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These pugs were dressed up for a birthday party with pass the parcel, clowns and a bouncy castle

Hundreds of pugs showed off their best party costumes this weekend to mark two years since the now infamous event started. The annual Pugfest was marking its second birthday with a fabulous party. Never one to miss out on a trend, for the first time, pug owners could pick up tiny Pokemon outfits for their pampered pooches. The event was …

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The best pictures from the Pride Cymru festival 2016

Thousands of people took part in a colourful parade of dancing and drumming as part of the annual Pride Cymru festival in Cardiff . A huge rainbow dragon, dozens of leather-clad dancers and a unicorn made from balloons were among those marching through the city centre to celebrate equality and diversity. Read More Music, colour and fun as Pride Cymru …

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Welsh theatre company Motherlode is about to debut its latest play in New York

Motherlode Theatre is preparing to perform its debut production, The Good Earth, in New York later this month followed by an extensive tour at home in Wales. A truly Welsh story about a community pitted against big business and its own local authority, The Good Earth is an explosive play inspired by real events. In 1973, the villagers of Troedrhiwgwair …

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Hundreds to flock to Barry for free open water safe swimming classes

Hundreds of children are swapping the swimming pool for the sea and taking part in an open-water safe swimming scheme this weekend. Called Swim Safe, the event is taking place on Barry Island, and over the course of the weekend, more than 300 children are expected to attend. It’s for children aged between seven and 14 It’s for children aged …

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A Welsh gin made from foraged wild flowers has reached the final of a UK foodie awards

A Welsh gin distillery which creates drinks from foraged wild flowers has found itself in the final of a nationwide awards designed to find the next culinary big thing. Now in its fifth year, The Young British Foodie Awards is an annual event that seeks out new, visionary talent in food and drink across the UK, and the Dyfi Distillery’s …

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Vale of Glamorgan show enjoys ‘really successful’ day as thousands turn up

Thousands flocked to the Vale of Glamorgan’s annual show on Wednesday to experience the agricultural event’s vast offering of activities for all ages. Taking place at Fonmon Castle, Barry, around 20,000 people attended the event to take advantage of the local produce and displays on show. Read More Farming unions and National Trust clash over future of farm subsidies The …

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This is how you make the perfect chocolate kebab

It’s less than a month since it opened but Swansea’s Chocolate Kebab House – the first of its kind in the UK – has had customers queuing up to try the sweet treats. And now we’ve found out exactly how you make the sugary kebabs. Husband and wife team, Simon and Stephanie Mills, use chocolate shavings, a crepe-like batter, chocolate …

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A Street food chef has become the world’s first to earn a Michelin star

Could Swansea market or Cardiff’s trendy Street Food Circus soon be serving up Michelin-starred food? It might sound crazy but a simple fast food vendor in Singapore has just become the first to be awarded cooking’s most sought after seal of approval. Malaysian-born Chan Hon Meng said he was dumbfounded when he got a call from the famous restaurant reviewers …

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David Walliams’ Ratburger is coming to Wales and this is where you can see it

An outdoor theatre production based on a best-selling children’s novel by David Walliams is coming to Wales this summer. Open air theatre company Heartbreak Productions is heading to Wales with Ratburger, the story of Zoe, her lazy stepmother Sheila, and Burt, the chef who wants to make her pet rat into a burger. The UK-wide tour is the show’s theatrical …

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Make your vote count as we reveal the six finalists in this year’s Special Places campaign

Voting is now open for the public to decide its favourite somewhere in WalesOnline’s Special Places 2016. The annual pursuit to find Wales’ special place kicked off in June this year and has seen the public narrow down a shortlist of 120 wonderfully-Welsh locations across six distinct categories to just six finalists. Those finalists have already seen off fierce competition …

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