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THE ADDAMS FAMILY | STAGE PREVIEW

THE ADDAMS FAMILY | STAGE PREVIEW

Having debuted in America in 2009, the musical comedy The Addams Family is finally being produced in the UK, and will arrive in Cardiff at the beginning of August. The story focuses on the now grown up Wednesday Addams, having fallen in love with a sweet young “normal” American boy. With his family set to meet […]

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OUTDOOR EATS | FOOD FEATURE

OUTDOOR EATS | FOOD FEATURE

What with the lovely weather and the British inability to build well-ventilated buildings, Elouise Hobbs makes the most of the summer and lists some of the best places to grab a bite to eat in the great outdoors. COAST, SAUNDERSFOOT What more could you want from an outdoor eatery than a beautiful beach metres away, […]

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THE WELSH PROMS 2017 | FEATURE

THE WELSH PROMS 2017 | FEATURE

Alec Evans takes a look at the pomp and ceremony to expect at the musical extravaganza that is this year’s Welsh Proms. One of the highlights of Cardiff’s musical calendar, the Welsh Proms is back for 2017. A staple of the Welsh music scene since 1986, it provides the city with eight days of the […]

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5 PLACES TO EAT WELL TO GET INTO SHAPE FOR SUMMER AT A VERY SHORT NOTICE | FOOD FEATURE

5 PLACES TO EAT WELL TO GET INTO SHAPE FOR SUMMER AT A VERY SHORT NOTICE | FOOD FEATURE

The sun’s in the sky and that instinctual British urge to take off all your clothes at a whopping 18°C takes over. But wait! You spent the winter gorging yourself silly on shepherd’s pie and now when you remove your clothes people are violently ill. Too late to stun the public with your summer bod? […]

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A THEATRICAL TOUR OF FLAT HOLM ISLAND | FEATURE

A THEATRICAL TOUR OF FLAT HOLM ISLAND | FEATURE

Stephen Springate travels to Flat Holm Island to find out more about its history with the help of a theatrical troupe to bring it all to life. As everyone begins to gather on the pontoon at Mermaid Quay for the white-knuckle RIB boat trip over to Flat Holm, the drama seems to already have started. […]

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WE’VE BEEN WATCHING | FEATURE

WE’VE BEEN WATCHING | FEATURE

THE HANDMAID’S TALE MGM Television (available on All 4) Adapted from Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaid’s Tale depicts life in a patriarchal, dystopian society. Within the established regime women have no rights, and as such, are required into restrictive, abusive roles. Offred (a wonderful Elizabeth Moss), as a handmaid, is sent to live with the commander […]

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GETAWAY GUIDE: HISTORY AND CULTURE | FEATURE

GETAWAY GUIDE: HISTORY AND CULTURE | FEATURE

The summer sun’s high in the sky and calling you to come out to play. We’ve come up with a handy guide to help you discover Wales and make the most of the weather. HISTORY AND CULTURE Compiled by JASON MACHLAB CAERLEON Newport An Iron Age turned Roman fortress turned Norman stronghold, seized during the […]

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GOLDIE LOOKIN’ CHAIN | INTERVIEW

GOLDIE LOOKIN’ CHAIN | INTERVIEW

Rachael Hutchings speaks with Goldie Lookin’ Chain’s Rhys Hutchings about their plans for a new record and touring. GLC have been so consistent in the past few years in releasing regular new videos and songs – what’s the plan for the follow-up album to Pill Communication? We have finished recording the new album and it’s […]

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RECIPE: HAZELNUT AND ORANGE BROWNIES | FOOD FEATURE

RECIPE: HAZELNUT AND ORANGE BROWNIES | FOOD FEATURE

INGREDIENTS 375g white caster sugar 75g cocoa powder 275g salted butter, melted and cooled 4 large eggs 100g self-raising flour 100g plain chocolate, chopped into small chunks 100g hazelnuts, skins on 1 medium orange, washed METHOD Preheat the oven to 180/160°C fan. Place the hazelnuts on a baking tray and toast in the oven for […]

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VINTAGE FOR VICTORY | FEATURE

VINTAGE FOR VICTORY | FEATURE

In aid of Cancer Research UK and the pursuit of jolly good fun, Vintage for Victory is a throwback bonanza with a 1940s, 50s, and 60s theme. Dress-up is a must: gals and chaps are expected to go nuts with the fashion explosions from their favourite decade on offer. On the weekend of Sat 15 […]

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