Issue 41

March 2012






Home. Cover Page. Chairman's Address. Committee and Membership. South American Trio. Open Meetings. Around Harrogate. Modern Technology. Poem. News of the Groups. General Information. Story Time. Tailpiece.

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International Gilbert and Sullivan Association

Are this year holding a week long CLASSICfest. in Harrogate from 21st - 27th August - This is a festival of Opera and Operetta.

“We have a fantastic programme for this first event with performances of Quaker Girl, Chess, Merry Widow, Die Fledermaus, A Little Night Music, HMS Pinafore and The Mikado. We will have a choral spectacular in the Harrogate International Centre with a choir of 600 plus voices celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with an extravaganza of the very best of English music. A Festival Fringe is currently being finalised and will include an afternoon of Flanders and Swann and a visit from The Mousetrap Man.”

Details can be accessed from G & S web site

Voluntary Arts

The following is an on line resource that may be of use to some of our groups. Only one level of resource is free. The links below allow you to find out more. Our own resource centre may offer as much or more.

“Everything you need to run your arts or crafts group

Running Your Group is a web-based resource designed to you all the tools they need to start up, fund, market and manage your organisation.”

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