Barry Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 20.02.20 at 09:03 by The Editor

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BARRY BRIEFING: Thursday, February 20th 2020

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YELLOW RAIN WARNING - A very wet and windy morning, with some sharp bursts of heavy rain. The rain will clear through the afternoon with sunshine following, and just a few showers. Staying breezy, and turning colder through the day. Maximum temperature 8 °C. Most showers will fade through the evening, though a few may linger around the coasts. Some clear spells will develop, allowing for a touch of frost in rural spots. Minimum temperature 0 °C.



High Tide - 04:33 - 9.35m
Low Tide - 10:45 - 3.16m
High Tide - 17:02 - 9.53m
Low Tide - 23:14 - 2.94m



Make Your Own Lip Scrub at Awesome Wales:
Join the Awesome Wales team to make your very own lip balm and flavoured lip scrub. A zero-waste workshop from
Join the Awesome Wales team to make your very own lip balm and flavoured lip scrub. You'll get to name your creation and make a customised label too. Plus, it's completely plastic-free! You will get to take home your own pot to use or give as a gift. This 45-minute workshop will take place in the cafe space at Awesome wales. Suitable for children aged 6-16. Children aged 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult, you will be welcome to use the cafe or browse the store, but please remain onsite for the entirety of the workshop. Please make the team aware of any allergies before you start the workshop. 9 am.

Pottery Painting at Amelia Trust Farm:
Paint a mug or paint/decorate a ladybug/butterfly. 9 am.

Free Drop-In Clinic:
Our Solicitor Helen, will be running a FREE drop in clinic
At The Gathering Place, St Athan. On Thursday 20th February 11am-1pm. No need to book! Helen will be providing free legal advice in relation to Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate and Deputyship
We hope to see you there!

Business Connections Lunch at Academy Espresso:
Our Zokit Vale Business Connections Lunches are pop up networking events across the Vale of Glamorgan. We are dedicated members of the local community and our meetings are built to support the local community and designed to make it easy for you to make new contacts, build working relationships and discover opportunities to grow your business in a relaxed, informal way. The professionally facilitated friendly meetings vary in format to keep things fresh. 12:30 - 2:30 pm.

Bliss Dancers Class at Aberystwyth Crescent:
Street & Commercial Dance Classes:
Ages 3-7: 4:15-5:00pm £4
Ages 8-10: 5:00-6:00pm £5
Ages 10-12: 5:30-6:30pm £5
Ages 13-15: 6:00-7:00pm £5
Every Thursday during school term time




Barry RFC -
None this week.


Barry Town FC -
• 22nd of February | 14:30 pm kick-off
• Barry Town vs. Caernarfon (Home)


National Theatre Live - 8 pm - 11 pm

Cyrano de Bergerac

By Edmond Rostand, in a new version by Martin Crimp
Directed by Jamie Lloyd

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all – if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano – or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.

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Jojo Rabbit:

A World War II satire following an awkward young German boy raised by a single mother, and whose only ally is his imaginary friend Hitler. His naive patriotism is tested when he meets a young girl who upends his world views, forcing him to face his biggest fears.

Running time: 108 mins

Showings: Thursday 20 February 10 am

Tickets: £7, £5 concession, £4 U16 in advance (additional 0.50p on the door)

Time Credits will be accepted on Monday 17 February 3 pm

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Tom Brace: Brace of Spades

Following a sold-out run at last years Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Tom Brace returns with a brand-new magic show for the whole family!

Featuring Tom’s unique blend of comedy and magic, the show promises to have a little something for everybody.

Tickets: £10 adults, £8.50 Child U16, £30 Group (4)

Running time: 60 minutes, no interval

Suitable for ages 8+

★★★★ Voice Magazine
★★★★ Primary Times
★★★★ Phoenix Remix

“Go for the magic, stay for Toms charm and comedy.” (Phoenix Remix)
“A fun-filled hour of amazing magic and hilarious comedy.” (Primary Times)
“Hilarious… joyfully daft… if you want to catch a magic show this Fringe, then this should be it!” (


Court Road, Junction Crossways Street, Barry
• 19/02/20, 9:30am - 3:30pm
• Temporary traffic lights will be in place for works to clear blockages.
• Contractor: Welsh Water

A4226 (Five Mile Lane)
• Ongoing
• A number of sets of traffic lights will be in place throughout the Five Mile Lane to allow for highway improvement works.
• Please note: All businesses within the area are open as normal and can be accessed via the opposite end to the closure.

A4050 , Port Road, Barry
• 15/02/20 - 21/02/20, 9:30am - 3:30pm
• Temporary traffic control will be in place for the removal of dangerous trees.
• Contractor: JV Tree Services

Pontypridd Road junction with Severn Avenue, Barry
• 20/01/20 - Ongoing
• Four way temporary traffic lights will be in place from junction with Pontypridd Road and Severn Avenue for 6 weeks, for rising main works.
• Contractor: Welsh Water



''There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humour and hurt.'' - Erma Bombeck


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