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JAMAICAN JILLS | FOOD REVIEW

JAMAICAN JILLS | FOOD REVIEW

City Gates, Wind Street, Swansea. 01792 476222 / www.jamaicanjills.com Food **** Atmosphere *** We get a warm Caribbean welcome stepping off Wind Street into the vibrant colours of Jamaican Jills. There’s yellow, green and orange everywhere, Bob Marley quotes on the walls, reggae through the speakers and I Am Bolt on constant loop on the many […]

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DORIAN SPENCER DAVIES | ART PREVIEW

DORIAN SPENCER DAVIES | ART PREVIEW

Ceri Richards Gallery, Swansea Until Sat 20 May The Ceri Richards Gallery in the Taliesin Arts Centre will be hosting an exhibition by Dorian Spencer Davies. Dorian is a Carmarthenshire born artist and studied Art at Dyfed College of Art from 1979-1983. His work has consisted of a mixture of illustration, graphics and paintings which […]

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THE GROOVE STAGE | CLUBS PREVIEW

THE GROOVE STAGE | CLUBS PREVIEW

Rhigol Outdoor Backyard Party @ The Last Resort, Swansea Sat 13 May Ah, May in Swansea. The air’s getting warmer, the days are longer, the smoke of disposable barbeques begins to waft in from the beach. Braver souls might steel themselves for an icy dip in Bracelet Bay, while queues of weekenders snake outside Joe’s […]

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DAVID CARPANINI | ART PREVIEW

DAVID CARPANINI | ART PREVIEW

Attic Gallery, Swansea Sat 6 May – Sat 3 Jun David Carpanini will have his work exhibited at Swansea’s Attic Gallery. His work has been the subject of three television documentaries and has been acquired by numerous prestigious collections including the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Newport Museum and Art Gallery, the Queen, Windsor, National […]

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ALEXANDER O’NEAL | LIVE PREVIEW

ALEXANDER O’NEAL | LIVE PREVIEW

Grand Theatre, Swansea Thurs 27 Apr The stage is set: Chilled wine, a crackling fire and you’re with that special someone. So who’s delicious sounds are spinning on the stereo, One Direction’s? Don’t think so. It’s got to be Alexander O’Neal, honey. The Mississippi-bred r’n’b vocalist who once sold out six straight nights at Wembley […]

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5 PLACES TO GET SOZZLED IN THE SPRING | FOOD FEATURE

5 PLACES TO GET SOZZLED IN THE SPRING | FOOD FEATURE

From Cardiff to Llanelli, and Swansea to the Gower, Ruth Seavers gets into the spirit of the spring and finds the best places in South Wales for a tipple. Remember to drink responsibly. Not that you will. We have to say that. Just don’t be an idiot. NO SIGN WINE BAR Swansea’s oldest pub, where […]

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HELEN DENNIS: EPHEMERAL COAST | ART PREVIEW

HELEN DENNIS: EPHEMERAL COAST | ART PREVIEW

Elysium Gallery, Swansea Fri 7 Apr – Sat 6 May 6 After her successful exhibition at Swansea’s Mission Gallery at the end of 2016, Helen Dennis returns to the city, this time to the Elysium Gallery. The earlier exhibition was informed by the artist’s love of Swansea bay, its swaying tides and rolling beaches, and […]

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VOIGTMANN | CLUBS PREVIEW

VOIGTMANN | CLUBS PREVIEW

  Platform @ The Scene Club, Swansea Sat 25 Mar Alongside Isis Salvaterra, DJ and producer Claus Voigtmann founded the Toi.Toi.Musik brand of London warehouse parties in 2010, and it’s become respected for the integrity with which they’re organised and run, not to mention the quality of the music therein – often house and techno […]

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ALASDAIR ROBERTS TRIO | LIVE PREVIEW

ALASDAIR ROBERTS TRIO | LIVE PREVIEW

The Parrot, Carmarthen, Fri 17 Mar; Noah’s Yard, Swansea, Sun 19; Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Sat 25 Splendid Scottish folk balladeer Alasdair Roberts returns to Wales this month, part of a UK wide tour to promote his new album Pangs, released on Drag City. It features 10 new songs recorded by the power trio of […]

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SMOKEY BUBBLIN B | CLUBS PREVIEW

SMOKEY BUBBLIN B | CLUBS PREVIEW

Rhigol @ The Scene, Swansea    Fri 10 Mar The second Welsh-monikered promoter this issue, and no Clwb Ifor Bach in sight! Rhigol (groove) is a regular party for Swansea’s lovers of house, garage, disco and the deeper sides of dance music. Previous guests include some of South Wales’ hardest working house heads, including veteran DJs, […]

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