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Young virtuosos given chance to shine at top music festival

Talented young musicians from North Wales are being given the chance to shine at a top international music festival. They will have the opportunity to perform with acclaimed orchestra NEW Sinfonia at the North Wales International Music Festival that’s going virtual for the first time in its 49-year history. Instead of being held at St […]

New TV sitcom makes broadcasting history

An ingenious TV company has made broadcasting history by becoming the first in the UK to complete a comedy drama series during the Covid-19 lockdown – by creating a bubble for the cast and crew in a closed down pub. Production of the new sitcom, Rybish (Rubbish), set in a recycling centre, was brought to […]

Top composer who performed with Queen legend thanks Wrexham copy firm for concert backing

A TOP composer who has performed with Queen legend Brian May and worked on prime-time TV programmes such as Coronation Street and Cold Feet is leading the band at a series of concerts involving 4,000 schoolchildren supported by a Wrexham copy firm. Youngsters from AmaSing, a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2017, are performing at venues […]

Sty is the limit as Welsh celebrities compete in hilarious TV Olympigs

Six Welsh celebrities had a swill time down on the farm when they swapped the red carpet for bales of hay and high heels for wellies in the TV Olympigs. The sextet of stars were the among the latest of crop of contestants in the popular television farming challenge show, Fferm Ffactor, which is a […]

Rising piano star Laura inspires new generation of talent

A talented pianist is hoping to inspire more young musicians to follow in her footsteps after enjoying a meteoric rise to success since competing in a top Wales piano festival. Lauren Zhang, who was crowned BBC Young Musician in 2018, is returning as one of the headline acts at this year’s International Piano Festival at […]

Families in tears singing iconic anthem

Folk singer Dafydd Iwan who outsold superstars Stormzy and Lewis Capaldi to reach number one in the UK iTunes chart is also a big hit with care home residents. Dafydd goes down a storm at the monthly gigs he stages at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd care home in Caernarfon which specialises in looking after […]