Monthly Archives: February 2014

Women artists delivering in Cardiff

It was delivery day for women artists entering the International Women’s Day show at Butetown History & Arts Centre in Cardiff Bay.  The show runs from March 4th to March 22nd.  Jacqueline Alkema was doing the paperwork and checks as … Continue reading

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Talking about Positive Planning in the Pierhead Building, Cardiff

The Positive Planning Bill for Wales has many good things to say for it, except for proposals on town and village greens.  I questioned the Minister on the overkill proposed for village green registrations at a lunchtime meeting for the … Continue reading

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Women’s Arts exhibition opening in Barry

International Women’s Day got an early start at Arts Central Gallery, Barry with the opening of one of four Women’s Arts Association exhibitions there. The Mayor Margaret Wilkinson’s welcome was followed by Meg Kingston (who ran a writing workshop) revealing that … Continue reading

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A walk over the Garth

It didn’t rain or blow much yesterday, and I strolled from Efail Isaf up to the top of the Garth and down on the Pentyrch side back to Efail Isaf.  It was sunny with blue in the sky as I … Continue reading

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Cyfarthfa Castle: a sculptor in Merthyr

“Metal Matters”, sculptures and drawing by Dilys Jackson, can be seen in Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery until February 23rd.  Dilys is one of my predecessors as Women’s Arts Association chair, and we went to the official opening last … Continue reading

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