What’s on this Bank Holiday?

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events

The August summer bank holiday is here and there are so many great events going on in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. For more upcoming events, head over to our What’s on Guide! Cardiff Pride 2022 Join the Parade! Although a few hundred LGBT+ supporters have marched through the streets of Cardiff since 1985, the parade has grown enormously … Read More

Behind the Scenes of Concept Player’s, Into the Woods

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative, Events

Concept Players are taking on their first full musical since Covid-19 and have chosen the Stephen Sondheim’s critically acclaimed, Into the Woods. Bringing their own unique take on this classic twisted fairytale, with exciting costumes, imaginative designs and their talented performers. We spoke to the Director of this production, Shane Rose-Goodsir about this exciting upcoming performance. What has it been … Read More

What Have you Done Today-

Stifyn ParriCommunity, Culture

I’ve been thinking: “what does the word pride actually mean?” Am I proud to be Welsh, for example? Yes. Am I proud to be gay? Yes. But why? Because I’m not ashamed of being a minority? There was a time when I definitely was ashamed, or at least secretive, about my sexuality. However, if i’d known how positive the response … Read More

Celebrate the Summer with Griffin Books and Local Authors

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative, Events

Join Penarth’s independent bookshop Griffin Books for a very special ‘Summer Reads’ Party! To celebrate another great season of events, Mel Griffin will be joined by authors Laura Kemp, Evonne Wareham and Helga Jensen, who will introduce their latest books- all perfect for packing in your suitcase this summer. They’ll also be picking the brain of local travel coordinator Jo … Read More

Penarth Summer Festival 2022!

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Food, Kids

Don’t forget, Penarth’s popular Summer Festival and Downhill Derby is taking place on Saturday the 16th of July. The event, hosted along the famous seaside Esplanade, will feature live music, fairground rides, refreshments, community stalls and the white-knuckle thrills of the Downhill Derby. Organised by Penarth Town Council, the summer festival is taking place between 12pm and 8pm and is … Read More

A chat with Plastic Free Penarth

Katherine PeachCommunity, Education

Plastic Free Penarth is a part of Gwyrddio Penarth Greening (GPG), a charity established to support the promotion of environmental issues with a community focus by taking a project based approach to the issues. We were lucky enough to talk to Penarth-resident Susannah McWilliam, who has been involved in environmental issues for a long time, going back to university to … Read More

Sir Gareth Edwards Celebrates the Opening of Horatio’s Garden Wales

Katherine PeachCharity, Community

Sir Gareth Edwards visits the sixth Horatio’s Garden at the University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff. Rugby legend, Sir Gareth Edwards, visited Horatio’s Garden Wales this weekend to celebrate the opening of the garden, which is the charity’s sixth project in the UK. The garden is the first of its kind in Wales and will offer a stunning sanctuary for people living with … Read More

Penarth Literary Festival Returns this Weekend

Katherine PeachCommunity, Culture, Events

Penarth Literary Festival, organised by Griffin Books, returns this weekend bringing some of the country’s best Welsh authors and writers to Penarth. From Saturday 18 to Sunday 26 June, Penarth’s award-winning independent bookshop will host a packed programme of literary events guaranteed to delight and entertain readers of all ages. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s festival: … Read More

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Events

With Father’s day coming up soon, we know how hard it is to find the perfect gift, so we’ve come up with a list of some of the best products and experiences that some of our favourite local businesses have to offer. To Wear… Want to find out more…? Rowley’s Jewellers Dog & Rider Boutique To Eat & Drink… Want … Read More

The Turner House Announces Call-Out for Local Artists

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative, Culture, Events

The Turner House gallery’s annual Open Exhibition call out has been announced. Artists of all ages and abilities can submit their creations to be exhibited in the gallery from the 4th August to the 11th of September. The exhibition is free to enter, and Locals are invited to submit up to two artworks of an medium and size. The gallery … Read More