Author: Calon Lan

Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol from Mynyddbach Chapel on S4C

Big News! The first programme of Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol, the Welsh Songs of Praise, recorded at Mynyddbach Chapel in March will be broadcast on Sunday evening, 19th April at 7:30pm on S4C and will be introduced by Huw Edwards.   This special Songs of Praise event was held on the same week as the…
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Calon Lân Festival 15th May 2020

Calon Lân Festival 2020 Friday 15th May, 2020 at Mynyddbach Chapel We are truly blessed and very proud to announce that we, the Calon Lân Centre, are to introduce to Wales and the UK a brand new annual music and literature festival! Aspart of the festival, on Friday 15th May, the First Annual Calon Lân…
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The Week Just Gone…

It has been a great week for the Calon Lân Centre.  As part of our wider renovation project, Daniel James’ gravestone was lovingly restored this week. Please feel free to visit.    S4C Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol  A wonderful evening of Songs of Praise was had by all on Sunday 8th March. The BBC TV…
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Morriston Orpheus Choir In Concert with Bristol Male Voice Choir – Tickets on Sale

Morriston Orpheus Choir In Concert with Bristol Male Voice Choir – Tickets on sale 18 April 2020 Time: Doors Open at 6:15PM, Starts at 7:00PM Venue Calon Lan Centre, Mynyddbach Chapel, Swansea SA5 7HT Ticket Price: £13:50 Online via website below or by telephone (Discount available for current MOCSA members: Telephone sales only) Telephone: 01792 367632 Website: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/swansea/th e-calon-lan-centre-mynyddbach-chapel/morriston-orp…
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‘Calon Onest, Calon Lân’ The Life & Work of Daniel James From March 24th: A new exhibition in collaboration with Swansea Museum At Swansea Museum (main building) from March 24th:  Open Tuesday – Sunday Closed Mondays except Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 4:30pm (last admission 4.10pm) Free admission Ganwyd Daniel James ar 23 Ionawr 1848,…
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A Great St David’s Day Event

It was great to see everyone come along to The Calon Lan Centre on Sunday 1st March for a St David’s Day celebration. It was the first time that Welsh Connections had hosted an event at the Centre but it was an amazing few hours of fantastic music from Fiddlesticks String Orchestra, The Welsh Cakes, The Meadows…
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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all the friends of Calon Lan Centre This year promises to be our most amazing yet, with BIG plans ahead for…  The first ever Calon Lan Exhibition at Swansea Museum, scheduled to take place in March 2020.  The first annual Calon Lan Literary Festival on dates surrounding May 15th, 2020.   …
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Carols & Candles

A Special Candlelit Carol Concert Last Wednesday, 11th December, Mynyddbach Chapel experienced a wonderful evening of carols with the Grenfel Singers.  Continuing a long held tradition at Mynyddbach Chapel that goes back decades and more, our visitors we treated to a special evening as the Grenfel singers led the chapel in joyful song. With lots…
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Christmas is Coming!

Looking forward to December Monday 2nd December What a good week it has been at the Calon Lan Centre. Sunday saw a special recording session in the chapel – a favourite for recording artists due to the amazing acoustics. This time, it was the turn of the famous Morriston Orpheus Choir, who will be releasing…
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WCVA Landfill Tax Grant Progress Update

WCVA Landfill Tax Grant Progress Update Work has been progressing really well in the last few months with regards to our landscaping project, made possible by Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Grant Award. The leadership, volunteers and contractors at the heritage centre have been hard at work on the ecosystems and grounds and soon the centre…
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