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G&S Convention

Organised by Manchester Society for the G&S Society and all Affiliated Societies
At the Alma Lodge Hotel, Stockport 13th – 15th May 2022 Booking details in the Winter News and on the websites from around November 2021.

English National Opera       

H.M.S. Pinafore   29th October – 11th December
Directed by Cal McCrystal with Chris Hopkins as Musical Director.
With John Savournin as Captain Corcoran, Elgan Llŷr Thomas and Alexandra Oomens as Ralph Rackstraw and Josephine. Making his operatic debut,  Les Dennis, plays Sir Joseph Porter.


Grim’s Dyke Opera

Check website for details but Opera Dinner performances with a G&S music from across several Operas are planned for:

Sunday 19th September
Sunday 17th October
Sunday 14th November
Sunday 5th December                                                                                     


National Film Theatre

2 screenings of a double bill of Launder & Gilliat’s ‘The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan’ and ‘Topsy-Turvy’.

Sunday 14th  November: 

‘Story of G&S’ - NFT2 at 14.40
‘Topsy-Turvy’ - NFT1 at 5.30

Sunday 28th  November

‘Story of G&S’ - NFT3 at 14.50
‘Topsy-Turvy’ - NFT3 at 17.40

There is a Joint Ticket offer for both films.  Mike Leigh will be doing a post-screening Q&A on 14th.

Opera Anywhere

 Are on tour around the UK with - The Mikado, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and Patience.  


28th International G&S Festival 2022  

30th  July – 6th August (Buxton) & 10th – 21st  August (Harrogate)

New productions from The National G&S Opera Co. of Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore and Utopia Ltd.
Other productions include Charles Court Opera’s Patience and Express G&S plus The Gondoliers  from Forbear! Theatre.  Amateur performances are back and a fringe programme.

For all matters concerning the G&S Festival or Theatrical Adventures: Tel. 01422 323252  www.gsfestivals.org or contact The Old Vicarage, All Souls Road, Halifax HX3 6DR. 

Please check with the companies/local press/web sites to confirm the details given