Tabletop sale

6:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AGE Connect Cardiff and Vale are holding a tabletop sale at The Senior Health Shop, Holton Road, Barry on Saturday, July 26, from10am-noon. There will be a sale of new/nearly new clothes with many bargains and prices very reasonable, a cake stall and a raffle. Admission is free. All proceeds of the event will be used for the benefit of Senior Health Shop in Barry. Donations of good quality clothes welcome. For further information telephone 01446 732385.

Store to host strawberry tea party

5:18pm Thursday 24th 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.

Locals urged to vote Dyffryn House and Gardens as one of Wales’ most special place

Barry And District News: SPECIAL PLACE: Dyffryn Gardens. Courtesy National Trust images John Millar (Dyffryn)

4:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DYFFRYN House and Gardens has been voted one of Wales’ top 10 Special Places in a major campaign by National Trust Wales to get the country talking about what makes the places in Wales so special – and now the race is on to get it crowned as the top spot.

Exhibits bring war to life

9:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

A LIFE sized voluntary aid detachment nurse is just one of the exhibits a Barry history group has unveiled to commemorate the Great War outbreak.

Celebrate nature and friendship at festival

Barry And District News: FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS: Barry's community urged to attend friendly event

8:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FESTIVAL that continues to grow will spring up for a 5th year in a Barry park this Sunday, July 27.

Bust some moves with ska band

7:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

VALE-BASED seven piece ska/two tone cover band, Too Toned are tuning up to play a Cardiff gig next month.

Charity dance party set to rock the Millennium Stadium

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

9:30am Tuesday 22nd 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.

Hornby 0-Gauge model railway exhibition at Barry Tourist Railway

Barry And District News: Hornby 0-Gauge model railway

5:24pm Monday 21st 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.

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.

Cats visits Wales Millennium Centre

Barry And District News: LEADING ROLE: Clare Rickard returns to Wales in the current UK tour of Cats

10:22am Saturday 19th 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.

Fancy being "Frozen" for three days in the summer?

10:17am Saturday 19th July 2014

T4K are holding a three day theatre workshop on Friday to Sunday, August 1 to 3, from 10am to 4pm at Barry Island Community Centre.

Explore beautiful gardens

Barry And District News: 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)

9:14am Saturday 19th July 2014

FOUR gardens in Barry will open for the National Gardens Scheme on Saturday, July 26.

Welsh Proms launches in Cardiff this weekend

Barry And District News: Zuidyk (07973 227 434) (8174427)

3:59pm Friday 18th July 2014

Summer in the city brings the magnificent Welsh Proms Cardiff to the centre of the St David’s Hall stage in an exciting programme of un-missable live music. The Welsh Proms Cardiff brings a carnival atmosphere to St David’s Hall in a week-long festival of music which is the highlight of the summer calendar in Cardiff 19 - 26 July.

2 Rude to play Newport Charity Show

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3:51pm Friday 18th July 2014

On the 19th July 2014 2 Rude will be hosting the Big 10 charity event at the Bassment night club in Newport, South Wales. It will be one night, 10 charities and a whole lot of music madness!

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

9:25am Friday 18th 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.

Blysh festival stars The Siren Sisters release debut album

Barry And District News: NEW ALBUM: The Siren Sisters

11:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The Siren Sisters were formed in 2010 and have appealed to audiences young and old. The trio have based their success on a true representation of the 1940s era and made numerous performances on television, radio and their successful theatre show Christmas With The Siren Sisters.

Jamie Smith's Mabon Headline Folk Prom Event

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3:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The Welsh Proms 2014 will present ‘Festival of Folk' a celebration of music with workshops, master classes and have-a-go sessions with live bands on July 20.

Tubular Bells revisited

3:52pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Rob Reed, announces the release of a unique new album, Sanctuary, on 21st July through Tigermoth Records. Sanctuary is produced, mixed and engineered by Rob, who is joined by legendary Tubular Bells producers Tom Newman (as co-producer) and Simon Heyworth, who mastered the album.

Scenery maker wanted for amateur productions

1:45pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Penarth Operatic & Dramatic Society are looking for someone with the expertise and ability, artistic flair and vision, plus time to spare, to join their present team to help make and construct scenery for their productions.

The Fiery Garden “Isle of Fire” returns to Barry Island

Barry And District News: Viking ship head

9:41am Thursday 17th July 2014

FOLLOWING on from last year’s successful debut, the magical and breath-taking “Isle of Fire” - will return to Barry Island on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20.

Barry Tourist Railway – steam loco and vintage fair this weekend

9:30am 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.

Vale Council launches summer holiday activity programme

9:10am Thursday 17th 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.

Fabulous Dawn French is on tour

Barry And District News: Dawn French

9:05am Thursday 17th July 2014

Dawn French ‘Thirty Million Minutes’ tour

Glastonbury headliners Kasabian announce autumn UK tour

Barry And District News: Glastonbury headliners Kasabian announce autumn UK tour (8279439)

12:09pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

GLASTONBURY headliners Kasabian have announced a two-month UK tour that will include a gig at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, on Sunday, November 23. Support fromThe Maccabees. Tickets from £29.50 plus booking fee are available from the box office on 02920 22 44 88.

Kids In Glass Houses To Play Merthyr Rock Festival

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1:01pm Monday 14th July 2014

Merthyr Rock, South Wales’ heavy rock festival is pleased to announce the ‘Road to Merthyr Tour’ featuring a string of dates with Kids In Glass Houses at intimate Welsh venues this August, in the run up to the one-day festival.

From Nutini With Caustic Love

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12:59pm Monday 14th July 2014

Without doubt 2014 is the year of Paolo Nutini. His Acclaimed third album ‘Caustic Love’ went straight in at number 1, quickly reaching platinum status, and now with his biggest tour to date scheduled for the autumn, including an additional date in Cardiff on October 31 , Paolo Nutini looks set to cement his place as one of the country’s leading artists.

Music Of The Big O To Take Centre Stage In Cardiff

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12:57pm Monday 14th July 2014

In September, Barry Steele will present his all live spectacular Multi Media Tribute to The Big O, featuring classic Roy Orbison hits from the 60’s right through to the Late 80’s Using both Original and film footage from the era, and backed by his fabulous band, Barry Steele will bring the life and character of Roy Orbison back to the centre stage, where it truly belongs, as he puts the rock back into The Big O, with his trademark dark rimmed glasses, soaring vocals and Orbison style.

Black Star Rioders To Play SteelHouse Festival

12:55pm Monday 14th July 2014

Fresh from the hugely successful tour in late 2013, Black Star Riders are set to hitting the road again this summer with an appearance at AsteelHouse festival on July 19.

That's What Happens - Chas And Dave Still Going Strong 40 Years on - Chas Hodges Interview

12:53pm Monday 14th July 2014

Andy Howells catches up with Chas Hodges of Chas n Dave for a quick “Rabbit”

Joanne Shaw Taylor will bring The Dirty Truth to Cardiff Globe

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12:47pm Monday 14th July 2014

British blues rock guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor returns to UK shores with a nationwide November 2014 UK Tour, that follows her forthcoming new studio album, “The Dirty Truth”. She will play Cardiff Globe on Tuesday November 18.

We need a little Christmas

Barry And District News: CHRISTMAS TOUR: Celebrated male vocal ensemble Only Men Aloud

12:07pm Saturday 12th July 2014

THE celebrated male vocal ensemble Only Men Aloud has announced their 2014 'We Need A Little Christmas UK Tour' with a performance at St David's Hall, Cardiff on Tuesday, December 16.

Safer Vale

2:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

*Court PACT public meeting will be held at The New Scout Hall, Dyfan Road, Barry on Thursday, July 10, at 6pm.

Kimberley calls for last specs selfies in Barry

Barry And District News: Girls Aloud singer and West End actress Kimberley Walsh is calling for last specs selfies in Barry. 

9:16am Friday 11th July 2014

GIRLS ALOUD singer and West End actress Kimberley Walsh is calling all glasses wearers in Barry to snap a selfie in their specs by July 13 to be in with a last chance of winning a £10,000 jackpot and a dream holiday.

Beatles for Sale

9:14am 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.

Toy and train sale

12:06pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE excellently preserved Barry Island Station is hosting the next annual toy and train sale on Sunday, August 3, between 10.30am-3pm.

Spiritualist services

10:15am Thursday 10th July 2014

BARRY Spiritualist Church and Centre, Buttrills Road, Barry, is holding a divine service on Sunday, July 13, at 6pm with Lesley Murphy and Jan Davies. On Monday, July 14, at 7pm there is an open circle. Spiritual healing will be available on Thursday, July 17 from 6.30pm-7.30pm.

BillBoard Ensemble - The Wedding Singer

10:13am Thursday 10th July 2014

BILLBOARD Ensemble return to the Memo this Summer with the musical comedy based on the hit movie, The Wedding Singer.

Blooming gorgeous free ticket giveaway for Dyffryn Gardens

9:12am 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.

See winning dance group in action

Barry And District News: ERA British

9:12am Thursday 10th July 2014

THE Vale youth dance programme has been hard at work over the past few months and have won quite a lot of awards.

PODS Murder Mystery Evening

Barry And District News: 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

9:09am 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?

Cantref - Brecon's Biggest Adventure

12:28pm Wednesday 9th 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.

Dawn French - 30 Million Minutes at the New Theatre

Barry And District News: SOLO TOUR: British Queen of comedy Dawn French

12:28pm Wednesday 9th 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.

Memo Arts Centre July film listings

12:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

CINE-MEMO Screening - The Invisible Woman (12A)

Doctor Who to kick off global tour with Cardiff premiere

Barry And District News: NEW SERIES: Doctor Who will have its world premiere in Cardiff on August 7

12:14pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE much-anticipated new series of Doctor Who will have its world premiere in Cardiff on August 7, BBC Wales has announced.

Artists flock to music event

10:10am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A WEALTH of Barry singers are set to have a smashing time at a prestigious music event this Saturday, July 12.

Unique Summer Festival For Tintern

12:50pm Friday 4th July 2014

Two sites in Tintern associated with religious worship for nearly a thousand years are the setting in mid-July for a unique festival.

Big Mac Brings Wholly Soul to Ebbw Vale

12:48pm Friday 4th July 2014

On Friday 11th July Big Macs Wholly Soul Band are making their debut performance at the Ebbw Vale Institute,Church Street.Ebbw Vale on Saturday 12th July.

Brit Star Alison Balsom Prepares For Welsh Show

Barry And District News: (7793508)

12:48pm Friday 4th July 2014

Multi Brit award winning Alison Balsom marks her most ambitious year yet recording a new album with acclaimed jazz producer Guy Barker and embarks on her first ever headline UK tour which brings her to Cardiff's St David's Hall on October 5.

Jazz Star Gregory Porter To Play Cardiff

Barry And District News: (7793398)

12:48pm Friday 4th July 2014

With a groove that never quits and a voice of incredible virtuosity, Gregory Porter has broken through the buzz to become the undisputed new star of vocal jazz.

No Devotion To Bring Intimate Gig To Cardiff

Barry And District News: (7759690)

12:48pm Friday 4th July 2014

No Devotion is set to make it’s global debut with an exclusive, intimate tour later on this month kicking off at Cardiff's CF10 venue on July 22.

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