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Organ Restoration Appeal - Endorsements

THE RIGHT REVEREND ANTHONY PRIDDIS, Bishop of Hereford

"Organs add marvellously to the way in which we can praise God and 'sing joyfully to The Lord'. When the organ is a fine one such as that in Leominster Priory, then the imperative to care for it and to restore it is all the greater. Please do help this appeal and so aid our worship and life together. Thank you."

DR ROY MASSEY, Past President, Royal College of Organists

"This organ is one of the grandest in the Midlands; the soft stops are ravishingly beautiful and the reeds are as fine as any in the country. It is imperative that such a treasure be restored."

GERAINT BOWEN , Hereford Cathedral Organist & Director of Music

"This organ is one of the largest in the diocese outside the cathedral, and as well as under-pinning the long-standing musical tradition at The Priory, it has in the past attracted prestigious ensembles to record there."

THE RIGHT REVEREND MICHAEL HOOPER, Former Team Rector of Leominster

and latterly Bishop of Ludlow

"A number of cathedral organists learned to play on Leominster Priory organ because they needed an instrument sufficiently large on which to practice … this organ is one of the few which is perfectly matched to the building, which is seldom the case."