Two top shows scheduled for St David's Hall 2015

3:14pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TICKETS to see Jillian Michaels’ acclaimed ‘Maximize Your Life’ live UK tour is on sale now for her January show. America’s leading health, wellness and fitness authority will bring her critically acclaimed show to St David’s Hall, Cardiff on January 26 2015.

Island fun at Cove

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2:25pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ANYONE fancying a good giggle or guffaw is invited to attend a live stand-up comedy event at a Barry Island cafe.

Upcoming events and activities

2:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE next book signing of the Romans in the Vale of Glamorgan will take place on Saturday, November 1. Karl-James Langford will make another appearance at WHSmiths, King Square, Barry between 10am and 4pm to sign and chat with customers about his book.

Group express concerns over the destruction of local areas

12:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE next meeting of Barry & Vale Friends of the Earth will be on Tuesday, November 4, at 7.30pm in the Castle Hotel, Jewel Street, Barry.

Grab a bargain this Saturday

11:34am Thursday 30th October 2014

ON Saturday, November 1 there will be a chance for everyone to grab a bargain at the fayre held at St Paul’s Church Hall, Barry.

Shared Reading Group is back after break

11:19am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Shared Reading Group is back from their recent break with a meeting on Friday, October 31 from 1pm until 2.15pm at Barry Library.

Plenty of local activities to enjoy

11:15am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Rhoose & District History Society will hold another of its popular talk on Friday, October 31.

Craft fair will have Christmas all wrapped up

11:13am Thursday 30th October 2014

ON Saturday, November 1, Enfys will hold its second of three craft fairs running up to Christmas. Stalls will be overflowing with special gifts for Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries and more.

Author Peter James will meet fans at the New Theatre

Barry And District News: CRIME AUTHOR: Peter James will hold a Q&A session and signing after the Saturday performance

10:02am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Perfect Murder, based on the book by top selling author Peter James, will be running at the New Theatre, Cardiff this November.

Barry listings

7:01am Thursday 30th October 2014


Roger McGuinn Gets Ready For Solo Show

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11:47pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Andy Howells chats to singer/songwriter and former Byrds front man Roger McGuinn ahead of his solo Cardiff show next week.

Gareth Thomas will talk about his new book

9:02am Sunday 26th October 2014

THE Cowbridge Book Festival is pleased to host Welsh international rugby star and hero to many, Gareth Thomas, who will present his book ‘PROUD My Biography’.

Lord of the Flies review

2:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

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Lord of the Flies review

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Party fun

2:29pm Friday 24th October 2014

A CLASHING colours Halloween party will take place at Bethel Baptist Church, Barry, from 5.30pm to 7pm on Friday, October 31.

The legendary Steve Cropper to perform in his only Welsh tour appearance

1:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

STEVE Cropper and The Animals will perform at The Globe, Cardiff on Wednesday, October 29.

Glamorgan Archives launch First World War project

10:02am Friday 24th October 2014

ON Monday, October 27, Glamorgan Archives will launch its First World War project ‘Summoned From The Hillsides’.

Upcoming events and activities

9:02am Friday 24th October 2014

TO mark the beginning of the Poppy Appeal fortnight, the Royal British Legion Riders and their motorcycles will be in Morrisons car park, Barry from 10am until 11.30am on Saturday, October 25. All are welcome to come and chat to the riders and see the impressive bikes, riders are happy for photographs.

Free screenings for schools and youth groups

Barry And District News: FESTIVAL: The Into Film Festival is the perfect school trip

8:02am Friday 24th October 2014

THE Memo Arts Centre, Barry is hosting the ‘Into Film Festival 2014’ which offers free screenings for schools and youth groups.

Half term fun at Dyffryn Gardens

Barry And District News: SPOOKY FUN: Dyffryn Gardens will have a Halloween disco over half term

3:39pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

Go Wild events continue this autumn

Barry And District News: EXPLORE: On the Beach Safari children will have the chance to unlock the secrets of the shore

3:07pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

RANGERS are continuing their Go Wild autumn events for children aged 5 to 11 with a Beach Safari at Porthkerry Country Park on Wednesday, October 29.

Artist opens his studio

Barry And District News: FAMILIAR TREE: The Knap

1:23pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BARRY-BASED artist will host two open studio events for those with an eye for a distinctly local-looking Christmas gift.

Plenty to see at the New Theatre

12:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AT the New Theatre, Cardiff ‘Cirque Du Hilarious’ will be performed on Monday, October 27.

Disappearing magicians mean society need new members

10:03am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CARDIFF Magical Society, founded in 1954, is recruiting to boost its membership.

Comedians to compete for a place in the Hobgoblin Comedy Awards final

Barry And District News: COMPERE: Tiernan Douieb will take the audience through a hilarious night

9:04am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Glee Club, Cardiff will be hosting one of the 20 regional heats of the national Hobgoblin Comedy Awards.

Plenty of film choices at the Barry Memo

9:02am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BARRY Memo has a variety of films lined up for this November, including World Cinema Screenings.

Barry listings

7:24am Thursday 23rd October 2014


Thousand Fingers To Tour

4:47pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Newport band Thousand Fingers have announced a 6 date tour run starting Wednesday October 29, they will be joined out on the road with alternative rock band The Effect.

Lionel Richie Announces Welsh Date for 2015 Tour.

4:47pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Since his massive Tuskeegee Tour in 2012 delighted audiences across Europe, Lionel Richie has announced he is set to return for a 31-date tour that will see him perform in 9 cities across England. He will play Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on March 15.

Echo and The Bunnymen announce Cardiff show

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4:43pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Echo & The Bunnymen have announced new tour dates which will see them tour across the UK this winter before returning to Liverpool for a hometown show in February 2015.

King King To Support John Mayall On Tour

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4:43pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Visitors to John Mayall's 80th anniversary concert at St David's Hall next week are in for a treat. Not only will fans be treat to music from John's new album "A special life" but they will also get to see an opening set from Scottish bluesbreakers King King.

Incredible start to the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra season

Barry And District News: SOLOIST: Alexander Ullman will be a part of the incredible evening

4:27pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ON Friday, October 24 at St David’s Hall, the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra starts its sensational new season in style with a spectacular concert.

Art Central hosts sculpture exhibition

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3:24pm Monday 20th October 2014

ART Central Barry is hosting touring exhibition “Journey: Response to Place” by Sculpture Cymru, featuring some of the most established sculptors in Wales.

Plenty of fun for children this half term

Barry And District News: ANIMATED FUN: Mr Peabody and Sherman will be available to watch this half term

2:50pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THIS half term keep the children entertained with the family film screenings at the Memo Arts Centre, Barry.

Rapper/poet Sage Francis makes his debut in Cardiff

Barry And District News: LYRICIST: Sage Francis will be his incredible new show to Cardiff

11:01am Saturday 11th 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.

Cardiff comics in search for Wales’ wittiest new talent

Barry And District News: FUNNY: New comedians will take to the stage at The Glee Club

1:05pm Friday 10th October 2014

CLINT Edwards and Robin Morgan are looking for Wales’ most exciting new Welsh comic to take part in Cardiff’s Comedy Carousel which launches this October.

Long running Pop Quiz is fun for all

11:04am Friday 10th October 2014

A LOCAL Pop Quiz is celebrating what is believed to be the longest-running Pop Quiz in the world – ever. Although the exact date is uncertain, it’s thought that the Quiz, in the Park Hotel started in 1986.

Funny man brings his new show to Cardiff

Barry And District News: COMEDIAN: Hal Cruttenden will present his new show ‘Tough Luvvie’

8:02am Friday 10th October 2014

TOP comedian Hal Cruttenden presents his new stand-up show ‘Tough Luvvie’ this November. He will appear at the Glee Club, Cardiff on Thursday, November 27 when he unleashes his own brand of warm and catty, straight and camp sense of humour.

West End star appears in Calamity Jane

1:02pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Wild West classic musical Calamity Jane is coming to the New Theatre, Cardiff on Tuesday, October 14.

Plenty of party nights this October

12:39pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THERE is plenty of entertainment taking place at Clwb Ifor Bach this October, with a huge line up of party nights and bands. Taking place on October 10, 17 and 24 will be Zerox the Party Jukebox featuring soul, funk, hip hop, indie, disco and dance. The dance nights will run from 10.30pm until 4am and costs £4 or £3 with a NUS (18+). There will be a Halloween Special Zerox on October 31.

Barry Listings

8:12am Thursday 9th October 2014


Relive the iconic music of ABBA

Barry And District News: TRIBUTE: ABBA REUNION will perform all the legendary hits

8:04am Thursday 9th October 2014

THIS year sees the celebratory 40th ABBA anniversary of their classic ‘Waterloo’ and ABBA REUNION, the world class international tribute, is coming to Barry.

Tickets for The Bodyguard on sale now

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6:37pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE acclaimed romantic thriller musical, The Bodyguard, is coming to the Wales Millennium Centre in June 2015. Tickets have gone on sale this week for dates from June 16 to 27.

Mary Black’s final UK tour

Barry And District News: LAST CHANCE: Mary Black will perform in Cardiff for one last time

4:44pm Tuesday 7th October 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”.

Emerging Artist receives first Commission

Barry And District News: TALENTED: Margaret Brown has been offered her first commission

3:22pm Saturday 4th October 2014

MARGARET Brown is exhibiting her work for the first time in Travellers Gallery on Barry Station and has already been offered a commission.

Friends of the Earth ask for urgent action

5:01pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE next meeting of Barry and Vale Friends of the Earth will be in the Castle Hotel, Jewel Street, Barry, at 7.30pm on Tuesday, October 7. Following the Group's last meeting, a letter has been sent to Cllr Rob Curtis, the Vale's Biodiversity Champion, asking for urgent action to protect our environments.

The War of the Worlds live with HG Wells

Barry And District News: BROUGHT TO LIFE: Callum O’Neill will perform as HG Wells in the final tour of The War of the Worlds

10:05am Friday 3rd 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.

Pack your bags for a trip around the world

Barry And District News: HILARIOUS: Around the World in 80 Days is perfect for everyone to enjoy

10:05am Friday 3rd October 2014

COME and see the madcap show ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ as it makes a stop at the Memo Arts Centre, Barry.

Music legends Lúnasa will play St David’s Hall

Barry And District News: LEGENDS: Lúnasa will kick off Roots Unearthed season

10:05am Friday 3rd October 2014

LÚNASA, Ireland’s number one instrumental traditional music legends, is coming to St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

Semisonic's Dan Wilson releases new single to coincide with UK tour

9:14am Friday 3rd October 2014

Grammy winning singer-songwriter Dan Wilson is set to releases his brand new single Love Without Fear on October 27th 2014. The single is the bitter-sweet title track from his new solo album and coincides with by a very special ‘Words and Music with Dan Wilson’ UK Tour that runs through October.

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