Entertainment

Couple become TV stars in glamping pod made from Ifor Williams cattle trailer

A national TV audience has seen how a young designer turned his dream of building a luxury glamping pod into reality with the help of Europe’s top trailer maker. Sam Thompson bought himself a pre-owned Ifor Williams livestock trailer for just £4,000 and then spent another £11,000 transforming it into a real transport of delight […]

Final Call for Pendine International Voice of the Future competition

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is seeking talented young soloists to enter before the March 2nd deadline so they can vie for the prestigious title A “sensational” soprano who won one of the main prizes at an international festival is urging young soloists from around the world to enter this year’s competition to launch their […]

90th birthday tribute to harp legend Osian Ellis

The life and work of a globally-renowned harpist who started playing again as he approached his 90th birthday will be celebrated at an international festival. The fourth Wales International Harp Festival in Caernarfon will be honouring the legendary Dr Osian Ellis CBE who collaborated with leading British composer Benjamin Britten and played on the madcap […]

May still spot on at 103

Sprightly May Fox still does word searches, plays dominoes and Jenga every day at the grand age of 103. May, who was born in 1914 when the First World War started, is believe to be Flintshire’s oldest resident and she’s looking forward to her 104th birthday in May. She moved to live at the Warrendale […]

Musical space odyssey at festival

A top festival is promising an “out of this world” experience – with music created by the Large Hadron Collider and the premiere of a poem in the Star Trek language of Klingon. The two-day Bangor Music Festival gets under way at the city’s Pontio centre on Friday (February 2) and organisers say it’s shaping […]

Caernarfon community choir tunes up to sing for hometown audience at Galeri fundraiser

A North Wales community choir which hits the high notes at home and overseas is to celebrate its tenth anniversary by hosting a glittering charity concert. Côr Dre Caernarfon, which was formed by a group of twenty-somethings to give voice to their mutual love of music, aims to thrill a hometown audience with its gala […]

Shakespeare’s tale of love to be screened live at Odeon Wrexham on Valentine’s Night 

Shakespeare’s timeless tale of unrequited love will be retold for romantic Wrexham cinema-goers on Valentine’s Night. As part of its acclaimed Event Cinema programme the Odeon at Eagles Meadow is to screen a live version of the Bard’s Twelfth Night direct from the headquarters of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon on the evening of […]

Cinema staff’s great bake off for mental health charity

Kind-hearted staff at a cinema are launching year-long a campaign to raise money for a mental health charity. The first fund-raiser in aid of MIND at the Odeon at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre next Saturday (January 20) will be a fun day to will coincide with the release of the new Disney animation, Coco. Members […]