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WNO Friends branches

WNO Supporters are 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.


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 | Visitors £7 | Students £1

Covid-19 guidelines and procedures are in place for all events organised by Bristol Friends. Please contact the branch secretary on 01934 842014 melaniejdavid@btinternet.com for details before attending.

WNO’s Spring Season 
An introduction by Ian Cartwright
Date Wed 16 Feb 2022
Time 7.15pm

Concert 
with students from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Date Wed 16 Mar 2022
Time 7.15pm

Only Opera Can Do This   
Dr Dave Martin looks at the role of the orchestra in supporting the action onstage
Date Wed 20 Apr 2022
Time 7.15pm

An Evening with Aidan Lan
WNO General Director
Date Wed 18 May 2022
Time 7.15pm

The Role of the Dramaturg
with Elin Jones, WNO Dramaturg. Preceded by the AGM
Date Wed 15 Jun 2022
Time 7.15pm


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

We are planning to resume our events in Spring 2022 and details will appear here when confirmed.


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


Oxford Friends
Contact: Bernadette Whittington | bwhittington2@btinternet.com | 01844 237551

We are planning to resume our events in Spring 2022 and details will appear here when confirmed.


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

We are planning to resume our events in Spring 2022 with a concert by Donald Maxwell and students from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. Details will appear here when confirmed.