NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THEBRITISH ACADEMY CYMRU AWARDS IN 2019

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE BRITISH ACADEMY CYMRU AWARDS IN 2019 Documentary feature film Anorac leads with six nominations Netflix feature Apostle and S4C television drama Enid a Lucy each receive five nominations 19 first time nominees confirmed as record entries received 5 September 2019: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in Wales, BAFTA Cymru, has announced today the nominations …

Let the sunshine in! 30 things to try at The Red Dragon Centre as temperatures rise

THIS IMAGE IS LICENSED TO THE RED DRAGON CENTRE FOR PR, COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING USE ONLY. © Roger Donovan, Media Photos Tel: 02920 361126 Mobile: 07711 325100 e-mail: roger@mediaphotos.co.uk http://www.mediaphotos.co.uk Summertime is upon us; the days are brighter, and everyone is excited to spend time together with friends and family as summer is here. For anyone staying …

A Brighter Future at Cynon Valley Museum

The Cynon Valley Museum is now brighter than ever before. All three galleries this week have seen extensive investment in their lighting. This has included replacing older inefficient lights with new energy efficient LED’s and expanding the number of lights in the galleries improving the visitor experience and making the museum more accessible than ever …

Lion King musical is coming to Cardiff in 2020

The incredible stage production of “The Lion King”, will visit Cardiff during July and August 2020, for a 7 week run. This explosive musical, based on Disney’s hit 1994 film and now 2019 film, featuring the voices, from the likes of “Beyoncé Knowles” and “Seth Roger”, last visited Cardiff in 2014 and was hugely successful, …

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie coming to the WMC Next May

Happy Friday everyone! 👏 We’re super excited to announce that…Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit, West End musical is coming to the Centre 18 – 23 May 2020 as part of its first UK tour! The brilliant Layton Williams (OFFICIAL) (Bad Education, Billy Elliot the Musicals l) stars as Jamie New and Shane Richie (Alfie …

Cardiff Metropolitan University and Primary School Pupils Design Wellbeing App

Cardiff Metropolitan University has launched a wellbeingapp designed by primary pupils with university students to support schools and parents in enhancing children’s wellbeing. The iValue U Wellbeing App, which recently became available to download from the Apple App Store, was developed by Welsh primary pupils for other children.  iValue U resulted from a year-long project between Cardiff Metropolitan University’s School of Education and Social Policy and schools across South Wales. …

Keeping Faith Record-breaking drama returns for a second series on BBC One on 23 July

Eve Myles returns as Faith Howells, the much-loved lawyer, wife and mother whose life was turned upside down by the unexplained disappearance of her husband, Evan (Bradley Freegard). Now, 18 months later, Faith is drawn into a new mystery as she takes on the case of Madlen Vaughan (Aimee-Ffion Edwards), a local farmer accused of …

GHOST TO BRING “THE ULTIMATE TOUR NAMED DEATH” TO EUROPE THIS NOVEMBER/DECEMBER TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 12 JULY AT 10AM

Following the coveted Special Guest slot on Metallica’s 26-date summer European stadium tour “WorldWired,” and a 32-date Fall headline arena tour of North America, Ghost will bring its “Ultimate Tour Named Death” to European arenas starting November 16 at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham, England. The company will travel across the UK and Europe over …

The Late Late Show with James Corden

The Late Late Show with James Corden broadcasting from London with Mumford & Sons performing. Airing June 20th, 2019 (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT) Photo: Craig Sugden/CBS ©2019 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved The fourth episode of the London edition of The Late Late Show with James Corden airs tonight at 10pm on Sky One and NOW TV. The Late …

Sky announces upcoming original Christmas special, Cinderella: After Ever After, starring David Walliams, Sian Gibson, Celia Imrie and Sir Tom Courtenay

This Christmas, Sky One turns the classic Cinderella story on its head, thanks to new Sky original comedy Cinderella: After Ever After starring David Walliams. Sian Gibson, Celia Imrie and Sir Tom Courtenay also join the all-star line-up in this King Bert Productions special. All fairy tales end with ‘happy ever after’ but what happens after ever after? …

Lady Taverners host inter-school sports fun day for special schools

Around 120 children from 6 special schools competed in The Lady Taverners inter-school sports day at the National Indoor Athletics Centre in Cyncoed. Heronbridge, Meadowbank, Ty Gwyn, Riverbank, Ysgol y Deri and The Hollies competed in sports from wheelchair races, long jump, table tennis, skittles and egg and spoon races. The event finished a relay …

Caroline Sheen & Amber Davies To Star in 9 To 5 The Musical at Wales Millennium Centre Theatre

The producers of Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical have announced  that Caroline Sheen will star as Violet Newstead and Amber Davies will star as Judy Bernly when the smash hit musical plays at Wales Millennium Centre during autumn 2019. Caroline Sheen played the role of Violet Newstead to rave reviews when this production …

Another Sky Life Was Coming In Through The Blinds Release date: Friday, June 14th 2019

Today Another Sky release their ‘Life Was Coming In Through The Blinds’ EP on Fiction Records. A stunning body of work, setting the band firmly within their own creative lane, the four-track release focuses on resilience and celebration in the darkest of times, loosely inspired by‘The Wisdom Of No Escape’, by Pema Chodron. A woman …

The Red Dragon Centre invites families to enjoy ‘One Great Day’ at Cardiff Bay

The Red Dragon Centre is joining organisations nationwide to celebrate ‘One Great Day’, a charity fundraising day in aid of local children’s health charities that support families, including Tŷ Hafan.  The entertainment centre is inviting families and friends to Cardiff Bay on Saturday 22 June in celebration of One Great Day between 12pm and 4pm. With Toy Story …

Planet Earth II Live In Concert 2020 UK and Ireland Arena Tour

Hosted by Liz Bonnin Music by Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea & Jasha Klebe For Bleeding Fingers Music City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Conducted by Matthew Freeman Planet Earth II Live in Concert, from BBC Studios and the acclaimed BBC Natural History Unit that created TV sensations, Blue Planet II and Dynasties, has announced a UK & Ireland arena tour for Spring 2020. Experience …

FORMER FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA JOINS SKY ONE’S THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN IN LONDON

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will join James Corden for an epic international dodgeball game that will kick off The Late Late Show with James Corden in London, airing Tuesday 18 June to Friday 21 June, exclusively on Sky One and streaming service NOW TV in the UK. This is the third UK trip for The Late Late Show with …

Gok Wan amongst first acts announced for Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend

Pride Cymru has revealed the first set of performers for its annual Big Weekend, celebrating diversity and unity. Over a set of three days in August, more than 75 acts will come to Cardiff, providing a variety of entertainment that ranges from music acts to drag performers to comedians. Among the performers is one of Britain’s favourites, GokWan, …

RAFT 2019

The 2019 Rhondda Arts Festival (RAFT) opens next weekend with a month long series of arts events across the regions, as organisers reveal a trio of additional events to add to their high profile roster.Blackadder & Time Team’s Sir Tony Robinson joins Wicked star Kerry Ellis and award winning comedian & actor Omid Djalili in headlining the festival’s second year, which runs from June …

LAST SUMMER FILM WELSH PREMIERE

Set in Welsh countryside during the 1970s, with the prospect of a long, hot summer ahead  of play and friendships, four boys find their own adventure until unexpected tragedy strikes with devastating consequences. Catapulted into the adult world, they strive to take matters into their own hands. Will the boys learn the value of their childhood …

WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE LAUNCHES WEEKLY ‘SATURDAY SUPPER CLWB’

Supper Clwb launches on 1st June 2019 and features monthly cabaret nights of drag, musicals, burlesque and comedy, with great food and drink Saturday Supper Clwb, a new evening of food and the best cabaret in town presented by Wales Millennium Centre, is launching this June!   Each Saturday of the month will feature an exciting …

WELSH SINGING SENSATION LUCIE JONES TO PLAY LEAD ROLE ON WAITRESS THE MUSICAL

The incredibly talented Lucie Jones from Cardiff (X-Factor, UK Eurovision 2017) has had all her dreams come true, by joining the WAITRESS London cast to play Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that …

Patti Boulaye – Aretha & Me!

Following the last two years of sell-outs of her show “Billie & Me” the award-winning singer and musical theatre star Patti Boulaye, returns with her brand new one-woman show “Aretha and Me”. In this fascinating show, Patti compares and contrasts her life with that of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, whose celebrated career included 17 …

RUSSELL T DAVIES YEARS AND YEARS FROM RED PRODUCTION COMPANY FOR BBC ONE, HBO AND CANAL+

YEARS AND YEARS COMING TO BBC ONEPictured: Daniel (Russell Tovey), Ruby (Jade Alleyne), Edith (Jessica Hynes), Rosie (Ruth Madeley), Muriel (Anne Reid), Stephen (Rory Kinnear), Celeste (T’nia Miller), Bethany (Lydia West) A six part upcoming drama called ‘Years and Years’ written and produced by the legendary ‘Russell T Davies’, will premiere Tuesday 14|05 at 9PM BST, …

VOICES OF WALES: A FREE 360O FILM EXPERIENCE COMES TO WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE

2 – 4 MAY 2019 @ GLANFA, WMC Showcasing Wales’ dramatic and diverse landscape and the vibrant music scene embedded within it, Voices of Wales is an innovative short film experience with spine tingling performances from Wales’ emerging musical talents. From the mountains of Snowdonia to the inner-city clubs of Cardiff, audiences will enjoy a gloriously immersive …

AVENGERS END GAME

This week sees the dramatic conclusion to ‘Avengers Infinity War’. Picking right up where half of the galaxy has been wiped out, by the all powerful ‘Thanos’, it will follow the story of how this group of extraordinary people, will unite together to stop ‘Thanos’, along with the help of the incredible ‘Captain Marvel’. You …

#FEELSLIKESUMMER @ SOPHIA GARDENS

What a line-up of events here in Cardiff this summer and the #FeelsLikeSummer concert at ‘SOPHIA GARDENS’ is set to be a real hot summer sensation! BANANARAMA Headlining the event are 80’s pop group sensation ‘BANANARAMA’, who still continue to entertain people all over the world and are launching their latest album called ‘In Studio’, …