Review: Slava’s Snow Show, Wales Millennium Centre

It is rare that when attending a review of either a theatrical performance or a concert that you hear such a murmur of expectation and excitement prior to a show. Yet that was the case before the lights dimmed at Wales Millennium Centre on Tuesday evening. The anticipation for Slava’s Snow Show – a worldContinue reading “Review: Slava’s Snow Show, Wales Millennium Centre”

Review: Joss Stone, St David’s Hall, Cardiff

Its 13 years since singer/songwriter Joss Stone broke into the charts with her album debut The Soul Sessions. Still very much at the top of her game, Miss Stone, barefoot and in a beautiful green dress stepped on to the St David’s Hall stage on Sunday evening and immediately had the Cardiff audience in theContinue reading “Review: Joss Stone, St David’s Hall, Cardiff”

Slava’s Snowshow Commences 25th anniversary UK Tour in Cardiff

The multi-award winning international sensation Slava’s Snowshow returns to the UK this autumn commencing its 2017 journey at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff on Tuesday October 17.  A combination of theatrical clowning and stunning visual spectacle, Slava’s Snowshow is performed by a world-renowned company of clowns led by Slava Polunin, Artistic Director of the StContinue reading “Slava’s Snowshow Commences 25th anniversary UK Tour in Cardiff”

Bremner’s Back and He’s Partly Political

Britain’s best-known satirical impressionist, Rory Bremner, will be Partly Political when he visits Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre in November. With Trump, Boris, May and Brexit (not to mention Corbyn) still fresh in the memory, Rory’s on a mission to make sense, and nonsense, of it all.  Joining Rory will be a mixture of special guests andContinue reading “Bremner’s Back and He’s Partly Political”

Yianni To Reveal What He’s Learned From The Simpsons

Comedian Yianni Agisilaou is currently undertaking a UK tour of with his hit show The Simpsons Taught Me Everything I Know. A love letter to the world’s greatest TV show, Yianni shares stories, facts, impersonations and more to form a hilarious and cromulent look at a lifetime spent quoting, referencing and learning from the Simpsons,Continue reading “Yianni To Reveal What He’s Learned From The Simpsons”

R17 Patron Marks Russian Revolution Centenary With Unique Wales Event

One of the world’s most sought-after conductors, Valery Gergiev, visited Wales on Tuesday October 10 as part of the commemorative arts season: R17.  The artistic and general director of the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg delivered an exclusive masterclass to String students at Cardiff’s Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, and they watched asContinue reading “R17 Patron Marks Russian Revolution Centenary With Unique Wales Event”

Eight R17 Festival Concerts To See At Cardiff’s St David’s Hall

Cardiff’s St David’s Hall will commence a diverse programme of eight concerts celebrating the great Russian composers to commemorate the prestigious R17 Festival from October 12. 2017 is the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and the city-wide festival will capture the social and cultural explosion of the era as well as its historic connections withContinue reading “Eight R17 Festival Concerts To See At Cardiff’s St David’s Hall”

A Classical Concert From Russia… With Love!

Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2017/18 season commences with the fiery passion of From Russia…With Love at Cardiff’s st David’s Hall on Friday October 20. Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be the centre-piece to the programme, and is familiar to film fans as the romantic music featured in Brief Encounter. Accompanying the orchestra is 2014 BBCContinue reading “A Classical Concert From Russia… With Love!”

Countdown To Made By Hand Craft Fair In Cardiff

For the fourth year running Made by Hand will take place at the historic City Hall in Cardiff.  Taking place from the 3rd to 5th November this event brings together a handpicked selection of 135 leading makers from all over Wales and the UK, selling directly to the public. This year’s show will feature theContinue reading “Countdown To Made By Hand Craft Fair In Cardiff”

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