Five talented local children are heading out to Cape Town this week, as part of the Only Kids Aloud choir.

Esyllt Thomas of Eglwyswrw, James Hope of Nevern, Maisie Thompson of Cilgerran

Molly Jones of Drefach Felindre, and Mari Phillips from Newcastle Emlyn, are due to travel to South Africa on Tuesday for a week.

They will join around 60 other young singers from across Wales, aged between 9 and 13, to take part in historic celebrations in the country.