What’s on this Bank Holiday?

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events

The August summer bank holiday is here and there are so many great events going on in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. For more upcoming events, head over to our What’s on Guide! Cardiff Pride 2022 Join the Parade! Although a few hundred LGBT+ supporters have marched through the streets of Cardiff since 1985, the parade has grown enormously … Read More

Behind the Scenes of Concept Player’s, Into the Woods

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative, Events

Concept Players are taking on their first full musical since Covid-19 and have chosen the Stephen Sondheim’s critically acclaimed, Into the Woods. Bringing their own unique take on this classic twisted fairytale, with exciting costumes, imaginative designs and their talented performers. We spoke to the Director of this production, Shane Rose-Goodsir about this exciting upcoming performance. What has it been … Read More

Don’t You Just Love Summer?

Sylvie PasquierEvents

The long days, the warm evenings and a chance to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle with friends and family. We are so lucky to have beautiful parks in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan and Roath Lake has got to be one of my favourites. With its 30 acres lake, wild garden, botanic garden, adventure playground and tropical conservatory, it certainly … Read More

Concept Players Present: Into the Woods

Katherine PeachCreative, Events

Concept Players return with a Stephen Sondheim classic. Concept Players make their long awaited return to Penarth with their first full musical following the pandemic with one of Stephen Sondheim’s most critically acclaimed shows ‘Into the Woods;. In this reimagined production, Dr G.S.S Zipprodt’s Marvellous Caravan invites you to behold the most exciting, magical and terrible of tales. With stories … 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’s Indie Bookshop Hosts Event with Ruth Jones

Katherine PeachCreative, Events

Griffin Books, Penarth’s independent bookshop, is set to host the UK launch even for Ruth Jones’ new novel, Love Untold. Ruth Jones is best known for her outstanding and award-winning television writing, most notably BBC One’s Gavin and Stacey, which she co-wrote with James Cordon and in which she played the incorrigible Ness Jenkins. She has now transferred these skills … Read More

Celebrate the Summer with Griffin Books and Local Authors

Katherine PeachCommunity, Creative, Events

Join Penarth’s independent bookshop Griffin Books for a very special ‘Summer Reads’ Party! To celebrate another great season of events, Mel Griffin will be joined by authors Laura Kemp, Evonne Wareham and Helga Jensen, who will introduce their latest books- all perfect for packing in your suitcase this summer. They’ll also be picking the brain of local travel coordinator Jo … Read More

Penarth Summer Festival 2022!

Katherine PeachCommunity, Events, Food, Kids

Don’t forget, Penarth’s popular Summer Festival and Downhill Derby is taking place on Saturday the 16th of July. The event, hosted along the famous seaside Esplanade, will feature live music, fairground rides, refreshments, community stalls and the white-knuckle thrills of the Downhill Derby. Organised by Penarth Town Council, the summer festival is taking place between 12pm and 8pm and is … 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

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Events

With Father’s day coming up soon, we know how hard it is to find the perfect gift, so we’ve come up with a list of some of the best products and experiences that some of our favourite local businesses have to offer. To Wear… Want to find out more…? Rowley’s Jewellers Dog & Rider Boutique To Eat & Drink… Want … Read More