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22/04/2015

SSE SWALEC FINALS DAY 2015 Celebration of welsh grassroots rugby returns on 3rd may SSE SWALEC Finals day will return to the Millennium Stadium on Sunday 3rd May in a triple match spectacular featuring the finals of the SSE SWALEC Cup, Plate and Bowl. The three finals will take place on a day that has become a true celebration of Welsh grassroots and semi-professional club rugby.   Bowl Final KO 13:00 Plate Final KO 15:15 Cup Final KO 17:35  …

22/04/2015

St David’s Hall Monday 4 May 8pm ONE of Britain’s best-loved comedians, Paul Merton will bring his sharp improvisational wit to St David’s Hall for a special night of comedy on Monday 4 May.  But he’s not coming alone! Sharing the stage with Merton will be his Impro Chums Richard Vranch, Lee Simpson, Mike McShane. Plus, Merton’s wife Suki Webster will also be joining him as the quintet pit their wits against each other to see who’s got the quickest,…

22/04/2015

The roles will be based at the Firstsource Solutions centre in Cardiff Bay. The new jobs are as a result of the award-winning firm expanding the customer management services it currently provides to global telecommunications and media company, Sky. The roles include sales and customer experience advisors, dealing with inbound and outbound telephone calls.   Kathryn Chivers, Firstsource Solutions Vice President – Sales, said: “Firstsource Solutions is delighted to be able to continue to bring new employment to Cardiff.  We…

22/04/2015

Washington Green, fine art publisher to Castle Galleries and Castle Fine Art, has launched IN:SIGHT 2015; their campaign to encourage unsigned, emerging visual artists to apply to join the ranks of its big names, with the chance to exhibit at their flagship Birmingham gallery in the summer. The prestigious art group, with a gallery in Cardiff’s St David’s Dewi Sant, boasts the likes of Ronnie Wood, Bob Dylan, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and famous art forger John Myatt in their…

22/04/2015

Following its hugely successful ‘Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur’ campaign showing millions the cruel truth behind fur, PETA, the world’s largest animal rights organisation is today partnering with FightMe to launch its latest initiative on the war against fur. Well known for its bold campaigns, the charity has enlisted the help of the world’s first challenge-based app, FightMe, to launch a thought-provoking video challenge calling for people to make a stand and spread its anti-fur message. The first-of-its-kind online video protest…

22/04/2015

This June Children’s Art Week (Sat 13th – Sun 21st June 2015) will be back bigger and better than ever! Don’t miss the chance to get creative with your kids at one of the hundreds of events being held in venues around the UK. With everything from; ‘Weird & Wonderful Weaving’ to ‘Mosaic Making’ there’s bound to be something on near you to engage children of all ages. Find out what’s on near you by visiting the Children’s Art Week…

21/04/2015

800 students to be taught CPR in a mass one-day session by heart charity volunteer medics. On Thursday 23rd April Welsh Hearts charity team of medics will train up over 800 students at Lliswerry High School, Newport, Gwent in CPR and the safe use of defibrillators in just one day! Our doctors, nurses, paramedics and community first responders from all over Wales have been providing free CPR and defibrillator training as part of the “Saving Lives in Wales” campaign with…

20/04/2015

Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning are running short and intensive language courses in June and July this year at all levels ranging from beginners to advanced.  Perfect for learning language skills for a summer holiday or consolidating existing languages skills.  Languages include: French, German, Italian and Spanish. We are running a competition from Monday 27th April to Friday 1st May, the prize of a free summer course running in 2015. We’ll be dropping clues on our Facebook, Google + and Twitter sites. To play, you’ll need to search around our summer language…

20/04/2015

Gretchen Peters +Support   @ The Gate, Cardiff Tuesday 30th July 2015 || Doors: 7.30pm £20 adv.stbf || Reserved Seating Online Tickets: The Gate || gigantic Golden Globe and two-time Grammy nominee, country and folk songstress Gretchen Peters announces this Cambridge Folk Festival warm-up concert at The Gate in Cardiff. Since the release of her “career album” (NPR), 2012’s Hello Cruel World, she has been in near-constant motion, touring prolifically throughout the past two years. 2014 saw her both headline her…

20/04/2015

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular celebrates its first ever UK tour with homage to legendary Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover In advance of the forthcoming Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular which visits six cities across the UK during the May half term week* from May 23rd, artwork has been released today to capture the monsters and characters from Doctor Who, alongside the musicians taking part in the tour.   Paying homage to the classic Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club…