Lots and lots of updates!

Hello everyone, and many apologies the blog has been so quiet of late. As you can imagine these things take quite a while to write so our main updates do tend to come from our Facebook page (if you haven’t liked it yet, why not – do so here please – https://www.facebook.com/SWGMC/) and from Twitter […]

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Why Pride?

On the night before Pride Cymru 2017, SWGMC Chairman Nick de Figueiredo muses on why marching is still relevant today. *** This weekend Pride Cymru is being celebrated in Cardiff. Tomorrow I March through the city with my friends in South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus, alongside other members of the LGBT+ community and our allies, in a display of pride, […]

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A Magic Weekend Away – Part 2

So where was I… Welcome back to the latest blog – Part 2. When you left us we had just become ‘Internationally Acclaimed and Multi-Award-Winning Choristers’ – a phrase we’ve been using with a smug level of regularity ever since. But I digress… After the fun of competition Saturday came the rest of the weekend… […]

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A Magic Weekend Away – Part 1

Well a great big “hi there” and “hello and welcome” to the South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus Blog. We haven’t posted in quite a while but there’s no better time to start than after a fantastic weekend away, so here we go… I’m Gaz and I’m the Choir Liaison for SWGMC. You can have a […]

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SWGMC 2015: A Bass Note

SWGMC are back from our summer break and already gearing up for our next concert (17 October, since you ask), but rather than spending all of our time looking forwards we thought we’d take this opportunity to look back at how the choir have spent 2015 so far. So here our bass section leader, Stephen […]

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Wales and London, a glorious Brotherhood

So after months of preparation, another concert date is proudly ticked off on the SWGMC calendar. This time it was a particularly manly affair (although isn’t it always!?) as the boys of South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus took to a stage bedecked with power tools and sports gear for ‘Brotherhood – a Celebration of Masculinity’. […]

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SWGMC Eden Project - May 2013

Return trip to Cornwall

I always look forward to each and every one of our performances, no matter how large or small. The next one is no exception! Today we will be making a return trip to Cornwall to take part in the bi-annual International Male Voice Choir Festival. Check out their Facebook page and this video introducing what […]

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A ‘Gay’ Chorus – To be, or not to be?

Since we were founded in 2008, South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus has grown significantly in ability, repertoire and ambition. We’ve been challenged – and improved – time and time again thanks to the continued efforts of our incredible musical team, and these days we regularly entertain audiences across Wales and the UK, and last year […]

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Of ‘Mind’ and men

Since last year and re-launching this site, we’ve begun writing blogs to give our audience an insight into what life is like in SWGMC. These blogs have been about the great times we (and hopefully our audiences!) have had at our concerts, about the journeys we’re taking to festivals and other events that we’ve been […]

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