The New Griffin Books Event Calendar

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events

We’ve had a tough time keeping our latest events under wraps, but we are finally able to announce three very special and very different virtual events which will be taking place over the next few weeks. There really is something for everyone! Read on to find out more and to book your tickets. New Events! Celebrate Earth Day with Chris … Read More

National Garden Scheme: We’re reopening!

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events

National Garden Scheme is delighted to finally say that you can now pre-book tickets to the majority of our gardens online, including the open garden in Llandough Castle near Cowbridge. Llandough Castle garden will be opening their gates once again on the 7th, 8th and 9th May. Set within castle grounds and with a backdrop of an ancient monument, the … Read More

Looking Back at 2020 Positives

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

Through the chaos of the past year, with all the news we’d rather forget. There may have been moments last year that were washed away by Covid-19. Here are some happy, exciting and heart-warming stories you may have missed. Scotland made history in November by becoming the first nation in the world to guarantee free and universal access to period … Read More

Community Noticeboard

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

From a young entrepreneur, to filming crew on your doorstep, Penarth View are keeping you in the loop with this season’s short stories. What can we do now? In the light of the latest update, from the 27th March, the stay local restrictions have been lifted and self contained accommodation can re-open. Outdoor children’s activities can take place and libraries … Read More

Local Independent Businesses Inspire At Inaugural Food Vale Festival

Katherine PeachCommunity, Food

Virtual attendees to the first ever Food Vale Festival were treated to a series of free online events and inspiring stories from some of the Vale’s most sustainably minded food businesses. The event, which took place online from 22nd March – 4th April 2021, brought people closer to more than 30 food producers and businesses in the Vale, whilst highlighting … Read More

Canton Road Crossing- Steffan Dafydd wins the public vote

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative

Chapter is delighted to announce that artist Steffan Dafydd’s design has been selected to be installed on a new Cardiff road crossing, located in Canton on Cowbridge Road East. Following an open call for submissions- that attracted more than 50 applications from artists, designers and illustrators- Steffan, MARCA Design (Marcus Smith) and Catrin Brierley were invited to develop their design … Read More

New Food Vale Festival Will Shine A Light On Local Businesses

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured

New Food Vale Festival will shine a light on local businesses and highlight opportunities to improve local food systems Creative Rural Communities are proud to be supporting this new and exciting digital festival and to be part of the Food Vale partnership. Individuals and businesses across the Vale of Glamorgan are being encouraged to get involved with a new virtual … Read More

Library Of Things Comes To Penarth

Katherine PeachCommunity, Featured

Penarth embraces sustainability with a place to donate things you own but don’t need and borrow things you need but don’t own. A new Library of Things will launch in Penarth town centre in April, giving local residents the opportunity to borrow a range of household items such as a drill, sewing machine or board game. Items will be available … Read More

Our 2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Katherine PeachCommunity, Culture, Featured

Here at Penarth View, we know how important our mothers are, so we’ve collected a selection of great gifts for her this Mother’s Day. Food Hamper A basket of all her favourite foods and drinks would be an amazing gift Flowers Who can forget this classic mother’s day gift Jewellery Sometimes the simplest ideas are the most effective. Pick up … 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