11/12/2016

Oakfield Primary School attends Kellogg’s Breakfast Club awards at Westminster Houses of Parliament to collect national trophy A primary school in Cardiff has won ‘Best Breakfast Club in Wales’ and received £1,500 in prize money for their breakfast club. Oakfield Primary School’s breakfast club came top of the class for providing a healthy and creative approach to breakfast for their attendees and ensure each child feels involved and able to participate in activities. The winning school bagged £1,500 prize money…

11/12/2016

LEGENDARY rockers The Pretenders will visit St David’s Hall for the very first time on Friday 6 October 2017 – and tickets went on sale Friday 9th December at 10am so don’t miss out! The band burst onto the UK scene in 1979 when their self-titled debut album stormed to the top of the charts, whilst the hit single Brass in Pocket also surged to the No.1 spot. Spearheaded by force-of-nature Chrissie Hynde, the group garnered rave reviews throughout the 80s…

27/11/2016

WELSH folk legend Martyn Joseph will perform old classics and new tracks at St David’s Hall on Tuesday 29 November as part of the Roots Unearthed series. Starting at 8pm, the master craftsman will evoke yet more emotive images, stories and feelings from beloved fan favourites to selections from his latest critically acclaimed album Sanctuary. However, you’ll need to be quick if you want to see the Penarth singer-songwriter in the intimate setting of the L3 Lounge as only limited…

27/11/2016

LOOKING for the perfect Christmas present for the boxing fan amongst your family and friends? Well, look no further than An Audience with Joe Calzaghe at St David’s Hall on Saturday 11 March 2017 for a rare opportunity to spend an evening in the company of the undefeated legend of the squared circle. Starting at 8.30pm, the boxing icon known as ‘The Pride of Wales’ will regale the Cardiff crowd with analysis and anecdotes from his astonishing pro career which…

27/11/2016

Two players from Wales were among the winners at the Marbella ITF (International Tennis Federation) seniors Grade 2 event. Jonathan Howell from Newport partnered Damien Pound of Australia to take the O35s doubles title, while Chris Hill (Abertillery) teamed up with fellow Brit, Rajiv Batra, to win the O55s title. The previous week, Hill had reached the final of the ITF Grade 4 event at the Royal Club El Casco with Emlyn Jones of Penarth. This was Hill’s fourth major…

15/11/2016

The great and the good of Cardiff descended on Rainbow Casino on Mary Ann Street in the centre of Cardiff for a star-studded VIP event. Local celebs, dignitaries and members of the Cardiff business community were all in attendance to enjoy the celebrations. The venue was officially opened by Wales and Blues Captain Sam Warburton, the Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Rainbow Casino Managing Director Duncan Savage and Cardiff Casino General Manager, Richard Phillips. The event marked the casino’s re-launch after…

26/10/2016

THE Royal British Legion’s Wales Festival of Remembrance 2016 returns to St David’s Hall on Saturday 5 November with very special guest Shakin’ Stevens! In aid of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, the gala evening now in its 36th year will also feature the Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh conducted by Major Dennis Burton accompanied by Massed Male and Youth Choirs. Plus, the Welsh National Opera present excerpts from the First World War opera In Parenthesis, whilst there…

26/10/2016

LOVABLE Londoner Lucy Porter shares her personal revelations and sharp cultural observations in her hilarious new show Consequences at St David’s Hall on Tuesday 8 November. Starting at 8pm in the L3 Lounge, Lucy will cover all manner of topics both serious and trivial including censorship, generational conflict, theological ethics, home-brewing, quizzing, Britpop, and falconry to name just a few. After earning a degree in English Literature from Manchester University, Lucy worked as journalist at The Big Issue. Yet, her…

03/10/2016

Feature documentary Mr Calzaghe wins three BAFTA Cymru awards including the Special Achievement in Film Award Feature film Yr Ymadawiad wins three craft awards Tim Rhys Evans: All in the Mind wins two awards Mali Harries and Mark Lewis Jones win Actress and Actor respectively Monty Python’s Terry Jones receives award for Outstanding Contribution to Film and Television BAFTA-wining make up artist Siân Grigg presented with Siân Phillips Award Cardiff, 2 October 2016: The British Academy of Film and Television…

22/08/2016

The Welsh International Super Cup, now in its 32nd year, has attracted over 160 football teams to compete in the longest running youth football competition in the U.K. Teams have come from all over the world to compete. Over 300 Maltese players and supporters flew into Cardiff to be part of the Welsh International Super Cup in 2016 taking in Welsh culture with visits to Cardiff Castle and the Principality Stadium. The team captured the hearts of everyone at the…