Events in Wales
The musical MATILDA is currently on at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff. To be followed by The Jersey Boys, Magic Flute and The Full Monty.
St David's Hall in Cardiff have a good mix of future shows: Sandi Toksvig, African Children's Choir, Martyn Joseph, The Symphony Orchestra of India and Karl Jenkins - 75th birthday concert.
Anyone for Bryan Adams, Boyzone or Tears for Fears ? Catch them at the Motorpoint in Cardiff.
Venue Cymru in Llandudno host concerts by The Kaiser Chiefs, Billy Ocean & Alfie Boe. You can also look forward to KINKY BOOTS.
At the New Theatre in Cardiff you can see: Ian McKellan on stage, The Musical Hair, Northern Ballet perform Victoria and the RSC production of Romeo & Juliet.
Good to hear that Focus Wales will again be organising another Music Festival next year, with some 200 Bands, in Wrexham - 16th to 18th May 2019. Catalan groups Maria Arnal & Marcel Bagés, Matthew McDaid and The Zephyr Bones performed at the Focus Wales festival earlier this year a collaboration between the Catalan Institute of Cultural Enterprises (ICEC), Vic's Live Music Market and Focus Wales.
Artes Mundi is a biennial international exhibition currently on at the National Museum Cardiff. This year's shortlist is a diverse selection of international artists spanning different generations and cultures and includes some of the pioneers of current contemporary art practice on the world stage. The Exhibition ends on 24th February 2019.
Also at the National Museum Cardiff an Exhibition of paintings by John Kyffin Williams (1918 - 2006), This year marks 100 years since his birth - arguably Wales' most popular and prolific landscape painter of the twentieth century. Born in Llangefni, Williams' career spanned more than sixty years. His personal, distinctive style focused on the rural landscape of Snowdonia, its cottages and hill farmers. On until 1st May 2019.
Must SEE - Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea - Dylan Thomas 'Music of Colour' Exhibition until 10th February 2019. This exhibition brings together work from the collections of Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and the Dylan Thomas Centre, to illuminate the relationships and dialogues between poetry and art. Throughout his life, Dylan sought opportunities to work with others and thrived in the artistic communities of Swansea in the 1930s, when the Kardomah Café's 'coffee drinkers - poets, painters, and musicians in their beginnings' included Vernon Watkins, Alfred Janes and Dan Jones.