Rock & Raise 2018 rocks Penarth and raises £8K for charities.

Will SummersCharity, Community, Culture, Music

Charity concert Rock & Raise 2018, held at the Paget Rooms on Oct 27th 2018 was a huge success with the night raising an incredible £8000 for three worthy Welsh charities. Compared by TV presenter Rhydian Bowen Phillips the evening featured five live acts, including popular South Wales band The Woods, singer-songwriter Chris Kelly, local & international rockabilly legend John Lewis, … Read More

Welsh language article- A very Welsh Christmas

John DaviesCulture

Lowri was worried that her son’s in-laws might be appalled by the huge size of her wine glasses this Christmas, but her fears were unfounded Sometime over the summer, while I wasn’t listening, it was decided that in Y Bwlch (casa ap Robert) Christmas should be held this year. Thanks, children. A lovely idea. For you. If it wasn’t for … Read More

Artist in Review: Textile Designer Carol Bartlett

Heather Rowan-RobinsonCommunity, Culture

You may have heard of Carol Bartlett, Penarth’s resident textiles tutor at Sew Lovely. Full disclosure: I also know her as my mum. But more recently, I’ve watched her become a fully-fledged artist alongside running our family business. Following great feedback from recent exhibitions at Waterloo Tea and the Swansea Festival of Stitch, it’s fair to say that her work … Read More