• Singing Club Events 2018-19

Sat 1st September The Singing Club Afternoon Tea Party Drill Hall SC members past and present only.

Sunday 2nd September Castle Rock 3.15pm on stage  All SCs  

Saturday 8th September Mathern Fete  3pm  CCSC

Thursday 13th September Brooms Equestrian Centre 7.15 on stage

Sunday October 7th Forest Showcase 10.30 and 12  All SC 

Saturday November 10th ‘Back to Blighty’Drill Hall, 7.30pm  Chepstow. All SC

Saturday 24th November Chepstow Community Christmas Market 11am All SC

Sat 24th November  St Marys  Church Lydney  7.30 pm  Chepstow Chatelaines


Friday November 30th Caldicot Lights 5.45pm  All SC

Saturday December 1st Hanley Farm Shop Christmas Market 11.30 -12.30 All SC

Sunday December 2nd Winter Food Festival Chepstow Race Course 3pm All SC

Sunday December 9th Taurus Crafts Christmas Fayre 1pm-2pm All SC

Friday December 14th Clearwell Castle 5.30 DY & Usk

Saturday December 15th St Edward’s Church, Cardiff – 11.00 am Chepstow Chatelaines

Wednesday December 19th Chepstow Library 7.00 pm CCSC

Friday December 21st Christmas Concert Usk Memorial Hall 7.30pm

Thursday December 27th Grand National Day Chepstow Races 10.00 am All SC


Saturday January 19th  Lions Concert, Caldicot 7.30pm All SC 

Monday January 21st Blue Monday, Usk Hub UskSC 12pm

Tuesday February 5th Tea for Two Dolman Theatre, Newport 2pm CCSC 

Friday March 1st St David’s Concert , Drill Hall Chepstow 7.30pm All SC

Friday March 29th Usk Choir Festival All SC ( Recording 4.40pm, rehearsal 5.30-6pm) 

Saturday 29th June Wedding in Usk 1pm

Saturday 9th November Concert with Carmina

Saturday 16th November Concert with Carmina

Tuesday 3rd December Christmas Tea for Two, Dolman , Newport 2pm







Past Events


Weds 23rd August Castell Roc, Chepstow Castle. Country & Western! –cancelled

Sun 3rd Sept St D’s Hospice Harmony. Raft Race. Monmouth –cancelled

Sat 9th Sept Usk Show Usk & DY SCs, am. –cancelled

Sat 16th Sept Usk & DYSCs Wedding St M’s Usk. 4.30 pm –cancelled

Sun 17th Sept Abergavenny Food Festival Lunchtime All SCs –cancelled

Sat 23rd DY and Usk Scs Wedding 1.30pm Chepstow

Sun 1st Oct Forest Showcase. All SCs –cancelled

Fri 24th Nov Caldicot Christmas Lights Switch On – All SCs

Sun 26 Nov Forest Christmas Festival All SCs  Speech House

Sat 2nd Dec Coleford Christmas Lights Switch On. FODSC

Sun 3rd Dec Llanfihangel Rogiet  Carols by Candlelight. Chatelaines  –cancelled

Fri 8th, Sat 9th Dec (Mathern Church) –cancelled

Fri 8th Dec Christmas Buffet Bulwark CCSC

Thu 14th Dec Wales Millenium Centre, Glanfa Stage.  All SCs

Fri 15th Dec  Clearwell Castle DY and Usk SCs –cancelled

Fri 15th Dec Panavino Restaurant & Greenman Backpackers Hostel DY & Usk

Sat 16th Dec Xmas Concert Gwaelod Y Garth nr Cardiff All SCs –cancelled

Sun 17th Dec  9 Lessons and Carols FodSC and DYSC 6 pm Lydney.

Tues 19th Dec Woolaston WI. Soloists from SC. –cancelled

Weds 20 Dec  Chepstow Library. CCSC

Sat 23rd Dec  Chepstow Drill Hall Christmas Concert. All SCs

Wed 27th Dec Coral Welsh Grand National Chepstow Racecourse



Sat 23rd Jan Caldicot Lions (Choir Hall) 7.30 pm All SCs (Black with splash of colour)

Tues 9th Feb WNO Dress Reh Barber Seville 3 pm WMC

Tues 16 Feb WNO Dress Reh Figaro 3 pm WMC

Sat 20th Feb  DY&Usk SCs Wedding Llanbadoc. You got the love! Time tbc.

Sat 27th Feb St David’s Concert Cardigan Castle. All Scs.

Tues 1st March Usk/DY SC. Open Session@Sessions House. St David’s Day. Welsh costumes. 7.30

Thurs 24th March DYSC 11.30 am Sheiling School  http://www.sheilingschool.org.uk/contact/

Tues 29 March 1 pm Mencap Singers @ Bulwark Community Centre www.bulwarkcommunitycentre.webs.com

Sat 9th April Walkers Are Welcome Chepstow 4pm All SCs CHEPSTOW BANDSTAND

Sat 16th April Chepstow Piano Concert Drill Hall. All SCs and Chatelaines. 7.30pm (Chats only reh 6.30 pm)

Tues 3rd May  Dolman Theatre Newport CCSC 2 pm Concert.

Sun 29th May 12 noon  The Old Bangers. Drum Camp Wales Mon.

Thurs 9 June Tree planting with Mencap friends. Coed Canu. 10.30 am

Sat 11 June Campfire Songs. DY&Usk SCs Coed Canu Bluebell Wood, Wentwood.


Sat 18th June Chatelaines Abergavenny (local) Eisteddfod. 7 pm Borough Theatre. Free

Fri 24 June Usk Summer Concert Usk&DY SCs. Sessions House 7.30 pm

Sat 25th June Relay for Life. FoDSC Lydney. 1 pm start

Sat 2nd July Campfire Songs. CCSC&FoDSC  Coed Canu Bluebell Wood, Wentwood.

Sat July 9th The Old Bangers Samba Band Caerleon Festival.

Sun 24th July  Old Wye Bridge Anniversary. All SCs and Samba Band. 12.45 pm. White Lion Sq

and The Old Bangers

Sun 31 July Nat Eisteddfod Comp Daytime. CCSC DYSC UskSC

Thurs 4th Aug Chatelaines Nat. Eisteddfod Comp.

Sat 6th Aug Vicky’s Daughter Wedding Usk Noon

Sunday 4th Sept Abergavenny Jazz Festival. Pm All Scs Market Hall.

Fri 23-Sun 25 Singing Weekend Karl and Jayne CCSC

Sat 1st Oct St Woolos Cathedral Newport. Mayoral Concert 7.15 pm All SCs

Friday 4th Nov Poppy-making morning (for concert). Elmdale. 10.30 am

Sat 12th 10am – 1.30 CWGC graves/cenotaphs visit. Last Post

Sat 12th Nov “Memorial Ground” Concert 7.30 pm

Friday 18 Nov. CWGC Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey. End of Somme event.

Sat 27 Nov FoDSC & CCSC Carols Hanley Farm Shop 2- 3pm Carol costumes.

Sat 3rd Dec 10am Racecourse Carols. DY & Usk SCs Carollers Costumes.


Fri 9th Dec Xmas Ball. Carols Clearwell Castle. DY &Usk SCc

Sat 10th Dec 12 – 2 pm Carols @ Taurus Lydney All SCs

Sun 11th Dec Pub Carols pm. CHEPSTOW CASTLE INN.  3 pm

Tues 13th Dec 1.30 pm Carols St Davids Hospice Malpas Newport All SCs

Tues 13th Dec Chepstow Library. All SCs. 7 pm? Tbc

Sat 17th Dec Xmas Concert Gwaelod Y Garth nr Cardiff All SCs

Sun 18th Dec FodSc&Friends 9 Lessons&Carols St Mary’s Lydney 6 pm

Weds 21st  Dec 2 pm Carols St Davids Hospice Malpas Newport All SCs

Tues 27th Dec WELSH GRAND NATIONAL. CCSC a & FoDSC Carollers Costumes

Thurs 29th Xmas Party & Open Mic Chepstow Castle Inn All Scs Charity Evening

Fri 20th Jan  Usk and DY SCs Usk Twinning Concert. Sessions House 7.30 pm. Dress Black with a splash of colour

Sat 28th Jan Caldicot Lions Concert. Choir Hall. All SCs Dress Black with a splash

Thurs 23rd March  Caldicot Library. CCSC & DYSC 6.15 start. No Dress Code.

Sat 25 March  Usk Memorial Hall The Chatelaines  7 pm start.

Tues 11th April 3 pm. 125 songs in an hour! St David’s Choir

Tues 2nd May 2 pm Tea for Two Dolman Theatre Newport CCSC

Fri 5th May Rotary Monmouth Bridges Centre. 6 pm start (end 6.45pm) CCSC

Fri 19th May Sessions House Usk & DYSCs Twinning Concert. 7 pm

Fri 16th and Sat 17th June. Noye’s Fludde. Newport Cathedral. All Scs. 7 pm 

Sun 18th June  Taurus Crafts Lydney SC 11 am Chats 11,30 am

Sun June 25th  Hellens Manor Ledbury Hope Festival. All SCs.

Sat 1st July. Chepstow Garden City 100th anniversary. 12.30 pm whites & creams

Sat 8th July Concert Gwaelod Y Garth nr Cardiff All SCs

Sat 15th July Chepstow 950th. Parade through town to castle. 1 pm All SCs

Sun 23rd July  St D’s Hospice Harmony  Celtic Manor


Saturday 27th June Relay For Life 2 pm Whites and Creams. Lydney (FoDSC)

Saturday 27th June 6.30 pm English Bicknor Concert. Whites and Creams (FoDSC)

12.30  1.30  2.30..3.30   40 minute shows.


Saturday 25th July KING ARTHUR (All SCs) The Drill Hall, Chepstow 7.30 pm

Sunday 2nd August BANDS ON THE BANDSTAND. 2.15- 5 Chepstow. All SCs

Saturday 8th August KING ARTHUR (All SCs) Memorial Hall Usk. 7.30pm


Thursday 20th August THE BIG C Charity Bash in Chepstow Castle

http://www.castellroc.co.uk/bigc.html   All SCs. 7 pm Start

Sunday 30th August  Singing Club Picnic, Open Mic and Concert 5 pm All SCs

Old Rectory Woolaston.

Saturday 5th September National Diving Centre. 10.30 am DYSC Liz’s friend’s charity.

Saturday 3rd Oct “Walking with The Wounded” Chepstow High St 3 – 4 pm All Scs. 20 mins songs.

Sunday 4th October The Forest Showcase 10.15 am start on stage. No Dress Code With Greg Wallace off the telly. All SCs

Saturday 10th Oct Chatelaines Concert Usk Memorial Hall

Saturday 7th November Chatelaines North Wales Choir Comp. Venue Cymru Llandudno

Wednesday 18th November Morganstown Concert, Cardiff.  DY&Usk SCs


Friday 11th Dec  Clearwell Castle Carols (Carols singers dress)  FoDSC & DYSC 6pm (prompt) – 7 pm

SAT 12 DEC CHRISTMAS CONCERT Usk Memorial Hall All SCs 7.30 pm Carol singers dress

Thursday 17th Dec Mencap/CCSC Xmas Concert. Methodist Church Chepstow 2 pm No dress code

Thursday 17th Dec Library Carols All Scs 7 pm start (Carols singers dress)

Saturday 19th Dec WMC Cardiff 5.45 pm Glanfa Stage All SCs  (Carols singers dress)

Sunday 20th Dec 9 Lessons & Carols Lydney FoDSC 6 pm FoDSC & DYSC (Carols singers dress)



Sat Dec 27th 10 am. Welsh Grand National Chepstow Racecourse. All SCs

Sat Dec 20th 11.30 am CCSC Chep Gdn Centre

Sat Dec 20th  7.30 THE CHRISTMAS SHOW Drill Hall Chepstow.  All SCs

Tues Dec 16th Usk Carol Concert @Sessions House. Usk & DY SC

Sun Dec 7th Taurus Crafts Xmas Fayre FoDSC & CCSC 12.30 – 2.00

Sat Dec 6th Festive Race Day Chepstow Racecourse. DY&Usk 10 – 12.30

Friday 5th December – The Forgotten Savoy Theatre Monmouth 7.30 pm

Thurs Dec 4th  Carols. Chepstow Library CCSC & FoDSC 7 pm

Thursday 27th November  Drill Hall Chepstow 7.30 pm

Saturday 22nd November – Llandogo Village Hall. 7.30 pm

Thursday 20th November 2.00 pm and 7.30 pm Riverfront Theatre

Wednesday 19th November 7.30 Riverfront Theatre Newport



November 8th WW1 Memorial Drill Hall Chepstow.

November 2nd Sunday 1pm Birthday Surprise – CCSC FLASHMOB – St Pierre Hotel

October 10/11/12 Mount Harry, Sussex. Operaplayhouse Course/SC

August 31st Bandstand Chepstow.

July 27th CCSC Picnic Tidenham

July 12th Sing and Swing. Big Band

July 10th  Ivanhoe Chepstow Castle

July 6th Medieval Day Usk Castle (All)

June 28th Usk Open Gardens (All)

June 19 – 22nd Cormeilles, Normandy. (All)

May 31st Concert Tabernacle Llanvaches (CCSC & FoD)

May 30th Concert Monmouth Rotary (CCSC & FoD)

May 24th Wedding (CCSC)

May 18th Wye Oh! Wye (Tbc) (All)

April 12th Chepstow Walkers are Welcome (All)

March 23rd Christening. Lydney (FoD)

March 1st St David’s Day Concert Usk Memorial Hall (All)

Feb 1st St Mary’s Church Usk. Friends of Usk Castle 7.30pm (DY &Usk)

Jan 11th Caldicot Choir Hall. New Year Concert.  (All)


Saturday 14th & 28th Sept Chepstow Farmers’ Market 11am

Thursday 26th Sept. Chepstow Castle SC Concert St Arvan’s Church 7.30pm

October 3- 6. Duke’s Yard SC singing weekend. Tregwynt Mansion. Pembs

Friday November 8th Drill Hall Chepstow. Tregwynt Course Concert.

Sunday November 3rd Apple Day Drill Hall

Sat 23rd November. Dylan Thomas Evening, commemorating Dylan Thomas’ funeral cortege passing through Chepstow 60 years ago). Drill Hall 7.30pm

Sat Nov 30th 2pm Carol Concert Chepstow Methodist Church (Townswomens Guild)

December 8th Sunday Usk Christmas Market

December 12th Carols at Chepstow Library and around town.


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 SINGING CLUB NEW YEAR CONCERT. Choir Hall Caldicot. Saturday Jan 11th

May 18th Wye Oh! Wye. River Festival Chepstow.

June. Visit to Cormeilles Normandy TBC



Saturday Jan 24th Caldicot Choir Hall. All SCs . Lions Concert. 7.30 pm

Saturday Jan 31st 5pm-6pm. Hansel & Gretel Talk with WNO’s Dramaturg Sophie Rashbrook. Beaufort Hotel, Chepstow

Tuesday Feb 3rd 2 pm. CCSC Dolman Theatre Concert (On Main Stage)

Monday Feb 9th WNO Dress Rehearsal Magic Flute. 6 pm. WMC Cardiff.

Sunday Feb 15th Hansel&Gretel workshop with Pippa & Karl Drill Hall 12 pm – 7 pm. Details to follow.

Friday Feb 27th WNO Hansel & Gretel. WMC Cardiff. Coach timings as follows: 

Lydney Coach Station 17.00 hours; Tutshill 17.20 hours; Garden City Way 17.25; Severn Bridge Club 17.30 and Magor 17.45.  From previous experience they are aware that Friday and the Newport Tunnels are always slow at that time of night. With a 19.15 start we need to be there in time.  The coaches are now full.

Sunday 1st March. SC St David’s Day Concert. Chepstow. Drill Hall 7 pm.