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Bay TV: Varsity Battle of the Bands –  Interviews and video

Bay TV: Varsity Battle of the Bands – Interviews and video

ON THE 21st NOVEMBER Aberystwyth Student Media ran their first event of the year: Varsity Battle of the Bands. Five bands battled it out to win a spot representing Aberystwyth at the Final Varsity Battle of the Bands inRead More

‘Black Smoke Rising’ at Aberystwyth Arts Centre – powerful, unnerving and devastatingly affecting

‘Black Smoke Rising’ at Aberystwyth Arts Centre – powerful, unnerving and devastatingly affecting

Arts, Events, Local November 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm Comments

AFTER hearing from those who had viewed sculptor Tim Shaw’s art exhibition Black Smoke Rising, I visited with the belief that this would be an incredibly powerful experience – the kind of art display that keeps youRead More

In concert with Lee Mead: Win Tickets – share for a chance to win

In concert with Lee Mead: Win Tickets – share for a chance to win

Arts, Events, Local, Music October 24, 2014 at 11:15 am Comments

IN CONCERT with Lee Mead is the third tour for critically acclaimed star Lee Mead, who shot to stardom in BBC’s Any Dream Will Do, which he won to take the lead role in Andrew LloydRead More

Black House: The music scene of Aberystwyth’s biggest hit

Black House: The music scene of Aberystwyth’s biggest hit

Arts, Bay TV, Events, Live Events & Interviews, Local, Music October 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

ON THE 4th of October BLACKHOUSE took over the Arts Centre once more. As usual, the event was a massive hit with people flooding in from within Aberystwyth and the surrounding areas in their droves to enjoyRead More

Music in motion with Oxjam

Music in motion with Oxjam

Arts, Events, Music October 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

ON SATURDAY 4th October, Oxjam hosted a music train event that ran from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge on the Rhediol steam train. The train consisted of five carriages and five artists. On each stop the artistsRead More

Oxjam Aberystwyth Takeover: Win Tickets!

Oxjam Aberystwyth Takeover: Win Tickets!

Arts, Events, Local, Music October 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

ABER Student Media is conducting a competition to give away 2 free tickets to the upcoming Oxjam Music Festival on the 18th of October. The festival will take place in the Students’ Union starting at 7:30pmRead More

Competition: Win Black House tickets

Competition: Win Black House tickets

Arts, Events, Local, Music September 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm Comments

BLACK HOUSE returns this year to Aberystwyth Arts Centre for another multi stage, multi floor and multi genre musical mashup. This is one of Mid Wales’s biggest nights of the year and will start the new term off.Read More

Miss Saigon: The dark horse of the West End

Miss Saigon: The dark horse of the West End

Arts, Events, Theatre July 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

THERE’S truly nothing like a West End production. From the atmosphere, to the sheer spectacle of it all, a West End production is the epitome of the musical theatre genre. But that’s not to say it’s allRead More

Oxjam 2014: Local music, global impact

Oxjam 2014: Local music, global impact

Arts, Events, Local July 15, 2014 at 12:30 pm Comments

ON THE 5th JULY 2014, Oxjam, which is Oxfam’s month long music festival, launched in Aberystwyth’s Arts Centre. The night started 7pm, with 75 people turning up to the event. The acts ranged in their genre, from soulful acousticRead More

May Ball 2014: Back with a bang

May Ball 2014: Back with a bang

Arts, Events, May Ball 2014, Music May 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

I THINK it’s fair to say that May Ball went down pretty well this year. Although it was a bit smaller than last years’ (bye headphone disco, dodgems and ice skating rink!), what was there wasRead More