The Choir elected a new Chairman at its AGM in May. Wyn Edwards took over from
Ellis Davies who retired from the post after 11 consecutive years in office.

Sunday 27th August 2017

Mynydd Mawr Choir attended the 100th Birthday celebrations of Mrs Ivy Davies from Pontyberem at the Llys Fechan Residential Home. With David Bartlet on guitar.
Monday 4th September 2017

Choir rehersals restart in Bethesda Chapel Vestry, Tumble after the summer break
Saturday 14th October 2017
Concert with Cor Meibion Dyffryn Aman and the Denmark Street Big Band at Pontyberem Memorial Hall
Sunday 5th November 2017
St Davids Church Neath – Choir rehersal for the May 2018 Festival of Massed Choirs in the Royal Albert Hall

Friday, 4th March
Cawl a Chân
A very enjoyable evening was had by all who attended the Cawl a Chân event in Llanddarog Village Hall on Friday, 4 March. The MC for the evening was Mansel Thomas, Mynydd y Garreg and the Mynydd Mawr Choir was joined by the ladies of Côr Curiad y Cwm, Cross Hands under the baton of Carys Davies and accompanist Catherine Lodwick.

It was the first performance by the Mynydd Mawr choristers in the polo shirts commemorating the choir’s 50th Anniversary.Both choirs sang 4 songs on their own and came together at the end to sing ‘Benedictus’ and ‘Anfonaf Angel’ to everyone’s delight.

Côr Curiad y Cwm

In the photo seated (l-r) – Carys Davies & Catherine Lodwick.
Friday, 20th May

50th Anniversary Dinner

Tumble Welfare Hall

Tickets £20
Monday, 11th July

Concert with pupils of Penygroes Primary Shool

Apostolic Temple, Penygroes

Thursday, 28th July


Caersalem Chapel Pontyberem
Saturday, 6th August

National Eisteddfod of Wales

Saturday, 20th August


Bethania Chapel, Upper Tumble
Saturday, 15th October

‘Canu o’r Cwm’

Pontyberem Memorial Hall

Celebration of 50 years of choral singing in the Gwendraeth Valleys

with guest artists including Shân Cothi and others as well as

Côr Meibion Caerfyrddin, Côr Meibion Dyffryn Aman, Côr Meibion Dyffryn Twy.i Côr Meibion Porth Tywyn, and Côr Meibion Llandybie.
Other events will be added as the calendar is developed.

Anyone wishing further information about the above events should contact Choir Secretary,
Roger Walters 01269 844259