The Titipu Times (or Lucy’s Little List)

6 Nov 2018

1. Congratulations to our very own Rachel Roper who, in only her second year at the Guildhall School of Music, has won second prize (Silver Medal) in the Junior Kathleen Ferrier Competition.

2. Paul is reviewing the society website so please could everyone have a look at it and send him feedback to Website address is  

3.  If anyone travels via the Broomy Hill area and would be willing to give a lift to one of our members to rehearsals please could they contact Lucy at

4.  If you haven’t yet paid your subscription please do so as soon as possible – cash/cheque (made out to Hereford G and S Society) to Wendy our Treasurer.

5.  Next week, 13 Nov, its a full rehearsal up to 9pm and then ladies only up to 9.15 and principals only from 9.15 to 9.30. (Please see the revised rehearsal schedule already circulated)

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 23 October 2018

 1. Hannah ran a workshop at Hereford College of Art and several students have indicated their interest in joining the cast of Mikado.
2. Gill has now retired from the Secretary role which has been taken over by Lucy with support from Paul. Paul will not be on the Committee but will help with production coordination.
3. Subs are now due. Please give cash or cheques to Wendy. Under 25s £30, non-performing/concert £35 and all others £75. If you are a tax payer please ensure you have completed a gift aid form which you can get from Wendy or Sheila.    Please consider a donation (even £5 would help). We made a small loss from the last show and have less than £10,000 in the bank. We have applied for 2 grants but we do need to work hard to ensure we meet the £25,000 cost of the show.
4. Next week (30th Oct) is half term and there will be no rehearsal.
5. We are trying to get enough interest in a schools matinee on Wed 20th March at 2pm so if you have contact with schools please try and get them interested. Tickets are £5 each and we run a free workshop in their school in February. Contact Details on our website
6. Ticket sales. Start telling friends and family about The Mikado from 20-23 March 2019 – Flyers will be here shortly.
7. On 6 Nov we want to take a publicity photo of the three Little Maids plus other Titipudlians for use in press, posters, displays etc. If you have any worries about this please talk to Lucy.
8. Also on 6 Nov Jolanta will be coming to take our measurements for costumes.
9. Hannah would like us to aim for 100% attendance at the last two rehearsals before Christmas (4 and 11 Dec). Please make every effort to attend as these are vital sessions.
10. Please email Hannah ( if you can’t attend a rehearsal and copy in Sheila ( our members Secretary.
11. Floorwork rehearsal schedule from 4 Feb is also being circulated.
12. We received the sad news of the death of a former member, Dot Downes, who supported the society for many years including wigs and hairdressing (those were the days) More information about funeral arrangements to follow.
Chip Chop!