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 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.
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 2019:
**Thursday February 7: Activity related to Wellington Summer Shakespeare
Thursday March 7: Play-reading Julius Caesar (first half)
Thursday April 4: AGM plus some entertainment
**Tuesday April 23: Bard’s Birthday Dinner – Bay Plaza
Thursday May 2: Play-reading Julius Caesar (second half)
**June Meeting Activity related to SGCNZ UOSWSF National Festival
(Date to be advised)
Thursday July 4: Film/video evening – suggestions welcomed
Thursday August 1: Play-reading Henry V (first half)
Thursday September 5: Play-reading Henry V (second half)
**October Meeting Attending NSSP performances
(Details not yet to hand)
Thursday November 7: George Phillips Memorial Lecture
Thursday December 5: WSS Christmas Function
** venue to be advised
Visitors & New Members welcome – all ages!
WSS Members & SGCNZ Friends $3 / General Public welcome $5 – includes light supper
Enquiries to Robert Gordon (Memberships) M: 021 395 896 or Brian Pearl (President) 04 479 3983