Dance Workshops Will Discover The Art Of Sattriya

Telling stories through dance dramas is a tradition that goes back some 500 years in the region of North East India known as Assam. The stories, telling of Krishna and his exploits are retold at festivals each year using dance combined with masks and music and elaborate costume at the monasteries. The dances practised byContinue reading “Dance Workshops Will Discover The Art Of Sattriya”

Family Fun Event looks At Diversity Of Local Environment

 This summer Aneurin Leisure are working with Gwent Wildlife Trust to provide a variety of fun filled monthly activities for families at Parc Bryn Bach, promoting the ecology and diversity of the local environment. The event, Bee’s, Butterflies and Wildflowers taking place on Sunday July 16 from 10am – 12pm, will involve a walk aroundContinue reading “Family Fun Event looks At Diversity Of Local Environment”

PICTURE SPECIAL: Newport Festival Of Classics

A rainy day in Newport has come to life with a colourful and vibrant collection of classic cars and motorcycles as the city has played host to its first Festival of Classics. Among the many items on display between 11am and 4pm were an original Model T Ford, a double decker bus, several spectacular motorbikesContinue reading “PICTURE SPECIAL: Newport Festival Of Classics”

Superhero Fun At Caerphilly’s First Comic Con

STAR Wars and Star Trek characters, pirates, Ghostbusters and Steampunk are set to descend on Caerphilly when the town’s first ever Comic Con takes place in June. The charity event, to be held at Caerphilly Leisure Centre, takes place on Saturday, June 10, 10am-5pm, raising money for Caerphilly Children’s Centre and featuring four celebrity guests.Continue reading “Superhero Fun At Caerphilly’s First Comic Con”

Still Time For Family To Shop and Hop at Bridgend’s McArthurGlen Outlet

There is still some Easter fun to be had at McArthurGlen’s Designer Outlet at Bridgend before the children return to school on Monday. Children visiting the centre up until tomorrow will receive an Easter themed activity book, inviting them to spot Easter images in store windows as they walk around the centre, and be inContinue reading “Still Time For Family To Shop and Hop at Bridgend’s McArthurGlen Outlet”

International Women’s Day Events at Newport Riverfront

On March 8 from 10am until 7pm, The Riverfront will be taking part in International Women’s Day celebrations and playing host to inspirational guest speakers, films, performances, workshops and demonstrations to celebrate women and their achievements. The Women’s Equality network will host a discussion panel consisting of inspirational women in leadership roles, performance artist LizContinue reading “International Women’s Day Events at Newport Riverfront”

St David’s Day Launch For Big Pit Welsh Language Workshops

Big Pit launches new welsh language workshops for schools as part of St David’s Day celebrations To coincide with celebrating St David’s Day, pupils from Ysgol Bryn Onnen, near Pontypool, will be participating in a new Welsh medium ‘Washday’ session at Big Pit National Coal Museum. The session looks at what home life was likeContinue reading “St David’s Day Launch For Big Pit Welsh Language Workshops”

Free Workshops For Earth Hour

Ahead of the Earth Hour celebration on March 25, WWF Cymru will run a series of free workshops, hosted by artist Lulu Quinn focussing on solutions for climate change while discussing different issues and problem solving. Participants will have an opportunity to make a personal written or drawn statement which will be used to createContinue reading “Free Workshops For Earth Hour”

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