Fishguard – 102 years ago brought to life

10:55am Monday 28th July 2014

A remarkable play is set to take flight in Fishguard this summer.

Pint-sized Plays winners announced

Tivyside Advertiser: Last year’s Pint-sized Plays competition winners (8652042)

10:32am Monday 28th July 2014

Pembrokeshire-based Pint-sized Plays has announced the winners of this year’s short play writing competition.

Dave Luke and Chuck Micallef

Tivyside Advertiser: Dave Luke and Chuck Micallef  (8650131)

10:14am Monday 28th July 2014

One of the advantages of performing together for over 20 years is that, no matter the venue, Dave Luke and Chuck Micallef manage to create the intimate, jovial atmosphere of a front porch picking session - and they bring their beautifully crafted music to The Cellar Bar on Friday , August 8.

Robin Hood outdoors

Tivyside Advertiser: (8603693)

11:49am Friday 25th July 2014

Theatr Mwldan presents its traditional summer outdoor performances at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales the first family show is Robin Hood on Sunday 10 August at 4pm.

Time Let Me Play

Tivyside Advertiser: Keith James  (8599956)

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A dynamic and emotional collection of Dylan’s most cherished poems, set to music by a critically acclaimed performer, will come to north Pembrokeshire this summer.

National whale and dolphin watch

10:23am Friday 25th July 2014

A number of events are planned for the Ceredigion coastline, during the National Whale and Dolphin Watch.

Cardigan belly dance festival

Tivyside Advertiser: Rose Barter (extreme right) with dancers from Lampeter, Cardigan and Aberaeron classes (8595442)

9:34am Friday 25th July 2014

Belly dancers from all over West Wales will converge on Cardigan in August for the fourth annual Belly Dance Festival.

First solo show for artist

Tivyside Advertiser: (8576463)

2:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Newcastle Emlyn’s well-known artist Debbie Dunbar, has her first solo show showing at King Street Gallery Carmarthen starting on Friday August 1st. Titled ‘Seeing the Light’ is an interesting exhibition of paintings by a local artist who is also renowned internationally for her equestrian pieces.

Ceredigion Art Trail 1st – 31st August

Tivyside Advertiser: Some of the artists on display at the Da Mhile Distillery (L-R) Jon Evans, Matthew Douglas, Alison Lochhead, Joanna Bond, Mark Williams, Barbara Matthews with Da Mhile Director John Savage-Onstwedder

11:32am Thursday 24th July 2014

People in Ceredigion can feast their eyes on the work of over 150 artists and makers throughout the county this August in 70 venues, thanks to this year’s Art Trail.

Summer workshops

9:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Coming Soon; The Sound of Music, a series of themed Summer Workshops with Dynamix Performing Arts School suited to all ages offering the opportunity to experience and enjoy a first training in song, dance and acting. The series run from 28th July with the first workshop for ages 3-10, then Tuesday 29th July for ages 5-10, Wednesday 30th July for ages 7-18 and Friday 1 August for ages 3-13. All workshops offer a wonderful introduction into the many aspects of Performing Arts.Single day price of only £14 with 10% discount for siblings. Contact laura@dynamixperformingarts.co.uk or call 07790 586064 for more information or to book your place.

Church marks war centenary

11:35am Monday 21st July 2014

St Cynllo's Church, Llangynllo is holding a two day commemorative event to mark the centenary of the beginning of WW1, on August 3 and 4.

Whisky Business' summer residency at Cellar Bar

9:44am Monday 21st July 2014

Top local band Whisky Business will be swinging The Cellar Bar with their potent good time mix of soul, blues, jazz and funk, every Tuesday fromJuly 26 for six weeks.

Storyteller returns to The Cellar Bar

Tivyside Advertiser: Ian Cal Ford  (8408636)

9:44am Monday 21st July 2014

The Cellar Bar is set to welcome back the wonderfully talented Ian Cal Ford and his captivating 'Storyteller' music show on Friday, August 1.

Theatr Gwaun goes digital

Tivyside Advertiser: Theatr Gwaun (8368223)

11:38am Friday 18th July 2014

Digital projection comes to Fishguard with its official launch on August 2.

St Davids Folk Festival

Tivyside Advertiser: The Clancy Connection (8354981)

5:03pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The third St Davids Folk Festival, Gwerin Y Pererin, will take place at the Bishop’s Palace, St Davids on July 26.

Inspirational Songs and Sweet Harmonies

Tivyside Advertiser: (8277705)

10:03am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Wren Songbook are a five piece acoustic band from the Cardigan area. Phoebe Partridge and Ellie Bodenham’s sweet harmonies are accompanied by Jack Jackson, Kev Griffiths and Kate Riaz on guitar, mandolin cello, banjo and percussion. Join this wonderful new band at Small World Theatre on Saturday 26 July at 8pm, as they wind their way through bluegrass, spiritual, folk and contemporary tunes.

Pirates of Penzance

Tivyside Advertiser: (8276974)

9:57am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Theatr Mwldan presents its traditional summer outdoor performances at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales beginning with The Pirates of Penzance on Thursday 31 July at 7.30pm.

Comedy cabaret

10:47am Monday 14th July 2014

A local singer will put on a comedy cabaret at Llys Meddyg, Newport, on Thursday, July 17.

Youth theatre week at Theatr Gwaun

10:15am Monday 14th July 2014

Theatr Gwaun is offering an opportunity for young people to take part in a week of drama workshops leading to a performance on August 9,

FLEat: this summer’s most diverse and entertaining market!

Tivyside Advertiser: (8109897)

11:56am Friday 11th July 2014

This season Small World Theatre invite you to an indoor-outdoor summer flea market, organised by Kate Dunwell and showcasing a whole new selection of talented makers, bakers, artists, musicians and creators…

MaDCaff's back

Tivyside Advertiser: MaDCaff promises some quality acts (8085377)

2:55pm Thursday 10th July 2014

MaDCaff is back at Small World, Cardigan on Saturday July 19, 4.30pm to 7pm.

André Rieu anniversary concert

Tivyside Advertiser: Andre Rieu (8085025)

2:51pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Help celebrate the 10th Anniversary of André Rieu’s traditional summer evening concerts, staged on the most romantic city square in The Netherlands: the Vrijthof in Maastricht!

Span Jazz

3:01pm Friday 4th July 2014

This month’s SpanJazz see’s Dylan Owen and fellow friends play at The Dingle Club in Narberth on Wednesday 16th July.

Dafydd ap Gwilym at Rhos-y-Gilwen

10:16am Friday 4th July 2014

The Cyfres y Beirdd lecture series continues at Rhos-y-Gilwen, Cilgerran, on Thursday July 10th with a presentation of the life and work of 14th century prodigy Dafydd ap Gwilym. Resident bard Dr Diarmuid Johnson will be joined by harpist Ceri Jones of New Quay to read and perform works such as Y Wylan, Trafferth Mewn Tafarn and of course poems in praise of the radiant Morfudd, one of the bard's mistresses and muses. 'Dafydd ap Gwlym's work is recognised internationally as being an outstanding contribution from Wales to medieval literature,' said Dr Johnson, 'and Neuadd y Dderwen, Rhos-y-Gilwen, a hall in the medieval Welsh tradition, is the perfect place to bring his words and genius to life'. Following acclaimed evenings dedicated to the work of Dic Jones and R.S. Thomas, Anturiaethau Dafydd ap Gwilym yn Oes yr Hen Feirdd is the third in this series of five celebrations of major Welsh poets. The series continues on September 25th with Dylan Thomas, and ends on November 27th with Waldo Williams. Booking on 01239 841 387. Tickets £5. The evening will be conducted mainly in Welsh.

National Theatre's Skylight

Tivyside Advertiser: National Theater Skylight (7839388)

2:38pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard appear in the West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry, broadcast live from Wyndham’s Theatre to Theatr Mwldan on July 17at 6.45pm by National Theatre Live with an Encore screening on September 9 at 7.30pm.

Monty Python live (mostly)

Tivyside Advertiser: Monty Python  (7838838)

2:32pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

The historic Last Night of the Pythons Monty Python Live (mostly) show will be broadcast Live from London’s O2 to Theatr Mwldan on July 20, 7pm, encore screening August 18, 8pm.

Newport Music Society

2:14pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Newport Music Society’s next concert is on July 13, 4pm at Ebenezer Chapel, Lower St Mary Street, featuring Nicola Thomas (cellist) and friends.

Footloose!

Tivyside Advertiser: (7820328)

10:12am Thursday 3rd July 2014

This summer Dynamix Performing Arts School returns with one of the most explosive American musicals of all time - Footloose!

Packed programme for PENfro

Tivyside Advertiser: Ceri Wyn Jones

11:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The schedule for this year’s PENfro Book Festival is filling up fast. Saturday night headliners – former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and chaired bard Ceri Wyn Jones – have now been joined by many new and established writers on the three day programme. Tickets are on sale now through the PENfro website.

A warm welcome across the generations

2:50pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Everyone is welcome to the premiere of an insightful and touching shadow puppet performance, the result of Small World Theatre delivering an intergenerational drama project in Cardigan with the aim of improving communication, mutual understanding and respect between the generations.

Laugh your farce off

8:02am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard, presents the ever-popular Best Foot Forward as they take to the stage with an hilarious full-length English farce in the best Whitehall tradition on July 19, 7.30pm.

Welsh Tenor’s Italian collection

Tivyside Advertiser: (7693566)

4:03pm Monday 30th June 2014

Tenor Gwyn Hughes Jones is from Anglesey, and is as popular in the United States as he is in Britain. He was originally a baritone when he attended the Guildhall School of Music. In 1992 he won the Kathleen Ferrier scholarship in that voice. It then became clear that his true voice was that of a tenor, and by 1994 he started winning tenor prizes at competitions and was a finalist for the Cardiff Young Singers.

Dunvant Male Choir give a 900th Anniversary Concert at St. Dogmael's Abbey

Tivyside Advertiser: Dunvant male voice choir

6:17pm Saturday 28th June 2014

St. Dogmael's Abbey was built, commencing in September 1120, on or near to the site of the pre-Norman-conquest church of Llandudoch. The church which stands alongside the abbey today, is of much later Victorian origins. Following dissolution the abbey was converted into a private mansion, and many high profile individuals, such as Gerald of Wales and the Archbishop of Canterbury, enjoyed night(s) hospitality there.

The Cilgerran Players remember

Tivyside Advertiser: Jo Rees. Reuben Wells, Gwyn Morris and Ann Watling.

10:44am Friday 27th June 2014

To mark the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Cilgerran Players have chosen for their summer show the musical entertainment Oh What A Lovely War! Causing something of a stir when it was first staged in 1963 by Joan Littlewood and her Theatre Workshop company, it has become a theatrical classic enjoyed by a wide spectrum of audiences, containing as it does a powerful mix of satire, comedy and pathos accompanied by the intensely evocative songs of the Great War. This promises to be an entertaining and thought-provoking evening.

Surf Noir Dudes star in Cardigan’s Cabaret

Tivyside Advertiser: (7548262)

5:24pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Welcome to the summer Surf' Up Cabaret night at Small World Theatre on Friday 11 July, 7.30pm. Experience a seamless blend of entertainment and cool wave-riding music with The Bikini Beach Band, an hilarious dash of on-screen theatre from the Sinkoplaters and your host with the most, Beyond Compere. Add fantastic food by Our Two Acres and you have the perfect July night out!

Comedy club is back

Tivyside Advertiser: Stuart Goldsmith

2:46pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Pembrokeshire’s longest running Comedy Club is back with all the laughs and candle-lit cabaret dining featuring Edinburgh Fringe festival must-see Stuart Goldsmith and delightfully observational Craig Deeley at The Queens Hall, Narberth on Thursday 10th July.

80s stars of Squeeze prepare to play Narberth!

Tivyside Advertiser: (7475887)

2:44pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Span Arts presents a very special one-off gig for the summer, featuring the talents of Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford of the classic 80s band Squeeze at Narberth Queens Hall on Friday 11th July.

Rarely seen opera on screen

Tivyside Advertiser: (7428915)

2:48pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Tickets on sale for ENO Screen broadcast of Terry Gilliam’s Benvenuto Cellini from the London Coliseum to Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan in stunning multi-camera HD

Terry Gilliam’s Benvenuto Cellini

Tivyside Advertiser: Benventu Cellini: Corinne WInters and Michael Spyres, (c) Richard Hubert Smith. (7425570)

2:14pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Following the hugely successful live screening of English National Opera’s award-winning Peter Grimes, ENO Screen is set to broadcast Terry Gilliam’s new production of the rarely seen Benvenuto Cellini from the London Coliseum in over 300 cinemas across the UK. Tickets for the screening at Theatr Mwldan on Monday, July 7, at 7pm are on sale now.

Burns exhibition at Mwldan

Tivyside Advertiser: (7349603)

10:39am Friday 20th June 2014

Highly respected artist Brendan Stuart Burns will be showing his exhibition 'Pulse' at Oriel Mwldan from June 28.

The Northern Californian Package

Tivyside Advertiser: The Northern Californian Package  (7344386)

9:24am Friday 20th June 2014

Two Californian bands travelling in one van across the UK this summer are planning an exciting gig at Small World Theatre, Cardigan on Friday June 27, 8pm.

Award winning writer guests at the Bards

Tivyside Advertiser: Horatio Clare

10:35am Thursday 19th June 2014

Award winning writer Horatio Clare will be the special guest at the Cellar Bards live literature event in Cardigan this Friday, June 27.

Surf's up

Tivyside Advertiser: (7266911)

10:26am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Experience a seamless blend of entertainment and cool wave-riding music with The Bikini Beach Band, an on-screen (SWT Live) appearance by the Sinkoplaters and our host with the most, Beyond Compere. Add fantastic food by Our Two Acres and you have the perfect night out at Cardigan's Small World Theatre on July 11!

Ghosts at Mwldan

Tivyside Advertiser: (7266586)

10:20am Wednesday 18th June 2014

The West End Theatre Series is delighted to present Richard Eyre’s "spell-binding" adaptation (Independent) of GHOSTS by Henrik Ibsen at Theatr Mwldan on Thursday 3 July at 8pm. The Almeida Theatre production of GHOSTS was captured live in High Definition by Digital Theatre at Trafalgar Studios during the production’s strictly limited West End season

Amnestea

1:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

Cardigan and North Pembrokeshire Amnesty International Group are asking people to drink tea and eat cake for human rights at their annual Amnestea event on Saturday,July 5, 2.30pm to 5pm.

Open gardens

Tivyside Advertiser: Nevern open gardens (7180955)

12:09pm Monday 16th June 2014

Following the success of the last Open Gardens event in 2012 Nevern Village Hall will host an Open Gardens weekend on July 12 and 13.

One Way Street

Tivyside Advertiser: One Way Street (7124006)

10:42am Friday 13th June 2014

Theatr Gwaun, presents Small World Theatre’s exciting new adult puppet show, supported by the Arts Council of Wales, on Saturday June 28, 8pm.

Beguiling opera at Theatr Gwaun

Tivyside Advertiser: Bath Philharmonia (7120285)

9:38am Friday 13th June 2014

Theatr Gwaun Fishguard is delighted to bring to the stage the fairytale opera Hansel & Gretel, on Sunday July 20, 7.30pm.

Llandygwydd art exhibition

Tivyside Advertiser: Pastel drawing by Janette Govier   Llandygwydd Lanes' (7112301)

4:50pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Llandygwydd Art exhibition will be held at Yr hen Ysgol Llandygwydd, June 19 to 24, 10am to 5.30pm.

Community Heritage Day

12:27pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Share stories and pictures at a community heritage day at Capel Llwynrhydowen, Pontsian, Llandysul, on Wednesday, June 25, 2pm to 7pm.



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