Penarth’s Independent Bookshop Hosts Radio 4 Star Justin Webb

Katherine PeachEvents

Griffin Books, Penarth’s award-winning independent bookshop, will be holding an event next week with host of Radio 4’s Today programme, Justin Webb. Justin will be in Penarth on the evening of 31 May to celebrate the publication of his memoir, The Gift of a Radio. Justin Webb’s childhood was far from ordinary. Between his mother’s un-diagnosed psychological problems, and his … Read More

What Happening in Penarth this Summer?

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events

We have some really exciting events coming up this summer! It’s great to see, now that Covid restrictions have eased, all our old-time favourite events and some new ones too! Penarth Literary Festival 18th June – 26th June The Penarth Literary Festival is back for 2022 and is jam-packed full of amazing bookish events that we can’t wait to involved … Read More

Review: School of Rock at Wales Millennium Centre

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Events

“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

Wales Millennium Centre’s ‘The Boy with Two Hearts’ Returns to Cardiff ahead of a six-week run at the National Theatre, London

Katherine PeachCulture, Events

Wales Millennium Centre’s acclaimed stage adaptation of The Boy with Two Hearts will return to Cardiff’s Dance House 12-17 September 2022, before transferring to the National Theatre in London for a six-week run at the Dorfman. This will mark Wales Millennium Centre’s debut on the National Theatre’s stage. Directed by Amit Sharma, The Boy with Two Hearts was adapted for … Read More

Announcing Penarth Literary Festival 2022

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events

Griffin Books has announced the return of the Penarth Literary Festival this summer. From Saturday 18 to Sunday 26 June, Penarth’s independent bookshop will host a packed programme of literary events guaranteed to delight and entertain readers of all ages. There is a specific focus on Welsh authors, stories and local talent with events ranging from literary fiction, poetry and … Read More

Introducing CATALYST 360º- An Immersive Programme of Installations and Virtual Exhibitions

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Events

Introducing CATALYST 360º- a new immersive programme of installations and virtual exhibitions from local, national and international artists. 3 new immersive residencies, 6 online exhibitions and a FREE Interactive Family Day of Discovery on Saturday 14th May, 12:30pm-8pm. CULTVR is the first immersive cross-disciplinary space in Europe and hosts the largest screen here in Wales enabling shared virtual reality experiences … Read More

Bychan Exhibition at TEN

Katherine PeachCulture, Events

TEN is pleased to present an exhibition of small-scale work by the gallery’s artists. The mixed exhibition will feature still-life paintings by Annie Morgan Suganami, a new collection of ceramic lollies by Sophie Southgate, sculpture by Jon Thomas and darned digital prints by Molly Rooke- all no larger than 30cm. Also on show are paintings by André Stitt and Catrin … Read More

Penarth Literary Festival 2022

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events

The Penarth Literary Festival is back for 2022 and is jam-packed full of amazing bookish events that we can’t wait to get involved in. From book readings to crime-writing workshops, there is something for everyone. But a lot of these events have limited spaces and must be booked in advance, so get in there quickly! Caryl Lewis: ‘Seed’ – Children’s … Read More

Bedknobs and Broomsticks The Musical: A Review

Katherine PeachCreative, Culture, Events, Featured

“When the three orphaned Rawlins children are reluctantly evacuated from wartime London to live with the mysterious Eglantine Price, they have no idea what adventures lie ahead. Upon discovering Eglantine to be a trainee witch, they join forces to search for a secret spell that will defeat the enemy once and for all.” On Wednesday 3rd February, we were lucky … Read More