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Toni Cosson
Christmas trees from the award-winning Gower Fresh Christmas Trees have arrived at B-Leaf ready to go on sale from Saturday 26 November. This year’s trees are the Fraser Fir variety and prices range from £22.50 up to £46. Poinsettia will also be available to buy for £5.50. Profits from these sales are reinvested into…
Panto audiences at Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl can look forward to a giant adventure this festive season with fun-filled family pantomime Jack and The Beanstalk from 16th December to 8th January. Much-loved panto legends Kyle Tovey and Vern Griffiths return to lead the cast which includes Samantha Spragg, Ellena Louise Thompson, Harry Lynn, Darcy…
At B-Leaf and Wood-B we offer hands-on, work-based learning opportunities in horticulture, grounds maintenance and carpentry. Our trainees are supported by a team of dedicated and experienced staff who help them to develop new skills at their own pace, make new friends and feel part of a community, and lead more independent and fulfilled…
Awen Cultural Trust has launched a new initiative for the trainees at B-Leaf in Bryngarw Country Park. ‘Madarch Bryngarw / Bryngarw Mushrooms’ will involve adults with learning disabilities growing exotic edible mushrooms more commonly found in East Asia. By learning to grow and cultivate fresh shiitake, oyster and lion’s mane mushrooms to a standard…
A very warm welcome awaits at Awen Cultural Trust’s venues this winter, as the registered charity is providing a range of free activities, events and hot refreshments in heated, safe spaces to support local communities through the cost of living crisis. From 1st November 2022 to 31st March 2023, the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl…
Awen Cultural Trust is hosting a range of free activities and events this winter throughout the county borough from 1st November 2022 to 31st March 2023.  Whether you’re a crafter, a reader, a worker or just looking for time out with friends, you’ll be sure of free hot drinks and a warm welcome whichever…
Awen Cultural Trust is marking this year’s World Mental Health Day on Monday 10th October, by joining with The Reading Agency and Libraries Connected to launch the Reading Well for Teens scheme across its libraries in Bridgend. The scheme is funded by Welsh Government and Arts Council England. The Reading Well for Teens collection…