Dydd Miwsig Cymru

ON Friday (Feb 11) Wales celebrated Welsh Language Music Day which celebrates all types of music using the Welsh language.

Free music events were held all over the country with the aim of increasing it's audience and is all part of a long-term drive to get one million people speaking and using Welsh before 2050.

In Llanelli...

Broadway star shines bright at Theatr Ffwrnes

There are numerous adjectives and superlatives one could use to describe what took place this evening, Friday (Dec 29) at Theatr Ffwrnes.

For one night only the star of the West End and Broadway and home grown talent from Burry Port that is John Owen-Jones took to the stage having cancelled the previous engagement through...

Cor Curiad in fine voice at Stradey Castle

IT'S been a busy year for the ladies of Cor Curiad Llanelli, the all female singing group have performed a number of charitable shows, including the Ty Bryngwyn Hospice 'Festval of Light'.

This week, they have been performing at Stradey Castle with three sold-out shows, raising funds for Marie Curie, a charity that supports people...

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...

New single for Burry Port’s John Owen-Jones

John Owen-Jones (Phantom/Les Miserables) will release a new single on 8 December. ‘Come What May’ is a duet with Sophie Evans (Wicked/Over The Rainbow). This follows John’s recent performances in Tiger Bay the Musical, and coincides with December solo shows in Llanelli, Cardiff and London. On...

Sinfonia Cymru at Pontyberem

Pontyberem was the venue for a performance by Sinfonia Cymru and the world renowned cellist Michael Petrov. The unusual choice of venue harks back to a self confessed love affair with the hall on the part of Sinfonia Cymru's conductor Gareth Jones. He said that he fell in love with the hall over 25...