■■A community table top sale is taking place at St Faith Church, Morris Avenue, Llanishen, today, December 8, 10.30am-noon. Refreshments available. Tel: 20620838 for further information. ■■Preparing for Christmas – Carol Service for Shoppers. Traditional German carols at 3pm today, December 8, in St John the Baptist Church (next to the Christmas Market).
■■Santa will be giving a talk for the grown-ups on Wednesday, December 12, at 7.30pm at Rhydypennau Library. Come along to find out many festive tales and secrets from the man in red. Refreshments also available. This is a free event but booking is essential. To book a place call 20754657 or email [email protected] wales.
■■ Roath Local History Society will be holding its next meeting on Thursday, December 13, in the Church Hall of St Andrew’s United Reformed Church, Penylan Road, Roath (bottom of Wellfield Road). Assembling for 7.45pm with complimentary festive goodies including mince pies and a social get-together. The lecture will commence, after announcements, at 8pm and the speaker will be Dr Martin Wright who will take as his theme “Early Cardiff Socialists“and he will be looking at the many colourful characters involved with the socialist movement in the area. Visitors are welcome and parking is available diagonally opposite the church. Visit newly revised website for details of the winter programme and numerous items of historical interest. The new and simpler address is http://www. roathlocalhistorysociety.org or contact roathhis[email protected]
■■One Voice Gospel Choir, led by Jacky Webbe, are hosting their annual Christmas concert at the Ely Methodist Church (Cowbridge Road West CF5 5BQ). It will start at 7pm on Sunday, December 16, with free entry along with a voluntary retiring collection, which will go to the work of the church. All are welcome.
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