Avengers Assemble

Film May 18, 2012 at 12:33 pm Comments

HERE it is. The movie event that everyone has been waiting for. The one that has been building up ever since Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury proclaimed that he was impressed with Iron Man in aRead More

The Hunger Games

Film May 16, 2012 at 11:43 am Comments

AFTER we said an emotional goodbye to Harry Potter last year (although I expect it will not be a permanent one), and with a (perhaps less fond farewell) to Twilight imminent, the world may be atRead More

Local Festivals

Local May 12, 2012 at 10:16 am Comments

Fire in the Mountain: International Folk Festival of Cwnch Coch Taking place in Cwmnewidion Isaf (between Llanilar and Devil’s Bridge) from the 1st till the 5th June. It is being done as a not for profit event, with any moneyRead More

May Ball 2012 Preview

Local May 8, 2012 at 11:56 am Comments

EVERY year, the Guild saves their biggest show until last- the May Ball. This event, attended by over 3000 people, gives the students of Aberystwyth one last chance before the exam season truly kicks off (although,Read More

BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Local March 24, 2012 at 1:29 pm Comments

Classical music is not always top of the agenda for a night out in Aberystwyth. Had you dismissed it out of hand, however, you would have missed the National Orchestra of Wales (NOW) performing to aRead More

Comedians: Stand Up And Be Counted!

Arts, Local March 23, 2012 at 11:00 pm Comments

IN RECENT years, live comedy acts have seen a major boost in popularity. Comedians who would have once played cramped, darkened rooms full or drunken revellers talking over the punch-lines can now sell out some ofRead More

Wallis Bird’s ‘Wallis Bird’

Music March 21, 2012 at 12:07 pm Comments

One of the first things that you notice about the self-titled third album of Irish singer-songwriter Wallis Bird is that it’s not quite like anything you’ve heard before. In the first thirty seconds, the false senseRead More

War Horse

Film February 23, 2012 at 9:00 am Comments

IT IS A WELL-KNOWN fact that honesty is often the best policy, so I would like to start this review by being honest:  I was sceptical about War Horse, even right up to the start of theRead More

Reginald D Hunter at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Arts, Theatre December 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm Comments

Reginald D Hunter is and isn’t what you would expect. His approach to stand-up is first to make himself and his audience comfortable. Relax, he told us, go to the bathroom if you want to. Don’tRead More

Curtain Call

Arts, Societies, Theatre December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Curtain Call committee member Beth Garden, talks about being a Social Sec, her society’s plans for Christmas and how to get involved!   I am, and always have been, a walking contradiction. This article’s title isRead More