21/03/2019

When Chrysti Thompson fulfilled a lifetime ambition by signing up for the London Marathon; her husband Leighton thought he would do too – despite having no running experience. From gradual preparation of informal park runs to building to 10ks and half marathons, his first race will be the country’s most iconic running event on April 28. “I don’t mess around,” he joked. have been training together since the autumn. Chrysti who has run all her adult life is rather cross…

15/03/2019

ITV today announced a brand new reality show, Singletown, which will air on ITV2 later this year. From Keshet Productions, this 15 x 60 series will see five couples press pause on their relationships and spend one incredible summer experiencing single life in the most glamorous city in the world, London. Each couple will have a different reason for putting their relationships on ice – from school sweethearts who’ve never dated other people properly, newer relationships that have hit the…

29/03/2018

Young Welsh filmmakers have today beaten off stiff competition from across the UK to win two coveted awards at the 4th annual Into Film Awards in the BFI in London. Students from Coleg Sir Gâr in Llanelli, Camarthenshire, won CLUB OF THE YEAR (13 AND OVER), while Dyffryn Nantlle Film Club, in Gwynedd, won BEST LIVE ACTION (12 AND UNDER), with their frightening Welsh language horror short ‘Swyn’. The third nomination from Wales – Teacher Tim Dadds of Cwmrhydyceirw Primary…

28/02/2018

Sarah Jane Brown has been selected to exhibit her expressive seascape and landscape paintings of Pembrokeshire at an Exhibition of Contemporary Welsh Art for an annual Welsh cultural event based in London. The exhibition takes place at the London Welsh Centre from 9th to 10th March, and Sarah Jane’s work will be exhibited alongside a number of other notable Welsh artists. This unique event provides the opportunity for visitors to enjoy an exclusive exhibition of Welsh art in London, with…

22/08/2017

For the very first time Bridgend based company Sharon McKinley Designs will be travelling to London to showcase their unique and stand-alone designs for buyers and businesses from all over the world from 3rd-4th September 2017 at LondonEdge. Held at the iconic Business Design Centre in Islington, LondonEdge is the planet’s only commercial platform for authentic, subculture fashion brands today. This February will be the 36th exhibition in the series of these iconic shows that track and record the changes…

17/08/2017

My children love and breath Harry Potter, so as a treat we took them to the Warner Brother Studios to do the Harry Potter Tour. We wanted to avoid the hustle and bustle of the city, so stayed just on the outskirts at the Ibis Hotel London Elstree Borehamwood.  It was so easy to get to from Cardiff and we could park right outside. The hotel is opposite the Big Brother House, so if you are a big fan, this…

10/05/2016

A team including the partner of one of the first cancer patients to be injected with new a tumour-destroying vaccine to take on a challenge in May to raise money for charity. Martin Shaw is joining Roger Sanford, 40, and a team of nine from financial provider company, Syscap, to fundraise for Dimbleby Cancer Care by taking part in the UK’s greatest endurance challenge – a 100km event in which participants can walk, jog or run the distance from London to Brighton. The charity…

08/12/2015

The Lower Machen Festival is delighted to launch the Lower Machen Festival Singers who will give their first performance in a concert of Handel’s Messiah at St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen on Saturday 12 December at 6pm. The new vocal ensemble will be performing with The Welsh Chamber Players and will be conducted by Peter Esswood. An exciting line up of soloists include: Anastasiia Golovina (Soprano) from the Eastern Ukraine, currently at the Guildhall School of Music…

09/07/2015

  London is one of the world’s most iconic travel destinations. It has something for everyone from history to culture, art to architecture. The capital’s visitors can enjoy an abundance of galleries, museums and popular tourist attractions such as the London Eye and Buckingham Palace, interspersed between beautiful parks and open spaces. Gibsons, the family run traditional puzzle and games company since 1919, has created a 1000 piece London Landmarks Puzzle, featuring a collection of the city’s most visited sites…

11/06/2015

Citywand goes live in Cardiff and London Citywand is a new map-based review website which allows users to make the most out of their cities both at home and on holiday, and has begun BETA testing in Cardiff and London. In short, Citywand allows users to: Explore Cardiff and London, finding new bars, restaurants and activities. Generate reviews of their favourite places and share them with the Citywand community. Design bespoke itineraries with accurate directions. Follow live events and news…