The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Sussex

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On Sunday 4th September 2016  at 2:45 pm

At the Home of our Chairman
Melvyn Tarran and his wife Kaye, in Keymer

(which for the occasion will be Sussex’s Grim’s Dyke).


The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Sussex
Present


 An afternoon
in the

Sussex Countryside

A fund raising event to help the society bring  first rate Sunday afternoon Concerts and Events
and a
Cream Tea.


This was also an
opportunity to visit
Oldland Mill

the oldest working
windmill in Sussex



This was one of the few days that this amazing old Windmill is open to the public. The Windmill dates from the 1700s and is oldest in Sussex  producing flour, which you can also purchase.


Enjoy the magnificent view claimed by the painter Sir Frank Brangwyn  to be the finest view in Sussex.

Catch the mini bus back in time to enjoy your booked lunch at the Thatched Inn.

After lunch - Fun at ‘Sungate’


"SUNGATE " was where the fun and fund raising begins for the society!!


 2:00 p.m. Melvyn Kay and the Committee welcomed you to SUNGATE and to have a look around Melvyn and Kays garden,and wild life pond all of which has only been created within the past 3 years, enjoy the lovely views of the south downs, and see a small selection from Melvyn's Gilbert and Sullivan's memorabilia collection


 3:00 p.m.  Venice comes to Sussex

 A screening of a colourful production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Gondoliers recorded from the Buxton Opera House.The cast includes Richard Suart, Jill Pert ,Gareth Jones, James Cleverton, and Oliver White.Directed by Alan Spencer. Musical Director John Owen Edwards


Interval

During this were served Homemade scones, clotted cream,  strawberry jam with lashings of tea .


Return to Venice for the final part of the Gondoliers.




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