Gŵyl Dewi 2021

Katherine PeachEvents, Featured

“This is Wales. We’re doing good things- for each other, for our country, for the world. Come and join us.” In Wales, these past months have reset our priorities, reminding us of what is truly important in our lives. Rediscovering that sense of community. But now is the time to move away from the past and drive towards a better … Read More

A Socially Distanced Pantomime

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured

This Christmas, Red Herring Theatre, in conjunction with Penarth Sounds, are recording a very special, socially distanced pantomime of Jack and the Beanstalk, that will be aired each Sunday before Christmas and on Boxing Day. Bringing some very much needed Christmas spirit to the people of Penarth. Here at Penarth View, we spoke to Alex Wilson, who runs Red Herring … Read More

Shop Local This Christmas with Penarth’s Independent Businesses

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

Shop local this Christmas! Struggling to find a gift for your loved ones this festive season? Keep supporting your local businesses, all while staying COVID-safe by buying a gift voucher from any of these local businesses. Jewellery and Gifts Buy Online Purchase Online/Contact Directly Rowley’s of Penarth https://rowleysgifts.com/product-category/gift-vouchers/ Apothecary64 https://www.apothecary64.com/products/e-gift-card Umpa Lumpa Sweet Shop www.umpalumpasweetshop.co.uk/products/umpa-lumpa-gift-voucher-min-5 ener-chi https://www.ener-chi.co.uk/gift-vouchers-1 Gifts @ No.9 … Read More

Don’t Burn Out

Katherine PeachFeatured, Wellbeing

What does it mean to be productive? Is it a hectic day at work or maybe it’s charging around town doing errands? What makes you go to bed at the end of the day feeling like you’ve been productive? I bet none of those things included self-care. Checking in with yourself, making sure you’ve drank enough water, or making the … Read More

That’s a Wrap!

Katherine PeachEvents, Featured

Penarth’s independent bookshop, Griffin Books, brought its 2020 events programme to a fitting close last week with the online launch party for local author Sam Hurcom’s latest novel, Letters from the Dead. It’s safe to say that 2020 has brought its challenges and things have certainly been a little different for the shop this year. Bookshop owner, Mel Griffin, said … Read More

Being Anti-Racist in 2020

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

By Maxine Pwele with Demi Olutunmogun and Emily Pemberton. As 3 young, mixed-race women, race has, and continues to be, something we cannot ignore in our day-to-day lives.

The Changing Face of Bookshops in the Modern World

Katherine PeachBusiness, Business Articles

Bookshops have been a constant in society for a long time. But with the increasing use of large corporations such as Amazon, it’s been hard for some bookshops to stay above water. We speak with Mel Griffin at Griffin Books to find out more about how the “new normal” means that, like everyone else, bookshops are having to adapt. “Prior … Read More

A New Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

We are living in precarious times. The planet needs our help more than ever. Now, more and more people are dropping the throw-away culture and adopting a new zero-waste lifestyle. Zero Penarth is a new shop in Windsor Arcade selling a large selection of dried and other foods, including nuts, flour, dried fruit, cereals, herbs and spices. They’ll also have … Read More

Staying Creative Through COVID-19

Katherine PeachCreative, Featured

No industry has been left untouched by Covid-19. But arguably the industry hit hardest is the arts. Who could have though that this time last year, such a diverse, vibrant, beloved industry would be in trouble. Here at Penarth View, we spoke to three young creatives, only just starting out in the industry, and they give us their view on … Read More