Discover more on the heritage coast this summer

2:32pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A RANGE of new experiences from foraging sessions to photography lessons will be available to visitors to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast this summer following the launch of six pilot activities created to increase the area’s appeal as a tourist destination.

Citizens Advice

11:15am Monday 28th July 2014

CITIZENS Advice drop-in sessions take place at Penarth at West House Cottage, Stanwell Road, on Thursdays, 9.30am-11.30am, and noon-1pm.

Evening of swing music with the Keith Little Band

4:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE full six-piece Keith Little Band are back at Hamptons, Penarth, for an evening of style and superb cuisine and of course the swing music of the band on Saturday, August 2. For tickets further details telephone 02920 705391. Visit www.keithlittleband.com for further information about the band.

Summer fun at the Senior's Holiday Club

11:31am Friday 25th July 2014

ELFED Avenue United Church is hosting a Senior's Holiday Club on Monday to Thursday, August 4 to 7, from 10.30am to 3pm each day.

Vale Council launches summer holiday activity programme

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Family Information Service (FIS) has compiled a programme of activities for children, young people, and their families during the school summer holidays.

Charity dance party set to rock the Millennium Stadium

Penarth Times: GET your dancing shoes on and join in the charity dance party of the year this August - at Cardiff's iconic Millennium Stadium. (8322093)

9:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

GET your dancing shoes on and join in the charity dance party of the year this August - at Cardiff's iconic Millennium Stadium.

Art Central Gallery hosts American exchange

Penarth Times: THE Vale of Glamorgan’s International Gallery Art Central was delighted to be the only UK destination to host to the Unique Exchange Exhibition between The Welsh Group and The International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) (8232788)

11:47am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Vale of Glamorgan’s International Gallery Art Central was delighted to be the only UK destination to host to the Unique Exchange Exhibition between The Welsh Group and The International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA).

Hornby 0-Gauge model railway exhibition at Barry Tourist Railway

Penarth Times: Hornby 0-Gauge model railway

9:46am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THIS weekend (Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, 11am-4pm) Barry Tourist Railway is hosting a Hornby model railway exhibition at Barry Island Station, in connection with the operation of their full sized vintage railcar train.

Store hosts strawberry tea party

5:42pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Place for Homes, your local furniture and flooring store, will host a strawberry tea party at the store in Llandow, Cowbridge on July 30, for Breast Cancer Care – the only UK-wide specialist support charity.

Art exhibition at the Norwegian Church

3:35pm Monday 21st July 2014

THERE will be an Abstract Animal Art Exhibition, 'Wild Things', at the Norwegian Church, Cardiff Bay, from Monday, July 28, until August 3. Entrance is free and there will be competitions for children.

Free summer events

11:04am Saturday 19th July 2014

JOIN us at Glamorgan Archives this summer for a series of FREE events celebrating the seaside.

NGS open gardens

Penarth Times: FIVE gardens in the friendly village of  Dinas Powys will open for the National Gardens Scheme on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27 (8223275)

11:08am Friday 18th July 2014

FIVE gardens in the friendly village of Dinas Powys will open for the National Gardens Scheme on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27.

Cantref - Brecon's Biggest Adventure

11:04am Friday 18th July 2014

THIS year is Cantref – Brecon’s Biggest Adventure’s 10th birthday and they have some exciting events in store in order to celebrate.

Barry Tourist Railway – steam loco and vintage fair this weekend

12:03pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE holidays get off to a great start at the Barry Tourist Railway this coming weekend……the trains will be operated by a steam locomotive on Saturday and Sunday this weekend, and there is a vintage and shabby chic fair in the Station Buildings at Barry Island Station on the Sunday.

BillBoard Juniors take five at Glammies

Penarth Times: TOP AWARDS: Ceri Goodwin (juniors director), Jonathan Coombs (company principal) and members of BillBoard Juniors

11:24am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE cast of BillBoard Juniors had an amazing night at 'The Glammies 2013-14' organised by the Glamorgan Drama League which spans South and West Wales amateur dramatics companies, where they took home five top awards for their colourful production of Seussical the Musical Jr.

Local choir on threshold of debut performance at 'Romantic Prom'

11:03am Thursday 17th July 2014

AFTER nearly a year of performing solo, vocal harmony group The Spectrum Singers are thrilled to announce the appointment of talented young conductor David Hutchings as its new musical director.

Open Gardens Trail in Penarth

10:57am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE 18th annual Open Gardens Trail takes place in Penarth on Saturday, July 26, 10am-6pm and Sunday, July 27, 11am-5pm.

One of the world’s longest running musicals Cats visits Wales Millennium Centre

Penarth Times: LEADING ROLE: Clare Rickard returns to Wales in the current UK tour of Cats

10:13am Thursday 17th July 2014

AHEAD of its return to the West End, one of the world’s longest running musicals Cats visits Wales Millennium Centre this month with Welsh actor Clare Rickard playing a leading role.

Fabulous Dawn French is on tour

Penarth Times: Dawn French

9:04am Thursday 17th July 2014

Dawn French ‘Thirty Million Minutes’ tour

Soul sensation returns to Hamptons

Penarth Times: SOUL SENSATION: Nat Augustin returns to Hamptons.  (7969052)

5:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

NAT Augustin returns to Hamptons to celebrate some of the best Soul and Motown music ever written in Soul Sensation on Saturday, July 19.

Afternoon tea at All Saints Church

3:57pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AS part of Penarth Summer Festival, All Saints Church in Victoria Square, Penarth, will be offering cream teas on Saturday, July 19, from 3pm-5pm in the church. The cost is £4 for adults and £3 for children. Come along and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in the beautiful surroundings of the recently refurbished church, with musical accompaniment, and help raise funds for the ongoing church building project. For more information about activities at All Saints visit allsaintspenarth.org.uk.

Vegetarian food and craft fair set to be held in Cosmeston

1:58pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A VEGETARIAN food and craft fair is set to be held at Cosmeston Country Park this weekend.

Music of the Night charity concert

10:21am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Performing Arts Academy Wales in conjunction with Tenovus Cancer Charity are holding a ‘Music of the Night Charity Concert’ on Sunday, July 20, at the Paget Rooms, Penarth, at 6pm. Entertainment includes Performing Arts Academy Wales singers and dancers and Tenovus Sing with Us Merthyr Tydfil Choir.

Quiz of the week

4:01pm Monday 14th July 2014

QUIZ fans are urged to swot up on their general knowledge ready to take part in a fun quiz organised by the Barry Arts Centre.

Quilters' summer exhibition

10:25am Monday 14th July 2014

PENARTH and District Quilters (PDQ) will be holding their summer exhibition at the Paget Rooms in Victoria Road, Penarth, on Thursday, July 17, when some 40 quilts will be on display, together with smaller wall-hangings, cushions, and other sewing-related projects.

Dinas Powys residents invited to Strawberry Tea afternoon

12:32pm Friday 11th July 2014

A STRAWBERRY Tea afternoon is set to be held in the Lee Hall and Gardens in Dinas Powys next Wednesday, July 16.

Frozen set to be shown at Murchfield Community Cinema

10:42am Friday 11th July 2014

MURCHFIELD Community Cinema in Dinas Powys is set to screen its first matinee this Saturday, July 12.

Thank you teacher

10:20am Friday 11th July 2014

A CHILDREN'S 'thank you teacher' flower arrangement workshop will be held at The Lily Pad Flower School, Penarth, on Wednesday, July 16, from 4-5pm or 5.30pm-6.30pm. Cost is £8. Call 07976 93 55 83 to book.

Beatles for Sale

10:11am Friday 11th July 2014

THE Beatles for Sale, formed in 2005 by Welsh drummer Simon Adams bring their Fab Four tribute to The Paget Rooms on Friday, July 18, as part of the Penarth Festival.

Church fair

9:39am Friday 11th July 2014

ALBERT Road Methodist Church and Community Centre are holding a summer fair and coffee morning on Saturday, July 12, at 10am - noon. Come along to enjoy coffee, cakes, ice cream, stalls and games.

Families Fun Day set for Sully this weekend

2:36pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A FAMILIES fun day with a range of children's activities is set to be held at the Jubilee Hall in Sully this weekend.

Dawn French - 30 Million Minutes at the New Theatre

Penarth Times: SOLO TOUR: British Queen of comedy Dawn French

11:06am Thursday 10th July 2014

DAWN French, the Queen of British comedy, is bringing her first ever solo tour to the New Theatre from Wednesday-Saturday, July 16-19. The award-winning actor, best-selling novelist and all round very funny lady has based the new show called 30 Million Minutes on her life and career.

Gregory Porter at St David's Hall, Cardiff this winter

Penarth Times: (7573057)

10:17am Thursday 10th July 2014

BLUES jazz singer Gregory Porter is coming to St David's Hall, Cardiff later this year.

Blooming gorgeous free ticket giveaway for Dyffryn Gardens

10:09am Thursday 10th July 2014

AS part of their Blooming Gorgeous campaign Dyffryn Gardens will be giving away free tickets and a small gift at the International food and drink festival in Cardiff bay on July 11-13.

PODS Murder Mystery Evening

Penarth Times: JACK Hammer is ready to greet his guests, who is safe? Who is deadly and dangerous? There will be clues on your tables and you will need nerves of steel and an investigative mind to solve the PODS Murder Mystery performed by PODS friends and amateur drama

9:24am Thursday 10th July 2014

JACK Hammer is ready to greet his guests, who is safe? Who is deadly and dangerous? There will be clues on your tables and you will need nerves of steel and an investigative mind to solve the PODS Murder Mystery performed by PODS friends and amateur dramatic group Concept-Players who have put their best efforts in to perform this one night only evening. The guests have not met him before and he likes to remain anonymous so why has he decided to invite his latest selection of victims to his country house?

Vale of Glamorgan Diabetes UK voluntary group meeting

10:05am Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Vale of Glamorgan Diabetes UK Voluntary Group's next meeting is on Tuesday, July 15 at the Board Room, Llandough Hospital, Penarth from 7.30pm - 9pm when the speaker, Dr Maitrayee Choudhury will give a talk entitled Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes. Anyone interested is welcome to go along.

John Legend announces UK tour

Penarth Times: ON TOUR: American singer songwriter John Legend

9:51am Friday 4th July 2014

TICKETS are now on sale for American singer songwriter John Legend, who has announced a UK tour with an appearance at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on October 9.

Church's musical evening

12:35pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE Elfed Avenue United Church, Penarth, is holding a musical evening on Tuesday, July 8, at 7.30pm.

St Peter'sChurch open day

11:05am Thursday 3rd July 2014

ST Peter's Church, Old Cogan, Penarth is holding an open day on Saturday, July 12, from 2pm-5pm.

Rock’n’Roll summer dance

Penarth Times: John Lewis a popular and respected musician for his vocals and guitar skills

9:40am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PENARTH has a long history with Rock’n’Roll and the summer dance has become part of it. In recent years with the Original Sunsets and Owen Money, run by Penarth Rock’n’Rollers. This year they have joined force with Penarth Rocking Roots Club to put on a double bill Special on July 12.

Ales 'n' Tales writing group

9:37am Thursday 3rd July 2014

BUDDING writers are invited to come along and join the Ales 'n' Tales writing group.

Jumble sale

4:25pm Thursday 26th June 2014

1ST Dinas Powys Scout Group jumble sale will be on Saturday, June 28, at 1.30pm at the Scout Hall, Highwalls Road, Dinas Powys. Admission 50p.

Nearly new sale

4:24pm Thursday 26th June 2014

NEARLY new sale of baby, toddler, child and maternity items. Come along and grab a bargain at 10am - 1pm this Saturday, June 28, at Pioneer Hall, Beryl Road, Barry. Free entry. Refreshments and homemade cakes also on sale. Supporting Barry Milk Mates.

Marie Curie Summer Charity Ball

Penarth Times: ROCK 'N' ROLL: The Cyclones (7418087)

10:39am Thursday 26th June 2014

LOCAL rock 'n' roll band Lewis Clayton and The Cyclones have been booked again to play at this summer’s fundraiser for Marie Curie Cancer Care which takes place at Penarth Conservative Club this Friday, June 27, at 7.30pm

PODS support Penarth Summer Festival with Murder

Penarth Times: INTRIGUE: Murder mystery (7231672)

10:58am Wednesday 25th June 2014

JACK Hammer is an accomplished, professional blackmailer. He is careful not to be seen in public. Almost nothing is known about him and he has never come to the notice of the police.

Dinas Powys Music Festival a success

10:36am Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE recent Dinas Powys Music Festival was a tremendous success as usual, with the jewel in the crown being the newly formed singing group 'Forte'. Under the baton of Mark Thompson (late of the Ray Dibble Music Society), who now chairs the Music Festival committee, this delightful ensemble entertained and charmed full houses on two consecutive nights.

Big events in Penarth this summer

Penarth Times: Penarth Summer Festival logo

2:28am Sunday 22nd June 2014

TWO big summer events coming up in the Penarth Town Council Calendar are Armed Forces Day and Penarth Summer Festival.

Alfie Boe comes to Cardiff

Penarth Times: Alfie Boe is coming to Cardiff

8:49pm Thursday 19th June 2014

ALFIE Boe, ‘The Nation’s Favourite Tenor’ has confirmed details of his second UK arena tour for November and December 2014.

Penarth Library Game Night

12:05pm Thursday 19th June 2014

A GAME Night is set to be held at Penarth Library next Wednesday, June 25.

Ty Hafan family fun day

11:56am Thursday 19th June 2014

TY Hafan are hosting a family fun day, celebrating the charity's 15th birthday.



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