South Wales

All South Wales related posts

 Buzz

PLOUGH & HARROW | FOOD REVIEW

PLOUGH & HARROW | FOOD REVIEW

Food **** Atmosphere **** Buzz has reviewed the Plough & Harrow, one of the Vale Of Glamorgan’s cosiest country pubs, before, and it is always a pleasure to go back to – whether it be for the numerous beer festivals they hold throughout the year, the live music or the home-cooked food. The fact they […]

 Buzz

THE MOON AND A SMILE | ART PREVIEW

THE MOON AND A SMILE | ART PREVIEW

Glynn Vivian, Swansea Until Sun 23 Apr If you’re interested in the history of photography and its links to Swansea, then this is a perfect exhibition for you. The Moon and a Smile is an exhibition commissioned by Glynn Vivian, which invited nine international artists to respond to the photographs and photographic techniques of some of […]

 Buzz

APRIL SINGLES | SINGLES REVIEW

APRIL SINGLES | SINGLES REVIEW

AMOR ***** Paradise / In Love An Arc (Night School) Fine Glasgow label releases fine questing disco record from bunch of moonlighting Glasgow mates. As much arthouse as dancefloor, both songs here push 14 minutes, with rubbery double bass, sporadic piano sunshine and Scottish weirdo hero Richard Youngs’ madly ecstatic vocals. Out of time, and […]

 Buzz

WILKO JOHNSON | INTERVIEW

WILKO JOHNSON | INTERVIEW

Gwyn Thomas De Chroustchoff speaks to British proto-punk hero, Game Of Thrones hatchet man and cheater of death Wilko Johnson. Sitting at his home in Southend, Wilko Johnson is coming to terms with everyday life. “I’m only really happy when I’m playing, the rest of the time I’m just sitting here,” he says. “I’m looking out […]

 Buzz

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING | FILM PREVIEW

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING | FILM PREVIEW

*** Dir:  Ritesh Batra (12A, 108 mins) Julian Barnes’ slim meditative Booker prize winning novel on the reconfiguring of memory gets a film treatment with mixed results. In place of the novel’s darkly ruminative tone emerges some upbeat misplaced comedy, side plots that pad out the story entirely created for the film and a feeling […]

 Chris Williams

MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 2 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

MEET THE QUEENS OF CARDIFF PART 2 | LGBTQ+ FEATURE

Following on from the first part in the series, Chris Williams speaks with the Cardiff drag queens who make up the Drag group the International League of Dianas; they also host Hey Mary, an alternative and queer/inclusive club night. Lucy Fur, 24 How long have you been doing drag? About four years, but only properly for about two and […]

 Buzz

THE DERI INN | FOOD REVIEW

THE DERI INN | FOOD REVIEW

Heol-Y-Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff. 02920 626237 / www.emberinns.co.uk     As with other establishments bearing Mitchells & Butlers’ Ember Inns brand, the newly refurbished Deri Inn is carefully – some might say cynically – designed to take on cherished independent locals at their own game: hearty pub grub, real ales aplenty, open fire. While it’s almost […]

 Buzz

EASTER EATS | FOOD FEATURE

EASTER EATS | FOOD FEATURE

Stuck for ideas this year? Elouise Hobbs hops around Wales and suggests her top picks for Easter foodie treats. In England, they have hot cross buns, in Wales, we have Welsh cakes. These delicious bakes have been a staple accompaniment with afternoon tea and a durable treat which was a favourite with miners in the […]

 Buzz

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS | SPORT PREVIEW

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS | SPORT PREVIEW

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their iconic basketball skills and energy to Cardiff. The exhibition team, made up of unique characters and personalities, will combine sport, athleticism, drama and comedy to provide one of the most consistently entertaining shows over the past century. Founded in the 1920s, the Globetrotters have played an essential role […]

 Buzz

WALES GOES POP! | LIVE PREVIEW

WALES GOES POP! | LIVE PREVIEW

The Gate, Cardiff Fri 14-Sun 16 Apr Cram your eggs into your bonnet, dust down your bunny ears, and butter up your hot cross buns, for Easter is a time when spring will be thoroughly sprung, and pop will rise again, not eat itself. Wales Goes Pop! has come up trumps by stitching together another […]