Drawing Attention to Animation

Katherine PeachCreative, Featured

Penarth is chock-a-block full of interesting creatives, and in this first of new series of interviews, we speak to Penarth-based animator Matthew Gravelle-Eagles about his talent, his favourite projects and where his favourite Penarth haunts are. He is also a part-time lecturer in Animation of the University of South Wales. Matthew Gravelle-Eagles is an award-winning animator and lecturer. A graduate … Read More

Beautiful- The Carole King Musical: Review

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Featured

-Words by Katherine Peach This toe-taping musical, currently running in the Wales Millenium Centre, follows the story of Carole King and her journey to becoming the infamous singer-songwriter, we all know and love today. We see young, 16 years old, Carole breaking into the music business, following her through her bumpy marriage to the lyricist Gerry Goffin, her soaring career … Read More

Mel Brimfield: From This World, To That Which Is To Come

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture

Chapter Arts Centre presents a multi-media exhibition by artist Mel Brimfield that shines a spotlight on the powerful role that mental health plays in our everyday lives.  Taking its title from The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan, From This World, To That Which Is To Come adopts the parable’s infamous fictional pilgrimage as an allegory for the collapse of mental … Read More

Cardiff Animation Festival returns to Chapter for its Second Year

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture

Festival highlights include: 118 diverse animated short films from around the world Masterclasses and Q&A’s with Moominvalley, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers (by Welsh animator Simon Chong), His Dark Materials (produced in Cardiff) and more A range of exclusive industry events Behind the scenes of new Paddington series by Blue Zoo Animation Screening of Oscar-nominated feature film ‘I Lost My Body’ Chapter … Read More