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5 OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS | FOOD FEATURE

5 OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS | FOOD FEATURE

With mulled wine flowing aplenty and the hunt for unique gifts starting anew, Rhonda Lee Reali checks out some of the best Christmas Markets in Wales. NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN OF WALES’ WINTER WONDERLAND If you’re looking for something quirkier from your Christmas fair this festive season, look no further. Combining startling light shows, a wonderful […]

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BETWEEN THE TREES | LIVE PREVIEW

BETWEEN THE TREES | LIVE PREVIEW

Rudry Parish Hall, Caerphilly Fri 7 + Sat 8 July Founded in 2016, the Rudry Festival is a community event which profits provide funds for the idyllic rural venue, Rudry Parish Hall, as well as the communities of Waterloo, Rudry and Draethen. This year, all profits from Between The Trees will also be donated to […]

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SPANDAU BALLET: TONY HADLEY | MUSIC INTERVIEW

SPANDAU BALLET: TONY HADLEY | MUSIC INTERVIEW

If you happened to glance through the gossip mags over the past few weeks, you’d have noticed two articles guaranteed to induce fond memories if you’re of a certain age. One was toasting the 35th anniversary of the television channel MTV, and the other was celebrating the return of 1980s heartthrobs.  Lead singer Tony Hadley […]

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OCEAN COLOUR SCENE: SIMON FOWLER | MUSIC INTERVIEW

OCEAN COLOUR SCENE: SIMON FOWLER | MUSIC INTERVIEW

Ffion Riordan-Jones speaks with Simon Fowler about growing as an artist, and looking back to the past. The 1990s’ music scene in the UK was largely dominated by Britpop; emblazoned with the Union Flag, this movement was a cross between alternative and pop rock, and saw the likes of Oasis and Blur create legendary albums […]

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VELOTHON WALES | SPORTS FEATURE

VELOTHON WALES | SPORTS FEATURE

The 140km Velothon Wales cycle race returns to the capital after a successful turn-out at the inaugural event last year. Under new management Run 4 Wales, who also host the Cardiff Half Marathon, the organisers anticipate up to 18,000 riders in this year’s event. This year, the shorter 50km race has been dropped due to […]

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FOOD FESTIVALS | MAY

FOOD FESTIVALS | MAY

Looking for something new to feast your eyes on this May? This month, explore some of the best market food Wales has to offer. Ciara Neligan rounds up food festivals across the country for you to dig into. OLD SWAN BANK HOLIDAY BEER FESTIVAL Old Swan Inn, Llantwit Major – Fri 29 Apr – Mon 2 […]