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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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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 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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Halloween Cobweb Scene

Our Halloween Spook-tacular

So the dust has finally settled on what I must admit was one of our best concerts yet! Halloween’s ‘A Nightmare on Keppoch Street’ may have come and gone, but the warm fuzzy afterglow from an amazing night is still gently burning on… What can I say really to describe how it all went? Well, […]

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Pride Cymru - Cardiff 2014

All dressed up in Pride…

Cardiff Mardi Gras, Cardiff Pride or Pride Cymru – whatever you call it, the 2014 incarnation has been and gone and the boys at SWGMC certainly celebrated the weekend in style! We captured some amazing moments on camera so come join us on a visual journey through our time at the biggest LGBT+ event that […]

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SWGMC First Official Blog

2014 – the story so far… Hi there, I’m Nick McNeill and I’m the current Chairman of the South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus. I’d like to welcome you to our first official Chorus blog, a new feature of our renewed website, which I hope you will enjoy and come back to on a regular basis. […]

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