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Welcome to Penarth Acoustic Music

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Next Event

Friday 15th December 2017 - See Events Page for details (if it's not up-to-date today, it will be soon!).

Doors open 19:30, performances from approx. 20:15 - 23:00. Last train back to Cardiff 23:26.

Venue: Prince William Suite, Penarth Conservative Club, 15 Stanwell Rd, CF64 2EZ. 

Tickets will be available from Pencerdd Music, 4 Station Approach, Penarth. Tel: 029 2070 9982, and also at Griffin Books, Windsor Arcade, Penarth Tel: 029 2070 6455.

Tickets may also be available online Please view our Tickets Page

for full details

What do we do?

We meet once a month, normally the third Friday, in the Prince William Suite of Penarth Cons Club. We used to be on the top floor of Penarth Legion, hence the "Room at the Top", but sadly the venue has closed, although our name lives on! It's a venue for live acoustic music, poetry, or any performance suitable for a small stage. We have a PA system, so we're not totally "unplugged", but it's not the Shea stadium and your ears won't be ringing when you leave. Audience capacity is limited, so if you'd like to come along, it's definitely advisable to buy a ticket beforehand from Pencerdd music shop, which is just nearby in Station Approach, or Griffin Books, which is at the entrance to the Windsor Arcade on Windsor Road. Entry is normally between £5 and £10 and varies according to the fees required by our guests, but it all goes towards paying for guests as funds allow. Proceeds of our raffles go to charity. In February 2015, we donated £350-worth of musical instruments to MIND in the Vale, in September 2016, £300-worth of Ukuleles to Community Music Wales, in June 2016, £400-worth of Samba percussion instruments, and in November 2016 another £650-worth of percussion instruments, again to Community Music Wales

We plan the night's entertainment beforehand, and it's probably best described as an "acoustic cabaret", although it's also fairly informal, so anything might end up happening, within limits! Doors open at 7:30 pm, and we aim to be finished by11pm. Typically we feature two musical guests and one poet/spoken-word performer each night, with incidental performances by the hosts. Every so often there will be featured solo guest performer nights, where the format, and even the venue, may be different.