Band is back by popular demand

Penarth Times: DANCE: Big Macs Wholly Soul Band is coming back to Penarth

3:18pm Friday 17th October 2014

ON FRIDAY, October 24 the incredible Big Macs Wholly Soul Band are coming back to Penarth's Page Rooms by popular demand.

Rapper/poet Sage Francis makes his debut in Cardiff

Penarth Times: LYRICIST: Sage Francis will be his incredible new show to Cardiff

1:54pm Friday 17th October 2014

SAGE Francis will make his debut performance in Cardiff on Sunday, October 19. The rapper, poet, and spoken work aficionado from across the pond will perform at The Globe, Cardiff.

Lunchtime Recitals return to All Saints Church

1:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

MUSIC at Lunchtime Concerts has returned to All Saints Church, Victoria Square, Penarth.

The ultimate boyband tour

6:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Big Reunion Boyband Tour will be coming to the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff on Monday, October 20.

Theatre and music to enjoy

4:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THIS October, Eliza and the Bear will be coming to Cardiff and will perform their latest release ‘Light It Up’. The new EP is the band’s most infectious offering, laden with melodic charm and dazzling sing-a-long vocals.

Local artist to run a workshop

3:40pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PENARTH artist and tutor Diana Mead will run a one day workshop at Albert Road Church and Community Centre on Saturday, October 18 from 10am until 3pm.

Eddie Butler to attend the Penarth Book Festival

Penarth Times: NEW BOOK: Eddie Butler with his new fiction novel

1:49pm Thursday 16th October 2014

EDDIE Butler will attend the Penarth Book Festival tomorrow where he will discuss his new book.

Celebrate Black History Month

1:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

WALES Millennium Centre celebrates Black History Month with a special tribute to Nelson Mandela. The celebrations will be held in partnership with Black History Association Wales and African Community Centre, with Wales Millennium Centre hosting two events throughout the month.

Local artist displays work of Penarth

1:45pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE latest painter to showcase his work at The Fig Tree Restaurant, Penarth is local artist Mark Robinson.

Belle Vue Park set to host environmental group's annual Apple Day community event

Penarth Times: APPLE DAY: One of the apple trees from the GPG community orchard.

12:46pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ENVIRONMENTAL group Gwyrddio Penarth Greening will be holding its annual Apple Day community event next weekend.

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12:18pm Thursday 16th October 2014


Half term fun at Dyffryn Gardens

Penarth Times: SPOOKY FUN: Dyffryn Gardens will have a Halloween disco over half term

6:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THIS half term grab your most colourful wellies and head to Dyffryn Gardens to explore the grounds.

Teams encouraged to sign up for literary quiz

6:43am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TEAMS can still enter the Penarth Book Festival literary quiz this Saturday, October 18..

Tickets on sale for Royal Marines 350 year anniversary dinner

11:52am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A ROYAL Marines 350 year anniversary dinner is set to be held at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff.

Round up of events and activities

6:46pm Friday 10th October 2014

PENARTH and Barry Deanery Mothers’ Union will host a coffee morning on Saturday, October 11 at All Saints’ Church Hall, Penarth. It will run from 10am until noon and there will be a variety of stalls plus a raffle.

Simple Minds announce 2015 UK tour

Penarth Times: TOUR: Simple Minds will be releasing their new album and embarking on a spring UK tour

1:47pm Friday 10th October 2014

SIMPLE Minds have announced their Spring 2015 UK tour where they will perform at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff on Saturday, April 18.

Top line up for the Big Music Project

12:45pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE Big Music Project will be at The Wales Millennium Centre this Saturday from 11am until 7.30pm.

Resident artist demonstrate mouth and foot painting

8:45am Friday 10th October 2014

AT THE National Museum Cardiff the Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (MFPA) will be holding their first series of ‘Artist in Residence’ show with the talented Rosaleen Moriarty Simmonds.

Highlights for Centre’s 10th Anniversary

8:43am Friday 10th October 2014

WITH Wales Millennium Centre turning 10, new Artistic Director Graeme Farrow has outlined is vision to transform the venue into a cultural powerhouse. A number of projects have been announced to celebrate the anniversary year.

Series of lectures delves deeper into Dyffryn

Penarth Times: EXPLORE: Learn something new and wander the gardens

8:43am Friday 10th October 2014

DYFFRYN Gardens will host a series of lectures on poetry, gardening and history on the second Tuesday of each month.

Lionel Richie will perform all the hits in Cardiff in 2015

6:43pm Thursday 9th October 2014

TICKETS to see Lionel Richie in his ‘All the Hits All Night Long’ 2015 tour are on sale now for his show at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff.

Tickets for Dinas Powys Voluntary Concern quiz night selling fast

4:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE hugely popular quiz night organised on behalf of Dinas Powys Voluntary Concern is set to be at the Parish Hall on Friday, October 17.

Talk will detail research and techniques of ornithology

Penarth Times: ORNITHOLOGY: Martin Thomas at work researching small birds

9:39am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Flat Holm Society will host a talk by Martin Thomas from the British Trusts for Ornithology.

Exciting shopping event comes to Cardiff

8:41am Thursday 9th October 2014

MADE by Hand: The Contemporary Craft Fair is coming to Cardiff this October and has announced the details of 135 diverse talented exhibitors that will attend the event. Running from October 31 until November 2, the event held at City Hall, is the largest craft fair held in Wales and will bring together exceptional craftwork from leading award-winning makers, which have all been handpicked by a panel of industry experts.

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7:07am Thursday 9th October 2014


Penarth History Society

10:03am Monday 6th October 2014

A NEW season of talks will take place at 7.30pm on the second Thursday of each month at the All Saints Church Lesser Hall, Penarth beginning on October 9 with "My mother was a cook, my father was a butler" by Yvonne Rees. New members are always welcome. For details contact Brian Fisher on 02920514500 or Michael Gandy on 02920700211.

Marie Curie opens its doors to celebrate Hospice Care Week

4:42pm Friday 3rd October 2014

ON Tuesday, October 7 Marie Curie Cancer Care will open its hospice doors to members of the local community.

The War of the Worlds live with HG Wells

Penarth Times: BROUGHT TO LIFE: Callum O’Neill will perform as HG Wells in the final tour of The War of the Worlds

3:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Final arena tour of Jeff Wayne’s musical version of The War of the Worlds is coming to Cardiff on December 7 and 8.

Plenty of entertainment in Penarth

3:28pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

ON Friday, October 10 the Town Mayor’s Charity Quiz Night will take place at the Paget Rooms, Penarth at 7pm.

Don’t miss ‘ALLO ‘ALLO in Dinas Powys

3:26pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Dinas Powys Players are back after a summer break ready to perform ‘Allo ‘Allo at the Parish Hall, Britway Road, Dinas Powys.

Temas encouraged to sign up for Town Mayor's quiz night

Penarth Times: FUN TIMES: Penarth Town Mayor Cllr Martin Turner is set to hold a quiz night on October 10

12:13pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

PENARTH Town Mayor Councillor Martin Turner will be holding a charity quiz night at the Paget Rooms on Friday, October 10.

Penarth Book Festival edges closer

11:27am Thursday 2nd October 2014

LOCAL authors and literature fans are gearing up for the third annual Penarth Book Festival later this month.

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6:01am Thursday 2nd October 2014


Wales Millennium Centre to give away free tickets to celebrate ten great years

Penarth Times: FREE: Tickets to see the Lion King will be available to Welsh residents to celebrate ten years of Wales Millennium Centre

3:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TO CELEBRATE 10 years since the Wales Millennium Centre opened, they are offering an incredible opportunity to the people of Wales.

Handbags and Gladrags ladies lunch to support Breast Cancer Awareness month

Penarth Times: STYLISH: Attendees at last year's lunch Cath Jones, Leanne Hugglestone and Sian Gaskill

12:38pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

ON Friday, October 3 the annual Tenovus Ladies Lunch will be held at The St. David’s Hotel and Spa.

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


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