Christmas

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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Holly and mistletoe: more than Christmas decorations!

In days gone by, before tinsel and glass baubles, people decorated their homes with holly and mistletoe, in the depth of winter. Christians have long associated the holly thorn with the suffering of Jesus, and the berries with his blood, but the use of holly as a sacred symbol goes further back in time. We know […]

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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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National Park Christmas Fun.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s visitor attractions will be offering three chances to find festive fun, great gifts and more as the calendar counts down to Christmas.

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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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