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Events in November 2017

Sun 12 Nov. 3pm. Margam Abbey Church. Songs of Praise with Bishop June.

Tue 14 Nov. 7.15pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Ladies Circle. Paula Wilcocks will speak on 'Making the world a better place through education – the work of the International Baccalaureate'.

Tue 14 Nov. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. St Edward’s Orchestra Soloists Concert.

Wed 15 Nov. 3pm-6.30pm. St Edward’s. Roath Flood Scheme Update. Community drop in session in St Edward’s Schoolroom. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions, discuss progress to date and future works.

Wed 15 Nov. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “Beyond The Planets”. We are all familiar with the marvellous Planets suite, but Gwyn Parry-Jones invites us to sample some of the equally fine but much less well-known music produced by Gustav Holst. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Thur 16 Nov. 7.30pm. City URC. CACEC Lecture. Gwyneth Lewis, the first National Poet of Wales, who wrote the six-foot-high words on the front of Cardiff's Wales Millennium Centre, will give the CACEC lecture on the topic “The Poetic Calling: Does it Strengthen or Poison a Life?” Using examples from the work of poets such as George Herbert, Robert Frost, John Berryman and Lucile Clifton, she will explore the mysteries of metaphor and rhyme and what both can do to those who enter into them. Tickets £5 from Eventbrite, City URC Church office or CT Bookshop, Windsor Place.

Sat 18 Nov. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Rachel Morás (Mezzo Soprano) and Sian Davies (Accompanist). Rachel and Sian would like to lied you on a musical journey of rare and treasured operatic gems topped with a sprinkling of sunny Spanish rhythms served with some real home grown Welsh favourites. Rachel was born and raised in Port Talbot. A graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, she won the Pendyrus Male Voice Choir Award and was twice awarded the Laura Ashley Foundation Scholarship.

Sat 18 Nov. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Guitar Concert: Oscar Watt (guitar). Tickets £5 (conc. £3) on the door (organised by Ben Teague).

Sun 19 Nov. 3.30-5pm. Llandaff Cathedral. Cymanfa Ganu’r Gadeirlan: Cathedral Songs of Praise. Part of the Llandaff and Danescourt Eisteddfod 2018 Appeal. Tickets £5:

Tue 21 Nov. 10am-3pm. Margam Abbey Church. Advent Quiet Day.

Wed 22 Nov. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “Jazz Pianists”. With some notable exceptions, jazz pianists have not generally enjoyed the recognition of their saxophone- and trumpet-playing counterparts. Martin Healey will show that they still have an integral role to play in the performance of jazz from different periods. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Thur 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Llandaff Cathedral. Military Wives Choirs present “Home Before Christmas”. Featuring the Military Wives Choirs of Colerne and Bristol, plus special guests the Royal British Legion Band of Wales. Tickets £30.25 from Ticketmaster.

Fri 24 Nov. 7pm. St David’s Hall. Message Wales presents The Higher Tour, with worship bands and world-renowned evangelist Luis Palau. Tickets £6 in advance, £7 on the door 20-878444.

Sat 25 Nov. 7pm. Llandaff Cathedral. London Concertante present Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons by Candlelight. Tickets: £19/£24/£28 0333 666 3366.

Sun 26 Nov. 3-5pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Friendly Strings. The string ensemble for adults grade 1-5, meets on Sun 22 Oct, 3-5pm at St Edward’s. £3 per session (please bring string instrument & music stand). Details

Sun 26 Nov. 7pm. St Edward’s. Advent Carol Service.

Mon 27 Nov. 7.30-9.30pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. All welcome – assistance given to learners. Contact Gill Day 20-495496 or Ann James for details.

Wed 29 Nov. 1.05pm. Beulah URC, Rhiwbina. Lunchtime Recital: “Let the Bright Seraphim” with Jeffrey Howard (organ), Ellen Williams (sop) and Corey Morris (trumpet). Tickets £5 on the door.

Wed 29 Nov. 6-9.30pm. St Teilo’s Church in Wales High School. Safeguarding Training for Laity. Details:

Wed 29 Nov. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society talk entitled “An Evening with Donald Maxwell”. Operatic baritone Donald Maxwell has performed with leading opera companies all over the world and we are privileged to have the chance to hear about his illustrious career.  Our thanks to our president Chris Ball who persuaded him to come and will interview him this evening.  A highlight of the season! Non-members welcome (entrance £2).

Wed 29 Nov. 7.30pm. All Saints, Penarth. South Wales Clarinet Choir concert.

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