New Years Resolutions

Will SummersWellbeing

The very first new years’ resolutions we recorded in the 1800’s, where Babylonians made their promises to the Gods at the start of each year, returning their borrowed objects and paying debts. These days resolutions take many different forms, and for some, are a great way to try something new. The PV team have compiled some ideas and tips to … Read More

Winter activities for the kids (and big kids too)

Party Fizz - Children's party and entertainmentColouring Corner, Community

LEGO SANTA’S SLEIGH From Smokey Joe the great grey owl to CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON Walking in Penarth’s winter wonderland this year is one of our top picks. The high-street will be transformed on Sunday 18 November into a festive bonanza of fun with face painting, reindeers, and an appearance from Santa this year! WINTER THEATRE Going to the theatre can … Read More

Where to visit in 2019

Heather Rowan-RobinsonTravel

Luxury: Peaceful five star Hotel Siglo is located in the historic fishing village of Siglufordur, Iceland’s most northerly settlement perched on the edge of a majestic fjord.  Rooms feature views of the harbour or mountains beyond, plus outdoor hot tubs. Mid Range: Saeluhus Akureyri has private hot tubs on the balcony- ideal for cosying up to watch the Northern Lights put … Read More

Nine Wands Light up London

Rowley's of PenarthCreative

16 November sees the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated new film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. To mark the occasion, an installation of nine giant wands will illuminate the walkway between Millennium Bridge and St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. We spoke to Matt Wild, of Cardiff-based Wild Creations, who worked with his team to bring the project … Read More

Penarth Remembers, 1918 – 2018

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity, History

To mark the centenary of Armistice Day, Penarth’s communities have come together to remember the sacrifices made during the Great War, the efforts of and effects on survivors, and the social changes that followed.   Over the past two years, local groups and individuals have met to share plans and develop projects together. 2018 has seen a number of important … Read More

Welsh Christmas Festival

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

Local Welsh Textile Artist, Haf Weighton and BBC Broadcaster, Bethan Elfyn are both offering their skills to help create a unique Welsh Christmas Festival to raise funds for their children’s school, Ysgol Pen-y-Garth. The Festival will take place at The Paget Rooms on November 29th. It will feature a local makers market, live Welsh music and food stalls. Plus, there … Read More

Rock and Raise 2018 returns to Penarth to deliver night of entertainment

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity

The return of Penarth’s Rock and Raise fundraiser will take place Sat 27th October following the success of last year’s event. The event will be hosted by TV presenter Rhydian Bowen Phillips at the towns iconic Paget Rooms. Doors open at 7pm and the music starts at 7.30pm where a combination of new and returning bands and performers set to … Read More

Made By Hand Cardiff celebrates its fifth anniversary at City Hall in November

Rowley's of PenarthCreative

The organisers of Wales’ largest contemporary craft fair, Made by Hand, have announced details of this year’s event.     Made by Hand 2018 will take place from 2nd to 4th November returning to the historic and prestigious City Hall, Cardiff for the fifth year running. This truly special event brings together an exceptional, handpicked selection of 135 leading award-wining … Read More