Articles in Category : Snippets

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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March 2018

Snippets

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

ORTHODOX CHURCHES IN WALES PILGRIMAGES The Orthodox churches in Wales and the English border counties are to have a pilgrimage to St David’s Cathedral, Pembs on 14 April, St Teilo’s Well, Llandeilo on 9 June and St Winifred’s Well, Holywell

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February 2018

February Snippets

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

SWANSEA CITY ROLLER DERBY V BRISTOL ROLLER DERBY On Saturday 24 February 2018 from 13.00 – 18.00 at Cwrt Herbert Sports Centre, Neath Abbey Rd, Neath, SA10 7BR SCRD play against the mighty Bristol Roller Derby. Last time they met

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October 2017

Snippets

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

ARTISAN CRAFT FAIR KING ARTHUR There will be an Artisan Craft (some examples shown in the pictures right) and Food Fair held at the King Arthur, Reynoldston on Sunday 19 November from 11:00 to 16:00. Proceeds will go to the

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September 2017

Snippets

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

    SWANSEA ECHOES OF THE PAST TRIP BACK IN TIME What an apt title for the latest – and 20th in consecutive years – pictorial nostalgia book from David Roberts, Swansea Echoes of the past is. There can be

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August 2017

Snippets for August

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

SWANSEA REVISITED DAY TRIP DELIGHTS  There was a time when around this point in the calendar, people from all walks of life seemed to set off on a coach trip. Every street, shop, works or social club had their own

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July 2017

Snippets – July 2017

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

  THE PLEASURES OF READING READING ROUND This September the award winning novelist and poet, Jo Mazelis is beginning a new Reading Round group at Galerie Simpson on Swansea’s High Street. A reading round is a little like a book

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June 2017

Snippets

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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR May I thank you for publishing the item about our forthcoming John Mills guitar evening in Bay, complete with photo!  I have had a number of enquiries as a result. You offer a truly invaluable service to local

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May 2017

Snippets

Our monthly lookat events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

  SWANSEA REVISITED LOLLY LICKERS! These ladies seem to have got it licked (see pic below). They were taking a break from their daily labours in the Fforestfach area of the city way back in the scorching sunshine of 1951.

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April 2017

SNIPPETS for April

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

SAVE SWANSEA MUSEUM UPDATE FROM RISW Many thanks to everyone who signed our ‘Save Swansea Museum’ petition. The large number of responses (6,098 to date) and the comments many of you left show how much people in and beyond Swansea value

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February 2017

Snippets

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

BLACKPILL HISTORY SOCIETY DIARY DATES The doors of Vivian Hall Blackpill open at 10 am for a cup of something hot. Old, new and prospective members are welcome. Tea or coffee is free to members whilst a small charge is

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Winter 2016

Snippets – Winter 2016

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

  SWANSEA REVISITED GRAND TIMES We are not too far away from the launch of the Grand Theatre’s spectacular annual pantomime and back in 1955 these young ladies certainly brought some colour into the lives of audiences at the theatre.

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October 2016

SNIPPETS

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

MUMBLES & GOWER THROUGH TIME – NEW PUBLICATION Published by Amberley Books this fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Mumbles and Gower have changed and developed over the last century. Juxtaposing images 100 years

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