Town Hall, Burton-On-Trent
Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2EB
Regular dances – See venue website for details
Trumpet, Tuba Horn, Diaphonic Diapason, Tibia Clausa, Violin, Violin Celeste, Flute, Vox Humana + Electronic Piano
Opus Number: 1165
Model: Style F (Altered)
Current Transmission System: Wurlitzer Relays
Original UK Location: Forum Cinema, Wythenshawe
Original UK Opening Date: 22nd November 1934
1925: The organ was installed in the Cameo Theatre, Cleveland, USA.
c1930: After a fire, the organ was reposed by Wurlitzer and given a new 3 manual coupler console.
1934: On 22nd November the Forum Cinema, Wythenshawe Nr Manchester was opened with the refurbished 3c/8 Wurlitzer played by Kevin Buckley.
1964: The cinema was re-named ABC.
1972: The Organ was sold and acquired by the Burton Corporation for installation in the Town Hall. The Wurlitzer was installed by Walkers.
1973: On Easter Monday 23rd April, John Bee officially opened the Wurlitzer.
1984: The Clarinet was swapped out for the Ex-ABC/Regal Hull Conacher Trumpet. (Clarinet now installed on the Wurlitzer at the Buttermarket, Shrewsbury)
Post 1984: The replacement of the Wurlitzer relays and introduction of a Solid State transmission system. This meant Quint & Tierce (Blackpool) couplers & a MIDI Piano were added. Michael Thompson started to look after and re-leather the Wurlitzer.
Xylophone, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Sleigh Bells