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Online Course - School of Hard Knocks

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As a direct response to those who have lost their jobs as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, School of Hard Knocks have created a shortened, online and high impact version of our standard eight week
Virtual Event
Mon 21 Sep 20

Maes-y-Wertha Farm National Garden Scheme Opening 26th July 2020

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Maes-y-Wertha Farm National Garden Scheme Opening 26th July 2020 Our garden owners are pleased to be able to once again share their gardens with you in order to raise money for our nursing charities.
Maes-y-Wertha Farm Bryncethin Bridgend CF32 9YJ
Sun 26 Jul 20

Bridgend Big Day Out

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Join us for an amazing day, with FREE ADMISSION, FREE donkey rides, FREE petting farm, FREE meet & greet characters, plus party games with prizes to be won, there will also be kiddies rides, stalls
Newbridge Playing Fields Behind recreation centre Bridgend CF31 3ah CF31 3AH
Sat 27 Jun 20

Upw Birminghum 2020

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Tony Robbins Birmingham 2020: Special Unleash The Power Within Page UPW Birmingham Tickets www.upwbirmingham.co.
Resorts World Arena, Perimeter Rd, Marston Green,NEC,Birmingham , UK- B40 1NT
Thu 21 May 20

10th International conference on Ageing Research and Geriatric Medicin

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Ageing Research 2020 incorporates first class keynote talks, Oral introductions, and Poster introductions, Workshops, Symposiums and Exhibitions.
Berlin WC1A 2SE
Wed 22 Apr 20

Music Quiz & Classic Hits - second Thursday of the month at the White Horse, Coychurch nr.Bridgend - Postponed

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Classic Hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and Rock’n’Roll years plus fun Music Quiz around 8.
White Horse, Swansea Road, Coychurch, Bridgend. (Tel 01656 652583) CF35 5HD
Thu 9 Apr 20

Live Music Now: Top Brass Trio

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Top Brass Trio is formed of three graduates from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; Corey Morris (Trumpet), Tom Taffinder (Horn), and Dafydd Thomas (Trombone).
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sat 21 Mar 20

Seinwedd

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For one unmissable evening join us to be inspired by nature as orchestral music, choral song, photography and the spoken word blend together to create one awe inspiring Soundscape of Wales.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sat 21 Mar 20

Lindisfarne 2020 – 50th Anniversary Tour

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Legendary 70s folk-rock pioneers Lindisfarne return to form with a classic five-piece line up of long-time members fronted by original founder-member Rod Clements on vocals, mandolin, fiddle and
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Fri 20 Mar 20

Lost In The Rhythm

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An exciting mix of Ballroom and Latin dances with Amy Dowden, Ben Jones and Colin Jackson. An all new show ‘Lost In The Rhythm’ brings an exciting mix of Ballroom and Latin dances with individual...
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Thu 19 Mar 20

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright

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A few years ago, it seemed unlikely that the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasn’t going to beat Hillary
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sat 14 Mar 20

Mike Farris

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Tennessee’s Mike Farris is another ’one of a kind’ talent . A talent that was rewarded with a Grammy for his ’Shine For All The People’ which was followed with the...
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Fri 13 Mar 20

Banff Mountain Festival World Tour 2020

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Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Thu 12 Mar 20

Welsh Lady Slab Pottery Workshop

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All tools and equipment supplied to make a complete Welsh lady in slab pottery in 2 sessions. Week 1 - Thursday 12 March 10am - 2.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Thu 12 Mar 20

West

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‘West’ is the brand-new play from the award-winning writer of ‘Grav’ and ‘The Wood’. Starring Gareth John Bale and Gwenllian Higginson, the play explores the lives of two Welsh people who fall in...
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Wed 11 Mar 20

Chwarae

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Welsh Language Play - “Everyday, I play with Mam. Suddenly the game changes …”. One morning, in that time in-between waking and the start of the day a young boy takes us on a journey to experience...
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Tue 10 Mar 20

Day at Night – The Doris Day Songbook

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Day at Night – The Doris Day Songbook is a celebration of the life of Doris day, featuring over 24 popular hits from the Doris day songbook, the songs interwoven with stories, anecdotes and facts
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sun 8 Mar 20

Herman’s Hermits 55th Anniversary UK Tour

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Herman’s Hermits, one of the biggest selling bands of the 60’s, not just in the UK, but around the World.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Fri 6 Mar 20

Caneuon o Gymru/Songs from Wales

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Today’s St David’s day programme will feature original songs from Francesca’s forthcoming Welsh language album about mountains and hills she has climbed around the worldas well as
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sun 1 Mar 20

Roald Dahl And The Imagination Seekers

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A family show inspired by the works of Roald Dahl. All around the world Roald Dahl’s words are disappearing, not only from books but children’s minds too!
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sun 1 Mar 20

What’s Love Got To Do With It£

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What’s Love Got To Do With It£ is the joyous new show celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sat 29 Feb 20

Elkie Brooks

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Long before the end of a live show and the frequent standing ovations that accompany it, there comes a point where Elkie does something so amazing that it leaves her audience almost spellbound.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Fri 28 Feb 20

Lunchtime Theatre: Murder to Watch

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A rather dodgy Theatre Company is about to stage a new play, Murder To Watch. But all is not well and disputes and arguments amongst the cast threaten to capsize the project.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Wed 26 Feb 20

Michael Morpurgo’s Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

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A magical musical puppetry adventure for ages 3+. “As soon as the bells stop ringing, I’m going to carry you home to your mother, back up to the Mountain Dragon’s castle” Each year high up in the...
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sun 23 Feb 20

Build Your Own Nest Box

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Build your own bird box for your garden. All materials are provided. Adult supervision is required. Slots every 10 minutes from 11am to 3pm.
Bryngarw Country Park Brynmenyn, Bridgend CF32 8UU
Mon 17 Feb 20

Dolls House Fair

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Dolls House Fair for all your 1/12th and 1/24th miniature requirements Refreshments for Traders and Customers from the cafe. Some free Car Parking in the lower car park at the venue.
Grand Pavilion, The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sun 16 Feb 20

Hot Club Gallois 2020

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Hot Club Gallois are a dynamic 4-piece gypsy-jazz band based in South Wales playing the hottest picks of the Swing Era.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Thu 13 Feb 20

Ned and the Whale

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The magical tail of Ned and the Whale begins a little like this... With buckles and swash, this story’s awash with a mysterious odour of fish.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sat 8 Feb 20

No Good Boyo

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No Good Boyo are five friends from all corners of Wales. With their backgrounds in traditional folk, EDM, pop and rock, they take their music and the party wherever they go.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Thu 6 Feb 20

Jazz Club: Enrico Tomasso

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Enrico is a top trumpeter on the jazz scene and has just won the British Jazz Awards for the 5th time.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Thu 19 Dec 19

Wooden Reindeer Trail

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Santa has lost his reindeer in Bryngarw - can you help find them£ Collect your map from the visitor centre, along with your bag of reindeer food and then head out onto the trail to find the lost
Bryngarw Country Park Brynmenyn, Bridgend CF32 8UU
Sat 14 Dec 19

Wooden Reindeer Trail

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Santa has lost his reindeer in Bryngarw - can you help find them£ Collect your map from the visitor centre, along with your bag of reindeer food and then head out onto the trail to find the lost
Bryngarw Country Park Brynmenyn, Bridgend CF32 8UU
Sat 14 Dec 19

Snow White

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Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all£ Come and join us for the fairest pantomime of them all this festive season with the magical fairy tale Snow White.
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sat 14 Dec 19

Goldie Lookin’ Chain

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We’re excited to announce that comedic rap legends Goldie Lookin’ Chain are embarking on their Greatest Hits 15th Anniversary World Tour of Wales in 2019!
Grand Pavilion Theatre The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW
Sat 30 Nov 19

Green Santa

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We’re excited to announce that Green Santa will be visiting Bryngarw again this year! Join us for a magical Christmas experience- visit the ONLY Green Santa in South Wales, wearing his traditional...
Bryngarw Country Park Brynmenyn, Bridgend CF32 8UU
Sat 30 Nov 19

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