‘More to come’ after Sam’s Special Screening @ Odeon

SAM Williams says there is 'more to come' after what he claims was a World's first on March 27th when he teamed up with Odeon in Llanelli to show the film Tomb Raider without pictures.

Sam's idea was to give people the same sort of experience he goes through when watching films as he is registered as blind. Most large studios provide an audio description of what is going on on screen for partially sighted and blind people so in effect what you are hearing is the soundtrack of...

Presenting WINDSHAKE live @Red10

LAST Tuesday (Mar 20) we filmed WINDSHAKE at Red10 in Llanelli.

The Swansea-based trio bring something new to the table with a modern twist on post punk fused with dark and edgy alternative rock.

The band have been playing just over a year and have performed at a number of venues.

Band members include Ethan on bass, Oliver on drums and Sam on guitar and vocals. They will be performing at the MOON in Cardiff on April 6th and in Sin City on July 27th.

Here is our exclusive...

Ysgol Gynradd Pontiets entertain the miners

Check out the video we made of the 80th birthday celebrations at the Pontyates Miner's Welfare Hall.

The hall opened on 5/2/1938 and there was apparently a chair shortage. Documents on view included one, which said:

Messrs. Davies, Chairs Ltd were not able to deliver 450 chairs by the opening Ceremony. The Committee was very dissatisfied at this. And chairs had to be hired from Llanelli Market Hall.

The rules for the hall were very specific to the time and...

Miner’s Welfare Hall still important 80 years on

THE first of many celebrations planned to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the building of the Miner's Welfare Hall in Pontyates took place today, Monday (Mar 5).

A large number of former miners, their wives and miner's widows were provided with bowls of cawl, Welshcakes and Bara Brith. Children from Pontyates CP School provided the musical entertainment. The school received a grant to help provide two song writers to run a workshop for the children to write their own songs with a...

Llanelli Online’s featured band – PASTEL

Llanelli Online is proud to present a young and emerging band, PASTEL.

The band consists of members from Manchester, Dublin and South Wales.

Their first gig was in the MEZE lounge in Newport where they opened for Jack Perrett. They have since then performed all over Wales including Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli.

On 2nd March they will be performing in the Llandeilo Hangout Cafe for an acoustic set opening for John Nicholas. They will also be opening for...

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 Gary Ryland, better known as Ragsy, performed at the Killkenny Cat. He played a mixture of songs in both English and in Welsh.

Ragsy's music, including his...

Scarlets hammer Bath in spectacular fashion at the REC

SCARLETS have moved to the top of their pool in the European Rugby Champions Cup with a 35-17 victory over Bath at the Recreation Ground.

It was superb attacking rugby by the visitors, securing the 4th try bonus point in the 51st minute. Bath did respond with two consolation tries through Matt Banahan and Zach Mercer.

The win takes the Welsh region a step closer towards the quarter-finals and in doing so...