Newtown and District Male Voice Choir recently held a very successful annual concert at the Baptist Church in Newtown. The choir, conducted by Sarah Astley-Davies and accompanied by Greg Jenkins, were joined by ‘Two T’s and a Cothi’ – Soprano Shân Cothi and tenors Aled Wyn Davies and Rhys Meirion. Two T’s and a Cothi
At the end of the concert, a collection was made for Hope House, which raised £585 for the charity.
Emily Jones, Area Fundraiser for Hope House who attended the concert, said: “We are so grateful to be receiving a donation off the back of this concert as we rely on fundraising in and by the community for over 80 per cent of our annual need, which last year was £6.3 million.
“At present we are only able to afford to offer our help to 1 in 3 local families that need us. Our aim is to increase our annual fundraising to £10 million every year so that we can offer our services to every single family that suffers the death of a child.”
Details of the Concert can be found here.
The Choir recently held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Pryce Jones building in Newtown. Many items were discussed that evening with regards to how they felt the last 12 months had been within in the choir and what plans they have for the future.
During the evening a new Committee was elected. Details of who is on the committee for the next 12 months can be found here. The Choir would like to place on record their sincere thanks to all the committee members who stepped down this year.
We are pleased to announce that the tickets for Newtown Male Voice Choir’s annual concert, featuring guest artists Shan Cothi; Rhys Meirion; and Aled Wyn Davies are now on sale. The event will be held on May 13th in the Baptist Chapel in Newtown. It promises to be a fantastic event. Tickets for the concert cost £15 each and are available now by phoning Eifion Astley on 01686 627360 firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dai Davies on 01686 626267 email@example.com or email Tickets@newtownmalevoicechoir.co.uk.
Newtown Male Voice Choir along with the Orthopedic Male Voice Choir were honoured recently to be invited to sing at Theater Severn, Shrewsbury as part of the St Davids Day festivities in aid of Hope House.
More details to follow soon, but some photos can be found here.
Article on mynewtown here.
Newtown and District Male Voice Choir will be entertaining at the Crescent Christian Centre, Newtown on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 7 p.m.. The concert will be in aid of the Powys Eisteddfod : Bro Hafren which will be held at the Hafren, Newtown on Friday and Saturday 20 and 21st July, 2018.
They will be joined on stage by the world renowned Triple Harpist, Robin Huw Bowen, who was in Newtown recently for the Town Council’s ceremony to unveil a plaque to remember John Roberts, a famous musician and harpist who lived in Frolic Street, Newtown in the 1850’s.
Tickets – £10 are available from Eifion Astley 01686627360 / 07528439229 or e.mail : firstname.lastname@example.org or from Nelian Richards 01686627410 / 07800767702 or e.mail : email@example.com Robin Huw Bowen
We are pleased to announce that Shan Cothi; Rhys Meirion; and Aled Wyn Davies will be our guest artists for this year’s annual concert on May 13th in the Baptist Chapel in Newtown.
Tickets for this prestigious event will be available soon.
From everyone involved with Newtown Male Voice Choir, we would like to wish you all
At the last race meeting of the year at Ludlow Horse Races, Newtown Male Voice Choir was invited to entertain the crowd during the day, performing songs from their repertoire and some seasonal carols. The conductor was Mrs Christine Roberts and the accompanist Mrs Sarah Astley Davies.
A meal and a sing song followed at the Buck’s Head in Church Stretton to conclude a very enjoyable day. Photos here.
To celebrate the switching on of the Christmas Lights in Newtown, The Choir performed a flashmob performance – singing several carols and old classics to entertain the audience.
Despite the horrendous weather, some choir members arrived by motorbike, including the MD, Christine Roberts who took the audience by surprise.
Many thanks to Dougie Bancroft for arranging everything and capturing the event on camera, here.
Newtown Male Voice Choir and partners are off to watch the Wales v South Africa rugby international in the Millennium Stadium on December 2nd and the choir have some tickets available.
If you would like to buy some tickets (that will include the coach to the venue and back) please contact Mr Astley (Treasurer) on Thomasastley@hotmail.com or send a text message to 07891 954416.