Penarth to play host to a summer of events

  • Friday, 20 May 2022

    Vale of Glamorgan

Two venues managed by the Vale of Glamorgan Council will be hosting events throughout the coming summer months.


Both Penarth Pier Pavilion and the Kymin Gardens will be the stage for upcoming performances.


The first of these events, ‘An Act of Piracy’, will be held at Penarth Pier Pavilion on the afternoon of Wednesday 25 May.


An Act of Piracy, created by award-winning performer Richard Parry and accompanied by pianist Laurie Rich, tells the story of a young man being kidnapped through the use of British sea songs and shanties.


The show forms part of the season of monthly cafe concerts at the Pier Pavilion following a recent sold-out Kiki Dee concert.


Following on from the revival of Snowcat Cinema, the establishment of the Big Fresh Café and the increased use of the pavilion as a community space, this is the latest example of improvements made by the Council to the refurbished building.

In addition to this event, there are three upcoming events being held at the Kymin Gardens. Illyria will be performing a theatre production of Peter Pan on 16 June, The Pirates of Penzance on 25 August and A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 2 September.


It is hoped that these events will help to implement and strengthen both the Pier the Garden’s role as community assets and demonstrates how the Council is finding new and creative ways to use important community locations throughout the Vale.

Karen Davies, Pavilion Manager said: “It is wonderful to see both Penarth Pier Pavilion and the Kymin Gardens hosting an array of events throughout the summer.

“These spaces are very important icons in Penarth and the Vale of Glamorgan Council welcomes the opportunity to help ensure they remain used by both the community and visitors alike.”

 Tickets for all upcoming events at both venues can be purchased online via the Penarth Pier Pavilion Eventbrite Page.