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Our A Level  students were mesmerised by the live alla prima portrait painting demonstration at The Welsh Academy of Art by the talented artist Teresa Oaxaca. This was the first time in Wales for the Washington D.C. based painter whose… Read more

Three leading students at Monmouth School for Boys have expressed their delight after achieving places at Oxbridge. Sam, who lives in Monmouth, was awarded four A*s in his A levels and will be reading computer science at Cambridge University. Sam… Read more

Pictures by Oliver J Monmouth School and HMSG’s talented musicians delivered a magical performance at St Peter’s in Rome. The singers and string players provided music by English, Italian and Ukrainian composers for a service in the largest church in… Read more

A much-loved Band Master, who has looked after lower brass at Monmouth School for eight years, is set to receive an MBE. Major Denis Burton, who leads the Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of The Royal Welsh around the Principality… Read more

A warm summer’s evening and ‘Culture’ oozed from the beautiful Hitchcock Pavilion in the form of fine art and music. For the first time the stylish space and perfect natural light in the sports pavilion was the ideal venue to… Read more

Taster day turns tribal!

June 26th, 2017

With 20 budding young artists, all of whom were enjoying their first Taster Day at Monmouth School, the challenge was, in just 40 minutes, to create a piece of artwork, fusing spray paint and a street-art influence with tribal masks… Read more

This year’s Literary Festival got off to a flying and very hot start this morning with some unusual and quite challenging workshops based on the literary texts studied in the 6Th Form, by Postgraduate students from Bristol University. It was… Read more

A party of forty Monmouth School and HMSG musicians has secured a rare invitation to perform in St. Peter’s in Rome. The singers and string players will provide music for a service in the largest church in the world as… Read more

A talented tenor, whose first proper singing commitment was with The Grange’s choir, has been contracted to the National Opera Studio for the upcoming season. As a trainee at NOS, former Monmouth School pupil Andrew Henley will work with some… Read more

Beautiful music filled St David’s Hall in Cardiff yesterday as over 400 children performed in a momentous concert to mark Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls’ 125th anniversary. Pupils were joined on stage by Old Girls, current staff and professional musicians… Read more

The first round of Senior Plays entertained sell-out crowds in the Drama Studio last Thursday and Friday evenings. The two original plays, Working for the Company and The Lift, penned by drama teacher and professional playwright, Mr Shakeshaft, saw the… Read more

Another exceptional evening of entertainment was had by the 300 strong crowd who packed into the Blake Theatre on Monday, as Monmouth’s Got Talent 2017 took to the stage. As in previous years the talent on display was truly awe… Read more

Chris Bradford, the world renowned author of the Bodyguard series of books, exploded onto the Blake Theatre stage this Monday morning as he ushered our librarian, Mrs Anderton, to safety under a hail of bullets. Of course, thankfully, no-one was… Read more

It was wonderful to hear the news of Monmouth School and HMSG students, past and present, performing at the Borough Theatre in Abergavenny on St David’s Day. The soloists for this concert were organised by Monmouth School teacher Miss Fowler… Read more

Monmouth School Chapel Choir travelled to St. Davids just a day after returning from Half Term, to sing Evensong in the most atmospheric of UK Cathedrals.  The repertoire consisted of George Dyson’s magnificent Evening Canticles in D, plus William Harris’s… Read more

This competition was this year as keenly fought as ever, with six excellent performances adjudicated by Mr. Stephen Marshall from Abergavenny. Thomas opened with a very controlled performance of Michael Head’s famous Sweet Chance, sung is his sweet and true… Read more

Monmouth School’s Bach Orchestra (Junior String Orchestra) and GarageBand teamed up with Tockington Manor School’s choirs and soloists for a packed-out lunchtime concert to round off half-term.  Three choirs from Tockington gave us some Jungle Book, Les Mis and other… Read more

KENT-DODSWORTH COMPETITION FOR BRASS PLAYERS Wednesday 1st February 2017 A large field of boys gave almost an hour of music at the competition this year.  It was opened by Kit playing the famous Guilmant Morceau de Concert and he was… Read more

Form III and IV EAL pupils enjoyed a recent trip to visit the Roman remains and museum in Caerleon, Newport.  The pupils thoroughly enjoyed the visit, and took many amazing photographs of the area and artefacts found there.  The school… Read more

Mr Peake’s Form IV tutees have been busily baking before Christmas, but instead of mince pies and Christmas puddings they’ve been creating tree decorations! The boys have spent their lunch and form times rolling, modelling, stamping, cutting, tidying and glazing… Read more