WLO Christmas Concert 2018

A great Christmas Concert with WLO Once again, Wolverton G&S and friends sing with the WLO. Every year the Wolverton Light Orchestra welcome Christmas with a wonderful concert of festive and not-so-festive music. This year is no exception and, as usual, Wolverton G&S and singers from other local groups will join in heartily. If you […]

We do not care a fig

Young Strephon is the kind of lout we do not care a fig about! But figgy pudding on the other hand. That’s quite a different matter for their lordships. Get in the mood for Christmas with this BBC recipe. Figgy Pudding 250g pack butter softened, plus extra for the bowls and paper 750g dried figs […]

Welcome to GanderS Autumn 2018

Welcome to GanderS Issue 4 In this awesome autumn issue WLO Christmas Concert We’ll be there. Will you? Iolanthe Our spring show next year. See what we have in store… That quiz. The goose has the answers.. Questions – questions The goose has another quiz for you Next Year’s Show  What, when where? Getting in […]

Iolanthe is coming. Rehearsals under way.

I predict a riot m’lords! Watch out! Here comes a big one. Our new production of Iolanthe has a distinctly gothic theme.  These are decidedly not flower fairies and they do mean business. All your favourite Gilbert and Sullivan action and music is there, with a full orchestra and a magnificently costumed and talented cast […]

Summer show 2019

Our next summer show will be bigger, brighter and better than ever! Our “Jack the Ripper” and “Showblitz!” performances were great fun to do and we had lots of really positive feedback. Summer shows are now a fixture in our calendar and the next one is being planned now.   Do we know what the […]

The Goose wants answers Iolanthe

The Great Goose Quiz Quiz 4 has an Iolanthe flavour Iolanthe takes us to parliament. How much do you know about the peers and commoners? The trouble started when some one invited the participation of commoners in Parliament. Who was it? The Lords Spiritual used to be a majority. How many bishops are there currently […]

The Goose has the answers to the show quiz

The Great Goose Quiz The answers to Quiz 3 – Show Songs Here am I your special island – South Pacific, Bali Hi Prepare ye, the way of the Lord – Godspell, Prepare ye Eating oysters by the score and throwing away the pearls – Follow That Girl, Three Victorian mermaids The trade is quite […]

Iolanthe is coming. Batten down the hatches!

Watch the skies! The fairies are coming for their lordships and they mean business! Our 2019 Show is Iolanthe. The team is primed. The plan is in motion. Here it comes. Iolanthe will run from Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th March 2019 at Stantonbury Theatre from 7:30pm each night. The tickets will be £17 with […]

South Pacific Squeeze

Songs from Richard Rodgers’ and Oscar Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” bring tropical romance to Showblitz! this summer. Get in the mood with this delicious recipe for a South Pacific Squeeze. 300ml orange juice 100ml pineapple juice 1 banana 6 strawberries 170g pineapple sorbet – see below to make this. 75g crushed ice Blitz all in a blender […]