A Socially Distanced Pantomime

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured

This Christmas, Red Herring Theatre, in conjunction with Penarth Sounds, are recording a very special, socially distanced pantomime of Jack and the Beanstalk, that will be aired each Sunday before Christmas and on Boxing Day. Bringing some very much needed Christmas spirit to the people of Penarth. Here at Penarth View, we spoke to Alex Wilson, who runs Red Herring … Read More

That’s a Wrap!

Katherine PeachEvents, Featured

Penarth’s independent bookshop, Griffin Books, brought its 2020 events programme to a fitting close last week with the online launch party for local author Sam Hurcom’s latest novel, Letters from the Dead. It’s safe to say that 2020 has brought its challenges and things have certainly been a little different for the shop this year. Bookshop owner, Mel Griffin, said … Read More

November Events with Griffin Books

Katherine PeachEvents, Featured

Victoria Hislop, Jamie Carragher, Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason, Ann Cleeves and more in an unmissable November line-up from Griffin Books! From musical memoirs and sporting greats to bestselling crime fiction and fantasy noir, there’s something for everyone in Griffin Books’ November event line-up. So why not book yourself a ticket and treat yourself (or a friend) to the perfect literary night-in. First … Read More

Cook-along with Griffin Books

Katherine PeachEvents, Featured, Food

Join Griffin Books, for a very special literary cook-along led by Nerys Howell, author of Bwyd Cymru yn ei Dymor/ Welsh Food by Season. This bilingual event will take place on Wednesday 21st October at 6:30pm and forms part of the independent bookshop’s programme of online events, which are running throughout autumn. Food and drink specialist, Nerys Howell, will take … Read More

Penarth Fiver Fest

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Events, Featured

Invest in your high street with Penarth Fiver Fest Penarth has signed up for this autumn’s Totally Locally Fiver Fest- a national celebration of independent shops and businesses that make our town and high streets unique. Close to fifty indie shops, cafes and businesses in Penarth will be taking part in the two-week campaign, which runs from 10th to 24th … Read More

Join Griffin Books for an Evening of Nicci French Perfection

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured

Staying in is officially the new going out and Penarth’s independent bookshop, Griffin Books, has the perfect literary line-up to get you through this second lockdown period. Their programme of online events will continue throughout autumn with something on offer for all tastes and interests. First to step into their virtual bookshop this month is the master of psychological suspense, … Read More

RNLI Fish Supper

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Featured, Food

The RNLI’s Fish Supper campaign will be going on from the 9th-25th October this year. This campaign is to remember all the warm family evening dinners that the RNLI’s brave crew have had to leave to rescue those in need. Please consider hosting your own Fish Supper, you can find all the resources you need here: https://rnli.org/fish-supper/download-materials It could be … Read More

Carwyn Jones: The Man And The Minister

Katherine PeachCulture, Events, Featured

Former First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones MS, will be joining Griffin Book for a special online event on Thursday 10 September to talk about his candid and timely autobiography, Not Just Politics. From the prime ministers he worked with, to the state of the union in a post-Brexit world, Not Just Politics reflects on the highs and lows of … Read More

Town Council announce cancellation of Summer Festival and Downhill Derby

John DaviesCommunity, Events, Featured

Penarth Town Council is sorry to announce the cancellation of this year’s Penarth Summer Festival and Downhill Derby.  Following official government advice both national and local, and the unprecedented uncertainty stretching ahead, we feel we have no choice but to take this action. The Festival and much-loved Downhill Derby will return in 2021. As the situation in July is uncertain, … Read More