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BEST TAKEAWAYS IN SOUTH WALES | FOOD FEATURE

BEST TAKEAWAYS IN SOUTH WALES | FOOD FEATURE

It’s Friday night. It’s been a long week. You simply can’t be bothered to cook anything. Your partner is moaning they’re hungry… The answer is simple. Helen Payne investigates the best takeaways in South Wales. SUE’S CHINESE You may not have heard of it, but a little out of town in the well-to-do suburb of […]

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STUDENT GUIDE: SHOPPING AND FASHION | FEATURE

STUDENT GUIDE: SHOPPING AND FASHION | FEATURE

SHOPPING AND FASHION Selected by HANNAH SILVEY and HELEN PAYNE ST DAVID’S Now in most cities you have a large shopping centre and we don’t want to toot our own horns, but we think Cardiff is one of the best. It’s huge for one and the shops are different sizes, meaning there are the usual […]

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LAUREN HECKLER: END OF RESIDENCY EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

LAUREN HECKLER: END OF RESIDENCY EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

Elysium, Swansea Fri 14 Sept – Sat 14 Oct Reflecting on her residency at the Elysium gallery and her time in Swansea, Lauren Heckler’s mixed media exhibition reflects her fascination with the discovery of the local. Exploring the boundaries between the actual and the possible, fiction and reality, she places the studio and the city […]

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SHARON BISHOP | INTERVIEW

SHARON BISHOP | INTERVIEW

Chloe Baker speaks to the Swansea Science Festival event organiser Sharon Bishop about the festival, the largest of its kind in Wales. What’s the purpose of the Swansea Science Festival? The festival is a chance to celebrate and get involved with science. Science is part of our culture just as art or music or sport […]

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SWANSEA SCIENCE FESTIVAL | FEATURE

SWANSEA SCIENCE FESTIVAL | FEATURE

After hosting the British Science Festival last year, Swansea University and the National Waterfront Museum are launching their own celebration of the scientific, which will be both free and the biggest science event held in Wales, with curiosity-piquing goings-on for adults and children alike. The weekend kicks off with an afternoon of talks and discussions […]

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NISHIMURA | FOOD REVIEW

NISHIMURA | FOOD REVIEW

Brynymor Road, Swansea. 017 9265 3222 / www.nishimura.co.uk Food **** Atmosphere *** I love sushi. My girlfriend thinks I’m a fraud because I don’t love sashimi like true sushi lovers, but it’s just the combination of fish, rice and seaweed that I adore. Mixing the wasabi into the soy, throwing in some pickled ginger to bring […]

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THE GRUFFALO | STAGE PREVIEW

THE GRUFFALO | STAGE PREVIEW

Grand Theatre, Swansea / New Theatre, Cardiff Tue 29 + Wed 30 Aug / Thu 31 Aug-Sun 3 Sept This magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler invites you to join Mouse and friends on an adventure through the deep dark wood. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse […]

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OLLY MURS | INTERVIEW

OLLY MURS | INTERVIEW

The Essex-born cheeky chappy is returning to our side of the bridge once more, this time playing Singleton Park, Swansea. Deniece Cusack got together with Olly to find out what he’s been up to and what we can expect from his Swansea show. Olly Murs was once an unlikely candidate for success – let’s not […]

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MARGARET HASTINGS: HOW FALLEN, HOW CHANGED | ART PREVIEW

MARGARET HASTINGS: HOW FALLEN, HOW CHANGED | ART PREVIEW

Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea Fri 7 July-Sat 12 Aug A self-proclaimed “artist-alchemist”, Hastings creates illustrations made of rust against sheets of metal. Collecting many of her previous projects alongside new work, How Fallen, How Changed marks her first solo exhibition. She displays a good variety in the use of her technique and subject matters: her collection […]

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THE COMEDY OF ERRORS | STAGE PREVIEW

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS | STAGE PREVIEW

Oystermouth Castle, Swansea Wed 26 July One of Shakespeare’s earliest comedies comes to Oystermouth Castle this July. Presented by Illyria, a group of five actors who uniquely perform Shakespeare’s plays completely uncut, the play depicts two sets of identical twins, separated at birth. While the group adhere to Shakespeare’s text, they bravely update the setting […]

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