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KAVS Presentation

We were recently honoured with a visit from The Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed Miss Sara Edwards. She awarded us on behalf of His Majesty King Charles, The King’s Award for Voluntary Service – the highest award a voluntary group can be granted, equivalent to an MBE. We are only one of 6 groups in Wales…
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The Kings Award for Voluntary Service

Having recently been awarded The King’s Award for Voluntary Service, we would like to thank our loyal volunteers some of whom have helped us since 1979, by giving them the opportunity to receive a lapel badge to mark this special occasion in the Company’s long history. If you have volunteered with us and would like…
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Mrs Ann Richards

With the New Year came the very sad news of the passing of Ann Richards ( Ffald ) , one of CDYO’s most energetic, supportive , dedicated and long serving volunteers. Ann’s ability and willingness to “go the extra mile” in the interest of CDYO are almost legendary, and there are few who could match…
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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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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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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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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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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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