National Theatre Live: Shakespeare in Ceredigion

This Thursday, both the Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Theatr Mwldan will broadcast a star-studded National Theatre Live performance of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus. The Donmar Warehouse’s production of Shakespeare’s famous political tragedy is directed by the Donmar’s Artistic Director Josie Rourke, and stars Hollywood A-lister Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers and War Horse) in the title role and Mark…

5 Quirky Romantic Things to do in Ceredigion…

With St Dwynwen’s day ahead and then Valentine’s day close behind, we’ve been feeling the love in the air. Here are our top five quirky and romantic things to do together in Ceredigion; 1. Search for Dolphins Why not share the spectacular moment of spotting the UK’s biggest pod of Bottlenose dolphins? Better yet, combine that…

Events to look forward to in 2014!

2014 is set to be one busy year in Ceredigion! From festivals for everything from cycling to horror films, to celebrations of the life and times of Dylan Thomas, here’s a rundown of the events and festivals you shouldn’t miss this year… 5.The Aber Cycle fest, 23rd – 25th May Now in its fifth year,…

Talyllyn Railway remembers John Snell

Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society was saddened to hear of the death of one of its first volunteers and a significant figure in the field of railway preservation, John Snell, who was the fireman on the first train to run on the Talyllyn under preservation. .. John was born in 1932 in Fiji and was educated…

The Vale of Rheidol weathers the storm

As the Welsh coast continues to be beset by storms, the Vale of Rheidol refuses to falter.  Aberystwyth has featured prominently in national news, with photographs and videos of its sea front being engulfed with water and shingle as part of its promenade have been washed away. 89mph winds and exceptionally high tides prompted sea…