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The Saturdays – Living for the weekend

It has been seven years since Una Healy, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford and Vanessa White joined forces to become The Saturdays, in the process becoming one of modern pop music’s great success stories. And now, 18 smash hits later, the band are in the mood to celebrate what counts as genuine longevity in […]

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Same-sex competitive dancing faces ban

Equal rights campaigners have called a potential ban on same-sex ballroom dancing as ‘illegal discrimination’. New rules are being considered by the British Dance Council (BDC) which would mean all major competitions would have rules describing a couple as ‘one man and one woman’. Instead of competing in major events, same-sex dancing couples would have […]

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Erasure announce new album and worldwide tour

THE VIOLET FLAME – OUT SEPT 2014 Erasure (Vince Clarke and Andy Bell) have announced details of a brand new album, The Violet Flame, out on 22 September 2014 with a worldwide tour in autumn. Recorded in New York and London and produced by Richard X, The Violet Flame follows 2013’s critically acclaimed Snow Globe, […]

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Amy Lamé – Not your average 9-5

If you ever wonder where the gay scene is heading, it is worth while taking a look at what Amy Lamé is up to first! Since she started her cabaret nightclub in London in the mid-90s, she has been at the very front tip of London’s queer scene. We took some time to chat to […]

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Russell Watson Returns to St David’s Hall on His UK Tour

St David’s Hall Cardiff, Saturday 22 March 2014 TheUK’s best-selling classical artist Russell Watson has today announced a massiveUKtour March 2014. The tour succeeds Russell’s eagerly awaited new album ‘Only One Man’ which will be released this November. The album and tour features brand new songs, written specially for Russell Watson, by Claude-Michel Schönberg and […]

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Mr Blue Sky jets in to play Cardiff

For twenty years Colin Smith from Magor near Newport performed as Paul McCartney in the highly successful touring show The Bandit Beatles and graced over 1200 stages worldwide, from Hong Kong and South Africa to the Grand ‘Ol Opry in Nashville. Now, in his new creation, Colin portrays Mr Blue Sky himself Jeff Lynne in […]

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Rent – 20th Anniversary Concert Tour Extended

‘BIG REUNION’ STAR NATASHA HAMILTON AND ‘SUPERSTAR’ RUNNER UP RORY TAYLOR LEAD A WEST END CAST AND LIVE BAND IN UK CONCERT TOUR OF HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL ‘RENT’     JP Productions today announces the lead casting details for their forthcomingUKtour of the smash-hit Tony Award winning Broadway musical ‘Rent’.   Celebrating 20 years since […]

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Westlife’s Shane Filan to perform at St David’s Hall, 2 march 2014

Tickets are on sale from St David’s Hall Box Office 029 2087 8444 and website www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk at 9.30AM THURSDAY 12 SEPTEMBER Tickets £31.50, plus £1.50 booking fee   Shane Filan releases his debut solo album ‘You & Me’ on November 4 2013 and his new single ‘About You’ is released on November 3 2013. “I’m so […]

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Guitar alchemist Steve Vai continues “Story of Light 2013 tour”

“The Story of Light 2013 tour finds Vai continuing to push the envelope as a composer, arranger and, most of all, as a guitarist who continues to raise the bar for himself and others.” –Gibson.com After an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response to his over 90 shows performed last year on his Story of Light tour, virtuoso […]

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The Ultimate Eurovision 2013 Guide

Hello, Euroboys and Eurogirls! Hal de Vil here with some thoughts on this year’s Eurovision entries. My first thoughts about this year’s crop was that it was largely a bit dreary, but upon closer inspection, I began to realise that there’s some cracking stuff lined up for us. There is also some stuff which is […]

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‘Gay Bull’ saved from slaughter by Simpsons co-creator

In what must be one of the oddest stories of the year, a gay bull has been saved from the […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance – 20th November

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. […]

‘Don’t be a bystander’ this Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week takes place between 17 and 21 November NoBystanders asks individuals and organisations to help eradicate bullying People urged […]

Could You be a Special Constable?

How would you feel if you could spend a minimum 16 hours a month helping full-time police officers to make […]

Rugby great Gareth Thomas marks Anti-Bullying Week (Nov 17-21) with school visit

‘Schools are doing a fantastic job in developing their pupils’ resilience to bullying. I’m there to support their work and […]

Latest in the ‘gay cake’ row

A YouGov poll has examined public opinion on the row over a bakery’s refusal to make a pro-gay cake and […]