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Gilbert & Sullivan Society Programme 95th Season 2017-18



Saturday 16th September 2:30pm

"Aesthetic transfiguration!" Our AGM & book launch of Ray Walker's book with David Mackie on the sets and scenery from the original D'Oyly Carte.

Conway Hall
Saturday 7th October 2:30pm

"Here's a how-de-do!"   HMS Petticoat - a production written and produced by Vic Goulding with friends, using Sullivan's music and lots of Gilbert's words.

The Poor School
Saturday 18th November 2:30pm

W. S. Gilbert's Birthday Event

‘Things are seldom what they seem’  A presentation from Mike Woodward, Artistic Director of Opera Anywhere, on interesting venues and stories from their G&S productions which have been held, just about anywhere. To include slides with some music.

Monday 4th December 7:15pm

Seasonal Gathering
Some G&S seasonal fun with a film show of SavoyNet clips over the Festival years from Stuart Box our annual diabolical quiz with John Tritton, light refreshments and a short magic show from resident magician, Michael Symes.      

Conway Hall
Saturday 3rd February 2:30 pm

‘Gilbert & Sullivan, Together and Apart’     

A concert of G&S plus some Sullivan rarities by Leon Berger, Russell Painter (Tenor), Ellie Jane Morgan (Soprano), Sylvia Clarke (Contralto) with Tim Smith at the piano.

Conway Hall
Sunday 4th March 2:30pm

'Oh Joy oh Rapture'
A Concert of G&S and other pieces from Frances McCafferty accompanied by David Wheeler.

Note that this event takes place on a Sunday Afternoon

Conway Hall


We have exciting plans for this meeting, but have not yet confirmed the booking or venue. We will announce here and in our Autumn/Winter News magazine. Our apologies for keeping you in unnecessary suspense. 


Monday 7th May
Bank Holiday

International G&S DaySorcerer Cream Tea at Barataria  
To celebrate International G&S Day we are having a Sorcerer cream tea and scratch performance at Barataria( North Kent)

Booking & all details will be in the Autumn/Winter News

Details in G&S News

Saturday 26th May 2:30pm

Arthur Sullivan's Birthday Event

‘Feelings of Pleasure'

A Classical Encounters concert with Sally-Ann Shepherdson, Trevor Alexander (Baritone), Duncan Kelly (Tenor) & Pauline Birchall (Mezzo)

A concert of G&S and other operettas accompanies by Peter Crockford.

Conway Hall
June/July We may also have a summer outing.             Details will be published in the G&S News if this goes ahead

CAA:      Club for Acts and Actors  20 Bedford Street, London WC23 9HP click here for a map

The Poor School:   242 Pentonville Road King's Cross   click here for a map

Conway Hall:    25 Red Lion Square, Holbourn. WC1R 4RL click here for a map