1981 – The Gypsy Baron

1981 – The Gypsy Baron

We began the year with our Spring Ball, which was becoming a popular annual event in Belfast Castle. The main prize in the Spring Ball draw was a holiday for two in Spain with Joe Walsh Tours (whatever happened to them?) […]
On Yer Bike!

On Yer Bike!

Chad (Daniel May) and Natalie (Emma Dallas) are revved up and ready to go in All Shook Up, which runs from Tue 28 March to Sat 1 April in the Theatre at the Mill. The show is packed full of some […]
1980 – Three Little Maids from School

1980 – Three Little Maids from School

Cabaret Night We kicked off the 1980s with a Wine and Cheese evening, held on the Leap Day in the Glenavna House Hotel, Whiteabbey. The Mikado By then, we had already begun rehearsing for The Mikado, sticking to the successful formula […]
1979 – Through the Canals of Venice

1979 – Through the Canals of Venice

The Gondoliers Following the success of our 1978 debut, The Pirates of Penzance, we chose another Gilbert and Sullivan favourite for our next show. In his programme notes, our chairman, Bill Curran wrote: I am pleased to report the steady growth […]
Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

1977-78 In the summer of 1977, Bill Curran assembled a group of people with a shared interest in singing. They discussed the idea of forming an inter-denominational society in North Belfast to promote choral, operatic and musical productions. This led […]