Shake Alive 2016

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:

WSS Membership Form

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

WSS Book: A Sweet Society of Fair Ones

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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 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

WSS Membership Form