Wellington Shakespeare Society

The Wellington Shakespeare Society meets at 7:30pm 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

Wellington Shakespeare Society events for 2021 will be updated when dates are confirmed

Our regular meeting space is Inverlochy Art School, 3 Inverlochy Place, Te Aro

New members of all ages are welcome.

To join contact Robert Gordon 04 384 7693 WSS Membership Form

Enquiries to Brian Pearl brian.pearlnz@gmail.com

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Wellington Shakespeare Society Upcoming Events

Wellington Shakespeare Society’s March 2021 Meeting 

Reading The Two Gentlemen of Verona

We will begin to read The Two Gentlemen of Verona together and follow our performance with friendly discussion.

Please note with the recent fluctuations in levels this event may be cancelled. Please check back on Thursday afternoon for more details.

Enquiries to Robert Gordon (Memberships) M: 021 395 896 or Brian Pearl brian.pearlnz@gmail.com

WSS Membership Form

Last updated: 1 March 2021


“A Sweet Society of Fair Ones” by Neil Coup and Dawn Sanders ONZM QSM

WSS Book: A Sweet Society of Fair Ones

2017 was 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 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.

Download the order form for the WSS History Book A Sweet Society of Fair Ones.