ARTS CENTRE: Gillian Clarke and Carol Ann Duffy

ARTS CENTRE: Gillian Clarke and Carol Ann Duffy

Arts, Local May 24, 2013 at 11:30 am Comments

AS PART of the Wales Festival of Architecture, Thursday 18th April saw the Arts Centre bar bursting to capacity as a crowd of eager listeners awaited the arrival of two literary greats. The excitement was overflowing asRead More

Live: ALT Bay

Local November 23, 2012 at 10:00 pm Comments

ARRIVING in Aberystwyth just a few short months ago to begin my first year in University, I was told that no music scene existed in the town – unless you consider repeated plays of the latestRead More

After watching Hairspray, I’m still humming ‘Welcome to the Sixties’

After watching Hairspray, I’m still humming ‘Welcome to the Sixties’

Arts, Local August 14, 2012 at 8:23 pm Comments

but I should probably issue a disclaimer here stating that spending the summer in Aberystwyth has slightly skewed my perspective of what actually qualifies as an exciting event, says Grace Burton

Review: MusicFest 2012

Local August 2, 2012 at 11:52 am Comments

IT’S that time of year once again when the start of the Proms season sees classical music reaching the public eye, or, at least, it would do were it not for the 24/7 Olympic coverage thatRead More

An Evening of Rhythm and Blues

Local June 7, 2012 at 12:27 pm Comments

The Arts Centre was blessedly transformed back into a music venue last weekend, having done business as an exam hall for the past month. A rousing return to revelry was much appreciated, and who better toRead 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