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STREET ART – Phil Morgan ‘Made in Roath’

The first Empty Walls festival was held throughout the Cathays and Roath parts of Cardiff in 2013. The event attracted 12 local and international artists to transform the Capital’s streets to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city. A whole range of artists painted the City including Phlegm, Colour Doomed, Run, 3Dom and Helen […]

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Street Art – Jo¥ for Empty Walls Festival

The first Empty Walls festival was held throughout the Cathays and Roath parts of Cardiff in 2013. The event attracted 12 local and international artists to transform the Capital’s streets to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city. A whole range of artists painted the City including Phlegm, Colour Doomed, Run, 3Dom and Helen […]

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STREET ART – Phlegm Dragon in Cardiff

Born in North Wales but now residing in Sheffield, Phlegm is a cartoonist and illustrator known for his self-published comics and amazing graffiti and street art. It was great to hear that Phlegm was to pay his first official visit to paint in Cardiff as part of the Empty Walls festival. The event invited 12 […]

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GRAFFITI – Gorfjam 2014 in Sevenoaks Park

A wander into Grangetown’s Sevenoaks Park revealed a whole host of brand new graffiti on the 140m legal wall that runs along the perimeter of the city’s park. Previously being used for Roxejams over the past few years it was time to hold the latest Graffiti Jam-type event this time called The Gorfjam! Held in […]

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STREET ART – Helen Bur at The Empty Walls festival

Helen Bur is no stranger to Cardiff as she got her Fine Art degree at the Cardiff School of Art but you may not have already seen some of her work around Cardiff. Check out this link to see some photos of Helen’s previous work around The Cardiff Fashion Quarter:- https://djleekee.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/street-art-womanby-street/ You definately cannot miss […]

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STREET ART-3dom of the City

Hailing from our cousins over the water, 3dom’s street art is usually found around the streets of Bristol and beyond. 3dom is an illustrator and artist who paints cartoons, mixed with semiology and surrealism which are vibrant, provocative and deeply personal. Luckily now he has arrived in Cardiff to take part in the Empty Walls […]

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PHOTOS – Cardiff Swica Carnival

The sun was beaming, the streets of Cardiff were brimming with Saturday shoppers and many weeks of preparation had gone into making this year’s Swica Carnival a total success. Deviating from it’s roots in Butetown this year the procession began from The Atrium and began it’s lengthy journey around the city centre via Churchill Way. […]

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STREET ART – See No Evil in Bristol

As a rather large City in close proximity to Cardiff I have visited the City of Bristol on many occasions but have never discovered the true delights of the street art on display…until now! Having previously visited the amazing work in Stokes Croft and over in Bedminster with the Upfest – I was surprised to […]

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MUSIC – Charlotte Church performs at SXSW

Charlotte Church has certainly moved on since the ‘Voice of an Angel’ era and showcased her latest offerings at the South by Southwest Festival held annually at Austin, Texas. The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals (March 8-17, 2013) offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Harbour Festival

On the weekend beginning Friday 26th August, 2011 the Cardiff Harbour Festival began a full Bank Holiday weekend of activities around Cardiff Bay. (The old Tiger Bay to the rest of the world!) The Roald Dahl Plas was transformed into a busy mecca of food stalls, fish filleting demonstrations with activities and performances for the […]

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Ospreys take over at Cardiff City Stadium

Ok headline attention grabbing over and all Cardiff Blues fans can now calm down! But a local flying team from the Swansea area called Team Osprey were caught flying directly over the Cardff City Stadium earlier. The 3 strong team of Russian Yak52’s were seen leaving Cardiff Bay, passing directly over the Leckwith stadium and […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Mas Carnival 2011

It had been a weekend of changeable weather with it being really sunny one minute then really heavy downpours minutes later. Luckily on Saturday it stayed dry for most of the day and the whole of the Mas Carnival parade which left Cardiff Bay at 11:30am. It snaked it’s way up Bute Street, passing many […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Harbour Festival

As a final goodbye to the Summer-long festivities held as part of the Cardiff Summer Festival – the Cardiff Harbour Festival is held over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Activities, both on and off the water, take place around Cardiff Bay, The Barrage, Mermaid Quay, the water and in the sky! This year the theme […]

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Cardiff Mas Carnival

It’s now 21 years since the original Cardiff Mas Carnival event was held – beginning as a small affair in Butetown but blossoming into a big and beautiful procession from Cardiff Bay, through Butetown and into the City Centre. In conjunction with Swica and Cardiff City Council this event has grown over the years and […]

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PHOTOS-Artisan Beer Festival July 2010

Saturday 3rd July was time for another locally-brewed beer-fest at 183a Kings Road in Pontcanna, Cardiff. Set up a small lane in an area surrounding a few garages and workshops – with the beers being sold from the actual Artisan Brewing Company’s brewery. The beers come under the BareNakedBeer brand and on this day featured […]

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