Arts & Culture

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 »

Diffusion photography festival officially launched in Cardiff

Diffusion photography festival officially launched in Cardiff
February 14, 2013 No Comments »

A new international photography festival featuring major artists and photographers from Wales, Europe and around the world, was officially launched in Cardiff this morning. YourCardiff reported last month that photography development agency Ffotogallery was preparing to run the month-long Diffusion ... 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 »

Council cuts to music services ‘beggar belief’

Council cuts to music services ‘beggar belief’
February 6, 2013 No Comments »

A scheme which funds music lessons for children at schools in the most disadvantaged parts of Cardiff will stop under the budget proposals. Labour-run Cardiff council plans to stop the Music Development Fund (MDF) – which helped more than 2,800 ... Read More »

Council cuts to Cardiff arts scene will create ‘mediocre’ city centre

Council cuts to Cardiff arts scene will create ‘mediocre’ city centre
February 4, 2013 3 Comments »

Cuts to the Cardiff arts scene and the proposed scrapping of the Big Weekend music event will leave the city centre “mediocre” and casts doubt on future large events, arts figures have warned. Events organiser Mike Chubb, who worked for ... Read More »

New international photography festival Diffusion to launch in Cardiff

New international photography festival Diffusion to launch in Cardiff
January 29, 2013 No Comments »

A new international photography festival is on its way to Cardiff, with national photography development agency Ffotogallery preparing to launch the month-long event for the first time this May. Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography will run from May 1 ... Read More »

Sŵn festival nominated for NME award

Sŵn festival nominated for NME award
January 24, 2013 No Comments »

A Cardiff festival celebrating the best in Welsh music has been nominated for a national award. Sŵn music festival is nominated alongside five other UK festivals in this year’s NME Awards. Held in Cardiff each year, Sŵn uses a number ... Read More »

Cardiff Mini Film Festival announces its first event of 2013

Cardiff Mini Film Festival announces its first event of 2013
January 15, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff Mini Film Festival has announced its first event of 2013, with a special networking event for actors, writers, film makers and musicians on February 3. Organisers of the festival, which was launched last summer, say the February event will ... Read More »