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KEN SKATES | POLITICS INTERVIEW

KEN SKATES | POLITICS INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks with the Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Transport Ken Skates about boosting tourism and next year’s campaign, the Year of Legends. What’s planned for the Year of Legends? The Year of Legends is about bringing the past to life like never before, with cutting-edge innovation. It’s about creating and celebrating […]

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MUSIC NEWS EXTRA | MUSIC FEATURE

MUSIC NEWS EXTRA | MUSIC FEATURE

Two Welsh musical development schemes are launching new chapters in their respective projects about now. In the case of Live Music Now Wales, the charity is looking for new musicians – solo artists or bands – playing in styles which they’ve pigeonholed as acoustic, rock and pop, classical, jazz, folk and world music. If you […]

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TOP TEN FILMS OF 2016 & 2017 | FILM FEATURE

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2016 & 2017 | FILM FEATURE

Once again 2016 has been full of blockbuster superheroes and sequels, franchise stutters and starters but amidst much dross have been gems – seek them out on DVD…here’s my top 10 of the year in no particular order…       Sausage Party – Silly and foul-mouthed certainly, but also a sly attack on religion and […]

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CELEBRATING WELSH LEGENDS | FEATURE

CELEBRATING WELSH LEGENDS | FEATURE

Victoria O’Hagan looks ahead to 2017, the Year of Legends, and rounds up her top pick of legendary locations in Wales. 2016 may well go down in history as the year where Western politics went a little bit bonkers and Bowie left for his home planet, but 2017 is set to become a legendary year […]

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ONES TO WATCH: HOLDING ABSENCE | MUSIC FEATURE

ONES TO WATCH: HOLDING ABSENCE | MUSIC FEATURE

The south Wales rock community has expanded exponentially over the years, bands keen to be the next big name after predecessors like Bullet For My Valentine or Funeral For A Friend. Explanations for this growth range from the tireless efforts of promoters bringing larger shows to the region, to – simply – the ever-changing nature […]

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BFI BLACK STAR & BLACK CINEMA IN WALES | FILM FEATURE

BFI BLACK STAR & BLACK CINEMA IN WALES | FILM FEATURE

Black Star, presented by BFI, describes itself as “a celebration of the range, versatility and power of black actors on film and TV, taking place in cinemas nationwide” and there are a number of events happening in Wales to coincide with the ground-breaking new film season. There have been showings of films, such as the […]

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WELSH WALKS | SPORT FEATURE

WELSH WALKS | SPORT FEATURE

Owen Scourfield puts on his hiking boots and takes us on a tour of the best places to burn those Christmas calories. You’re going to be full of turkey and trimmings and copious amounts of drink; at some point over the festive period you’re going to have to think about getting out of the house […]

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FATHER CHRISTMAS | INTERVIEW

FATHER CHRISTMAS | INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks with Father Christmas about his thoughts on 2016, the impact it’s had on Christmas, and why we should be excited for the future. How’s 2016 been for you? It’s been swings and roundabouts really. Like most magical beings, I’ve been shocked by the year’s events. We’ve lost a lot of good […]

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WELSH CHRISTMAS RECIPES TO TRY THIS YEAR | FOOD FEATURE

WELSH CHRISTMAS RECIPES TO TRY THIS YEAR | FOOD FEATURE

Still not decided on the Christmas menu? Marta Montanari lends a helping hand and finds five of the most delicious Christmas creations to cook to keep friends and family happy. 1) Beef Cawl This recipe was very popular at the end of the 19th century, and even though soups are often considered an easy meal, […]

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DECEMBER & JANUARY FOODIE FOCUS | FOOD FEATURE

DECEMBER & JANUARY FOODIE FOCUS | FOOD FEATURE

Award-winning Cardiff blogger Jane Cook (of hungrycityhippy.co.uk) rounds up five of the most interesting and must-try food & drink events that the city has to offer.   Blas Streetfood Market at Pipes Pontcanna – Sat 10 Dec From 4.30pm on Sat 10 Dec, the courtyard which is home to Pipes Beer and Lufkin Coffee will […]

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