Festive Tenner Trail Announced for Penarth

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Featured

Independent traders in Penarth are encouraging residents to shop local this Christmas with the launch of a festive Tenner Trail. Following the success of last month’s Fiver Fest campaign, the Penarth Business Group has announced a new Christmas shopping initiative designed to highlight the diversity and value of what our high street has to offer. The Tenner Trail- which runs … Read More

Spend an Evening in the Company of Crime Fiction Royalty

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative

They have each sold millions of copies of their books worldwide and now Ann Cleeves and David Baldacci are joining Griffin Books for their latest must-see virtual event. International bestseller, Ann Cleeves, returns to the smash-hit Vera Stanhope series with her latest book, The Darkest Evening, a classic country house mystery with a contemporary twist. Daylight is the gripping follow … Read More

Give the Gift of Hope this Christmas

Katherine PeachCharity, Community, Featured

Whilst most of us look forward to enjoying our Christmas dinner with loved ones each year, this sadly isn’t the case for everyone. Research has shown that almost 870,000 older people will be eating dinner alone on Christmas day this year, including around 1 in 10 over 80*. For decades, local charity, Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale, has reached … Read More

Giveaway Time!

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community, Featured

It’s competition time at Penarth View! I think it’s safe to say it’s been a difficult time for us all, so we have decided, following the release of our latest issue, to give our beloved readers 5 chances to win a £10 gift voucher to spend at your favourite local beauty and gift shops and 2 chances to win a … Read More

From Music to Football: Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason and Jamie Carragher join Griffin Books for Virtual Events

Katherine PeachFeatured

From music to football, Griffin Books has a whole host of online events to keep us entertained this month. On Tuesday 17 November, Penarth’s independent bookshop will be joined by Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason, mother of seven musical prodigies including the gifted cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason. In her new book, House of Music, Kadiatu opens up for the first time about what it … Read More

Personal Shopping Experience with Griffin Books

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community, Featured

In the run up to the festive period, Penarth’s independent bookshop, Griffin Books, is giving customers the opportunity to book a personal shopping experience or private browsing session (a whole bookshop to yourself- just imagine!). In person and virtual Zoom appointments are available. Each appointment lasts 30 minutes and you can use the time to browse alone at leisure in … Read More

Take part in the Penarth Window Wanderland

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community, Featured, Uncategorized

This December, Penarth Town Council are organising Wales’ first Window Wanderland as a Covid-safe way to spread the Christmas cheer through the town. Put on your winter coats and wander around your local area after dark to see the wonderful windows that your neighbours have created! Everyone is invited to make a display which can be bag or small, from … Read More

November Events with Griffin Books

Katherine PeachEvents, Featured

Victoria Hislop, Jamie Carragher, Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason, Ann Cleeves and more in an unmissable November line-up from Griffin Books! From musical memoirs and sporting greats to bestselling crime fiction and fantasy noir, there’s something for everyone in Griffin Books’ November event line-up. So why not book yourself a ticket and treat yourself (or a friend) to the perfect literary night-in. First … Read More