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14/02/2019

This summer, entertainer extraordinaire John Barrowman will tour England, Scotland, and Wales celebrating his 30 years on stage and screen with favourite songs and fabulous stories from his life and career. Barrowman is a singer, actor, dancer, presenter, judge and author. Most recently, UK audiences delighted in supporting him as he made the final three in ITV’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here 2018. John Barrowman’s Fabulous tour will come to Cardiff’s St David’s Hall on Tuesday July…

14/02/2019

THE International Concert Series continues at St David’s Hall with the sensational Symphony Orchestra of India on Thursday 21 February. Led by masterful Conductor Martyn Brabbins, a solo horn ushers in the enchanted soundscape of Shakespeare’s Oberon Overture, who Carl Maria von Weber vividly brought to life in his final opera. Its effortless melodic invention is mirrored in Saint-Saëns’ stunning Third Violin Concerto featuring virtuoso soloist Marat Bisengaliev. It remains one of the finest Romantic French violin concertos of the…

14/02/2019

(Photo Credit: The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust) FARMER and conservationist Terry Mills hosted a bird count at his farm in Cruglas, near Swyddffynon in Ceredigion to mark the start of this year’s Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC). As well as providing valuable information on wildlife in the Welsh countryside, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust-led count highlights farmers’ fantastic efforts to reverse the decline in farmland birds. Cruglas boasted an impressive 30 species on the day, including several in serious…

14/02/2019

STUNNING CONCERT HOSTED BY ANITA RANI CONDUCTED BY THE AWARD-WINNING MATTHEW FREEMAN CITY OF PRAGUE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA PERFORMING MUSIC BY HANS ZIMMER, JACOB SHEA & DAVID FEMING FOR BLEEDING FINGERS MUSIC Blue Planet II – Live In Concert – the highly anticipated arena tour from the BAFTA Award winning television series – launches on February 12th and includes concerts in Germany, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Holland and Belgium, before arriving in the UK on March 13th. The concert will take highlight…

14/02/2019

(Vaughan Gething, Minister for Health and Social Services and Dr Phillip Wardle, Academy Director & Consultant Radiologist at Cwm Taf UHB)  A multi-million-pound training academy to ensure the sustainability of imaging services across Wales has officially opened. Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething has today (11 February 2019) marked the official opening of the National Imaging Academy Wales by visiting the Pencoed facility to meet with the new intake of specialist trainees who will train through the Academy…

14/02/2019

 Flintshire’s Welsh medium schools enjoying the Magi Ann apps (Photo credit: Iolo Penri) An award winning series of apps to help families learn Welsh is now inspiring the next generation of Cornish speakers get off to a flying start. The National Lottery funded Magi Ann Welsh Language apps were launched in 2016 with the aim of helping young children and their families learn Welsh. The apps, which are the brainchild of Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam in north east Wales,…

14/02/2019

Cardiff Marine Services has built a new 50ft x 100ft workshop at their Cardiff Marine Village site. This purpose built, state of the art facility provides enough floor space to now work on three 50ft boats undercover at once. The site has also been extended by an additional acre, so now totals 3 acres, with a dedicated acre for hard standing boat storage. The new workshop will provide the main workspace for the expanding boatyard team with the engineering department…

14/02/2019

Stand-up comedy has undergone a huge transformation over the last 20 years. Shappi Khorsandi, one of our best loved comedians, reflects that, “It’s really changed. It’s got cleaner and more sober and a lot more career-minded. You meet 20-year-olds on the comedy circuit now who have a five-year plan.” “I’m sure stand-up is something career advisers at top private schools are telling their students to do. ‘You don’t want to go into the money markets or the law. You want…

13/02/2019

“We’re just trying to make local, seasonal, good quality food, made and served by people who really care about their customers. We want to make our restaurant and food as special as the building itself”- Keith Clash- Head Chef Once a coal and shipping exchange used as a market floor and office building for trading in Cardiff, then a hub of the global coal trade, its’ had a new lease of life being transformed into an opulent hotel and iconic…

13/02/2019

LONDON AUTHOR CELEBRATES PUBLISHING SUCCESS OF HIS AMAZON BEST-SELLING NOVEL WITH A BOOK TO MOVIE PROJECT From wrongly imprisoned life-saver to self-published Amazon No 1 bestselling author, David P Perlmutter’s debut novel, WRONG PLACE WRONG TIME is now a book to movie project with Golden Mile Productions and No Reservations, with an exceptional script written by The Docherty Sisters. Wrong Place Wrong Time has been a HUGE success across Amazon, hitting #1 GLOBALLY in various categories. Since news of the…