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Côr Meibion Morlais will be performing at the Blue Plaque unveiling in honour of Glyn James (26 March 1922 – 4th December 2010).
This Blue Plaque is dedicated to the memory of Glyn James and will be unveiled at 2pm on Saturday 19 October at 9 Darran Terrace, Ferndale.
Glyn was a Plaid Cymru County Councillor and Borough Councillor for Ferndale for over 25 years, and was Mayor of Rhondda in 1985-86 as well as Leader of the Plaid Cymru Group on Glamorgan, later Mid Glamorgan County Council. He was acknowledged as a pleasantly eccentric and indefatigable hard worker for the community he served: one of his greatest achievements was to raise money for an Yttrium Aluminium Garnet (YAG) Laser for the treatment of glaucoma at East Glamorgan Hospital, a vital piece of kit in a mining region where glaucoma was prevalent but which the NHS had been unable to fund.
Glyn was also a member of the Gorsedd of Bards, writing under the name of Glyn Rhondda. His widow, Hawys, was one of our featured concert soloists for many years.
If you would like to discuss booking the choir for your event entertainment (e.g. wedding, anniversary, birthday party), please contact our Choir Secretary, Mr Allyn Carter, to discuss your requirements.