Articles in Category : Snippets

November

November Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

PAUL POPHAM WEAR WALLY The Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales charity’s Wear Wally running event is back again this year with a few changes. Taking place on Sunday 24 November, they are changing to a 10k distance and a

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October 2019

October Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other bits and bobs

SWANSEA – SALUTE TO A CITY SEATOWN SAVIOURS! As Swansea’s celebrations of 50 years as a city continue the latest compilation of pictures from David Roberts brings a real nostalgic flavour to the party. Swansea – Salute to a city,

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August 2019

Snippets for August

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other bits and bobs

THE OCEAN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR The Ocean Film Festival returns to Porthcawl on Wednesday 11 September bringing with it a night of captivating ocean films. From wild Arctic waters to Mexico’s spectacular sink-holes, this collection of brand-new ocean-themed films will

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July 2019

Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

LAW AND ORDER 50 YEARS OF CITY STATUS Gaining city status wasn’t the only talking point around the bay back in 1969. That was also the year that the sea town’s police force, which had endured for around a century

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June 2019

Snippets

For June 2019

GOWER SHOW COMPETITION TIME This year the annual Gower Agricultural Show, will be held on Sunday, 4 August in the stunning parkland of Penrice Castle Estate near Oxwich Bay. If you enjoy the countryside, or are looking for a different,

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May 2019

Snippets May 2019

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

SWANSEA PHILHARMONIC CHOIR KIDS CANCER CHARITY Swansea Philharmonic Choir: ‘Come and Sing’ Haydn’s Nelson Mass featuring soloists from Gower College Swansea in aid of Kids Cancer Charity. Saturday 1 June 2019 at All Saints, Oystermouth. Open rehearsal 14.00. Concert performance

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April 2019

Snippets

for April

SWANSEA BOWLING CLUB NEW MEMBERS WELCOME Swansea Bowling Club welcomes new members at any time – they are a friendly mixed club with a licensed club house in Bryn Road. It doesn’t matter if you have never bowled before, you

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March 2019

Snippets March 2019

Our monthly look at events and happenings PLUS other bits and bobs

SECRET SWANSEA LISA TIPPINGS The history of Swansea stretches back to the establishment of a Viking trading post at the mouth of the River Tawe and the settlement was granted a charter following the Norman conquest. In the 18th and

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Oct 2018

Snippets

For October

SWANSEA – THE TIME OF OUR LIVES HARVEST HOME Travelling back in time is something that no doubt many of us have wished for. Former Swansea journalist and latterly publisher David Roberts has been doing just that for the past

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July 2018

Snippets for July 2018

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

MARKET AT THE MILL FOOD AND DRINK The first market will be held on Thursday 12 July at the Heritage Centre, Parkmill SA3 2EH. This is the first of a new initiative to create a social occasion based on Gower’s

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June 2018

Snippets

June 2018

ROYAL WEDDING READER PHOTOGRAPHS We don’t normally go in for society pages and celebrity photos, but when Garry Chinchen contacted us, we made an exception. Garry is one of Liz Barry’s photography students. Garry got in touch as he had

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May 2018

Snippets – May

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

BILL BAILEY LARKS IN TRANSIT Join odd-ball comedian Bill Bailey as he performs his latest show, Larks In Transit at Swansea Grand Theatre between Tuesday 8 and Thursday 10 May 2018 at 20.00. Larks in Transit is a compendium of

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April 2018

 SWANSEA AWAY DAYS There is a mass of memories hidden behind the smiling faces of this group, among them the fact that these men and women are the very people who would have served you had you have popped in

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