Sat 3 Sept. Immersive Music Day:
1.00-2.15pm. Lunch time concert: Contemporary classical chamber music by local composers performed by local musicians, interspersed with some pieces by Erik Satie, who turns 150 this year.
4.00-5.00pm. Tea time concert: Swing jazz, with instrumentalists and vocalists from the local area, and from the University of the West of England, Bristol.
6.30-7.30pm.Early evening concert: Contemporary Folk with Jack Cookson (Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 Finalist).
Sun 4 Sept. 3pm. Penylan Singers Community Choir present “A Sunday Afternoon of Song: Madrigals to Musicals”. Musical Director Jayne Thomas; Accompanist Eli Williams; Guest Soloist Scott Baker (Guitar). Retiring Collection for the Amber Project Working with young people who self- harm.
Mon 5 Sept. Mynyddislwyn. Roath Parish Ladies Circle invite you to join them on their visit to South Wales 2000 Clay Target Shooting Ground at Mynyddislwyn, leaving Cardiff at approximately 10.30am. £5 per person includes refreshments and a try at clay target shooting. Also a visit to the church. Names and whether you can give a lift or need a lift to Gill Day 20-495496 or Barbara Beavis 20-485903 by 4 Sept.
Mon 5 Sept. 7.30-9.30pm. Room 2, Roath Church House. Roath Parish Knitting & Crochet Group. New members very welcome – assistance given to learners. Contact Gill Day 20-495496 or Ann James firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Wed 7 Sept. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society: a talk entitled “There's no Business like Show Business!”. Neil Pritchard opens our season with an exploration of the landmarks of music theatre from Jerome Kern and Cole Porter, through Rogers & Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).
Sun 11 Sept. 7.45pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Discussion Group restarts. The topic for our first meeting is the Story of Solomon. Lively discussion over bibles, tea and biscuits. No need to book just turn up. We aim to finish by 9pm. All very welcome. Details from Paul Elliott on 20-482757 or email email@example.com
Tue 13 Sept. 7.15pm. Roath Church House. Roath Parish Ladies Circle monthly meeting. A visit by Cardiff Fire Service with a talk on Safety in the Home. Further information from Gill Day 20-495496.
Wed 14 Sept. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society: a talk entitled “Papa Haydn and his great pupils”. It is generally known that Haydn taught Beethoven and was a mentor of Mozart, but how far did his teaching extend? Geraint Lewis reveals other composers of the time who came under his tutelage. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).
Sat 17 Sept. 11am. St Edward’s. Coffee Concert: Nicola Harris (Sop) and Jayne Thomas (piano). £2 inc. refreshments. This year’s charity is Oasis Cardiff, an organisation that aims to help Refugees and Asylum Seekers to integrate into their local community in Cardiff.
Sat 17 Sept. 7 for 7.30pm till late. Roath Church House. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Quiz Night, £5 per person (pay on the night). Bring your own drinks and nibbles. There will be a raffle. Details from Sue Jewell or 20-216610.
Wed 21 Sept. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society: a talk entitled “Originally Unpublished Recordings”. Chris Ball presents a selection of recordings made by such artists as Ferrier, Flagstad and others which were never released when first made but are now regarded as musically and historically significant. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).
Sat 24 Sept. 12.30pm-5.30pm. St Margaret’s. Open Day.
Sat 24 Sept. 7.30pm. St Edward’s. Recital of American Song by Emily Rose Wenman (soprano) and Ben Pinnow (piano). Copland's ‘12 Dickinson Songs’ and Barber's ‘4 Songs Opus13’.
Sun 25 Sept. 2pm-5.30pm. St Margaret’s. Open Day.
Wed 28 Sept. 7.25-9.30pm. St Edward’s. Cardiff Recorded Music Society: a talk entitled “The Lyrita Legacy”. The Lyrita label appeared in the 1960s, recording mainly previously unrecorded British music in outstanding performances and superb sound. David Perkins presents a selection from a recent compilation celebrating 50 years of the company. Non-members welcome (entrance £2).