so far,
including featured events such as
Spem in Alium during 2009,
The Open University Choir and Quorum in 2010,
the winter Musical Bites
Grand Gala Concert,
the 2012 Choral Day
and the 2013 Rutter
Requiem Choral Day.
Read the blog for press
releases, news about our fundraising and updates
on events. You can subscribe to the blog by visiting
Organ Fund events on Facebook and
Please sponsor a pipe in our scheme
for Pipe Sponsorship.
Parish family musical
groups who contribute towards music making in the parish
and fundraising activities include The
Parish Singers, the Church
Band, the Handbell
Ringers and St Mary & St Giles Junior School Orchestra.
The Parish of Stony Stratford with Calverton
website is at http://parishstonystratfordcalverton.com/