Meet The Cast Behind This Years Cinderella Pantomime

Pippa-Marie SheppardCommunity, Creative

As the community looks forward to 5 nights of laughter, love and magic, we meet the cast behind the Cinderella pantomime that’s expected to take the town by storm after 2 years of no productions.  Taking on the role of Cinderella herself, Ruby Atlanta Boland will be participating in her fourth show with PODS. Previously playing Belle in Beauty and … Read More

Growing Flowers Down the Docks: A Turner House Exhibition

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Featured

On the 23rd and 24th of September, the Turner House houses a very special pop up exhibition. ‘Growing Flowers Down the Docks’ is a collection of art created by children from Cogan Primary School and Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg. This exhibition was inspired by the story fo Royston Smith, a local man who discovered unusual flowers growing down the docks … Read More

Inaugural Open Exhibition at The Turner House

John DaviesCreative

The Turner House gallery is delighted to showcase its first annual open exhibition, with a stunning variety of work from a range of professional and amateur artists living in Penarth, Cardiff and the Vale.

Growing flowers down the docks – textile artist Haf Weighton to open show at Turner House

John DaviesCreative

Textile Artist Haf Weighton has been working with two local schools in the Vale of Glamorgan on a series of artworks related to a herbologist who discovered unusual plants and flowers growing in Barry and Cardiff Docks in the 1920’s. The artworks, which consist of drawings, paintings, textile works, film and 3d works will go on show at Turner House Museum in Penarth on 23rd and 24th September 2021.

Turner’s House New Exhibition: Stand On All Fours

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Featured

Turner House is currently home to the ‘Stand On All Fours’ exhibition. Multidisciplinary artists Elinor Stanley, Verity Coward and Mark Corfield-Moore came together to create a collection of art inspired by Welsh myths, memory and crafts. Here at Penarth View, we went to visit the exhibition on opening day and we were lucky enough to chat with the artists and … Read More

The Big Beach Build at Barry Island

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative, Featured, Kids

On Monday 23rd August, Pippa and Katherine headed down to Barry Island beach to see the first ever sandcastle competition. This free to enter competition had over 78 competitors taking part, creating some jaw-dropping sandcastles. We saw moats, fantasy land creations and shell-covered masterpieces. Starting at 11am until 3pm, family and friends gathered on the island to take part. Having … Read More

Ground Breaking Crafts

Katherine PeachCreative

We love to shine a spotlight on independent artists and creators all across South Wales, so we spoke to Dr Natasha Mayo, a ceramicist and sculptor who has recently moved into The Clockyard at Rowley’s the Jewellers who has created some stunning pieces for Rowley’s the Jewellers. What inspires your craft? It is the very stuff of clay that inspires … Read More