Arts & Culture

A Christmas Carol With Puppets comes to Cardiff’s Copthorne Hotel

A Christmas Carol With Puppets comes to Cardiff’s Copthorne Hotel
November 19, 2012 No Comments »

One of Wales’ finest actors has swapped the big screen for a Cardiff puppet show this Christmas. Stuart Brennan, a Welsh BAFTA winner for his portrayal of Welsh world champion boxer Howard Winstone in the 2010 movie Risen, has joined ... Read More »

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney to launch Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney to launch Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival
October 23, 2012 No Comments »

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney will launch Cardiff’s first Children’s Literature Festival at a special event next month. Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival will run from March 20-24 2013, with award-winning author Jacqueline Wilson confirming earlier this year ... Read More »

Cardiff radio soap Sophia Square to go on air

Cardiff radio soap Sophia Square to go on air
October 22, 2012 No Comments »

You might be familiar with the cobbles of Coronation Street, the lives of Eastenders in Albert Square or the gossip from Ambridge in The Archers. But Cardiff’s very own soap opera is about to hit the airwaves for the first ... Read More »

Live blog: Sŵn Festival 2012

Live blog: Sŵn Festival 2012
October 17, 2012 No Comments »

The most eagerly awaited event in the South Wales music calendar is finally here; Sŵn Festival 2012 begins tomorrow. There are hundreds of gigs, club nights, workshops, seminars and other fringe events happening across Cardiff over the next four days. ... Read More »

Swn Festival survival guide

Swn Festival survival guide
October 17, 2012 3 Comments »

It’s the biggest event in the South Wales music calendar; Swn Festival – now in its sixth year – begins tomorrow. With hundreds of gigs, club nights, workshops, seminars and film screenings taking place across Cardiff over the next four ... Read More »

Open meeting for Made in Roath festival volunteers

Open meeting for Made in Roath festival volunteers
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

UPDATE 4.10pm: Tonight’s meeting at The Gate has been postponed. The meeting on Wednesday September 12 will go ahead. A public meeting for anyone who wants to get involved in this year’s Made in Roath festival will be held tonight ... Read More »

Cardiff artist follows 20-year friendship through exhibition of letters

Cardiff artist follows 20-year friendship through exhibition of letters
August 30, 2012 No Comments »

A Cardiff artist will open her first show at the city’s Milkwood Gallery this weekend, with an exhibition charting the development of a 20-year friendship through letters. “Norman and Judith” is artist Rachel-Helena Walsh’s her first contemporary art exhibition, inspired ... Read More »

Cardiff’s historic buildings open to the public for heritage open days

Cardiff’s historic buildings open to the public for heritage open days
August 30, 2012 No Comments »

Tens of Cardiff’s historical buildings will open to the public next month – many of which are normally hidden from view – as part of the European Heritage Days programme. Every September, a variety of buildings and heritage sites open ... Read More »

Plastik Magazine seeks volunteers for 24-hour magazine project

Plastik Magazine seeks volunteers for 24-hour magazine project
August 1, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s Plastik Magazine is looking for volunteers to help make a magazine, from start to finish, in just one day. The online culture magazine is organising Content: A Magazine in a Day at the Cardiff School of Journalism on October ... Read More »

University graduate wins Welsh Unsigned Stand Up Award at Cardiff Comedy Festival

University graduate wins Welsh Unsigned Stand Up Award at Cardiff Comedy Festival
July 26, 2012 No Comments »

A university graduate will be rubbing shoulders with comedy superstar Omid Djalili after winning this year’s Welsh Unsigned Stand Up Award. Fledgling 26-year-old comic Jordan Brookes, who graduated with a degree in animation this summer from the University of Wales, ... Read More »