19th August 1947 - At a Public Meeting held at Seion Chapel, Froncysyllte the decision was taken to form a Male Voice Choir to compete at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod and to invite Mr. Lloyd Edwards to be the Conductor and "Joe Jordan" Jones the Chairman. Click to read Den Williams history of the Choir

November 1947 - The Choir makes its first public appearance singing "Laudamus" at the Armistice Service at the Cenotaph in Froncysyllte.

Christmas Night 1947 - The Choir performed its first concert to a capacity audience in Seion Chapel, Froncysyllte.

March 1948 - The Choir competed at the Glyndyfyrdwy Eisteddfod and came 3rd.

July 1948 - The Choir competed for the first time at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. There were 7 competing choirs and Fron Choir came 5th.

July 1948 - Mr. W.S. Gwynne Williams, Director of Music of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod gave a workshop at choir rehearsal on "the art of singing".

Spring 1949 - Choir makes its first trip to London for a Competition held in Westminster Central Hall.
Click to read an account of the trip

June 1949 - Mr. Lloyd Edwards admitted to Gobowen Hospital where he was to remain for several months - during this time his duties were taken on by his deputy J.R. Davies.

May 1954 - Choir wins 1st prize in the second Male Voice Competition at the 'Semi-National' Eisteddfod at Cardigan. There were 5 other choirs in this competition.

July 1954 - Choir perform for the first time in a Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Evening Concert. The Choir has participated in 15 Evening Concerts since.

September 1954 - Choir wins 1st prize at the Pwllheli Eisteddfod Chief Male Voice Competition and also the award for the best performance of all the competing choirs.

October 1954 - Choir makes its first radio broadcast from Carmel chapel, Froncysyllte for the programme "Music Makers".

November 1954 - Choir makes a live radio broadcast to overseas listeners on the programme "Music Magazine"

June 1955 - Choir wins 1st prize at the Anglesey Chair Eisteddfod at Llangefni.

July 1955 - Choir competes at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod against 19 choirs including Pavarotti's Father's choir from Modena who were also hosted by and in the village of Froncysyllte.

August 1955 - Choir takes 1st place and the RWF Cup at the Welsh National Eisteddfod at Pwllheli.

September 1955 - Choir wins 1st prize at the Butlins Chair Eisteddfod.

September 1955 - Choir makes radio broadcast from Carmel Chapel, Froncysyllte for BBC World Service listeners.

December 1955 - Letter received from Mansel Thomas, BBC Head of Welsh Music congratulating the Choir on the quality of its singing.

January 1956 - Radio broadcast from Carmel Chapel, Froncysyllte for the programme "Pobl yr Ardal".

May 1956 - Choir wins lst Prize at the Cardigan Eisteddfod and is awarded the Crymmerch Challenge Cup.

April 1958 - Choir makes its first LP record. It was recorded at Carmel Chapel, Froncysyllte by "Qualiton".

August 1961 - Choir wins 1st prize in the second Male Voice Competition at Rhos Welsh National Eisteddfod - prize £100 and the RWF Cup.

September 1961 - Choir wins 1st. place at the Butlins Eisteddfod.

August 1963 - Choir wins 1st prize at the Welsh National Eisteddfod at Llandudno.

October 1963 - Choir make a recording for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

November 1964 - Choir gives a concert at the Westminster Theatre.

June 1965 - Choir makes its first overseas visit to take part in the city of Bremen's Musical Festival at the invitation of the Deutscher Allemain Singerband.

June 1965 - Radio broadcast from Carmel Chapel, Froncysyllte for the programme "Aelwyd y Gan" with the BBC Welsh Orchestra conducted by Arwel Hughes in Cardiff.

July 1966 - Choir placed 2nd at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod - 4 points behind the famous "Rodina House of Culture" Choir from Bulgaria . This was the first time the Choir to achieved success at Llangollen.

July 1968 - Choir placed 2nd at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod - behind Wayne State University Mens Glee Club from Detroit.

1971 - The Choir donated "The International Trophy for the Male Voice Choirs Competition" at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in memory of its first Musical Director Mr. Lloyd Edwards. The Choir has continued to donate the trophy each year since.

July 1973 - Choir placed 2nd at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod - behind the Bulgarian Choir "Dimavski Zvutsi", Rousse.

October 1974 - Tour of Westphalia, Germany as guests of the Kilian Cor of Letmathe.

July 1976 - Choir placed 2nd at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod - behind "Bojan Tchnoz", Vidin, Bulgaria.

1977 - 1st Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod and 1st Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales - "The Double"

1979 - Tour of Ontario, Canada.

1980 - 1st Pontrhydfendigaid Eisteddfod.1st Male Choir of the Year (Welsh Brewers.)

1981 - 1st Male Choir of the Year Competition - BBC Radio Wales. Tour of Brittany and Paris, France.

1981 - Combined Rhos Male and Froncysyllte Male Voice Choirs at the Sunday Evening Concert at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

1982 - 1st Male Choir of the Year Competition - BBC Radio Wales.

1983 - Tour of Western Canada.

1984 - Toronto Bicentennial Celebrations, Canada.

1985 - Dun Laoghaire Festival, Ireland.

1986 - World Fair Expo 86, Vancouver. Tour of Western Canada and USA.1st North Wales Choral Festival.

1987 - 1st place Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. 1st North Wales Choral Festival.

1988 - 1st National Eisteddfod of Wales. 1st North Wales Choral Festival. Tour of West Germany.

1991 - Tour of the Basque region of Northern Spain.

1992 - 1st Pontrhydfendigaid Eisteddfod.

1994 - Tour of Holland and Germany with Concert performance as guests of the Mastrickter Star Choir. 1st place LIangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

1995 - 1st Malta International Choir Festival. 1st Cardigan Eisteddfod. 1st Huddersfield Choral Festival. 1st at the Pontrhydfendigaid Eisteddfod.

1997 - Tour of Chicago and Wisconsin, USA.

1998 - 1st British Steel National Championships.Gold Medal Winners at the Athens International Choral Competiton.

2000 - Tour of Toronto and Niagara, Canada.

2003 - Tour of Barcelona.

2005 - 1st place Harmonie Festival, Limburg, Germany.

2006 - Recording contract with Universal Music Classics and Jazz. Recording in Manchester and Oswestry studios. November launch of the "Voices of the Valley" CD Number 9 in the BBC Radio 1 Charts, Number 1 in the Classic Album Charts. Awarded "Gold Disk" seven days after launch.

2007 - Invitation by the Welsh Ruby Football Union to entertain the spectators and sing the Anthems at Wales's Opening match of the 2007 Six Nations Rugby Competition at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on the 4th of February.

2007 - "Voices of the Valley" Concert Tour with performances at Bradford St Georges Hall, Manchester Bridgewater Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic, Rhyl Pavilion Theatre, Harrogate International Centre, Llandudno Venue Cymru, Cardiff St Davids Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall and Gateshead Sage.

2007 - Nomination for NS&I Album of the Year, The Classical BRIT Awards 2007.

2007 - "Voices of the Valley" awarded Platinum Disk.

2007 - "Voices of the Valley" released in Australia.

2007 - Tour of Cyprus.

2007 - Follow up recording to "Voices of the Valley" completed in July. "Voices of the Valley - Encore" released on the 19th of November.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Encore" released in Australia on the 26th of January.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Encore" nominated for the NS&I Album of the Year, The Classical BRIT Awards 2008.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Encore" Concert Tour with performances at Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow, Bournemouth, Rhyl, Ipswich, Gateshead, Birmingham, London and Preston.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Home" Work started in June on the third Choir CD for release in November.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Live" Freemantle Home Entertainment film a concert for release as a DVD

2008 - Choir wins the BBC Culture Show "Busking Challenge" by collecting £450 on the street in Chester during the 15 minutes allocated for the challenge.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Live" DVD released on the 3rd of November.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Home" CD released on the 10th November.

2008 - "Voices of the Valley - Home" released in Australia.

2008 - 12th of November - Performance of "Always Look on The Bright Side of Life" with Eric Idle for "We Are Most Amused" a Comedy Gala to celebrate the 60th birthday of HRH Prince Charles - The Prince of Wales.

2009 - Performance of "Laudamus" in Seion Chapel in Froncysyllte to welcome HRH Prince Charles to the village during his visit on the 2nd of March to present the Calour "Village of the Year" award.

2009 - "Voices of the Valley - Home" nominated for the NS&I Album of the Year, The Classical BRIT Awards 2009.

2009 - Recording contract with Universal extended to a 4th CD "Voices of the Valley - Memory Lane" released in November.

2009 - Choir visit to Poland with concerts in Krakow and Warsaw.

2009 - "Voices if the Valley - Memory Lane" released in November.

2009 - Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall.

2010 - "Voices of the Valley - Memory Lane" nominated for the NS&I Album of the Year, Classical BRIT Awards.

2011 - "Voices of the Valley - Ultimate Collection" a compilation CD with extra tracks released in October.

2011 - Choir visit to New York with concerts in St Bart's Church, St Patrick's Cathedral and the British Garden.

2012 - Choir visit to Belfast and Dublin with concerts in the Ulster Hall and St Patrick's Church, Dalkey.

2013 - Choir visit to the Isle of Man Festival of Choirs and 2nd place in the Male Voice Competition.

2014 - Choir visit to the Derry International Choral Festival and 1st place in the Male Voice Competition

2015 - Choir visit to Scotland with concerts in Aberdeen, Elgin and Strathpeffer.