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04/04/2019

Collabro AFTER a huge sold out tour last year, the world’s most successful musical theatre group Collabro are back with the Road to the Royal Albert Hall! The charismatic quartet come to Cardiff for one night only at St David’s Hall on Friday 5 April – and this time they are bringing the wonderful West End star Kerry Ellis with them! Support for the evening is Essex jazz act Georgia & The Vintage Youth. PLEASE NOTE: Under 14s must be…

04/04/2019

The Welshman who invented the coolest barbecue on the planet (literally!) has launched a crowdfunder for his latest product, the ZIGZAG. Feted inventor John Tomalin-Reeves, 49, has spent the past three years designing and perfecting the ZIGZAG, a product set to revolutionise outdoor eating. The portable outdoor oven comes hot off the heels of the cool to touch BBQ, Halo Cooltouch, which was also designed by John and made entirely in the UK. The Halo was dubbed ‘the Dyson of…

04/04/2019

Visitors to Cadw sites across South Wales can explore hundreds of years of Welsh history this Easter (19 – 22 April) as the sights, sounds and smells of historic Wales return to seventeen of Wales’s most magnificent heritage properties. From Easter trails and crafts at a Cistercian abbey to Civil War re-enactments at Wales’s biggest castle, here are seven ways families can uncover Welsh history across South and Mid Wales during the Easter weekend of 2019 ― Visit Wales’s official…

04/04/2019

On 1st February 2019, an event was held at the Wales Millennium Centre to launch the 2019 Cardiff and the Vale Urdd National Eisteddfod in the company of the city’s children and young people. A decade since the Cardiff Bay Urdd National Eisteddfod in 2009, the festival which attracts 90,000 visitors each year, will return to the Bay between 27 May – 1 June this year. The excitement is brewing locally as the Eisteddfod approaches, with some local schools competing…

04/04/2019

A leading consumer expert has joined Slater and Gordon as it continues to expand its dispute resolution team. Stephen Southwood-Evans is launching a new team that resolves issues between landlords and tenants at the firm’s office in Cardiff. With more than 18 years’ experience, he began his career in consumer finance with First National Bank and progressed to specialist litigation with a background in consumer credit. Stephen said: “I didn’t study law traditionally and that is quite unusual at this…

04/04/2019

The Football Association of Wales is extremely pleased to announce a new three-year partnership between Boots and the Women’s National Team – signalling the biggest commercial agreement in women’s sport here in Wales. The partnership, which will include the time span of the upcoming 2019 Women’s World Cup in France and the 2021 Women’s European Championships in England, will focus on telling the stories of some of the inspirational role models represented in women’s football to inspire active participation from…

04/04/2019

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is committed to the health and wellbeing of its staff, patients and visitors. Smoking on hospital sites is a major problem for patients who are already very ill or vulnerable as they are exposed to harmful second-hand smoke. A number of measures have been implemented to reduce smoking across all hospital sites but people smoking on site is an ongoing challenge. Since January 2018, the UHB has employed a No Smoking and Waste Enforcement…

03/04/2019

The Entertainer is the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK and National Autistic Society (NAS) is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families. Theses two are partnering up to  support World Autism Awareness Week which takes place 1st-7th April. During the week, The Entertainer’s Quiet Hour will run each morning for the first hour of opening in all 163 of its stores across the UK.  The music will be switched off and noisy product…

03/04/2019

TONIGHT’S Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Masters tribute show (Wednesday 3 April) at St David’s Hall has now been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday 15 April at 7.30pm. A joint statement from the band and venue read: Due to illness of lead singer Vince Contarino, he is unable to perform and the Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Masters show tonight (Wednesday 3 April) has been postponed. They offer their heartfelt apologies, and genuinely hope you’ll be able to make the…

03/04/2019

Prepare to be entertained by many of the biggest stars of the era as Let’s Rock Wales hits Newport’s Tredegar Park on Saturday 1st June. The joyous annual celebration of all things pop and 80s, Let’s Rock is the UK’s leading retro festival series. In a festival scene dominated by the same names and themes, Let’s Rock offers something different: gloriously unpretentious non-stop fun where iconic pop names play hit after hit to a crowd of all ages. With headliner…