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Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Arts, Books, Creative Writing, Events, Film, Music, Theatre September 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments

WHETHER NEW OR returning to the university, there are a multitude of clubs and societies to join. Here is a guide to a few of them within the arts that might take your fancy ahead of the fairRead More

Parallel Lines at the Arts Centre

Parallel Lines at the Arts Centre

Arts, Theatre December 8, 2015 at 12:45 pm Comments

Parallel Lines is just one of many pieces of work that has come out of production company Dirty Protest, who develop and promote new writers in Wales. This play in particular was written in 2012 byRead More

This Season coming from the Nomadic Players

This Season coming from the Nomadic Players

Arts, Features, Theatre November 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

THE NOMADIC PLAYERS are making momentum in their 16th year as a society with several shows on the way. First the bittersweet Two by Jim Cartwright, a microcosm of working-class life in a Northern local in the 80’s;Read More

What’s On Aberystwyth This Week: Mutt, Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Joe Stilgoe

What’s On Aberystwyth This Week: Mutt, Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Joe Stilgoe

Arts, Comedy, Music, Theatre November 3, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments

Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: 8:00pm, 5th November  Following their appearance at this year’s Fringe, TV stars Helen Amery (Coast) Steve Mould (Britain’s Brightest)  and Matt Parker (You Have Been Warned) combine maths, science and standupRead More

A stage eye view on Boo’s gripping Indian tale

A stage eye view on Boo’s gripping Indian tale

Arts, Theatre February 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

BEYOND the Beautiful Forevers is a play directed by Rufus Norris and based on a non-fiction book by Katherine Boo, who went to Annawadi in Mumbai to report on the poverty in a small community. The playRead More

Aberystwyth graduate brings original play to Arts Centre

Aberystwyth graduate brings original play to Arts Centre

Arts, News, Theatre February 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

WINONA is a new play by acclaimed writer Christopher T. Harris, a recent Aberystwyth graduate. Centring around love, social existence and the need to love we follow the story of siblings Kate and Daf, having retreated to their family cottage somewhereRead More

Mark Bruce Company’s ‘Dracula’: drawing fresh blood from a literary class

Mark Bruce Company’s ‘Dracula’: drawing fresh blood from a literary class

Arts, Events, Theatre December 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments

THICK grey fog billowed eerily across the stage, weaving through a backdrop of foreboding iron gates and castle windows. As the lights slowly went down in the suitably cavernous theatre of Aberystwyth Arts Centre, hushed chatter wasRead More

The Trial: It could have been better, but was still indubitably Kafka

The Trial: It could have been better, but was still indubitably Kafka

Arts, Local, Theatre November 14, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

I WAS PROBABLY the wrong person to review this. Put quite simply, I don’t really like opera. I love Franz Kafka, I love Phillip Glass, but I just can’t connect to opera; especially in English. I know, IRead More

Exploding Fish ‘steal’ Edinburgh Fringe

Exploding Fish ‘steal’ Edinburgh Fringe

Arts, Freshers, Theatre October 7, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

EXPLODING Fish, Aberystwyth’s improvisation society has successfully conquered Edinburgh once again. This year, a five man performance went up to Edinburgh’s annual Fringe festival with their show, ‘Playgiarism’. An improv show where the actors would ‘steal’ otherRead 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