20/08/2015

  – The National Trust’s #lovethecoast campaign is inspiring Cardiff to embrace the great British coast with a full sensory coastal experience –   PRICE: FREE WHEN: Friday 21st August, 10am – 4pm WHERE: Queen Street & Churchill Way   The coast is coming to Cardiff thanks to a 4D experience by the National Trust. A giant shell will be washing up at Queen Street & Churchill Way, allowing members of the public the opportunity to see, smell, hear and…

20/08/2015

Housed within the Old Library building, Cardiff Story Museum has been telling the story of the city since 2011. On the first Friday of every month the museum opens its doors late for a chance to explore the galleries after hours. We’re offering more than just an open door event, we’re building on our mission to be the voice of Cardiff by inviting people to curate the night.   We’re offering a platform for local talent and welcoming suggestions for…

20/08/2015

Wales’ largest sight loss charity is making a plea for volunteers for their involvement in HUB Festival in August. HUB Festival takes place over August Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 August. The charity is looking for volunteers to give two hours of their time to help raise money to support people with sight loss in Wales, and in exchange they will receive a free weekend wristband! Carol McKinlay, RNIB Cymru’s Fundraising Manager, said: “This is an…

09/07/2015

Students at Westbourne School are, once again, celebrating outstanding success in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma examinations; indeed, their best results ever.  Westbourne students have maintained and surpassed the exceptionally high standards set by their predecessors, with four students – ~30% of graduates – scoring over 40 points out of the maximum possible 45.  To put this into context, 40 points equates to between four and five A*s at A-level, and will get students in to pretty much any course…

06/07/2015

The Tafwyl 2015 festival has managed to break all records to date, according to the organisers Menter Caerdydd. Over 34,000 people came through the gates of Cardiff Castle over the weekend of July 4-5, 2015 to enjoy the largest Welsh language community festival in the country – the highest number in the history of the free festival since it was established 10 years ago. This year was the first time that the highlight of the festival – the Tafwyl Fair,…

03/07/2015

WHEN you wish upon a star, your dreams come true! Those were the words sang by Jiminy Cricket in the 1940 children’s classic Pinocchio, but the song went on to represent the magic of Disney generally. Therefore, When You Wish… is a fitting title for Cardiff City Voices’ brand new show at St David’s Hall on Saturday 11 July. If you’re looking for the perfect family fun, then look no further! Adults and children alike will delight in hearing this…

02/07/2015

Wales’ largest Welsh language community festival Tafwyl returns to Cardiff Castle this weekend with a 2 day free event. Now in its tenth year, Tafwyl celebrates and showcases the use of Welsh in our Capital City by bringing together the biggest names in Welsh arts, culture and sport against the stunning backdrop of Cardiff Castle. Fresh from Glastonbury festival, Radio 1 DJ and Tafwyl ambassador Huw Stephens will open the inclusive festival, organised by Menter Caerdydd, which welcomes people of…

02/07/2015

Local charity Welsh Hearts have teamed up with one of Cardiff’s most popular places to be, Cathedral 73 to offer you a summer “alfresco” ladies lunch on Friday 17th July. You can dine on the patio of Cathedral 73 and enjoy a sparkling reception, gorgeous lunch and cocktails galore. Entertainment is also provided throughout the day. This is a great event for coming together with friends and meeting new people and supporting the work carried out by Welsh Hearts. All of the money raised from…

02/07/2015

Tim Vine Launches National Photography Competition With Maritime Exhibition During Seafarers Awareness Week   June 2015 A unique exhibition, which brought a sense of the sea back to some of our Country’s veteran mariners, was organised by national maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society. The exhibition, which took place during Seafarers Awareness Week (20-28 June), marked the launch of its third annual maritime photography competition. The photographs were displayed during the annual Seafarers Awareness Week celebrations at the Royal Alfred…

02/07/2015

Festival No. 6, the spectacular finale of the UK’s summer festival , has revealed legendary Mancunian indie rockers James as the surprise co-headline act on Sunday night. Following critical acclaim for last year’s La Petite Mort album, the band has been on the road entertaining huge crowds with sets blending classic hits and more contemporary material from their impressive back catalogue. Jim Glennie from James says “I love Portmeirion and I can’t believe we are going to play a gig…