Show time!

Summer is coming! This year there’s a break from our traditional mid-season mini-show. We’re going BIG. Big show numbers sung with a big orchestra for a big night out. With luck, we may even have Jo Bigg performing some of them! The Wolverton Light Orchestra have invited us to share in their summer fun with […]

Goose guessing – the answers

We hope you enjoyed the bird quiz in our last issue of GanderS.? Here are the answers: Into it we throw – Cock who doesn?t crow! – Yeomen of course And if any were fond of pigeon shooting – He’d ask them down to his place at Tooting.? – Tricky one this. It’s Thespis His […]

Gondoliers a-coming!

What a fabulous show we have in store for you this year!? The rehearsals for The Gondoliers have been amazing fun and quite strenuous too!? The costumes have been booked, the scenery selected and the orchestra primed. We are in business. Everyone is working hard with two rehearsals or more a week under our exciting […]

Singing for the Brain

So how does singing help? Singing for the Brain is a service provided by Alzheimer’s Society which uses singing to bring people together in a friendly and stimulating social environment. Singing is not only an enjoyable activity, it can also provide a way for people with dementia, along with their carers, to express themselves and […]

Welcome to GanderS Autumn 2017

The Gondoliers Introducing our next big show in March 2018 GanderS? That’s an odd choice What is all this about geese? Ticket Vouchers What are they and where can you get them? We all need friends? Can you become a friend to Wolverton G&S? Why is that man catching a baby? It’s a cartoon baby […]

What are these vouchers?

“Tell me, what are these vouchers…” Simple enough.? It’s like a book token or a gift voucher.? You buy the voucher and give it to someone who loves Gilbert and Sullivan. They use the voucher towards the cost of ticket to any Wolverton G&S show we sell tickets for.? ?

Break the Spine

“Many of you will be aware that I may do a little bit of running. Some of you may be aware that I have started to participate in ultra marathon events (any race that is over the 26.2 miles of a marathon), and a few of you may be aware that earlier this year, back […]

What's this about Geese?

OK. It’s a horrid pun on G and?S, but there are references to geese in the operas. ?Tessa sings that “Every?goose?becomes a swan” in The Gondoliers and Katisha claims she is “a silly little goose!” (if a teeny bit bloodthirsty) in Mikado. Plenty more birds to find. Can you identify the operas these ornithological gems […]

What’s this about Geese?

OK. It’s a horrid pun on G and?S, but there are references to geese in the operas. ?Tessa sings that “Every?goose?becomes a swan” in The Gondoliers and Katisha claims she is “a silly little goose!” (if a teeny bit bloodthirsty) in Mikado. Plenty more birds to find. Can you identify the operas these ornithological gems […]

Friends

Would you like to become a Friend to Wolverton Gilbert & Sullivan Society?? Are you someone who loves coming to our productions?? For a minimum donation of ?25 a person, you can become a friend of the society. ? You will receive a free programme to each of our productions which you attend, your name […]