News about the arts in and around Llanelli

Panto cancelled due to burst pipe

The Swansea Grand's panto Aladdin has had to be cancelled today, Saturday (Dec 30) because of a burst water pipe at the theatre. Making the announcement on their Facebook page the Theatre said: "Due to a burst water pipe flooding a section of our building we have lost key electrical systems. Engineers are striving to get us...

Croeso nôl i Llanelli Mari Lwyd

For those looking to uphold the ancient  custom of the Mari Lwyd there are exciting times ahead. Owain Glenister from Y Lle has begun to reinstate the tradition in Llanelli courtesy of funding from Ymlaen Llanelli - The BID.

The Mari Lwyd (the Grey Mare) is a pre-Christian tradition said to bring good luck.

People made a...

Port parishioners perform Christmas panto

The parishioners of Burry Port have been treading the boards at the Burry Port Memorial Hall on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week. We were reliably informed that it was a great success.... Oh no it wasn't! Oh yes it was!

Long John Silver and Jim Hawkins battled it out in search of Captain Flint's treasure in the parishoners...

John Owen-Jones concert cancelled

It is with great disappointment that John Owen Jones has had to cancel his show tomorrow at Y Ffwrnes Llanelli.

After taking medical advice, John Says “ I am hugely disappointed to have to cancel a concert for only the second time in my career. Unfortunately, the viral chest infection I picked up recently has left me not well...

Phil on Phill

Phil Evans has his own unique brand of comedy. That is not to say that he isn't always learning and keeping his eye on what some of the country's funniest men and women are doing. So it was that our Phil went to see another Phill at Theatr Ffwrness on Friday (Nov 17). Phill Jupitus is on tour with his show Juplicity. You can read the...

Phill Jupitus loves a bit of Ronnie and Ryan

Phill Jupitus has had a long an illustrious career in Film, TV, on stage and on radio. He is also an accomplished artist. He recently appeared at Theatr Ffwrnes with his one-man show ‘Juplicity’. We caught up with Phill after the show and asked him a few questions about his life, his career and his...

The Prince of Wales review

It’s got history, humour and high jinks.And the end result is slightly hysterical in a highly amusing way.

The new play from Buggerall author Jon Tregenna is a fast-moving, cleverly-staged development of a radical idea. What if there is a descendant of the last great Welsh king, Llywelyn Ap...

Threshold DAS goodies for sale at market

THRESHOLD DAS (formally Llanelli Women’s Aid) are running an 8 week course called Women Exploring Business, where women are gaining an insight to self employment. As part of the course the women have made items to sell with the aim to raise money for Threshold.

They have been gifted a pitch on the Llanelli Outdoor Market next...