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Programme for the 2015–16 (84th) Season

Tuesday 6th October 2015 at 7.30 pm

“Do you hear that? Are you not delighted?”

Arthur Barrett of Norwich G&S Society will entertain us with unusual or rare recordings from his large collection.

Tuesday 3rd November 2015 at 7.30 pm

“When I was a lad I served a term...”

Mike Leigh, well-known film and theatre Director and writer, local lad and former member of this Society as a youth, will talk about his view of Gilbert and Sullivan. [Professional engagements permitting.]

Prior booking essential: £7 for visitors

The Harold Sumner meeting.

Tuesday 1st December 2015 at 7.30 pm

“everything is interesting, tell us, tell us all about it”

James Hendry, a very talented young pianist, accompanist and conductor from the TNCM will talk about promoting G&S and will entertain us on the piano. [Professional engagements permitting.]

The Norman Beckett meeting.

Tuesday 12th January 2016 at 7.30 pm

“Lift your song on high, all comers.”

Some members of Sale Gilbert and Sullivan Society will entertain us right royally as they have done before. Always an enjoyable evening.

Sunday 31st January 2016 at 2.30 pm

“On each of us thy learning shed.”

A talk, illustrated at the piano, by tenor and singing teacher, Oliver White. We have enjoyed his many performances at Buxton/Harrogate G&S Festivals and his talk to the 2012 Convention. [Professional engagements permitting.]

Admission: members £5, visitors £7

The Sheila Taylor meeting.

Tuesday 1st March 2016 at 7.30 pm

“born in leap year...”

A Frederic's birthday party; amusing ourselves and enjoying bring and share refreshments.

Sunday 3rd April 2016 at 2.30 pm

“Everything is a source of fun.”

Concert by soprano Ruth Betteridge who trained at the RNCM and has performed in the professional G&S Festival company. [Professional engagements permitting.]

Admission: members £5, visitors £7

Tuesday 3rd May 2016 at 7.30 pm

“What ought we to do?”

Annual General Meeting plus entertainment.

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