Paul Kirner’s Music Palace, Ynyshir – 2/8 Wurlitzer

Paul Kirner’s Music Palace, Ffordd Yr Eisteddfod, Ynyshir, Porth, CF39 0EL


2/8 Wurlitzer

Tuba Horn, Open Diapason, Tibia Clausa, Clarinet, Violin, Violin Celeste, Flute, Vox Humana

Opus Number: 1199

Model: Style F

Current Transmission System: Wurlitzer Relays

Original Location: Picture House, Leicester

Original Opening Date: cFeb 1926


1926: In February the Wurlitzer was first played in the Picture House, Leicester by Jack Courtney.

1935: Following a change of ownership, the Wurlitzer was removed and reinstalled in the Exchange Cinema, Northampton were it was first played by Frank Slater.

1957: The Wurlitzer was sold and removed by Evelyn Johnson who installed it in his cow shed in Basingbourn.

1967: In October the Wurlitzer was sold to Mike Candy who installed it in his Hemel Hempseed residence.

2015: Mike Candy passed away, and through the Theatre Organ Club, the Wurlitzer was sold to Paul Kirner.

2018: The Wurlitzer opened in the bar area of Paul Kiner’s Music Palace.