Tuesday, 19 January 2010
A quick plug for some old friends of the Vulcan, The Hillman Quartet (formerly Orion IV).
You can see them at:
St Cuthbert’s Church, Pomeroy Street, Cardiff Bay
Friday January 29th 2010 – 7.30pm
Tickets: £6 - includes free glass of wine. (Tel: 07968 390 518).
You can also listen to the band's previous vist to the Vulcan here.
Posted by Save the Vulcan at 20:31
Monday, 4 January 2010
Happy New Year to one and all!
From WalesOnline - What will change the profile of South Wales in 2010:
Can Cardiff’s much loved tiled Victorian drinking spot survive another decade on its own in Adam Street?
The immediate pressure is off the 157-year-old boozer thanks largely to the global credit crunch. But an economic recovery before the end of the decade is likely to see owner Derek Rapport’s high rise dreams and schemes back in front of Cardiff Council’s planning department sharper than anyone can say Glass Needle.Chances 7/10A drama village at Roath BasinPlans to regenerate the last undeveloped area of Cardiff Bay have remained stuck in the starting blocks throughout the Noughties. And with the proposed BBC drama village rumoured to be facing opposition in the broadcaster’s corridors of power, this remains an uncertain proposition.Chances 4/10International Sports VillageAlthough the ambitious pre-crunch plans may never see the light of day again, interest in developing this prime patch is likely to grow again.Swiss businessman Chris Odling-Smee is leading the way with his plans for a five-star hotel in a 130m-high tower next to his successful Cardiff Marina. Others are sure to follow.Chances 7/10old boozer thanks largely to the global credit crunch.
But an economic recovery before the end of the decade is likely to see owner Derek Rapport’s high rise dreams and schemes back in front of Cardiff Council’s planning department sharper than anyone can say Glass Needle.
Posted by Save the Vulcan at 21:01