PTA Events

Annual Convention and AGM 9th to 12th May 2018

The Annual Convention 2018 will be held at the Blackwell Grange Hotel Darlington from 9th to 12th May 2018.

Book these dates into your diary now for the 2018 Convention.

Major Transport Links:

Darlington Railway: 1 mile

Durham Tees Valley Airport: 6 miles

Major Roads: A1(M) 6.5 miles


Training Day, 24 June 2017

The PTA is delighted to announce our next Training Day on June 24th at The Blüthner Piano Centre in London who are generously sponsoring a technical day for up to 30 persons. The day will be led by Dr Ingbert Blüthner-Haessler, great grandson of the founder Julius Blüthner.
Dr Blüthner-Haessler will talk about the company history and hold a masterclass on Blüthner grand regulation, voicing matters and ‘patent’ grand action regulation. A ‘hands-on’ opportunity will also be available to some participants and a general opportunity for questions and answers. The day will open with a brief sales presentation and close with a short piano recital on a model 1 Blüthner concert grand piano. Refreshments and lunch will be supplied.

Booking form below.


PTA Scottish Autumn Dinner, Saturday 11 November 2017

To be held at the Stirling Highland Hotel, 29 Spittal Street, Stirling FK8 1DU Scotland following on from the Europiano Delegates Meeting. Early booking discount will be available. Booking form below.


Visit to the Steingraeber Piano Factory in Bayreuth, Germany, 19th to 22nd June 2017.

The IMIT have invited the PTA to join them on their visit to this factory.

Full details of this visit are to be found on the form below.

Application deadline having passed, there would be a supplement to pay for joining in now.