Arts & Culture

Arts and culture in Pembrokeshire

Naomi Tydeman: painting in the present

Naomi Tydeman, has been among our favourite artists since we first came across her gallery while wandering the streets of Tenby. Naomi’s skills have been honed over many years, watercolours being her chosen medium. Much of her inspiration has been found in the beauty of Pembrokeshire. The sea, the shores , the rivers and the ever-changing landscape. […]

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Memorial Hall Climate Aware Christmas

On the 7th December 2019, the Newport Memorial Hall will be hosting a Climate Aware Christmas event with Fair Climate FairStalls, food, music, Santa camper van, bike doctor +  parallel programme – singing, discussion, faith, personal story, and festive rite. The day begins at 11am and is expected to go on late into the evening. […]

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The haunting of Craig-y-Nos

We’re welcoming your ghost story entries for our Christmas competition. And to give you some extra inspiration, here are some memories of a spine-tingling night I spent, shut up inside Wales’s most haunted spot: Craig-y-Nos Castle. I used not to believe in ghosts – until I spent seven dark, cold hours on watch in the […]

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Pinocchio comes to Clarbeston Road

First nights can be a bit hit or miss but Clarbeston Road Players new pantomime Pinocchio was a real joy. Yes, there were some missed cues and an occasional hiccup but this troupe are old hands who work as a team and just keep coming at you with their fun and enthusiasm. Testament to the […]

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Carole King: Artist and Book Binder.

I have been wanting to talk with artist Carole King for some time but something just kept getting in the way. When we finally managed to hook up for an interview I asked her about her background. Does she come from a creative family?  “I was born in Chelmsford, Essex ,” she tells me, “and […]

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One Theatre…Two Great Plays.

We are truly fortunate to have the Torch Theatre here in Pembrokeshire. As a resident of Pembroke, I feel even more fortunate now that I don’t have to pay a toll to get to Milford, and then another one to get back home.

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Ghost Story Competition

It’s that time of year again. The days have drawn in, the fires are being lit, the lights are being dimmed and, in the spirit of an age-old tradition, ghost stories will be told. We here at Pembrokeshire.Online has been talking about producing our own ghost story but, rather than try to write something ourselves, […]

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A Town Full of Blues.

We recently reviewed the main acts at this year’s highly successful Tenby Blues Festival. But for those unfamiliar with this annual event, we thought we’d give a mention to many of the other great, mostly Welsh, musicians who played in the pubs, clubs, cafés and streets of the town throughout the festival weekend. It’s no […]

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Gull by Carrie Ackroyd

Daylight Robbery in Tenby.

It’s quite a shock when something that you have only ever read about – and never quite believed in – actually happens to you. Standing looking down over Tenby’s beautiful Harbour Beach, I was lost in contemplation of the sunshine and blue sky, and halfway through my Greggs vegan sausage roll, when I was mugged. […]

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Best Foot Forward offer you all their Seasons Greetings.

It was with great pleasure that I joined Best Foot Forward for the read-through of their latest play, ‘Seasons Greetings’, by Alan Ayckbourn. It’s early days yet, but I reckon it’s going to be a ‘Must See’ event for North Pembrokeshire. They are a great bunch and it’s clear that not only are they brimming […]

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