23/05/2017

A group of 8 Welsh professionals are just one week away from partaking on an extraordinary adventure for a charity. On 25th May 2017 the walkers will set off on a 200 mile endurance hike from Cardiff to St Davids to raise money for The SAFE Foundation (SAFE). The 10 day event ‘BIG CITY little city’ which has been organised by SAFE, a South Wales based international development charity, aims to raise funds for their projects helping marginalised communities overseas. Participants…

23/05/2017

Why not come along to St Edward’s Music & Arts Centre (Westville Road) in Cardiff on Friday, June 2nd at 7.30pm? Entry is free but must be reserved on: [email protected] (retiring collection for Christian Aid). This original one-man show entitled “PRÉVERT, PIANO AND POETRY”, was created and interpreted by the 20 year old French concert pianist, Alexandre PRÉVERT. It is a concert-show, played in French or in English in Great-Britain, that combines major works for classical piano with poetry, staged…

18/01/2017

St David’s Hall Wednesday 15 February 1pm & 4pm CALLING all budding gardeners – Mr Bloom’s Nursery Live is coming to St David’s Hall for two shows next month! Mr Bloom and the Veggies are the familiar faces of CBeebies, and now your tiny tots can see them onstage at 1pm and 4pm on Wednesday 15 February. Everyone at the Nursery is working hard for a very special occasion – a member of the Royal Family is visiting! Yet, Mr…

18/01/2017

Mr Bloom comes to town … CBeebies popular Mr Bloom is coming to town with his family of Veggies in a new stage show, Mr Bloom’s Nursery – Live, which will delight young audiences who want to meet their favourite veggies and join in their new adventure. The award-winning Mr Bloom’s Nursery evolved from an interactive street theatre piece called The Vegetable Nannies, created by actor Ben Faulks. In 2009 Faulks approached the BBC with his ideas and the show…

18/01/2017

WHAT: Viva! Vegan Festival  www.viva.org.uk/cardiff WHERE: Cardiff City Hall, Gorsedd Gardens Road, Cardiff CF10 3ND WHEN: Saturday, 4 February 2017 – 10.30am to 5pm HOW MUCH?: Only £2 – kids go free! CONTACT: 0117 944 1000  Everything you ever wanted to know about going, being or staying vegan (or moving in that direction) will be on tap at the Cardiff Viva! Vegan Festival. Organised by charity Viva!, entry is just £2 (under 16s free); a whole range of delicious food…

11/12/2016

BRITAIN’S favourite pop-rock band, Squeeze are back with a brand new album and a UK tour including a date at St David’s Hall! The new wave heroes return to the National Concert Hall of Wales on Tuesday 10 October 2017 – and the much sought-after tickets went on sale Friday 9th December at 9am and are selling fast! After rave reviews for their latest album Cradle to the Grave and a storming set at Glastonbury over the summer, the band…

11/12/2016

If you’ve never experienced the mesmerising magic of a ballet before, then Swan Lake is definitely the one to see at St David’s Hall! This captivating ballet comes to the National Concert Hall of Wales for seven performances from Thursday 29 December – Monday 2 January at 2pm, 5.30pm and 7pm (excluding Sunday 1 January). Tchaikovsky originally wrote this beautiful ballet to entertain his nieces during the summer of 1871. Yet, it was only when the Imperial Theatre in Moscow…

11/12/2016

St David’s Hall Tuesday 20 December – Monday 2 January La Fille Mal Gardée, The Nutcracker & Swan Lake! WITH the festive season fast approaching, there’s no better way to get in the Christmas and New Year spirit than by enjoying a Russian ballet at St David’s Hall. Here are 10 reasons why they are unmissable! Christmas is the most magical time of year especially for children. In 1891, Tchaikovsky based The Nutcracker’s music around a sinister short story by German author…

11/12/2016

La Fille Mal Gardée, The Nutcracker & Swan Lake St David’s Hall Tues 20 Dec – Mon 2 Jan 2pm, 5.30pm & 7pm (Excluding 25 & 26 December and 1 January) WHAT better way is there to get in the Christmas spirit than to enjoy a world class ballet with your loved ones at St David’s Hall? We’ve got the festive season all wrapped up with three magical productions from the prestigious Russian State Ballet & Orchestra of Siberia. Our…

11/12/2016

St David’s Hall Friday 5 May, Doors 7pm IRELAND’S reigning rock queen Imelda May returns to St David’s Hall with her first UK tour in three years on Friday 5 May 2017 – and tickets went on sale Friday 9th December at 9.30am, don’t miss out! Imelda’s much-anticipated fifth album Life Love Flesh Blood is due for release in March 2017, and the tour promises to be show the inimitable artist as you’ve never seen her before. A new groove has…