I spent Saturday morning inside St John'sCathedral, Brisbane, taking a pipe organ workshop. This organ has over 4,000 pipes - it's amazing to see where & how they all fit.
We got to play the organ (no, these aren't my arms!!!!) - just a little daunting with some very accomplished musicians in the group - I did play & was told my technique was good.
The view from the sanctuary - it's quite high up & you have to walk up a very narrow spiral stone staircase (forgot to take a photo of that)
For those of you who haven't been inside St John's - every pew has needlepoint cushions, birds, fish, flowers - a huge variety & they are all so very beautiful. You can find textile art anyway - just look.
Each cushion has the name of a parish worked into the edge - if you get the chance - take a peek inside the cathedral one day - they also have gift shop (sadly I did not have time to visit it!)