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WNO Friends branches

As well as our opera productions and youth and community activities, WNO supporters are also welcome to attend events organised by WNO Friends branches.

There are five Friends branches around Wales and England with a wide variety of events taking place all year round. Get in touch with your local branch to see what’s happening in your area…


Bristol & West of England Friends  

Contact: Melanie David | 01934 842014 | melaniejdavid@btinternet.com
Venue: Redmaids’ High School, Westbury Road, Bristol BS9 3AW
Admission: Friends £5.00 | Visitors £7.00 | Students £1.00


Cardiff & South East Wales Friends
Contact : Peter Patterson | 029 2061 9166 | peter.patterson419@btinternet.com


North Wales Friends 
Contact : Roz Jones | 01492 860251 | rozjones@uwclub.net


Oxford Friends  

Event: Galuppi La Diavolessa 
Opera in the Warden’s Garden, with picnic supper interval in the cloisters
Date: Saturday 10 July 2021 6.30pm
Venue: New College, Holywell Street, Oxford
Tickets: £44
Contact: Bernadette Whittington | bwhittington2@btinternet.com | 01844 237551


Swansea & West Wales Friends  
Contact: Jennifer Macleod | 01792 463936 | macleod.jennifer@hotmail.com
Venue: St Paul’s Church Hall, De La Beche Road, Sketty, Swansea SA2 9AR

Event: Aidan Lang, WNO’s new General Director
Date: Wednesday 18 March 7.30pm for 8pm (Postponed) 

Event: ‘The Bad in Opera’ -  a talk by John Callister
Date: Wednesday 29 April 7.30pm for 8pm (Postponed) 

Event: Patrick King, Timpani & Head of Percussion, WNO Orchestra
Date: Wednesday 20 May 7.30pm – preceded by the AGM (Postponed) 

Event: Coach trip to WNO's production of The Nightingale / Bluebeard’s Castle, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Date: Thursday 11 June Tickets: £63