Category: Mynyddbach Chapel

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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Covid-19 Closure

We are closed and all future events are postponed until the Corona Virus situation is resolved. We would like to thank health workers and people in the vital service sectors for the truly heroic work they are doing to alleviate the crisis. We are all in this together and together we will see better days…
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Morriston Orpheus Choir sing Rachie at Mynyddbach Chapel

Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol at Mynyddbach Chapel recording The Morriston Orpheus Choir.

Local History Talk – Gwyrosydd: the story of Daniel James, the poet who wrote Calon Lân

Swansea Libraries are marking the centenary of the death Daniel James with a talk in the Central Library on March 14th. There will also be an associated display on the first floor of the Central library which will be up till the end of March. Details of the talk can be found here: https://www.swansea.gov.uk/article/54984/Local-History-Talk-–Gwyrosydd-the-story-of-Daniel-James-the-poet-who-wrote-Calon-Lan

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

  Morriston Orpheus Choir In Concert with Bristol Male Voice Choir  18 April 2020, Time: 7pm 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 Book tickets 

“They defied the law to pray”

“They defied the law to pray” Posted by kind permission from South Wales Evening Post, first published Friday, Sept 6th, 1991 Driving to the north of Swansea, up from Treboeth to Llangyfelach and along the A48 to Penllergaer, the scene is a broad sweep of tree-fringed fields and wooden hills.  Only the M4 jars a…
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First Annual Calon Lân Festival

Friday 15th May, 2020 (Details TBA) 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 literature festival! On Friday 15th May, the First Annual Calon Lân Festival will take place to celebrate the legacy of Calon…
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S4C Songs of Praise (Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol)

Calon Lân Centre is excited and privileged to be able to host the S4C Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol in May 2020. This S4C “institution” is Wales’ very own Songs of Praise. The show is rich with history and so wonderfully celebrates our nation’s tradition of hymn singing – part of the very fabric of Wales.…
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Bristol Male Voice Choir Concert – 11th of March 2020

Affectionately referred to as “Bristol’s biggest boy band”, Bristol Male Voice Choir have developed a wide-ranging repertoire and last year celebrated their 50th year as a choir. They have performed in concert halls, churches, weddings and private functions, ranging from Eastern Europe, the Carnegie Hall, New York, to the Eden Project in Cornwall and Bristol’s…
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