Hide Articles List

14 articles on this Page

LLANGADOCK.

LLANELLY.

ST. CLEARS.

PENBOYR.

LLANRHYSTYD.

NARBERTH.1

LAMPETER.

ABERAYRON.

News
Cite
Share

ABERAYRON. CHORAL FESTIVAL. —The annual choral festival of church choirs in the Aberayron district of the Cardigan Archidiaconal Choral Association was held at Trinity Church, Aberayron, on Friday, the 20th inst., when there was a full attendance of choirs from the district. The various choirs assembled together by the National schools, whence having formed into a procession, they marched to the church, the various schools being preceded by banners. The Decani side was occupied by Llanbadarn Trefeglwys, Cilcennin, Aberayron and New Quay, and the cantoris side by Llansantffraid, Dihewid, Llanerchaeron, Llan- ddewi, Aberarth, and Llanarth. The building was crowded throughout the day, scores having to stand on their feet. Mr John Jones, the able and experienced choirmaster of Trinity Church, Aberayron, was a very efficient conductor, having previously held several rehearsals in the district, and the Rev. J. R. Jones, B.A., Lampeter, was the intoner, while Miss Maggie Davies, London House, ably presided at the harmonium. The same service books were used and consequently the same tunes, chants, and anthems were sung as at the Carmarthen festival recently held, and the preacher also was the same, viz.—the Rev. W. Jones, Llanon, Carmarthenshire, who delivered a suitable sermon. Two services were held at 11 a.m., and one in the afternoon. The singing in the morning did not strike us as being superior to that of previous years but in the afternoon there was obvious improvement, and it was conceded by all present that it far surpassed that of any previous festivals. The rendering of the two old Welsh tunes, Hyfrydol and Y Delyn Aur," was especially effective, being rendered with true Welsh hicyl, and we hope similar tunes will be selected for the next festival. INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION.—In accordance with a circular sent out to the inhabitants of Aberayron, and signed by several well known gentlemen, a meeting was held in the Assembly Room on Monday last, to discuss what means should be taken to forward the claims of Aber- ayron as a centre for one of the intermediate schools in Cardiganshire. There was a large number present and the vicar (the Rev. W. O. Edwards R.D.) was voted to the chair. After a long discussion it was decided to appoint three gentlemen to wait on Mrs Lewis of Llanayron, with regard to a site. Messrs John Hugh Jones, Munro Hughes, and Dr. Davies, consented to call upon Mrs Lewis. The following gentlemen were appointed as a deputation to meet the education committee which met here yesterday (Thursday). Dr. Davies, Messrs. Thomas Davies, Compton House, T. H. Maddy, Munro Hughes, Major Price Lewes, Dr. J. A. Jones, Bridge- street, Messrs J. H. Jones, B.C. Jones, L. J. Roberts, B.A., Evan Jones, Feathers Hotel, E. Lima Jones, Rev. W. Evans, Bridge-street, Rev. Evan Jones, Llwyncelin, Rev. W. O. Edwards, and Mr W. B. Hughes.

TREGARON.

NEWCASTLE EMLYN.

ABERYSTWYTH.

THE PRIMROSE LEAGUE.

AMMANFORD NOTES.

THE NEW WELSH BISHOPS.