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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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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SWGMC Cabaret Evening 2015

Hi everyone I’m Nick, the Chorus Liaison Officer for South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus’. One of my roles is to organise social events for the Chorus. We’re quite a social bunch in SWGMC and like to get together for a few drinks now and then. We’re also quite a talented bunch (if we do say […]

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AGM – SWGMC 2015-16

So 2015 seems to have flown by already, Jan has been and gone and we’ve already had our AGM. Thursday 5th February @ St Anne’s Church saw the annual reports presented and the 2014 committee dissolved; with a heartfelt thanks [Nick McNeill – Chariman] to the committee for all the hard work over the past […]

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