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Saturday January 31, 2015
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PostHeaderIcon Live @ The Waterfront: Royal Opera House -- Andrea Chénier -- 29 January

Thursday 29 January -- Live @ The Waterfront -- Royal Opera House -- Andrea Chénier -- Screening at 7.15pm at the Waterfront Cinema, Customhouse Way, Greenock. | Run-time: 2hrs 30mins

IN Umberto Giordano's opera, the poet Andrea Chénier and the servant Carlo Gérard both love the young aristocrat Maddalena. When Maddalena loses everything in the French Revolution, Chénier offers her protection, and so incites the envy of Gérard, now a powerful official.

Tickets £15 | Waterfront Cinema

 

PostHeaderIcon Ramblers' Outing -- Kilcreggan -- 31 January

Saturday 31 January -- Inverclyde Ramblers' Walk -- Kilcreggan to viewpoint via Rosneath and return -- Six-mile walk, all on track. Meet at CalMac waiting room, Gourock Pier at 9:20am for 9.36am ferry. Walk leader can be contacted on 07788 285364. | Inverclyde Ramblers

 

PostHeaderIcon Live @ The Waterfront: Met Opera: Les Contes D'Hoffman -- 31 January

Saturday 31 January -- Live @ The Waterfront: Met Opera -- Les Contes D'Hoffman -- Screening at 5.55pm at the Waterfront Cinema, Customhouse Way, Greenock. Doors open 5.30pm | Run-time: three hours, 50 mins

Vittorio Grigolo and Matthew Polenzani take turns playing the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title. The roles of the three heroines are shared by an impressive line-up of singing actresses, including Hibla Gerzmava, Susanna Phillips, Erin Morley, Audrey Luna, Christine Rice, and Elena Maximova. Thomas Hampson sings the Four Villains, and James Levine and Yves Abel conduct Offenbach’s sparkling score.

Tickets £25 (Concession £21) | Waterfront Cinema

 

PostHeaderIcon Greenock Fire Museum Open -- 8 February

Sunday 8 February -- Greenock Fire Museum Open, 12 to 4pm, at the old Greenock Fire Station, part of Greenock Municipal Buildings, at Wallace Place, just off Dalrymple Street. | More about the museum

 

PostHeaderIcon Port Glasgow Spring Bulb Show -- 21 March

Saturday 21 March -- Port Glasgow Spring Bulb Show at Port Glasgow Town Hall, Scarlow Street from noon to 4.30pm. Admission free.

 

PostHeaderIcon Complete Stone Roses Gig -- 21 March

Saturday 21 March -- Gig by tribute band Complete Stone Roses at Greenock Town Hall in aid of Ardgowan Hospice. Over-18s only. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are £17.50 available online or in Greenock from the hospice Access building, Nelson Street at Ardgowan Street, Tokyo Joe's, Westburn Street, and Red Nightclub, Cross Shore Street, and in Gourock from the Victoria Bar.

 

PostHeaderIcon Gourock Highland Games -- 10 May

Sunday 10 May -- Gourock Highland Games at George Road playing fields from noon to 5pm. Admission: £5 for adults, £3 for concessions. Under-fives go free

Gourock Highland Games

 

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