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The King’s Award for Voluntary Service

We are honoured and very proud to receive The King’s Award for Voluntary Service @KingsAwardVS today – the King’s Birthday. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and is equivalent to an MBE and we are one of only 262 local charities, social enterprise and voluntary groups to…
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Mrs Christine Rees

It is with great sadness that we learn of the recent passing of Mrs Christine Rees, wife of our former President Wyn. Christine was a loyal supporter of CDYO over many years and she will be very much missed.  Our sincere sympathies go to Wyn and their family and friends in their sad loss.

Mrs Nancy Butters Celebrates her 107th Birthday!

Mrs Nancy Butters celebrated her 107th birthday on the 20th March 2023 with a birthday card from The King and Queen Consort and a lovely cake and flowers. Nancy has always been a fantastic supporter of Carmarthen Youth Opera since the early days and was a former committee member. We were delighted Nancy was able…
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IAN THOMAS AND PAUL RICHARDS

It is with sadness we learnt recently of the deaths of two of our past talented musicians and orchestra members. Ian Thomas was the Accompanist for Oliver when Carmarthen Youth Opera competed in the prestigious Waterford Festival in 1980. The following year, he was the Musical Director of ‘The King and I’ when he composed…
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CO-OP LOCAL COMMUNITY FUND

We are delighted to have recently been chosen from over 9,000 organisations all over the United Kingdom to be part of the Co-op’s Local Community Fund. From now until 21 October 2023, if you are a Co-op member you can choose to raise funds for us. For every £1 members spend on selected Co-op branded products…
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SHREK TICKET RELEASE

Tickets have today been released for our production of SHREK coming to the Lyric Theatre Carmarthen in February 2023 Half Term. We are staging seven shows – including two matinee performances on the Wednesday and Saturday – this will be great family entertainment and something to look forward to as we head out of the…
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SHREK AUDITIONS

The countdown has begun and it is now one month to our Auditions Weekend! Preparations and planning are well underway and we are looking forward to seeing everyone at the following Auditions: Friday 9th September 2022 Years 12 & 13 and 16 Years and up to the age of 25 (25 as at the date…
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SUMMER WORKSHOPS

Just a reminder that our two Summer Workshops are taking place on Friday 5th and Saturday 27th August 2022. We have lots of fun activities arranged and everyone who attends will have the chance to learn new skills and find out a bit more about ‘Shrek the Musical’ before auditioning. These workshops are free and…
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SAVE THE DATES!!

SHREK AUDITIONS We are pleased to announce that auditions for our 2023 Show ‘ Shrek the Musical’ will take place over the weekend of 9th to 11th September 2022 at Myrddin School, Carmarthen. On Friday evening 9th September 2022, auditions will be for Years 12, 13 and ages 16 and over up to the age…
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A very special birthday for a very special lady!

Yesterday Mrs Nancy Butters celebrated her 106th birthday with a birthday card from The Queen and a lovely cake and flowers. Nancy has always been a fantastic supporter of Carmarthen Youth Opera since the early days and was a former committee member. We were delighted Nancy was able to join us back in July 2019 when…
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