Ride High

The Mayor, Councillor David Hopkins and his wife Susan accepted our invitation to see “The Gondoliers” and wrote a very nice letter to say how much they had enjoyed the show. Cllr Hopkins took the opportunity to introduce us to his charity for 2017/18, Ride High – and we’re glad he did.? This is a […]

Goose guessing – the location answers

We hope you enjoyed the location quiz in our last issue of GanderS.? Here are the answers: Barataria – The Gondoliers. It’s in the title. Castle Adamant – Princess Ida’s fortress. Castle Bunthorne – Patience. Bunthorne’s gaff. Girton – Utopia. Where the Princess has been. Margate – Cox and Box. The location of the lover. […]

The Goose wants show answers

The Great Goose Quiz Moving away from Gilbert and Sullivan into what may be less well-known territory for some. Can you get the song and show from the lyrics? Clue – they are all in Showblitz! Here am I your special island Prepare ye, the way of the Lord Eating oysters by the score and […]

Welcome to GanderS Summer 2018

Showblitz! June 23rd and 24th 2018. Not long now! That quiz. The goose has the answers.. Questions – questions The goose has another quiz for you Next Year’s Show? What, when where? Blitz yourself a South Pacific Squeeze A fruity squeeze from Wolverton G&S VIP visit Who came to see those gondoliers? How can horses […]

Drive Time with the Gondoliers

Listen to the Jim Cleland Drive Time Show with a preview of The Gondoliers Presented by Jim with Jo and Ruth https://www.wolvertongands.co.uk/av-files/Secklow105.5DriveTimeTheGondoliers13-03-18.mp3 Welcome to GanderS Spring 2018 Stevens on Sunday Cachucha The Goose wants Answers Kipper tied Show time! Goose guessing – the answers Gondoliers a-coming! Singing for the Brain

Welcome to GanderS Spring 2018

The Gondoliers March 2018. Not long now! That quiz. The goose has the answers.. Questions – questions The goose has another quiz for you Our Summer Show? What, when where? Something fishy about G&S Jugged kippers anyone? Stevens on Sunday Who were Nancy’s guests on Sunday? How can singing help memory? Ruth helps fading memories […]

Stevens on Sunday

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Cachucha

Apparently “Cachucha” sounds like something rather rude in some Spanish speaking countries. Our rendition seeks to uphold that tradition.

The Goose wants Answers

The Great Goose Quiz It maybe, just maybe, a little easier than last issue’s bird quiz. This one is all about location. Can you tell which of the Operas was either set in or simply mentions the following locations? Barataria Castle Adamant Castle Bunthorne Girton Margate Mount Olympus Peckham Pfennig Halbpfennig Portsmouth Rederring St. Mary […]

Kipper tied

The fishy problem with Sullivan's Chef Both Arthur Sullivan?and William Gilbert?enjoyed being wealthy?and living well?but Gilbert thought Sullivan?profligate for employing a French chef.??My cook gets??80 and gives me a?kipper’, scoffed Gilbert.???Sullivan?s cook?gets??500 a year for giving him the same thing in?French!?? Kippers?were?enjoyed by?Victorians and Edwardians?not only for breakfast?but as a?treat?for high?tea?or?supper.? Did Sullivan’s cook make […]