Country Escape : April 2014

Welsh Border Life

An exceptional concert by male voice choir Only Men Aloud reminds Jules of the things the Welsh do so well – singing, storytelling and recounting a good joke.

A couple of weeks ago, some friends from Hereford kindly invited us down to Monmouth for a Friday night out, and we were delighted. The venue, the Savoy Theatre, offered a welcome step back in time to the 1900s, in a building that can have changed little from the days of the musical hall and variety acts that would have brought much colour and excitement to Monmouth in the days before TV and radio.

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