Join in a talk on red squirrels in the Tawe Valley

South Wales Guardian: The talk will encourage you to take action to save red squirrels.

10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TALK on action for red squirrels in the area is set to take place in Rhandirmwyn, Llandovery this weekend.

Dance show heralds a new era in Irish entertainment

South Wales Guardian: The National Dance Company of Ireland, featuring The Young Irish Tenors.

12:21pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

The National Dance Company of Ireland, featuring The Young Irish Tenors are at Swansea Grand Theatre in the resplendent and rousing new stage production, Rhythm of the Dance.

That was then...

South Wales Guardian: OLD SCHOOL TIES: In the first decade of the 20th century youngsters from Ammanford attended a day school at Nebo in Heol Ddu.

1:18pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

These were the stories that were hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian 50 years ago on June 18, 1964.

World opera star set to perform at Llandeilo Fawr Festival of Music

South Wales Guardian: OPERA STAR: Nuccia Focile will perform at Llandeilo festival of music.

5:37pm Monday 9th June 2014

THE vocal highlight of this year’s Llandeilo Fawr Festival of Music will be a visit from one of the world’s leading operatic sopranos.

Weatherman Derek to give talk at Miners' theatre

South Wales Guardian: WEATHERMAN TALKING: Derek Brockway.

12:08pm Monday 9th June 2014

For the last event of their current season Ammanford Arts Club welcome the much-loved weatherman and TV personality, Derek Brockway, who will be at the Miners Theatre on Friday, June 20 at 7.30pm.

Charity to host musical extravaganza

South Wales Guardian: (6958036)

12:03pm Monday 9th June 2014

Amman Valley Mencap is set to host a musical extravaganza this Friday, June 13 at the Amman Centre, Ammanford.

Enjoy a host of treats at tea party for Marie Curie

South Wales Guardian: Enjoy a host of treats at the Blooming Great Tea Party.

12:35pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

AMMAN Valley Volunteer group for Marie Curie are set to host a Blooming Great Tea Party on Saturday, June 21 for the cancer charity.

Party on the Pitch set to be bigger and better than ever

South Wales Guardian: Party on the Pitch is set to take place on June 7 featuring ten hours of live music.

1:14pm Monday 26th May 2014

PARTY On The Pitch is back and it’s bigger.

An exhibition of unique jewellery comes to Llandeilo

South Wales Guardian: UNIQUE: Delicate leather, combining sterling silver and unusual layering in bright, natural and pastel colours.

12:01pm Friday 23rd May 2014

A unique and exclusive collection of contemporary jewellery will be showcased in Llandeilo throughout June.

Top musicians head to Llandeilo festival

South Wales Guardian: 2012 BBC Young Musician winner Laura van der Heijden.

10:41am Wednesday 21st May 2014

THE past thirteen summers has seen Llandeilo become ever more established as a place music lovers must visit, for one magical week in July.

Get set to race through the Amman Valley - in a wheelbarrow

South Wales Guardian: Get set to race through the Amman Valley - in a wheelbarrow

12:56pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

WHEELS are in motion as the Amman Valley prepares for its charity wheelbarrow race.

Ground-breaking band set to perform at Pontardawe Arts centre

South Wales Guardian: Red Snapper are to take to the stage at Pontardawe Arts Centre next week.

4:48pm Monday 28th April 2014

RED Snapper - described as one of the most forward thinking and ground-breaking bands in the UK are set to perform at Pontardawe Arts Centre next Friday, May 9.

The Vamps add extra Cardiff date to autumn tour

South Wales Guardian: The Vamps

4:08pm Monday 28th April 2014

POP-ROCK sensation The Vamps have added an extra Cardiff date to their massive autumn tour.

Psychic Medium Tony Stockwell set for Llanelli date

South Wales Guardian: PSYCHIC MEDIUM: Tony Stockwell.

3:46pm Monday 28th April 2014

ONE of the country's most well known mediums is set to bring his tour to Llanelli on May 15.

Get ready for the time of your life

11:44am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A brand new sing-a-long screening of the classic film Dirty Dancing (15+) is at Swansea Grand Theatre.

Ben will rock your world at Jackson Live concert

South Wales Guardian: Tickets are on sale now for Jackson Live at Swansea Grand Theatre.

11:26am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THERE will only ever be one Michael Jackson and though he is sadly missed his legacy will continue well into the future. He was the greatest entertainer, a creative genius and is a musical legend who will continue to inspire countless people across the world for generations to come.

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9:54am Tuesday 15th April 2014

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Tycroes author takes tour through Tudor Wales

South Wales Guardian: Tudor Wales: A Guide, written by Tycroes author Nathen Amin has been released by Amberley Publishing.

11:05am Tuesday 18th March 2014

A Tycroes author has written a book exploring one of the most intriguing periods of Welsh history.

Drama takes to the Arctic skies

South Wales Guardian: New Inernational Encounters bring their new production North North North to Pontardawe Arts Centre.

12:32pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

NEW International Encounters are set to bring their theatre production of North North North to Pontardawe Arts Centre on Thursday (March 20).

Riverdance are back with their 20th anniversary tour

South Wales Guardian: Riverdance are back with their 20th anniversary tour

9:00am Monday 17th March 2014

CELEBRATING 20 years at the top, Riverdance are set to bring their anniversary tour to the Welsh capital this September.

Singing Welsh brothers will put chills down your spine

South Wales Guardian: BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT FINALISTS: Brothers Richard and Adam.

11:56am Friday 14th March 2014

PORT TALBOT’S Princess Royal Theatre welcomes Welsh brothers and Britain’s Got Talent finalists, Richard and Adam to the stage next week.

Garnswllt activity centre plans quiz night

South Wales Guardian: Chariaty Quiz Night

2:02pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

Garnswllt Activity centre is set to hold a quiz night on Wednesday, March 12 from 7pm to 9pm.

Evening of top dance with Strictly stars

South Wales Guardian: Pasha and Katya

8:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

STRICTLY stars Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas will appear at Swansea Grand Theatre later this month.

Charity gala pulls in popular baritone

South Wales Guardian: Baritone: Gary Griffiths

1:56pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

ALL roads lead to Llandybie on March 22, where a charity gala concert will take place in the village Memorial hall.

Ruby Wax is still a gem

South Wales Guardian: Ruby Wax

1:28pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

COMEDIAN Ruby Wax is set to bring her new show - Sane New World - to the Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot.

Get set for biggest dance festival in Wales

South Wales Guardian: Jason Thomas, Promotions Director of the Together Festival, is geared up for the biggest dance event on the Welsh calendar.

9:12am Tuesday 18th February 2014

A BRAND new dance festival will be taking over Carmarthen showground in May.

Go Ga Ga at Swansea Grand Theatre

South Wales Guardian: GA GA: The ultimate Queen tribute band.

5:01pm Monday 3rd February 2014

The multi-award winning Queen tribute band, Ga Ga has been booked to appear at Swansea Grand Theatre with its Best of Queen show later this month.

Capture the Magic of the Beatles at Swansea Grand Theatre

South Wales Guardian: Capture the magic of the Beatles at Swansea Grand Theatre.

12:03pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

CELEBRATING the 50th anniversary of A Hard Day’s Night, the Magic of the Beatles will hit Swansea Grand Theatre this spring.

Tickets are going fast for X Factor stars Carmarthen show

South Wales Guardian: Joe McElderry

12:03pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

FANS of Joe McElderry are in for a treat when the X Factor star brings his nationwide tour to The Lyric in Carmarthen this June.

The Lion King roars into Wales Millennium Centre

South Wales Guardian: Lion King Nicholas Nkuna as Simba and the Original UK touring company.JPG

12:01pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

WALES Millennium Centre has announced that Disney’s award-winning production of The Lion King is coming to Wales this November, with tickets going on sale next week.

Celebrate St Dwynwen with Welsh comedians

South Wales Guardian: Celebrate St Dwynwen with Welsh comedians

12:02pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

LOVE is in the air for some of the best comedians in Wales as they prepare to celebrate the Welsh patron saint of lovers, St Dwynwen.

Musical Towy Valley siblings add extra date to fundraising tour

South Wales Guardian: The Meadows are set to bring winter cheer to fundraising concert.

12:02pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

FOLLOWING their well-received mini concert tour in Carmarthenshire for Velindre Cancer Centre Fundraising, Towy Valley group The Meadows have been invited back to add another date at the Llansteffan Memorial Hall this Saturday (January 18).

Popular Welsh choir to perform at Miners' theatre

2:08pm Monday 13th January 2014

AMMANFORD Miners' Theatre welcomes popular Cardiff-based choir CF1 to the venue later this month for a special performance in support of the Carmarthenshire National Eisteddfod 2014.

Pink Floyd Experience to play Swansea Grand Theatre

South Wales Guardian: FRONTMAN: Paul Andrews.

9:00am Tuesday 7th January 2014

PINK Floyd fans are in for a treat on Friday, January 17, at 7.30pm when Swansea Grand Theatre plays host to one of the UK’s top tribute bands, the UK Pink Floyd Experience.

Vintage weekend in store at Botanic Gardens

2:10pm Monday 6th January 2014

WELSH pottery, paintings and textiles take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden’s Antiques Fair weekend (January 11 & 12).

Manics return for Cardiff show

10:16am Monday 23rd December 2013

MANIC Street Preachers have announced a UK tour for Spring 2014, their first arena dates since a one off singles show in 2011. The band recently released their 11th studio album which entered the charts at number four and played a handful of sold out intimate shows after a lengthy break.

Still time to hook a ticket to Peter Pan panto

South Wales Guardian: Jimmy Osmond takes on the role of Captain Hook.

9:57am Monday 23rd December 2013

THERE is still time to join in the panto fun with tickets still available for Swansea Grand Theatre's swashbuckling adventure, Peter Pan.

Little Mix announce UK tour

1:56pm Monday 2nd December 2013

GLOBAL pop sensations Little Mix will be embarking on their biggest UK tour to date in May-June 2014. The tour sees them at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on Saturday, May 31.

Russian State ballet brings Swan Lake to Swansea

South Wales Guardian: SWAN LAKE: The greatest of romantic ballets.

2:37pm Monday 11th November 2013

FOLLOWING last year’s hugely successful performance of Sleeping Beauty, the Russian State Ballet and Opera House returns with a Russian classic, Swan Lake, at Swansea Grand Theatre on Thursday, December 5 at 7.30pm.

Hear Ed roar, at Swansea Grand Theatre

South Wales Guardian: HILARIOUS: Ed Byrne.

12:02pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

A self-confessed ‘miserable old git’ since the age of 23, Ed Byrne (14+) is now in his forties. While for others this might result in a crisis that prompts the purchase of a sports car, Ed embraces middle age with open arms. Come join him, as he truly comes of age and gives out his clarion cry "I am in my forties. HEAR ME ROAR!", at Swansea Grand Theatre on Wednesday, November 13 at 8pm.

Campaign to reconnect children with nature is launched

2:42pm Thursday 24th October 2013

The UK’s biggest ever campaign to reconnect children with nature and outdoor play is being launched today by the newly formed Wild Network, as it encourages the nation’s parents to swap some of their kids’ screen time for wild time.

Charity night at the Miners

12:02pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

NEXT month Ammanford Miners' Theatre welcomes Loud Applause Productions who will stage a charity event at the theatre.

Band night boosts fundraising total

South Wales Guardian: Harriet Web (left) and Lisa Chan are grateful to everyone who supported the charity band night.

2:00pm Monday 21st October 2013

TWO Amman Valley fundraisers are celebrating following the success of their charity band night.

Motown show brings a touch of magic to Swansea theatre

South Wales Guardian: HAIR-RAISING PERFORMANCE: A Jackson 5 tribute will be amongst the acts on stage.

12:02pm Monday 21st October 2013

DIRECT from the USA, The Magic of Motown returns to Swansea Grand Theatre with its I’ll Be There 2013 Tour featuring an all-new show, packed with 36 back-to-back massive Motown hits.

Stephen K Amos brings new show to Pontardawe arts centre

South Wales Guardian: SPOKESMAN: Stephen K Amos

12:02pm Tuesday 15th October 2013

NEXT week Pontardawe arts centre welcomes Comedian Stephen K Amos to the stage.

A night of rhythm and blues with Dr Feelgood

South Wales Guardian: DR FEELGOOD: Kevin Morris, Phil Mitchell, Steve Walwyn and Robert Kane.

12:02pm Monday 14th October 2013

FORMED on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s, Dr Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world, and you can catch them for one night only at Swansea Grand Theatre later this month.

Carmarthenshire artists group together to exhibit work

12:01pm Friday 11th October 2013

THREE artists have banded together to exhibit their paintings under the title 'Earth, Fire, Water'.

Gary Barlow Cardiff concert – tickets on sale this Friday

South Wales Guardian: TOUR DATE ANNOUNCED: Gary Barlow will play Cardiff Motorpoint Arena in April 2014.

12:33pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

FOLLOWING the announcement of Gary Barlow’s first studio album in 14 years ‘Since I Saw You Last’, Gary has confirmed that he will be embarking on a full solo tour in April 2014.

Enjoy night of live music at Betws fundraiser

South Wales Guardian: (1350604)

12:22pm Monday 7th October 2013

CHARITY group Ryan4Leukaemia is holding a fundraiser featuring one of the ‘UK’s best tribute act’ Kings Ov Leon.

Bollywood adaptation of Shakespeare's Cymbeline at Llanelli theatre

South Wales Guardian: Phizzical is renowned for creating entertaining and thought-provoking theatre and dance.

12:01pm Monday 7th October 2013

THEATRE group Phizzical bring a special William Shakespeare production to the Ffwrnes, performing the enchanting play - Cymbeline.



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