Wellington Shakespeare Society
The Wellington Shakespeare Society meets on the first Thursday of each month to relish the works of Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s plays are read and analysed. Guest speakers present lectures.
Activities include: Shakespeare play readings, Annual Video/DVD evening, Lectures and talks
See this year’s proposed programme under Upcoming Events below
Venue: Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace, Wellington (unless stated otherwise)
Time: 7.30pm (unless stated otherwise)
New members welcome!
To join contact: Robert Gordon 04 384 7693
Enquiries to: Brian Pearl P: 04 479 3983, E: email@example.com
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WSS Book: A Sweet Society of Fair Ones
2017 is the 453rd anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon, England, on 23 April 1564. It is also the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Wellington Shakespeare Society on St Patrick’s Day, 17 March 1932. To celebrate this special occasion, the Society has published its history in a concise and charming book, listing many of its milestones, achievements and important members.
$18 RRP, $15 for WSS members & SGCNZ Friends.
Click here to download the order form for the WSS History Book A Sweet Society of Fair Ones!
Wellington Shakespeare Society Upcoming Events
We generally meet on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm in Connolly Hall Guildford Terrace Off Hill Street Thorndon Wellington unless stated otherwise.
Wellington Shakespeare Society programme for 2018:
Thursday June 7: Play-reading King Lear (part two)
Thursday July 5: Video/film evening
Thursday August 2: Play-reading Comedy of Errors (part one)
September (date/venue tba): Programme to celebrate NZ Theatre Month
Thursday October 4: Play-reading Comedy of Errors (part two)
Thursday November 1: George Phillips Memorial Lecture
Thursday December 6: The WSS Christmas Function
Guests and prospective new members are welcome to attend our meetings.
$3 WSS members and SGCNZ Friends, $5 General Public
New members welcome. To join contact: Robert Gordon 04 384 7693 Enquiries to : Brian Pearl 04 479 3983