Clutching at Straws

11:03am Wednesday 16th July 2014

ON Saturday, July 19 Theatr Gwaun presents Best Foot Forward as they take to the stage with an hilarious English farce.

National Theatre's Skylight

Milford Mercury: National Theater Skylight (7839388)

11:03am Wednesday 16th July 2014

STAR names Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard will appear in the West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry, which will be broadcast live from Wyndham’s Theatre to Theatr Mwldan on Thursday, July 17at 6.45pm by National Theatre Live.

The Cilgerran Players remember

Milford Mercury: Jo Rees. Reuben Wells, Gwyn Morris and Ann Watling.

8:24pm Friday 11th July 2014

To mark the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Cilgerran Players have chosen for their summer show the musical entertainment Oh What A Lovely War! Causing something of a stir when it was first staged in 1963 by Joan Littlewood and her Theatre Workshop company, it has become a theatrical classic enjoyed by a wide spectrum of audiences, containing as it does a powerful mix of satire, comedy and pathos accompanied by the intensely evocative songs of the Great War. This promises to be an entertaining and thought-provoking evening.

What's on this week...

8:22pm Friday 11th July 2014


Have your funny bone tickled at OddCom festival

1:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

Fishguard hosts the first OddCom mini comedy festival this weekend.

What's on this week...

7:49pm Wednesday 25th June 2014


Have a laugh in Fishguard tonight

12:10pm Friday 9th May 2014

Have a Laugh Comedy Club returns to Fishguard this evening (Friday) with award-winning comedians and a sparkling new venue.

Comedy Club returns

2:22pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

COMEDY Club returns tot he Queens Hall in Narberth on Thursday, May 8.

Have a laugh at Ffwrn

Milford Mercury: NEXT GENERATION: Dan Thomas

2:22pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

ON Friday, May 9 the newly opened Ffwrn hosts Have a Laugh! Comedy Clubs.

EXHIBITIONS: On the art trail around Milford Haven

12:41pm Wednesday 9th April 2014


Wild West Wales' Spaghetti Western Festival in town

Milford Mercury: The team at Theatr Gwaun have been getting into the mood for the Fishguard Spaghetti Western festival this weekend (3784286)

4:32pm Thursday 6th February 2014

IT'S time to get out the cowboy hats and sombreros.

Royal Ballet at Theatr Mwldan

4:31pm Thursday 6th February 2014

THEATR MWLDAN will host a live satellite broadcast of the Royal Ballet’s Don Giovanni on Wednesday, February 12, starting at 6.45pm.

Spaghetti Western Film Festival rides into Wild West Wales

Milford Mercury: Spaghetti Fest at Fishguard - spaghetti western film festival (3662443)

12:31pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

THE 'wild west' frontier town of Fishguard is holding the UK's first Spaghetti Western Festival next week.

Live wrestling at Theatr Gwaun

Milford Mercury: LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE: Wrestling stars will be at Theatr Gwaun on February 24

12:30pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

THERE’S a chance to see a live show featuring the superstars of wrestling at Theatr Gwaun next month.

Woody's latest offering in Cardigan

Milford Mercury: LEADING LADY: Cate Blanchett's portrayal of New York socialite Jasmine has been hailed by the critics

8:05am Friday 10th January 2014

THEATR Mwldan presents Woody Allen’s latest comedy-drama Blue Jasmine on Saturday, January 12 at 6pm.

Films to brighten up the new year

Milford Mercury: GV: Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard, January 2014 (3246370)

12:58pm Thursday 9th January 2014

THEATR Gwaun Community Trust continue our season of films during the next two months with an eclectic mix of films, both mainstream and specialist, writes Jill Edge, of the theatre.

Spaghetti Western Festival rides in to wild west Wales

3:31pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

COMING to a big screen near you soon is a celebration of one of the coolest film genres around.

Morris dancers ring in festivities

Milford Mercury: Heb Enw border morris dancing by the river, outside the Bristol Trader, in Haverfordwest on Boxing Day. (3188562)

2:55pm Monday 30th December 2013

THE dancers and musicians of Heb Enw Border Morris were out on Boxing Day for a display outside the Bristol Trader pub in Quay Street, Haverfordwest.

Pearl of an idea for nautical exhibition

Milford Mercury: SECOND COOK: A drawing by artist Ben Barbour, who traced a symbolic Qatari pearl trade route all the way to the shores of Pembrokeshire and recorded the people aboard in his sketchpad. (2844136)

1:20pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

MILFORD Haven’s Waterfront Gallery is preparing to open an exciting new exhibition connected to the town's nautical heritage.

What's On this week

2:17pm Thursday 24th October 2013

Industrial Heritage Tour

The Turn of the Screw Review

1:09pm Monday 14th October 2013

I recently visited the Torch Theatre for the preview night of The Turn of the Screw originally by Henry James but taken on by ‘Pembrokeshire's only professional producing theatre company’.

Busy October for Theatr Gwaun

Milford Mercury: FAN FAVOURITE: Declan Sinnott

8:12am Sunday 6th October 2013

THERE is a strong focus on live entertainment at Theatr Gwaun this October.

Lots of laughs with Nick Doody, Bethany Black and Ro Campbell

8:02am Saturday 5th October 2013

NARBERTH’S Queens Hall is set to host another evening of world-class comedy on Thursday, October 10.

Classic horror returns to the big screen

12:01pm Thursday 19th September 2013

TO help celebrate the launch of the classic gothic horror production of The Turn of the Screw in Milford Haven next month, the Torch Theatre is holding its first Horror Film Season.


Milford Mercury: BEFORE THE WAR: Penally village, with its station in the foreground, is a picture-postcard view in 1913.
Penally History Group exhibition (1133941)

12:43pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

THE horrors of the First World War still stun people into silence today.

Prohibition party at Scolton Manor

Milford Mercury: ALL THAT JAZZ: Scolton Manner's Jazz Age Room

5:48pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

SCOLTON Manor is hosting a special Jazz Age Prohibition Party on Friday, August 16.

Carnival sees town centre at its best

Milford Mercury: MINNIE ME: Jamie Lee Brown, Kellyanne Phillips and Paige Arnold pose with Minnie the Mouse.

3:36pm Monday 22nd July 2013

HAVERFORDWEST was awash with colour on Saturday, as pirates and mermaids paraded through the town for the second annual Walking Carnival

Festival of Archaeology

Milford Mercury: Castell Henllys

9:43am Monday 15th July 2013

RESIDENTS and visitors to Pembrokeshire are being invited to take part in the world’s biggest celebration of archaeology this month

Family Fun Day

3:52pm Thursday 11th July 2013

A MOTHER of two from Hook has organised a family fun day to raise money for an ‘amazing’ local charity

Antiques and Collectibles coffee morning

12:36pm Thursday 17th May 2012

An antiques and collectables coffee morning will be held on Saturday, May 26th, not Saturday, May 19th, as printed in this week's Western Telegraph.

Party is set to be a cracker

Milford Mercury: LEADING THE LINE-UP: Tankus The Henge.

5:53pm Friday 2nd December 2011

The Span Arts carnival themed Xmas Bonanza rolls into the Queens Hall, Narberth, tonight (Friday), and promises to be jam packed with revelry, great music and festive fun.

Join in fun at Welsh Wildlife Centre

1:30pm Wednesday 26th October 2011

Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran, invites you to join Ceri Welsby to weave some unique corn crafts tomorrow (Thursday).

Get arty this bank holiday weekend

Milford Mercury: ART AND SOL: the ‘Sol’ sculpture by Chris Cane will greet festival-goers as they enter

4:57pm Wednesday 24th August 2011

ArtAt Festival 2011 is bringing a dose of culture with a green message to Pembrokeshire this bank holiday weekend.

Place your bets to help charities

4:07pm Friday 29th July 2011

A 007-THEMED fundraiser is taking place at The Glen, Haverfordwest, tonight (Friday).

Hypnotist night to boost cadets' minibus fund

12:18pm Tuesday 19th July 2011

Fishguard Sea cadets are holding a comedy hypnotist night this weekend as part of their efforts to raise money for a minibus.

Festival promises plenty of fun

12:54pm Friday 17th June 2011

The sixth annual Pembroke Dock Midsummer festival gets underway this weekend, starting with a free family craft day and finishing off with a street party, which will bring Dimond Street to a halt.

Special treat for dad

12:47pm Friday 17th June 2011

All fathers are allowed into the National Botanic Garden of Wales free of charge on Sunday.


1:07pm Tuesday 31st May 2011

A newsworthy event at The Stackpole Centre is the forthcoming production of Twelfth Night by Taking Flight Theatre, a charity run Cardiff-based Company which encourages and employs disabled actors in memorable, magical outdoor promenade productions in some of the most beautiful settings the welsh countryside has to offer. This year's summer tour commences at the Stackpole Centre (20-24 July) before moving to Cilgerran Castle on the 25th. You could contact the company through Beth House on 0778594723 and the website is: I am an enthusiastic fan,one of a growing number who have delighted in past productions.

Extraordinary life recounted

Milford Mercury: ICONIC: Lee Miller in Egypt in 1935.  PICTURE: Lee Miller Archives.

10:37am Tuesday 5th April 2011

The extraordinary life and work of Lee Miller, the renowned model, surrealist photojournalist and Second World War correspondent, will be recounted by her son at Laugharne Memorial Hall tonight (Tuesday).

Enjoy some vintage Valentine's cabaret

6:50pm Friday 11th February 2011

The Ruby Room Presents has organised more vintage cabaret for A World War Two Valentine's Do at Solva Memorial Hall tomorrow (Saturday).

Search for members to join unique choir

5:49pm Friday 11th February 2011

Singers and musicians are being sought to join a unique new choir in Pembrokeshire.

By George, hit film is in county cinema early!

Milford Mercury: By George, hit film is in county cinema early!

5:40pm Friday 28th January 2011

Haverfordwest’s Palace Cinema has brought forward its first screening of The King's Speech to tonight (Friday).

Adventure is a big success

Milford Mercury: unusual introduction: Lemuel Gulliver (Jack Black) gets acquainted with the citizens of Liliput.

12:40pm Tuesday 4th January 2011

Fans of Jack Black won’t have to travel far to see his latest film Gulliver’s Travels, which is currently showing at the Palace Cinema, Haverfordwest.

Epic adventure works its magic

Milford Mercury: THIS SPELLS WAR: Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort’s immortality and destruction — the Horcruxes.

11:16am Friday 19th November 2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One (12A) can be seen at county cinemas from today (Friday), the date of national release.

Gain insight into cool idea

11:01am Tuesday 16th November 2010

A film star who was taken surfing, christened, blessed by nuns and taken to a bachelor festival is in Pembrokeshire next week to meet fans for the first local screening of the movie that bears his name.

Cute classic on the big screen

Milford Mercury: FIRM FAVOURITE: E.T. will be at the Torch Theatre this week.

9:00am Friday 5th November 2010

The story of the cutest alien of all time, E.T., touches down at the Torch Theatre this week.

Learn more about actor's life

Milford Mercury: Learn more about actor's life

2:11pm Wednesday 3rd November 2010

Theatr Mwldan Film Society is exploring the work of the iconic Welsh actor Stanley Baker tonight (Wednesday).

Animated adventure is hoot property

Milford Mercury: FAMILY FANTASY: Soren, voiced by Jim Sturgess, in fantasy adventure Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

6:00pm Friday 29th October 2010

Acclaimed filmmaker Zack Snyder makes his animation debut with the fantasy family adventure Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

Pin-Up's ready to party

Milford Mercury: BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: Lisa Pin-Up will brighten up bonfire night when she arrives in Milford Haven.

2:47pm Friday 29th October 2010

The first lady of hard dance, Lisa Pin-Up, will be at Circles Nightclub in Milford Haven on Friday, November 5th, and the Western Telegraph is giving away a pair of tickets.

Award winning show of Richard Burton's life comes to Pembs

11:33am Thursday 28th October 2010

An award-winning show about the life of Welsh actor and Hollywood star Richard Burton is coming to Pembrokeshire this week.

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