Butetown

Pipe Up For Prostate Cancer at the Norwegian Church

Pipe Up For Prostate Cancer at the Norwegian Church
March 6, 2013 1 Comment »

Three Welsh musicians have volunteered their talents to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK at a special gig in Cardiff Bay next week. Pipe Up For Prostate Cancer will be held at the Norwegian Church on March 15, with North ... Read More »

De Gabay takes over Butetown

De Gabay takes over Butetown
March 3, 2013 2 Comments »

Butetown and Cardiff Bay were turned into a festival of Somalian poetry, drama, dance and song today, as National Theatre Wales’ spectacular production De Gabay took over the city. Hundreds of people attended performances during the day-long event, which was ... Read More »

Live updates: De Gabay comes to Cardiff

Live updates: De Gabay comes to Cardiff
March 3, 2013 No Comments »

National Theatre Wales’ first major production of 2013 comes to Cardiff today, with a whole day of theatre and performance celebrating the city’s Somali community in Butetown and the Bay. De Gabay will begin this morning, with audience members invited ... Read More »

Final preparations made for De Gabay production

Final preparations made for De Gabay production
February 26, 2013 No Comments »

Final preparations are under way for a major theatre production set to take over Butetown and Cardiff Bay this weekend, with performances ranging from intimate poetry readings, to parades through Butetown, and a grand finale on the waterfront. National Theatre ... Read More »

Cardiff wakeboarding park approved

Cardiff wakeboarding park approved
February 13, 2013 9 Comments »

Cardiff is to get its own “world class” wakeboard and water-ski park after plans were given the green light by councillors this afternoon. The proposal from Cardiff Bay Wakeboarding to install a 735m cable-tow waterski system at East Bute Dock, ... Read More »

National Theatre Wales production to shine spotlight on Butetown’s Somali community

National Theatre Wales production to shine spotlight on Butetown’s Somali community
February 7, 2013 1 Comment »

After staging a play in a city taxi, the National Theatre Wales’ latest production is set to take audiences into the front rooms of Cardiff’s Somali community in Butetown. The brainchild of a group of Somali poets, De Gabay will ... Read More »

Splott incinerator chosen as preferred bidder for £1bn waste contract

Splott incinerator chosen as preferred bidder for £1bn waste contract
February 1, 2013 7 Comments »

An incinerator being built in Cardiff has today been announced as the preferred bidder for a £1bn contract to burn thousands of tonnes of waste from across South Wales. Viridor, the company building an incinerator at Trident Park in Splott, ... Read More »

Cardiff Bay ‘worst example of waterside regeneration’

Cardiff Bay ‘worst example of waterside regeneration’
January 30, 2013 6 Comments »

Cardiff Bay is a contender for the “worst example of waterside regeneration in Britain”, according to a planning specialist born in the city. Adrian Jones, an award-winning consultant who grew up in the city but moved away 40 years ago, ... Read More »

800 homes in Cardiff Pointe scheme approved

800 homes in Cardiff Pointe scheme approved
December 20, 2012 7 Comments »

Construction of an 800-home waterfront community in Cardiff Bay is set to begin in the new year after the plans were given the go-ahead last night. Considered the missing piece in the International Sports Village (ISV) jigsaw, the £250m Cardiff ... Read More »

JD Wetherspoon seals deal to open new pub on site of Cardiff Bay Harry Ramsden’s

JD Wetherspoon seals deal to open new pub on site of Cardiff Bay Harry Ramsden’s
December 18, 2012 1 Comment »

The Harry Ramsden’s restaurant in Cardiff Bay will become a JD Wetherspoon after the pub company secured a 30-year lease on the site. YourCardiff reported earlier this year that the national fish and chip franchise had surrendered its existing lease ... Read More »