MALDWYN Strings, Newtown Male Voice Choir and the Ffonic community folk band, will all be appearing at a Charity Musical Evening on Thursday, August 30.

The Elephant and Castle Hotel luncheon room will be the venue for the evening presented by Newtown Twinning group as a fringe event for the 2018 Newtown Food Festival, starting at 7.30pm.

Money raised will help to support Montgomeryshire Youth Music, Maldwyn Strings, Ffonic and other musical organisations visiting Newtown’s French twin town of Les Herbiers for a return music exchange with Ecole de Musique Les Herbiers.

Tickets at the door are priced £5. The Twinning group will also have a French Village at the Food Festival which takes place in the town on Saturday and Sunday, September 1 and 2.