Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

December

History of Pantomime

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

As this month’s magazine is the Christmas edition I thought we should look at the history of pantomime and why children and adults alike, enjoy this very British festive fun. Pantomimes are usually based on well-known fairy tales. Included in

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December

The Origins of Christmas

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

This month many of us will sit down on Christmas Day and tuck into a traditional Christmas dinner. Charles Wilson Watkins, our family historian has been looking into the origins of this annual meal. A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being

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December

Inclusivism

Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

This month Liz looks at racism, sexism and inclusivism and how we should all try to be a little kinder to each other – even when they are supporting the other side. ‘There may be troubles ahead…let’s face the music

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December

Frozen 2

The Cine Files with Emlyn Roberts-Harry

Emlyn’s film recommendation for this issue is one for all the family, and we are in no doubt that it will make it to all the mainstream cinemas in Swansea. Six years is a long time to wait for any

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November

Canadian Connection

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

In October 2016, I wrote an article titled “Exploring Swansea’s Graveyards”, describing the fascinating history of churchyards and cemeteries located in and around Swansea. It is in this piece that I wrote about the Quaker and Jewish cemeteries. Following from

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