Only Boys Aloud

The boys from Cwmbran at rehearsal

BBC Radio Wales has been following the birth of a new youth choir, Only Boys Aloud.

Created by Tim Rhys Evans and Only Men Aloud, approximately 120 boys between the ages of 14 and 19 have been taking part, drawn from areas across the south Wales valleys. The boys were split up into ten choirs: Aberdare, Caerphilly, Cross Hands, Cwmbran, Ebbw Vale, Maesteg, Neath, Pontypridd, Treorchy and Ystradgynlais.

The choirs joined together for their grand performance at the opening concert of the National Eisteddfod in Ebbw Vale on Friday 30 July, where they sang Calon Lân, Sospan Fach and Don't Stop Believing.

Listen to the concert on BBC Radio Wales on Sunday August 1st at 8 PM and on the BBC iPlayer for seven days after.

Here on the website you can find exclusive behind the scenes audio, video and photographs.


Only Boys Aloud logo

More About 'Only Boys Aloud'

Visit the official website for more about the scheme.

Placard announcing Only Boys Aloud

Launch Day

Mal Pope visits the launch of Only Boys Aloud at Merthyr Rugby Club.

Tim Rhys-Evans

Audio Highlights

Interviews and behind the scenes highlights from the training camp and rehearsals.

Filming at the Only Boys Aloud rehearsal

Rehearsal Videos

Exclusive videos of the Only Boys Aloud rehearsals.

The boys from the Cwmbran rehearsal group

Cwmbran Gallery

Images of the boys in rehearsal at Cwmbran.

Boys rehearsing at Pontypridd

Pontypridd Gallery

Photos from the first regional rehearsal at Pontypridd.

The boys rehearse at Cardiff Arms Park

Cardiff Gallery

Pictures of the full 'Only Boys Aloud' rehearsal at Cardiff Arms Park.

the boys onstage at Ebbw Vale

Ebbw Vale Eisteddfod rehearsal

Photos from the boys' rehearsal on the Eisteddfod stage.

Only Boys Aloud singing at the Eisteddfod Opening Concert 2010.

New: In Concert

Pictures of the final rehearsal and Eisteddfod Opening Concert.


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