BOS scoops a prestigious award

Bromsgrove Operatic Society was awarded the Barnes Trophy by the National Operatic and Dramatic Association, (NODA), for the ” Iolanthe” programme. This after winning the Richards Cup, a West Midlands Region award and being out forward to the national competition.

The cup is presented annually to the society judged the best throughout the whole of the 2011 season.

Pictured are Derek Gratridge newly elected NODA National President in one of his first duties presenting the Barnes Trophy and certificate award to Society Chairman Ian G Cox , at the associations national conference in Cardiff  on Saturday 6th October.

Barnes Trophy

Commenting on the societies success Ian said: “We are delighted with this, which gives enormous inspiration for us all at Bromsgrove Operatic Society. Those involved in the programme compilation and  all Members of BOS can feel very proud of being recognised with this national prestigious award.