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.

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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

Barry And District News: SCUPLTURE CYMRU: At Barry gallery, Art Central. (11571886)

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.

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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.

First Aid Kit Announce Cardiff Show

9:03am Friday 3rd October 2014

First Aid Kit will bring their brand of country influenced harmonies to St David’s Hall in January 2015 following an incredible sold-out autumn tour.

Highlights for Centre’s 10th Anniversary

8:01am Friday 3rd 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.

Arnold Lowrey to showcase his incredible art

Barry And District News: ST FAGANS: An example of the fantastic work by Arnold Lowrey

4:54pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

FORMER Barry boy, Arnold Lowrey, is holding an exhibition of his own work at the Norwegian Church, Cardiff Bay.

Tribute will re-live the music of the 50’s and 60’s

Barry And District News: DANSETTE DAYS: The incredible Steve Conway, Liza Starlight, Vicky Lamber and Rob Dee will take you on a nostalgic musical trip

1:07pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

AT THE Memo Arts Centre, Barry you can re-live The Dansette Days on Thursday, October 16.

Start your Christmas shopping early at Enfys Craft Fair

1:04pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

ENFYS will be holding the first of its three Craft Fairs on Saturday, October 4.

Bedroom capers for Penarth based company

Barry And District News: BEDROOM FARCE: Lynne Seymour as Jan with Richard Tunley as Nick

10:05am Thursday 2nd October 2014

BLACK RAT Productions will perform Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Bedroom Farce’ for their autumn tour with a stop in Cardiff. The production will take place from Thursday, November 6 until Saturday, November 8 at the Richard Burton Theatre, RWCMD.

Lionel Richie will perform all the hits in Cardiff in 2015

8:03am Thursday 2nd 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.

Mark Watson returns with new show

Barry And District News: FLAWS: Mark Watson will perform his new comedy show

4:18pm Monday 29th September 2014

THIS November Mark Watson returns to the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff with his new show ‘Flaws’.

Ramblers start exploring from Porthkerry

2:58pm Monday 29th September 2014

SEVEN walkers including leader Joy gathered at St Curig’s Church in Porthkerry village and descended through the sunken lane near Church Farm to cross a meadow at the bottom from where there were great views of the Porthkerry Viaduct. Crossing the newly laid cycle track a footbridge led over the brook and onto part of the Barry Heart Walk devised in conjunction with the British Heart Foundation’s bid to get people fit and healthy, before a series of newly installed metal kissing gates led them through meadows and then uphill beside the Whitelands Brook to Port Road.

Milkshake Live

Barry And District News: BANANAS in Pyjamas will be coming to St David's Hall Cardiff on Monday, February 24. Penarth Times and Barry & District News competition for family ticket. (10852383)

10:19am Monday 29th September 2014

Milkshake Live

Bold and contemporary version of Romeo and Juliet

5:24pm Friday 26th 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.

First Welsh show for Pink Martini and The von Trapps

Barry And District News: PREMIERE: Don’t miss your chance to see Pink Martini and special guests The von Trapp family perform for one night only

1:26pm Friday 26th September 2014

PINK Martini and The von Trapps make their Welsh premiere at Wales Millennium Centre.

The Unthanks To Play 21 Date Tour in 2015

Barry And District News: Andy Gallacher (10609000)

11:16am Friday 26th September 2014

The Unthanks have unveiled details of their most comprehensive UK tour so far - twenty-one live dates in some of the UK’s biggest & best venues which will coincide with the spring 2015 release of their first full new studio album in four years. The dates will take in both Colston Hall, Bristol on February 25 and St David's hall, Cardiff on Febeuary 26.

Willy Porter returns to play Cardiff Show

Barry And District News: Willy Porter at Hutton Rudby Hall

11:16am Friday 26th September 2014

Wisconsin native Willy Porter is a guitar virtuoso with an insinuating voice that sneaks past your defenses and gets under your skin. He has toured with Tori Amos, Paul Simon, Sting, and Jethro Tull, whose leader, Ian Anderson, said of him: “Willy Porter’s music demonstrates admirably that the technical excellence of his guitar-playing will never overwhelm the essence of the song itself. In perfect symbiosis, the disciplines of performance and songwriting combine together to create the unique work for which he is admired by professional peers and audiences alike. Oh – and a damn fine singer too. Thank goodness he doesn’t play the flute.”

Steve Hackett Revisits Genesis On New Tour

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11:16am Friday 26th September 2014

Legendary guitarist and Prog pioneer Steve Hackett brings his Genesis Extended UK Tour to St David’s Hall on October 30.

Grant Nicholas Discusses His New Album Away From Feeder

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11:14am Friday 26th September 2014

Ahead of appearances in Cardiff and Bristol next week Feeder Front man Grant Nicholas chats to Andy Howells about his debut solo album.

Concert will raise money for local young cancer patients

8:20pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE James Clode Band will perform at live concert to help local young cancer patients across South Wales. Ian Burgess has organised this fantastic concert which will take place on Saturday, October 4 at The Masonic Hall, Churchill Way, Cardiff.

Barry Memo films for October

5:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BARRY Memo has a variety of films lined up for this October, including family friendly and ones just for adults.

Show makes a modern twist to a classic tale

Barry And District News: MERCHANT OF VENICE: Don’t miss the incredible show this October

5:23pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AT THE Barry Memo Arts Centre on October 1 and 2 they will host the fantastic production of Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare.

Church beer festival

Barry And District News: DRINK UP: Glass full (10532814)

2:54pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BARRY churches are inviting people to get into the drinking spirit at a Beer Festival this October.

Harvest festival donations

2:50pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A HARVEST festival will be staged at a Barry primary school on Friday, October 3.

Local girl returns to Cardiff to perform new music

2:22pm Thursday 25th September 2014

DINAS Powys girl Grace Hartrey, now based in Liverpool, is returning to Cardiff for two shows which are not to be missed.

Talented photographers showcases unseen work

Barry And District News: BUSY: One of the photographs to see is Crowds on the Promenade

10:19am Thursday 25th September 2014

A NEW exhibition by the talented Tom Clemett is on display now at ‘The Room in the Park’, Victoria Park, Barry. Photographs from the past will be exhibited under the titled “Sea and Seaside” until Sunday, October 26.

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