AGM 2015 – 20th September 2015

The BKA AGM and Workshop day will take place on Sunday 20th September at Chetham’s School of Music, Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB. The day will run from 11:30am to 4:30pm.

Programme for the day (in the Baronial Hall)
11.30 – Arrival and coffee
12.00 – “DoReMi Piano Method” by author and BKA member Helen Russell
12.30 – Lunch (provided – donations towards the cost will be appreciated)
13.30 – AGM
14.30 – “Making It Really Work” by Paul Harris: writer, composer & creator of ‘Simultaneous Learning’
16.00 – Choral Singing, led by BKA Trustee Nicky Woods
16.30 – Close

AGM Agenda
1. Present/Apologies
2. Minutes of the AGM 2014 for adoption
3. Trustees’ (Chair’s) Report 2015
4. Treasurer’s Report 2015
5. Independent Examiner’s Report 2015
6. Election of Officer & Trustees
7. Any Other Business
Members are asked to notify any “other business” items by Monday 14th September to the BKA Secretary: Cyrilla Rowsell, 10, Lapwing Close, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 8TD

BKA members are entitled to attend all the events of the AGM and Workshop Day. Anyone not currently a member is welcome to come and join the BKA on arrival, paying a year’s subscription (£30.00) and thus qualifying to attend and participate in full (including voting at the AGM).  If you have not renewed for the July 2015-June 2016 year then you can renew or join online at

Chetham’s is within easy reach of all main train, bus and road links.


There is no parking available within Chetham’s, except by prior arrangement for elderly or disabled patrons. There are several public car parks within a few minutes walk.

Public Transport

By train: Chetham’s is situated opposite Manchester Victoria station where direct services run from across the North-West. Manchester Victoria is a 10-minute direct tram journey from Manchester Piccadilly.