Coal, Choir and Covid-19

The Dunvant Male Choir from near Swansea has endured world wars, industrial decline and mining disasters.

How would it handle rehearsals on Zoom? Jude Rogers finds out…

Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, their faces pop up: Norman, Nigel, Alan, Dai and the others. It’s become second nature to close the door at 6.30pm, click the Zoom link, check if everyone’s well, ask if anyone’s fled beyond Swansea, have a laugh.

Then the men mute themselves, and the singing begins. To read on, click here.