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

Paintings between Carmarthen and Mumbai Present Surreal Feelings of Disconnection at Chapter

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture

Carmarthen School of Art graduate Rithika Pandey presents Everything has its time, a selection of evocative and deeply personal paintings for Chapter’s Art in the Bar programme that shares a nomadic embrace of surrealist futures. Rithika Pandey’s richly coloured figurative paintings are borne from her childhood as a cultural nomad; she grew up in a family that moved between places … Read More

A Perfect Passion Project

Katherine PeachBusiness, Creative, Uncategorized

The Welsh National Tennis and Padel Championships are coming to Penarth Lawn Tennis Club and Windsor LTC, Penarth this August. Tennis Wales are keeping it local and have commissioned Cathy O’Doherty at Glass by Design to create handmade prizes for the event. We spoke to Cathy to learn more about the process that goes into making unique prizes. “There are … Read More

Concept Players Present: Into the Woods

Katherine PeachCreative, Events

Concept Players return with a Stephen Sondheim classic. Concept Players make their long awaited return to Penarth with their first full musical following the pandemic with one of Stephen Sondheim’s most critically acclaimed shows ‘Into the Woods;. In this reimagined production, Dr G.S.S Zipprodt’s Marvellous Caravan invites you to behold the most exciting, magical and terrible of tales. With stories … Read More

Review: NoFit State Circus, Sabotage

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Events, Reviews

“SABOTAGE brings a darker, grittier, and more subversive edge to our trademark large scale contemporary circus spectacular. Back in the Big Top with incredible new acts, original music, new apparatus and a more theatrical feel, SABOTAGE challenges the status quo.“ We were lucky enough to come and watch NoFit State Circus’ latest performance, Sabotage. And simply put…Wow! Founded in 1986 … Read More

Penarth’s Indie Bookshop Hosts Event with Ruth Jones

Katherine PeachCreative, Events

Griffin Books, Penarth’s independent bookshop, is set to host the UK launch even for Ruth Jones’ new novel, Love Untold. Ruth Jones is best known for her outstanding and award-winning television writing, most notably BBC One’s Gavin and Stacey, which she co-wrote with James Cordon and in which she played the incorrigible Ness Jenkins. She has now transferred these skills … 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

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong at Wales Millennium Centre

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Reviews, Uncategorized

“Mischief’s multi award-winning international smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong is crashing in to Wales Millennium Centre this Spring.“ On 14th June, we were lucky enough to be invited to see ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ at the Wales Millennium Centre. My expectations for this production were quite high going in, as I’d heard nothing but great reviews … 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