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06/02/2015

Students in Cardiff have the opportunity to win up to £2,500 by creating a short video or writing an essay on their experience of life at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.   UCAS Conservatoires’ Take the Spotlight competition is open to anyone currently studying at one of eight specialist music colleges across the UK. The next generation of talented musicians and performers will be applying for courses through UCAS Conservatoires. Current students’ work, performances and stories will…

06/02/2015

St David’s Hall Tuesday 24 November 8pm Tickets on Sale Monday 9 February at 10am Funny Business HUGELY popular comedian Jimmy Carr brings his witty one-liners and deadpan delivery to St David’s Hall on Thursday 24 November. The household name and instantly recognisable presenter of 8 Out of 10 Cats is back on the road with his Funny Business tour, and tickets go on sale on Monday 9 February from 10am. Expect everything from clever wordplay gags to edgy near-the-knuckle…

06/02/2015

Research finds we wait two weeks before seeking help for poor health and 9/10 of us lie when asked if we’re feeling OK Pharmacy launches at-home checklists to help us take charge of our daily wellbeing   Far from feeling 100%, people in the UK only rate themselves as being 61% well on an average day* but typically wait two weeks before seeking professional help for a health concern – with GPs still the first port of call. Across the…

06/02/2015

St David’s Hall 24 – 25 October 8pm Tickets on Sale Monday 9 February at 10am Crowd Tickler INTELLIGENT and charismatic comedian Dara O’Briain is set to have audiences rolling in the aisles with his new Crowd Tickler tour. The fast-talking and quick-thinking host of Mock the Week will appear at St David’s Hall for two hilarious nights on 24-25 October – and tickets go on sale this Monday (9 February) at 10am. This tour promises to be his most…

06/02/2015

St David’s Hall Thursday 19 February 8pm CHEERFULLY miserable comic Alun Cochrane brings his (Me Neither) tour to St David’s Hall on Thursday 19 February at 8pm. Cochrane specialises in finding the hilarious out of the utterly mundane and commonplace things in everyday life, and his new show promises to replicate the unerringly accurate observational wit as ever. Following a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival, the ray of sunshine himself returns to Cardiff with a collection of uncanny anecdotes…

27/01/2015

St David’s Hall Hall Monday 11th May Don’t Stop the Dance!   GET ready to dance away as Bryan Ferry performs the hits for your pleasure on a special career-spanning night at St David’s Hall. The art rock legend will perform hits from his Roxy Music back catalogue as well as his extensive solo material including his new album Avonmore. Even after more than 40 years in showbiz, Ferry still manages to wow worldwide audiences. His recent shows at Glastonbury and…

27/01/2015

Detour St David’s Hall Thursday 25th June 2015 Tickets on sale Friday 5th December at 10am LEGEND of British rock Elvis Costello comes to Cardiff with a special solo show next summer. The Grammy Award winner will reel off the hits as part of an intimate, stripped down set at St David’s Hall on Thursday 25th June. Costello has won over the masses worldwide throughout the last 30 years with his instantly recognizable style. And now he’s set to hold…

27/01/2015

That’s Entertainment! St David’s Hall Thursday 5 March BRITAIN’S King and Queen of the ballroom Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag are coming back to Cardiff in 2015 – the perfect Christmas present for all Strictly Come Dancing fans! The stars of the popular BBC show return to St David’s Hall on 5 March with this dazzling new production That’s Entertainment, which features astonishing choreography, sparkling costumes and a medley of catchy tunes. Expect all the hits from the stage…

27/01/2015

St David’s Hall Saturday 7 February 7.30pm GET ready to moonwalk the night away at the world’s No.1 Michael Jackson tribute show, which even got a standing ovation from the man himself! Michael Jackson may no longer be with us, but the legend continues and now you can experience the unbelievable energy of one of his live shows. King of Pop is set to take St David’s Hall by storm on Saturday 7 February for one night only. The cast is…

27/01/2015

Lunchtime Concerts St David’s Hall WHAT better way is there to get away from the hustle and bustle of a busy day than by escaping to a relaxing Lunchtime Concert? St David’s Hall presents a sensational series of soothing shows that will provide the perfect chance to unwind amid the sounds of serene strings and piano keys. On Tuesday 27 January, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Symphony Orchestra showcase three highly original compositions. The concert begins with…