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Jazz Balloon: Funderland Launch

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In usual Balloon style we’ll be having a mixture of music and literature. This one is in a jazz club because it’s lovely and people can have a nice sit down.
Primarily this event is in association with Parthian Books and is the launch of Nigel Jarrett’s (yes, same surname, he’s my uncle) book of [...]

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Cats A6 Flyer copy

Cats and Cats and Cats and more.

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The latest in Balloon’s 2011 series of events. More great music and top class prose. Not as scary as the last one.
Cats & Cats & Cats
This is what The Joy Collective said about them in 2009.
‘What place do bands like Cats & Cats & Cats spring from? Hard to believe there was a group meeting [...]

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Kong A6 Flyer

Kong / Killen / Vincent / Brandyman

Kong A6 Flyer

Clwb Ifor Bach
Friday 29th April
Headlining our next event are mask wearing noise merchants Kong. For fans of Shellac, Fugazi, bleeding ears and ginger men in pants. Dan Carter from Radio One says that they’re “one of the best live bands in the UK right now”, the only debate is who’s better? They will be ably [...]

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Dolly Varden headline first Balloon Newport show.

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[ 13/02/2011; ] On Sunday 13th February, Balloon and Gathered In Song present a sort of Valentine’s celebration featuring two amazing bands from across the water, both playing as duos, one solo set from a local boy and readings from a Canadian and Mancunian that have both moved to Wales! This take place at Newport’s wonderful Le [...]

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Balloon presents Simone Felice at Buffalo Bar

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Balloon Summerslam BBQ at Gwdihw

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[ 20/07/2010; ] Weather permitting, 6 poets will perform in the enclosed garden space of Gwdihw on Tueday 20th July. With poetry making a real comeback on Cardiff’s live scene we are sure you good people will know what delights to expect but if the word ‘poetry’ scares you, get down to this; we’ll change your mind.

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Cardiff Identity Festival

Balloon at Cardiff Identity Festival

Cardiff Identity Festival

Undeb Theatre: CARDIFF IDENTITY FESTIVAL
Bringing you a full whack of festival goodness, Undeb celebrate all that is Cardiff. Theatre, Bands, Poetry, Photography and Live Art combine in this epic celebration of our beloved Capital.
Four arenas take over the Cardiff Arts Institute, simultaneously playing host to exciting events!
We can’t promise you mud but feel free [...]

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Rhondda A6 Flyer copy

Harder, Better, Faster, Rhondda.

Rhondda A6 Flyer copy

[ 17/06/2010; ] On Thursday 17th June, Balloon celebrates a host of valleys talent in one of Cardiff’s most iconic venues with Harder, Better, Faster, Rhondda at Clwb Ifor Bach:

Rachel Trezise launches her new novel ‘Sixteen Shades Of Crazy’ to a Cardiff crowd. An Orange Futures and inaugural winner of the EDS Dylan Thomas Prize, Rachel’s previous work [...]

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Milward A6 Flyer copy

Sunday Lunch with Richard Milward

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Read a review of this event on The Second Wave website HERE .

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Willy Vlautin A6 Flyer copy

Willy Vlautin

Willy Vlautin A6 Flyer copy
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Balloon

Ballon Circus Large eflyer copy
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