St German’s Church in Adamsdown will be the venue for a free admission charity concert on Saturday April 16.


It will promote the work of the Goldies Cymru Charity which started in South Wales four years ago and is now brightening the lives of hundreds of older people through its daytime singing and activity sessions.

Singing for Goldies at the concert will be the City Voices Cardiff choir conducted by Simon Curtis, they have a special connection with Goldies Cymru. One of their singers, Geoff Ashford, is also the popular leader of Goldies Cymru sessions at Whitchurch, Dinas Powys, Kenfig Hill and Llantwit Major.

Also appearing on the evening will be The Welcome Choir from Bath, their conductor is Grenville Jones, the man who started the Golden-Oldies Charity in the West of England nine years ago and was responsible for launching Goldies Cymru in 2011.

Compere for the concert at St German’s is Alwyn Humphreys, one of the best known faces in Welsh male choir circles, Alwyn is a friend of Grenville’s’ and is also a member of the Goldies Cymru Management Board.

Also on the board is Cardiff City Councillor Judith Woodman, she said;

“I have seen the growth of Goldies Cymru over the last two years and this charity, without question, improves the well being and brightens the lives of many older persons in Cardiff. I hope we will get a full house at the concert, St German’s is the perfect venue for what is bound to be a fabulous evening of songs and smiles.”

Doors open at 7.00pm and there will be refreshments during the interval and a retiring collection which will go towards supporting more Goldies Cymru sessions across Wales in the months ahead.