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06/07/2015

Walk to Remember, Cardiff. Cardiff Castle Sunday 30th August, 6:30pm 10k walk £10 registration fee, £100 fundraising target.   Every £100 you raise pays for a Marie Curie Nurse to look after someone with a terminal illness for five hours, in the comfort of their own home.  Sign up online at: Mariecurie.org.uk/walking-cardiff 08450524184

06/07/2015

The Tafwyl 2015 festival has managed to break all records to date, according to the organisers Menter Caerdydd. Over 34,000 people came through the gates of Cardiff Castle over the weekend of July 4-5, 2015 to enjoy the largest Welsh language community festival in the country – the highest number in the history of the free festival since it was established 10 years ago. This year was the first time that the highlight of the festival – the Tafwyl Fair,…

03/07/2015

WHEN you wish upon a star, your dreams come true! Those were the words sang by Jiminy Cricket in the 1940 children’s classic Pinocchio, but the song went on to represent the magic of Disney generally. Therefore, When You Wish… is a fitting title for Cardiff City Voices’ brand new show at St David’s Hall on Saturday 11 July. If you’re looking for the perfect family fun, then look no further! Adults and children alike will delight in hearing this…

03/07/2015

Cardiff, 3rd July 2015: Hosted by DHL, the Official Logistics Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015, and with less than 100 days to go until the Opening Match, the Webb Ellis Cup visits Cardiff as part of its UK and Ireland tour, marking the final countdown to this year’s showcase tournament. Welsh rugby player and DHL ambassador Martyn Williams commented: “I have always been so passionate about playing and supporting rugby in my home city so it’s extremely exciting to…

02/07/2015

Nathan Wyburn posed with giant eye mascots The Protectors in Cardiff today (30 June), as a new survey reveals people in Wales expose their unprotected eyes to dangerous levels of UV light during the summer months. The Think About Your Eyes campaign found that Welsh people are exposing themselves to an average of 1 hour and 47 minutes of sunlight every day, seven times over the safe daily limit recommended by experts*, and damaging their vision despite over half (52%)…

02/07/2015

Wales’ largest Welsh language community festival Tafwyl returns to Cardiff Castle this weekend with a 2 day free event. Now in its tenth year, Tafwyl celebrates and showcases the use of Welsh in our Capital City by bringing together the biggest names in Welsh arts, culture and sport against the stunning backdrop of Cardiff Castle. Fresh from Glastonbury festival, Radio 1 DJ and Tafwyl ambassador Huw Stephens will open the inclusive festival, organised by Menter Caerdydd, which welcomes people of…

02/07/2015

Local charity Welsh Hearts have teamed up with one of Cardiff’s most popular places to be, Cathedral 73 to offer you a summer “alfresco” ladies lunch on Friday 17th July. You can dine on the patio of Cathedral 73 and enjoy a sparkling reception, gorgeous lunch and cocktails galore. Entertainment is also provided throughout the day. This is a great event for coming together with friends and meeting new people and supporting the work carried out by Welsh Hearts. All of the money raised from…

02/07/2015

Creative-Crafts-Cardiff Fundraising Group are raising money on August 22nd 2015 At St Fagans Village Hall, Crofft-Y-Genau Road,St Fagans,Cardiff From 10:00-16.00 for Marie Curie in Cardiff Creative-Crafts-Cardiff Fundraising Group has arranged a St Fagans Fete to raise money for this fabulous charity there will be activities throughout the day for all the family with live entertainment a bounce castle, face painting, magician, craft stalls, local businesses, cake competition, a raffle, dance exhibition, hot food and refreshments. The St Fagans Fete promises…

02/07/2015

Tim Vine Launches National Photography Competition With Maritime Exhibition During Seafarers Awareness Week   June 2015 A unique exhibition, which brought a sense of the sea back to some of our Country’s veteran mariners, was organised by national maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society. The exhibition, which took place during Seafarers Awareness Week (20-28 June), marked the launch of its third annual maritime photography competition. The photographs were displayed during the annual Seafarers Awareness Week celebrations at the Royal Alfred…

02/07/2015

Festival No. 6, the spectacular finale of the UK’s summer festival , has revealed legendary Mancunian indie rockers James as the surprise co-headline act on Sunday night. Following critical acclaim for last year’s La Petite Mort album, the band has been on the road entertaining huge crowds with sets blending classic hits and more contemporary material from their impressive back catalogue. Jim Glennie from James says “I love Portmeirion and I can’t believe we are going to play a gig…