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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

For two nights last week the drama studio was transformed into a tense and troubling crime scene, as the stage was set for the World Premiere of Icarus’ Sister, written by drama teacher, writer in residence and professional playwright Mr… Read more

A beautiful Symphonic Serenade, with music ranging from Song of the Seashore to the Star Wars Saga, brought the curtain down on the year for the senior wind ensembles at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools. The evening, at the Blake Theatre on… Read more

Stunning strings concert

May 4th, 2018

Musicians from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools came together for a special strings concert at the Bridges Centre. Children from Monmouth School for Boys, Monmouth School for Girls, and Monmouth School Boys’ Prep shone in the annual Haberdashers’ Strings Concert on Wednesday 2nd… Read more

Musicians from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools are uniting for a special strings concert at the town’s Bridges Centre on Wednesday 2nd May, starting at 6.30pm. Children from Monmouth School for Boys, Monmouth School for Girls, Monmouth School Girls’ Prep and Monmouth… Read more

A talented tenor, whose first proper singing commitment was with The Grange’s choir, will be presenting an evening of great operatic arias and choruses in Monmouth this summer. Andrew Henley, a former pupil at Monmouth School for Boys, is bringing… Read more

The Musical Director of Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools’ outstanding Les Misérables production is delighted the cast’s talents have been appreciated by so many. More than 1,000 people watched the sell-out musical over three nights at The Blake Theatre and it has… Read more

More than 200 musicians from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools presented an exceptional evening of music-making at Wyastone Concert Hall. A vibrant programme, including music by Schubert, Khachaturian and Kodaly left the audience spellbound on Tuesday 27th March. Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools Symphony Orchestra,… Read more

Les Misérables is a big production – in any sense of the word. Soaring music; complex sets and emotive characters, it needs performers of some stature and maturity to do it justice. Which is yet another reason why the Haberdashers’… Read more

One of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history is being brought to life this week by pupils at Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools. Directed by Mr Philip Griffin and Miss Sarah Fowler, Les Misérables School Edition opens at the Blake Theatre… Read more

A pupil at Monmouth School for Boys has received a Highly Commended certificate in the finals of The Cranmer Awards. Oliver, aged 12, recited passages from The Book of Common Prayer in front of an audience of more than 100… Read more

Two Monmouth choirs joined together for the first time for a magical Choral Evensong at Brecon Cathedral.  A choir of 75 children from Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Grange Choir and Monmouth School for Boys’ Chapel Choir shone in the medieval surroundings…. Read more

Four talented pupils from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have been offered the life-changing opportunity to study at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Dedication and hard work paid off for the two boys at Monmouth School for Boys and two girls at Monmouth… Read more

The talented musicians from Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools will be performing in a gala concert at Wyastone Concert Hall in March. Members of Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools Symphony Orchestra (HMSSO) have been working hard in workshops for the much-anticipated concert on Tuesday… Read more

On Tuesday 27th February Monmouth Boys’ Chapel Choir, joined by Monmouth Boys’ Prep Choir, will sing Choral Evensong in Brecon Cathedral.  Come and join us to hear a choir of eighty boys sing music by Stanford, Will Todd and Robert… Read more

The inspirational work of the late British artist, Chris Gollon, will be celebrated in an evening at The Blake Theatre in Monmouth next month. Mr Gollon, who died last April after a short illness, aged 64, often took inspiration from music… Read more

One of Monmouth School for Boys’ biggest supporters, Bob Blake, is celebrating his 90th birthday tomorrow. Second Master at Monmouth School for Boys, Mr Simon Dorman, and Development Director, Mrs Clare Anning, paid a special visit to the home of… Read more

The Chapel Choir (with some Trebles ‘borrowed’ from the Choral Society!!) travelled up to the City of London and were privileged to sing at St Lawrence Jewry-next-Guildhall in the heart of the City for the Joint Alumni Carol Service on… Read more

Cornerstone is a new conference and entertainment venue in the centre of Cardiff and Senior Strings, along with Symphonic Winds, travelled there after school on Tuesday to give a fundraising concert for Music in Hospitals, a charity whose name is… Read more

Monmouth School for Boys’ Chapel Choir provided the music for Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools Service on Armistice Day. They also sang at the town War Memorial in St James’ Square on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth… Read more