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A former Monmouth pupil delivered an inspirational message to students after flying in from the USA to return to her old school for the first time in 30 years. Sarah Melvin (née Booth), a senior figure with American global investment… Read more

Talented pupils are celebrating after winning the top prizes in an annual music competition to celebrate the life of a gifted former music scholar. Flautist, Xiaoli, and singer, Rosie, triumphed in Monmouth School for Girls’ high-calibre Blacklock Music Competition. Xiaoli… Read more

   An enjoyable mix of literature, music and drama was on the menu at a special Literary Tea Concert organised by Monmouth School for Girls pupils. Held as part of the Monmouth Literary Festival, the unique community event was held at The… Read more

Leading neuroscientist writer, Dr Dean Burnett, enthralled students today by revealing the quirkier workings of the brain at this year’s Monmouth Literary Festival. Dr Burnett’s appearance at the Savoy Theatre marked the very first author visit of the 2018 festival – held from… Read more

Musicians from Monmouth School for Girls will be showcasing their skills in the annual Blacklock Music Competition this week. Vocalists and instrumentalists from Years 7 to 10 will be vying for top prizes at Hamersley Hall on Wednesday 27th June… 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

        An outstanding range of work by GCSE and A Level pupils went on display to the public on Friday May 11th.  The Art and Technology departments opened their doors to the public, with visitors impressed by… Read more

Peripatetic music staff and pupils joined together for a hugely successful and enjoyable charity concert at Monmouth School for Girls. The Musical Roots concert, on Thursday 10th May, showcased the talents of six peripatetic staff in a memorable evening which… 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 Tuesday 8th May, was hugely… 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

Generous music teachers from Monmouth School for Girls will be staging a free concert of solo and ensemble pieces, some involving pupils, to raise money for charity. The school’s visiting instrumental and singing teachers, otherwise known as the Peris, are… Read more

Creative students from a Monmouth school delivered a spectacular poetry and dance-themed performance to recognise that everyone is unique. Monmouth School for Girls’ upper school monitors and Sixth Form prefects read a poem which focused on the theme of diversity…. 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

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

A teenager will be singing in front of hundreds of people at a music festival in her home town this summer after winning a talent competition. Musician Ella will perform a 15-minute set at the annual Monmouth Festival which takes… Read more

A talented pianist has been crowned the Blue Riband winner in this year’s much-anticipated music competition at Monmouth School for Girls. Jocelyn triumphed after an inspiring two-hour musical feast, involving 12 outstanding candidates, to celebrate the Eisteddfod. Jocelyn, 17, dazzled… 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

Talented musicians from Monmouth School for Girls will be vying for the coveted Blue Riband title later this week. The music competition is a major part of the school’s annual Eisteddfod celebrations and takes place at Hamersley Hall on Friday… 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 in Monmouth… Read more

Creative writer Eleanor has been crowned this year’s Bard at Monmouth School for Girls’ Eisteddfod celebrations. Eleanor was recognised for her powerful poem which illustrated the freedom of childhood. The 17-year-old, who represented the Imbert Terry house, said her victory,… Read more

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