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 […]

BRIDGEND Q POPUP FROM CHEF TOM MARTIN

“The Q Pop Up” will be hosted at Heol-y-Cyw Rugby Football Club on the evening of August 30th and the evening of September 6th. The idea of the pop up is to provide High Quality Restaurant food at an accessible price all the while supporting local producers, Farmers and Artisans. Our aim is to provide […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 ST DAVID’S GIN LOUNGE FESTIVAL

The Hayes is set to be transformed into a gin lovers paradise this August, with the St David’s Gin Lounge Festival heading to the heart of the city centre. St David’s is teaming up with the Gin Lounge, a band of gin enthusiasts to put together a jolly, gin-filled interactive event to celebrate some of […]

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? […]

COSY CLUB CARDIFF BAY

COSY CLUB OPENS ITS DOORS IN CARDIFF BAY The newest addition to the Cardiff Bay food and drink scene has flung open its doors in spectacular style, creating 40 jobs for local people. Cosy Club Mermaid Quay celebrates the joys of relaxed dining, drinking and lounging in a fabulous, welcoming setting: think aristocratic abundance with […]

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 […]

Admiral announced as headline sponsor for Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend

Pride Cymru and Admiral have revealed they’ll continue their partnership, which has spanned for nearly 20 years with the Welsh employer returning as headline sponsor of Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend for the second year running.  Over the years, Admiral has become widely respected for its proactive steps towards creating a more inclusive work environment; and […]

MP CHRIS BRYANT RAFT INTERVIEW

The ‘Rhondda Arts Festival’ opened this weekend and our Editor-in-Chief ‘Brett Salway’ caught up with MP Chris Bryant, who is the chair person, of the RAFT committee, to discuss the festival and it’s importance within the Rhondda. How did you become involved with RAFT? Mr Bryant stated, that he was sitting next to Mr Rhys […]

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 […]

EISTEDDFOD REHEARSALS

The Red Dragon Centre opens its doors for Eisteddfod rehearsals Between 27 May and 1 June, over 10,000 children will be heading to the Red Dragon Centre, where they will use the centre’s facilities for rehearsals and preliminary rounds during the annual Urdd National Eisteddfod. The Urdd National Eisteddfod has become one of Europe’s most […]

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, […]

Iris prize on stage

Having established itself as one of the major LGBTQ+ film festivals in the world, The Iris Prize Festival invites you to an evening of scratch performances as it ventures out of film and onto stage. Drawing inspiration directly from the LGBTQ+ community within Wales, both established and emerging talent bring you an exciting evening of […]

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 […]

#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’, […]

THE KILLERS CARDIFF TOURIST GUIDE

The ‘KILLERS’ have just announced that they are performing an outdoor concert at the iconic Cardiff Castle on Friday the 28th of June! This will be the first time the killers have performed in Cardiff in 7 years! We have put together some recommendations on where to Stay, Eat, Drink and things To Do whilst […]