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

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

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 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

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

Review: Waitress at Wales Millennium Centre

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Events, Reviews

“Treat yourself to a slice of five-star musical pie” The musical Waitress has been gathering momentum over the past few years, soaring in popularity after it’s run in the West End and has now come to Cardiff! We were lucky enough to be invited to come and see Waitress at the Wales Millennium Centre on Tuesday 31st May. Waitress follows … Read More

Concept Players Return to The Paget Rooms with a Glittering Concert

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Events

After a hiatus of 3 years, the consistently surprising and entertaining Concept Players return to the Paget Rooms in Penarth on Saturday 11th June for a one night only concert, Something Old, Something Borrowed, Something New. Concept Players are regular visitors to the Paget Rooms and have been entertaining and intriguing audiences for over a quarter of a century. But … Read More

Review: School of Rock at Wales Millennium Centre

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Events, Reviews

“Get ready to stick it to the man, Cardiff, because Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End and Broadway hit musical School of Rock is coming to rock out at Wales Millennium Centre!” We were lucky enough to be invited to watch School of Rock at the Millennium Centre on the 16th May, and as expected we were blown away. This show … Read More