Arts

Rich wildlife of Denbighshire inspires work of Llangollen potters

Ceramic artists inspired by the rich and varied wildlife of North East Wales are championing a new campaign to persuade people to shop locally this Christmas. Shelves at Gwalia Ceramics in Llangollen’s Oak Street are a testimony to the way the region’s flora and fauna are motivating these artists in clay. The shop and gallery […]

Art’s life for talented tenants

A group of talented tenants have put on their first art and craft exhibition. Their work went on show at the Older Persons’ Day organised by housing association Cartrefi Conwy at Venue Cymru in Llandudno. The display was produced by members of the new art and creativity group set up at Cysgod y Gogarth independent […]

£50,000 appeal launched to create new memorial to Formula 1 hero Tom Pryce

A campaign has been launched to create a permanent memorial to Welsh Formula One star Tom Pryce in his “real home town” of Denbigh. Supporters have been spurred on by the success of a pop-up exhibition at the town’s museum to commemorate the local hero who in four short years went from being a tractor […]

Art’s life for talented tenants

A group of talented tenants have put on their first art and craft exhibition. Their work went on show at the Older Persons’ Day organised by housing association Cartrefi Conwy at Venue Cymru in Llandudno. The display was produced by members of the new art and creativity group set up at Cysgod y Gogarth independent living […]

Finance firm showcases work of young artist Alice

A YOUNG artist whose work was part of a world-first conference dedicated to the life of late pop great Prince is creating a painting for a Wrexham finance’s firm new headquarters. Alice Tulane, 25, from Connah’s Quay, is producing an abstract piece to adorn the walls of Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management’s new offices inside the […]

Panto star Stuart to help Colwyn Bay get switched on for Christmas – oh yes he will!

A panto star who’s worked with the likes of Peter Kay, Joe Pasquale and the Chuckle Brothers will help Colwyn Bay get switched on to Christmas. Stuart Loughland and fellow cast members from the production of Dick Whittington at Theatr Colwyn will be the guests of honour for the Christmas extravaganza complete with all the […]

Top orchestra hits the right note for child safety charity

A celebrated North Wales orchestra will be the headline performers at a special  concert to raise money for a trailblazing child safety charity. NEW Sinfonia will be starring at St Asaph Cathedral on December 5 to support the  work of the DangerPoint centre in Talacre with young people across the region North Wales. A quartet […]

Nia defies doctor’s orders to take part in charity run

A Gwynedd musician-in-residence defied doctor’s orders to run a half marathon to raise money for a charity she cares passionately about. Nia Davies Williams, 46, who works at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd Care Home in Caernarfon, tackled the  Cardiff Half Marathon despite having badly bruised ribs. Nia, a leading authority on the use of […]

Caroline back on stage after two decades for festival fundraiser

The manager of a top festival will celebrate a landmark birthday by singing for the first time since her school days at a special fundraising concert in her honour. Caroline Thomas, from Glan Conwy, who works for the North Wales International Music Festival in St Asaph, was a member of an award-winning choir when she […]

Final poppy salute to war hero Bill

A group of artistic care home residents have come up with a touching tribute to Second World War hero Bill Evans by making cascades of giant poppies in his memory. Bill, 93, who fought his way through Europe and helped liberate Brussels, died on Monday, October 15, after a short illness at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. […]