Our Compton started life in 1933 as a 3/7 installed at the Picture House, Douglas, on the Isle Of Man. It was later removed by Organist and Organ Builder, Ron Curtis, and installed in Gorton Evangelical Church, Manchester. In 1989, it was purchased by Steve Tovey and installed in the Barn at The Grange where it remains today. We meet fortnightly on Sundays, please contact us for details.
The Compton is also available for private practice on certain days throughout the year.
Tibia Clausa, Diapason, Stopped Flute, Gamba, Double String, Vox Humana, Tuba, Muted Trumpet, Orchestral Oboe, Kinura
Also housed within 'The Barn' is the ex 3c/9 Gaumont, Coventry Compton organ.A deal was struck with Les Allit for the club to become it's new custodians.
During summer/autumn 2020, members of CCOC undertook a full restoration and refurbishment of the Barn. This included a complete redesign of the Autoitorium and Foyer areas. As the organ was not playing in public during this time (due to the COVID-19 pandemic), we took the opportunity to fully overhaul the Compton Theatre Organ. This included the releathering/repair of several motor and valve components, the addition of some ranks, as well as general tidying work in the organ chamber, on the console, and to the relays.