Programme for the 2007-2008 (76th) Season

Meetings except the April one will be held in Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester and all except the February and April ones will start promptly at 7.30 pm. Assemble from 7.00 pm.
Visitors welcome at any meeting : bring a friend!

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Tuesday 25th September 2007
"I'm one of the family"

A very special extra meeting; Scott Hayes, Arthur Sullivan's great, great nephew, will speak.

Sunday 14th October 2007
2.30 pm
"Rend with songs the air above"

Concert by Donald Maxwell, bass baritone and a young star of the future Rebecca Rudge, soprano accompanied by David Wheeler. Please note this meeting is on a Sunday afternoon.

Admission: members 5, visitors 7. The Sheila Taylor meeting.
Tuesday 6th November 2007
"They sing choruses in public"

Something different; an opportunity to go to a "Singalong" Pirates evening at Buxton Opera House, with instruction from principals Donald Maxwell and Linda Ormiston.

See the circular or contact Jean Dufty or Wilf Deakin for further information.
Tuesday 4th December 2007
"in words succinct" "the golden melody"

Lecture/recital by Bruce Graham, bass-baritone accompanied by David Wheeler. Bruce performed with the original and the new D'Oyly Carte and performs with Carl Rosa and at Buxton.

Tuesday 8th January 2008
"Let's thoroughly enjoy ourselves"

Social Evening with Bring and Share refreshments.

Please note date, second Tuesday in month.
Tuesday 5th February 2008
"In search of wisdom's pure delight, ambitiously we soar"

Study evening on Princess Ida presented by Paul Taylor.

The Norman Beckett evening.
Tuesday 4th March 2008
"In this college, useful knowledge, everywhere one finds"

A concert by members of Manchester University Gilbert and Sullivan Society (MUGSS)

Tuesday 1st April 2008
"On each of us thy learning shed"

David Mackie, that great expert in Sullivan's music, will enthral us once again talking about Sullivan's music.

Tuesday 6th May 2008
"In punctual and business-like fashion"

Annual General Meeting plus entertainment.


There is a courtesy arrangement between Liverpool and Manchester Societies whereby members of either may attend meetings of the other. Details available from the Hon. Secretary.

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