Chamber Wales Business Awards 2022

Chambers Wales held their 2022 Wales Business Awards at the St Fagans National Museum of History on 9th June 2022.  The awards celebrate business success in Wales and included 11 criteria of excellence including Innovative Business of the Year (won by Purolite) and Diversity & Inclusion (won by Watkins & Gunn).  Once again, the awards… Read More

Trek For Tomorrow 2022 Cancer Research Wales

On Saturday 7th May 2022, a group of fundraisers for Cancer Research Wales took on the Black Mountains 3 Peak Challenge around Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, South Wales.  The 22 mile hike took 11 hours 50 minutes with over 4,467 feet climbed.  The group conquered Blorenge, Sugar Loaf and then Skirrid.  And everyone who started, completed… Read More

Concrete Society Spring Lunch 2022

The Concrete Society (Wales Region) Spring Lunch 2022 was held in the Cardiff Marriott on 18th March, the day before the Six Nations Super Saturday.  Returning for the first time since 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, the lunch brings together the Welsh concrete business community.  This year, the lunch was compèred by the wonderful… Read More

The Fab Four The Events Room

Lee Byrne, James Hook, Mike Phillips and Shane Williams – the Fab Four – lit up world rugby during a golden era for Welsh rugby.  At one time, each player was arguably the best player in their position in the world.  Playing their regional rugby for the Ospreys, under coach Sean Holley, the Fab Four… Read More

Tŷ Hafan Christmas Carols Llandaff Cathedral

The special Tŷ Hafan Christmas carol concert in the beautiful Llandaff Cathedral was the perfect start to the 2021 festive season.  Hosted by the wonderful Lucy Owen, the audience was treated to stunning performance by the Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral Choir and a first post-Covid lockdown rendition from the Treorchy Male Voice Choir.  Professor Tony Curtis,… Read More

ACAD Golf Day

On the beautiful September day, the teams stepped up to the first tee of the Roman Road course at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales on the ACAD annual golf day.  Here is a selection of photographs of the teams on the first tee and around the course. Photographs of the Dinner &… Read More

ACAD Dinner and Awards

After a day on the Roman Road golf course at the Celtic Manor Resort, ACAD held a dinner with industry awards.  The day finished with a fascinating insight into the world of an international rugby union referee with an after dinner speech by Nigel Owens. Photographs of the golf day.

Wayne Pivac The Events Room

The Events Room’s celebration lunch marking Wales 2021 Six Nations success may have been delayed until September, but did not dampen the audience’s excitement about the headline guest Wayne Pivac.  The Wales head coach joined host, rugby journalist Phil Steele, on stage at Cornerstone in the centre of Cardiff.  After an excellent 3-course meal, Wayne… Read More

British and Irish Lions 1997 Wooden Spoon

In 1997, the British and Irish Lions toured South Africa, the first after the end of apartheid.  The team was coached by Ian McGeechan and captained by England legend Martin Johnson. The Springboks had won the 1995 Rugby Union World Cup and, as with all Lions tours, there was great excitement and anticipation.  The Lions… Read More

Phil Bennett Gareth Llewellyn Legends Hospitality

Photographing Wales rugby greats Phil Bennett and Gareth Llewellyn at the Wales vs Scotland Six Nations rugby lunch in Cardiff in 2016 was one of the first I covered for Legends Hospitality.  The event is also one of my favourites.  In his career, Phil Bennett played for Felinfoel, Llanelli, the Barbarians, Wales and the British… Read More