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A massed choir of 200 children raised the roof in Monmouth School for Boys’ magical Choral and Orchestral Concert at Wyastone. The Year 7 pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools sounded fantastic as they delivered one of the greatest works of… Read more

There were eight excellent performances at the annual Hatton-Bucknall Woodwind competition this year, which was adjudicated by Juliet Bucknall, daughter of Stephen, after whom the competition is named. Sam opened with an exotic Tango ‘til you Drop and was followed by… Read more

Musicians at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools will be performing in a Choral and Orchestral Concert at Wyastone Concert Hall next Tuesday (19th March), starting at 7:30pm. Organised by Monmouth School for Boys, the concert will also feature Monmouth School for Girls. The… Read more

Three musicians at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools carried off the top prize in this year’s annual talent contest. Carys (singer), Anna (cello) and Charlie (piano) joined forces to win Monmouth’s Got Talent at the Blake Theatre on Wednesday 6th March. The… Read more

Eleven boys took part in this competition, presenting a wide range of repertoire in front of a seasoned adjudicator and a large group of parents and friends. Alex opened with ‘The Banks of Allan Water’ and Dylan followed with Gounod’s… Read more

Students at the town’s three secondary schools will be showcasing their musical talents this week. Pupils from Monmouth School for Boys, Monmouth School for Girls and Monmouth Comprehensive School will be performing in Monmouth’s Got Talent 2019 at the Blake… Read more

A host of sparkling performances raised the roof in Monmouth School for Girls’ beautiful Spring Concert on Wednesday 13th February. The senior musicians at Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School for Girls shone as they tackled a challenging repertoire… Read more

A very wet Friday was spent braving the elements, working ‘en plein aire’ around the streets of Bristol with the fantastic watercolourist Peter Cronin (described by one of the students as “the nicest, and best, artist I have met”.) With… Read more

Five talented and creative pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have been offered the life-changing opportunity to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities. The dedication paid off for four pupils at Monmouth School for Girls and one pupil at Monmouth School… Read more

Year 9 artists enjoyed the sights and sounds of Bristol this week. An intriguing street-art tour gave an insight into the works of local and international artists; from the miniatures of Ben Wilson, who creates artworks on discarded chewing gum… Read more

Yr 9 Drama students put all of their hard rehearsal-work in class to good use this week as they entertained students from Monmouth School Boys Prep with their funny, hard-hitting and thought-provoking show about the Great War. All of the… Read more

More than 130 people flocked to the second annual Joint Alumni Service of Lessons and Carols in the City of London. The ages of people who attended the service, for former students at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools at St Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall,… Read more

An outstanding oil panting from a former Monmouth student has been selected for inclusion in two prestigious national exhibitions in London next summer. Robert Bowman’s Wilf will appear in a Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) exhibition from Friday 26th April to Sunday… Read more

Pianists sparkle in competition

November 22nd, 2018

Another keenly fought competition this year, with some big repertoire on show. Milo opened the music with Prokofiev’s The Cat from Peter and the Wolf, played with great humour, and was followed by new-comer Marco who gave us Chopin’s Nocturne… Read more

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas made a guest appearance in Monmouth on Friday night (9th November). The three-time Olympic gold medallist signed copies of his new book, The Tour According to G: My Journey to the Yellow Jersey, in… Read more

Talented students from Monmouth lit up Creates Gallery with an array of stunning artwork in an eye-catching End of Year Exhibition. The exhibition included outstanding pieces from Monmouth School for Boys’ A level students Wilfrid, Robert, Angus, Harry S, Samuel,… Read more

The spectacular production of Les Misérables was celebrated at Monmouth School for Boys’ Speech Day and Prize-Giving. Headmaster, Dr Andrew Daniel, said the joint-schools’ musical production earlier this year at the Blake Theatre had been the stand-out moment in his… Read more

Eye-catching designs from two creative teenagers will be lighting up the annual Monmouth Festival later this month. Max’s bold design will be emblazoned on the front of the festival’s official t-shirts after he won a competition involving the town’s senior… Read more

This year’s ‘incredible’ celebration of literature, organised by pupils from Monmouth’s three senior schools, has been hailed as the best yet. Monmouth Literary Festival, which took place last week, highlighted the talent and diversity of young people in the community,… Read more

A celebration of literature, organised by pupils from Monmouth’s three senior schools, is back for its fifth year. Well-known natural history writer, Horatio Clare, who has written two highly-acclaimed children’s books, is the headline guest for this year’s Monmouth Literary… Read more

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