Month: May 2019



Red Carpet Premier of Intergenerational Community Film – ‘St Nicholas: Now and Then’ Local people from a range of backgrounds and different ages formed part of a community audience at Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard on the 4th of May to share in something very special: a premier viewing of the locally made intergenerational film ‘St Nicholas: […]

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accessibility with NT

Accessibility improvements at Stackpole as team launch mobility vehicle hire.

  An all-terrain mobility tramper and beach wheelchair are now available for visitors to borrow on the Stackpole Estate in Pembrokeshire as part of the National Trust’s work to improve accessibility in the great outdoors. The vehicles, which are free to use, were purchased with the help of visitors’ kind donations to enable more people […]

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MamGu Welshcakes, Solva

MamGu Welshcakes.

Hot off the griddle. Picau ar y mean. Traditional welshcakes are not a cookie and not a scone, but a very special treat cooked on a bakestone and enjoyed by miners, farmers and Welsh families for centuries. Unfortunately, there are some poor versions out there, so if you would like to taste the really good […]

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Pembrokeshire Community Connector

Community Connector:Julie Campbell.

I have been hearing good things about Pembrokeshire Community Connectors for some time now so I was delighted to meet with Julie Campbell who is herself Community Connector covering an area that incorporates Solva, St Davids, Fishguard and Crymych, up to the Ceredigion border. That’s a big area for one person. Julie agrees, “It is […]

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Large original of Newgale by Andrew Bailey

Capturing Pembrokeshire in Art.

Andrew Bailey Watercolours. When you first discover Pembrokeshire or return to the county after time away, there is a certain point in the journey west when you suddenly notice the sky seems to open out before you and the feeling is of coming home to a place where the days are long and seasons are […]

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Sandy Haven, south Pembrokeshire

Year of the Sea: Sandy Haven.

Beach near Milford Haven. What’s it like? An inlet looking out over the Milford Haven waterway, Sandy Haven is not one of Pembrokeshire’s best known beaches. I must admit I had never visited in over 26 years of exploring the county and it was a pleasant surprise. Locals told me that on a hot summer’s […]

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Sculpt the World

Sculpt the World.

With Jon Foreman. I was fortunate, recently, to spend an hour with Jon Foreman, Land Artist. We talked about his life and work and I thought you might like to share in our conversation. Tell me about your background, Jon? I’ve lived in Pembrokeshire since the age of about 7. I went to school in […]

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We have just received the latest news from the REMAKERY, a unique project and the first of its kind in Wales. A community interest company REMAKERY’s aim is to re-educate the local community in repair and mend and they are working towards a zero-waste living planet. “We deliver free repair café events, offer exclusive facilitator […]

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Seal pup rescued from Abermawr

Beaches of Pembrokeshire.

Abermawr. With lots of golden sand at low tide, but mainly pebbles when the tide is in. There’s a marsh behind the beach which is an area of Special Scientific Interest. At low tide you can see the 8000 year old remains of a forest. This beach is remote and has only a little parking […]

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Louise Burdett painting

Louise Burdett: Dreamscapes Exhibition

DREAMSCAPES – Louise Burdett Vivid Abstract Expressionism ‘pings’ off the wall in Pembroke Dock Pembroke Dock’s beloved Cwtch Coffee Shop & Art Gallery is playing host to an exciting exhibition of new works by Lawrenny artist Louise Burdett.  The exhibition named Dreamscapes, contains 27 paintings of vivid abstract expressionism full of energy, light and colour. […]

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