Hostel Entertainments.
The Hostel produced many shows, beauty contests, etc.

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Another great entertainment photo from Bob the bike Rees
Mrs Doris Rees is holding the O dressed as an Opera singer, Mrs Elsie Davies dressed as a football player, Who were the the Policeman, the tramp and others?
What was the name of the song? is that Nan Lovett between the policeman and the bathing belle if you know then let us know at


Front row left to right :- Joyce Pitt, Elsie Davies, Nim Smith, ?
Back row unknown except for Doris Rees is behind Nim Smith.(Contributed by Robert Rees)

1950'S Fete and Gala
This sixty years old program comes from Ken Grindle again, with the help of Peter Wilson, As you can see its
for a Fete and Gala and Horticultural show at the Hostels it ties in with the 1950 fancydress photos that shows,
Pat, Barbara,David Hammonds, Hugh Lovatt, and Colin Rees on the Hostels Fancy Dress page
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Rhigos Dancing Girls 1950

Josephine Tindall, ???, Anita Woodman, Joy Cairncross.

(Contributed by Pat Millard)

Pyjama Show at the Hostel

(Contributed by Mary Rees)

Beauty Contest.

Anne Lovett is No 14 (2nd from right)
(Contributed by Joyce Riden)

Miss Rhigos

Joan Riden
(Contributed by Joyce Riden)

Cuttings from the Aberdare Leader 1953

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Just as a bit of interest here is what was on the back of the cutting


Rhigos Boys on stage. 1954

(Contributed by Philip Pendry)

Film show at the hostels 1954

Left of the picture is Mrs Hammonds. The projectionist is Mr Edmunds.
The young lad gazing at the lens is Stephen Hammonds.
(Contributed by Barbara Hammonds)


Miss Rhigos

Miss Rhigos, Gwen Evans and Junior Miss Rhigos.

Miss Rhigos 1956
The newspaper cutting below is from an August 1956 edition of the Aberdare Leader
The headline that is partly missing probably said:
"Gwen again chosen as Miss Rhigos" 


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