Wakefield Gilbert and Sullivan Society is a keen amateur performing arts society based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
We perform one full scale production each year as well as touring productions, smaller concerts and events.
We rehearse most Tuesday nights at Sandal Methodist Church, 253 Barnsley Road, Wakefield, WF1 5NU. If you would like to join us, we would be delighted to hear from you. Contact Jane on 01924 339538 the secretary if you would like to become a member or come along to a rehearsal to meet us and say hello.
Please explore the site and contact us if you want any other information.
The Pirates of Penzance - 17th and 18th March 2017
This year, the Society is delighted to be able to invite you to Sandal Methodist Church, Barnsley Road, Wakefield, to see one of the best loved Gilbert and Sullivan shows.
The Society have decided that a more intimate venue would bring the audience closer to the action, and so we are also negotiating with other similar sized venues to tour the show. Stay tuned for further updates and venues.
If you wish to buy tickets for Pirates of Penzance they are £8 and are available now.
Please contact Tony Johnson on 01924 369758 or 07759 413289 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to buy tickets.
The society has embarked on a series of concerts at local venues and are delighted to announce the following have been arranged
22 April 2017 at Kingsway Methodist Church, Ossett
6 May 2017 at Horbury Methodist Church.
20 May 2017 at Micklegate Methodist Church, Pontefract.
We are also in discussion with Old Silkstone Band, Featherstone Male Voice Choir, Skelmanthorpe Male Voice Choir and Knottingley Silver Band about future dates.
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Mikado props and costume hire
Our Mikado costumes are available for hire. We have supplemented the chorus and principal outfits with ladies’ and gentlemen’s fans and shoes, ladies’ wigs, and gentlemen’s hats.
We also have other shows that we can costume including The Gondoliers and Pirates of Penzance
See our Costume Hire page for more details and photos.
Please contact the chairman, Gordon on 01924 339538, for further details and to negotiate a hire fee.