Maps for walking and climbing unveiled for Wales

Penarth Times: WALKING: New maps have been released indicating all areas people can explore in Wales

6:04pm Monday 29th September 2014

NEW revised maps have been unveiled which shows where people can explore and enjoy the Welsh countryside.

Be a part of Dylan’s great poem

1:57pm Monday 29th September 2014

LITERATURE Wales is inviting children and young people to take part in an online event to celebrate Dylan Thomas’ centenary. Anyone aged between seven and 25 can enter this international event to help the Developing Dylan 100 project to write an epic, 100 line poem in the spirit of the famous Welsh poet.

Weavers, Spinners and Dyers workshop

4:46pm Sunday 28th September 2014

THE next meeting of the Glamorgan Branch of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers will take place on Saturday, October 11.

Ramblers explore Dare Valley Country Park

4:37pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CLIVE played host to a group of eleven female walkers at the Dare Valley Country Park in Aberdare which first opened in 1974 having been created on reclaimed land with remnants of the old coal mines still in evidence in the valleys.

Local production company set to perform Bedroom Farce on autumn tour

Penarth Times: BEDROOM FARCE: Lynne Seymour as Jan and Richard Tunley as Nick in Bedroom Farce

5:10pm Friday 26th September 2014

A PENARTH-based production company is set to perform the romantic comedy Bedroom Farce as part of its autumn tour.

Dan Croll will perform at his only Welsh show

Penarth Times: SUPERB: The talented Dan Croll comes to Cardiff this October

1:52pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DAN Croll will play at The Globe, Cardiff on his forthcoming UK tour on Sunday, October 12.

Busy month for Sully WI

11:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

SULLY WI met on September 3, at the start of a busy month. Members and visitors were welcomed and informed about forthcoming events. Everyone agreed that the Garden Party in July had been a wonderful occasion that had been enjoyed by all. As it had been so successful, Liz Marsh very kindly offered to host a garden party again in 2015, to which we look forward with eager anticipation.

Events taking place this coming week

7:17am Thursday 25th September 2014


Pleasant sunshine walk for Penarth ramblers

11:18am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TEN walkers joined leader Geraint for a trip down to Newton from where they set off in lovely autumnal sunshine past St John’s or Sandford’s Well, the first of three ancient watering holes which reputedly had healing powers that they would encounter during the day. Heading past St John the Baptist Church which overlooks the village green, they made their way back to the main A4106 and followed Tyn-y-caeau Lane before meandering through fields containing sheep towards Nottage.

Take all that for children's charity

Penarth Times: TAKE That fans can get a copy on their heroes as the best-selling pop group’s number one UK tribute band descends on Penarth.Take All That are set to thrill and fill Penarth Masonic Lodge Hall at the event, staged by the Services Lodge 7139, in aid

3:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

TAKE That fans can get a copy on their heroes as the best-selling pop group’s number one UK tribute band descends on Penarth.

Lower Penarth Community Centre set to hold AGM

3:06pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Annual General Meeting of Lower Penarth Community Association will be held at the community centre, Brockhil Way, at 4.30pm on Thursday, Sepember 25. Light refreshments will be served from 4pm. All are welcome.

Get Sailing this September

2:58pm Friday 19th September 2014

IF YOU are interested in taking the Dayskipper theory course a new one is due to start on Tuesday evenings in Penarth from September 22. This course offers a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers. The course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

New adult and community learning courses

12:27pm Friday 19th September 2014

A WIDE range of courses will start in Penarth on September 22 including arts and crafts, languages, computer courses, Welsh for adults and more. If you would like further information please contact the Adult and Community Learning team on 01446 773831 or go into Penarth Library from 10am until noon on Thursday September 18.

Plant your own Narcissus Dyffryn daffodils

3:27pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Dyffryn Daffodil is on sale now after it has won international status as a new breed of Daffodil.

Penarth listings

7:27am Thursday 18th September 2014


New RYA Dayskipper course

12:32pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE RYA Dayskipper theory course, which is new, will start in Penarth on Tuesday evenings from 6.45pm until 9.15pm.

Pepper, the spaniel, goes on a walk with ramblers

3:33pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WITH September heralding an unexpected Indian summer, a group of five walkers joined leader Robin and his spaniel Pepper and journeyed up to the delightful village of Llangorse which lies on the western edge of the Black Mountains and within the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Adopt your local beach campaign

Penarth Times: Keep Wales Tidy volunteers ‘adopt’ a stretch of their local coastline this autumn

4:34pm Sunday 14th September 2014

WITH autumn on its way, people are being urged to ‘adopt’ stretches of their local coastline in a bid to help keep our nation’s beaches clean and beautiful.

Relieve the 60’s this October

12:03pm Sunday 14th September 2014

DON’T miss the 60’s Gold Tour as it comes to St David’s Hall, Cardiff this October. There will be a number of incredible bands and performers coming along for the tour will take place on Wednesday, October 29.

Pop Punk Festival featuring New Found Glory

Penarth Times: RESSURECTION:  New Found Glory will perform songs off their new album

12:04pm Saturday 13th September 2014

NEW Found Glory will be rocking into Cardiff this November which will feature songs from their upcoming new album ‘Resurrection’. The pop-punk icons have set their new album for release on October 6 and will be heading out on the Pop Punk’s Not Dead Tour with a number of other bands.

Mary Black’s final UK tour

Penarth Times: LAST CHANCE: Mary Black will perform in Cardiff for one last time

9:58am Saturday 13th September 2014

MARY Black will embark on her last ever UK tour with a performance at St David’s Hall on May 15 2015. The much loved Irish singer has decided to hang up her “touring boots”.

An evening of poetry and paintings

Penarth Times: A POETRY and Paintings evening will take place at Foxy’s Cafe and Deli on Friday, September 19. It will feature poetry and music, with Frances Smith reading her own powerful poems and an exhibition of paintings by local Artist Pauline Williams.The t

1:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

A POETRY and Paintings evening will take place at Foxy’s Cafe and Deli on Friday, September 19. It will feature poetry and music, with Frances Smith reading her own powerful poems and an exhibition of paintings by local Artist Pauline Williams.

Top comedians head to Cardiff

Penarth Times: FUNNY: The incredibly funny James Acaster will be performing at the Glee Club

8:01pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE Glee Club, Cardiff has announced a variety of line-ups for their Best In Live Stand-up Comedy shows. Throughout September you’ll be able to watch some of the best comedians around.

Round up of next week’s activities

1:01pm Thursday 11th September 2014

• TABLE Top Sale in the garden on Saturday, September 13 from noon until 4pm. Household goods, furniture, bric-a-brac, golf stuff also fancy dress stock sale.

Penarth Cafe Celebrates 10 years in business

Penarth Times: INTERNATIONAL: Visit the Cafe to meet new people and expand your knowledge

10:02am Thursday 11th September 2014

CAFE International restarts this week on Thursday, September 11 and will be open every Thursday event. Cafe International is located at The Tabs Centre, Lounge and Gym, Plassey Street, Penarth, CF64 1EN opening from 7.30-10.30pm.

Welsh graduates showcase their artwork

9:58am Thursday 11th September 2014

WELSH graduates will have their work displayed at Wales Millennium Centre in the Graduate 2014 exhibition.

What's on in Penarth and surrounding areas

9:52am Thursday 11th September 2014


Ceri Dupree celebrates 30 years on stage

Penarth Times: AT the New Theatre, Cardiff, Ceri Dupree will pay homage to all his favourite ladies in his sensational new show. Ceri Dupree will celebrate an amazing 30 years on stage with an evening of side-splitting comedy, rapid fire stand-up and a visual feast of s

6:51pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AT the New Theatre, Cardiff, Ceri Dupree will pay homage to all his favourite ladies in his sensational new show. Ceri Dupree will celebrate an amazing 30 years on stage with an evening of side-splitting comedy, rapid fire stand-up and a visual feast of spectacular and jaw dropping costumes.

Meet with your local officers

12:02pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PACT meetings taking place in Penarth and The Vale are:

Sully Village Show

11:57am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SULLY Village Show is this Saturday, September 13. Please bring your entries to The Old School between 8am and 10.30am.

Fantastic line up at Hamptons

Penarth Times: SWING: The Sisters of Swing will be singing all the classics plus current music

3:18pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE incredibly talented Sisters of Swing and Sunshine and Summertime will be performing this September at Hamptons, Penarth. Sisters of Swing will be performing on Friday, September 12 and Sunshine and Summertime on Saturday, September 13.

Reliving a trip to India

12:19pm Sunday 7th September 2014

ON September 2, John Evans, a member of Barry Probus Club, gave a talk to the Club entitled “A Trip Around India by Rail”, an account of his visit there in 1994.

Are you brave enough for a ghost hunt?

Penarth Times: GHOSTLY: Will you find any spirits at Cosmeston Medieval Village?

3:14pm Saturday 6th September 2014

EERIE Evenings is hosting an event for the brave members of the public as they go on a late night exploration of Cosmeston Medieval Village, Penarth on September 13. Eerie Evenings are a Midlands’-based paranormal events company which formed in 2005 who offer affordable and genuine ghost hunts across the country and this time they’re coming to Penarth.

Cadw open their doors this September

3:12pm Friday 5th September 2014

CADW are set to run an incredible event to give you an insight into Wales’s best-loved buildings during their 30th anniversary year. Open Doors will allow people to visit Welsh museums, historic attractions and hidden gems and are hoping to welcome thousands of visitors during the month of September. There will be a variety of events held across Cardiff for the Open Doors event.

First Family and Friends Day for MSA Trust

12:01pm Friday 5th September 2014

THE first Family and Friends Day will be held by the Multiple Systems Atrophy Trust (MSA Trust) on Thursday, October 23. The event, which will be held in Cardiff, will provide people affected by the rare neurological disease, multiple system atrophy (MSA), an opportunity to share experiences and hear various health professionals about managing MSA and learn about the latest development in its treatment.

Imaginative take on Ken Casey’s cult novel

Penarth Times: CUCKOO’S NEST: Masks are just one of the quirky elements to Footsbarn’s performance

3:14pm Thursday 4th September 2014

FOOTSBARN will perform their unique stage adaption of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest to Cardiff this September. This incredibly inventive take on Ken Casey’s novel will performed in the travelling theatre company’s tent outside of the Wales Millennium Centre.

Bold and contemporary version of Romeo and Juliet

10:13am Thursday 4th September 2014

A HIGHLIGHT of Sherman Cymru’s autumn season will be the first production of new artistic director Rachel O’Riordan who will produce an exciting and contemporary version of Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet.

Welsh Fargo perform Downtown Paradise

4:49pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WELSH Fargo Stage Company is on tour and will be coming to Chapter, Cardiff on Wednesday, September 10. They will perform Downtown Paradise by Mark Jenkins with Habib Nasib Nader and Catriona James until September 13.

The legendary TV Smith returns

3:18pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE punk legend TV Smith from The Adverts is making his return to Penarth for another legendary performance at The Windsor Arms Ale House. Front man TV Smith came to Penarth last year and because it was such a success he has returned for a performance on Friday, September 5.

Local meetings in Penarth and The Vale

3:42pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE Cornerswell PACT public meeting will be held at Hebron Church, Pill Street, Cogan on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 6pm.

Big Country celebrate 30 years of great music

Penarth Times: ANNIVERSARY TOUR: Big Country will make their first appearance at The Globe, Cardiff for their 30th anniversary

8:57am Saturday 30th August 2014

BIG Country will be celebrating 30 years on the road with their show ‘Steeltown: 30th Anniversary Tour’. They will be performing at The Globe, Cardiff on Saturday, November 1 and will be playing songs from their multi-million selling album Steeltown.

Concept Players present ‘A Little Night Music’

Penarth Times: MUSICAL: Ellie Hoare as Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music, but which gentleman will win her heart?

8:02am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE classic Sondheim Musical of romance and desire, A Little Night Music, will be performed over three days at the Paget Rooms Theatre, Penarth. From Thursday, September 18 until Saturday, September 20 make sure you catch this funny, bittersweet comedy musical that celebrate the desperation and delights of romantic attraction.

Tim Key’s hilarious new show comes to Cardiff

Penarth Times: NEW SHOW: Tim Key brings his new show to audiences around the UK

3:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

TIM Key will be touring the UK this autumn and will be making a stop in Cardiff for two evening shows. Both shows will take place on Friday, October 10, with performances at 7pm and then 9pm. Following two sold-out London runs, a sold-out, award-nominated trip to the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and a third London stint in the West End – comedian, relentless innovator, author, and poet, Tim Key will be touring with his newest show and stopping at Chapter Arts Centre.

Queen Tribute ready to rock

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3:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE Queen Extravaganza has announced that they will be coming to Cardiff this September for a show at St. David’s Hall.

Secret Affair are celebrating 35 years

Penarth Times: ANNIVERSARY: Secret Affair will be performing at The Globe this October

3:09pm Thursday 28th August 2014

SECRET Affair will be performing at The Globe, Cardiff on Saturday, October 11 where they will be celebrating their 35th anniversary.

Wednesday play group is re-opening

2:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

LLANDOUGH pre-school Wednesday playgroup is re-opening on September 3.

Top musicians back youth music project

Penarth Times: THE BIG MUSIC PROJECT: Plan B plus other great artists will be available to help and answer questions to build a music career

1:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PLAN B, the award winning artist and founder of educational charity, Each One Teach One, has joined forces with The Big Music Project to help young people across the UK find work and training opportunities in the music industry. There will be one of these incredible sessions held in Cardiff on Saturday, October 11.

Ruby Wax delves into your mind

8:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

RUBY Wax is coming to Cardiff with her tour ‘Sane New World’ which is based on her number one bestselling book which has enjoyed worldwide success since it was published in 2013.

Inspirational dance show for all

Penarth Times: STUCK IN THE MUD: A show proving anyone can be a fantastic dancer. (credit James Rowbotham)

8:34am Thursday 28th August 2014

HIJINX and Sherman INC Youth Theatre will be performing a free dance event on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. The magical dance show will has been especially recreated for the Wales Millennium Centre and has grown from a collaboration between three Welsh companies and disabled dance specialists, GDance.

Plenty of party fun this September

3:04pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THERE is plenty of entertainment taking place at Clwb Ifor Bach this September, with a huge line up of party nights and bands. Taking place on September 5, 12, 19 and 26 will be Zerox the Party Jukebox featuring soul, funk, hip hop, indie, disco and dance. The dance nights will run rom 10.30pm until 4am and costs £4 or £3 with a NUS (18+).

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