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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 […]

Lovingly restored street organ promises ‘barrel’ of fun at top music festival

A rare street organ that’s been lovingly restored to its former glory will be a star attraction at a top music festival. New life has been breathed into the Dutch organ called Astrid by owner Francis Stapleton, from Bala, and it will be out and about on the streets of Bangor during the city’s two-day […]

World premieres and yoga are just what the doctor ordered at top music festival

Music lovers attending a top festival will be treated to 18 world premieres of new works – along with a yoga and a foot massage session. The two-day Bangor Music Festival that’s being held at Pontio arts centre, Bangor on Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a packed […]

Care home residents all shook up at Elvis party

Care home residents were all shook up when they paid tribute to King of Rock ‘n’ Roll in style on what would have been his 85th birthday. The spirit of Elvis was in the building at Pendine Park’s Highfield House as the residents and staff danced the sounds of his famous hits including Blue Suede […]