Penderyn's 'Noble Friends' in High Places

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On June 6th 2018 the Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell, mentioned Penderyn Welsh Whisky during Scottish Questions in the Commons. He said, ‘I will indeed, and the Secretary of State for Wales would be unhappy if I did not also reference Penderyn, the whisky made in Wales. I can assure my right hon. Friend that I will take …

Revealed – Penderyn's Plans to revitalise Key Swansea Heritage Site

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[This PR was produced by Swansea City Council.] A planning application reveals how a key part of Swansea’s historic Hafod Morfa Copperworks site could look when Penderyn Distillery expands there. The plans, with new architect images for the disused site opposite the Liberty Stadium, include: • a visitor centre with shop, tasting bar, exhibition space and toilets; • the creation …

Penderyn Exhibiting at World's Leading Wines & Spirits Trade Fair in Singapore

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Penderyn are delighted to be exhibiting at the largest trade fair of its kind in Southeast Asia – ProWine Asia (Singapore) 2018 – modelled after the global formula unique to the ProWine World Series and located at the hub of a thriving region, offers companies an international platform to tap on thriving market prospects and reach out to key buyers. …

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist 2018

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist

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The shortlist for 2018’s Penderyn Music Book Prize was announced by organiser Richard Thomas (see pic below) at the Boogaloo pub in Highgate, London on Tuesday 6th March. The shortlist is: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World by Billy Bragg (Faber), First Time Ever: A Memoir by Peggy Seeger (Faber) and Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni …

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Penderyn Triple Gold Award Winners

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Penderyn Distillery are delighted to announce that they have won three Gold Awards at two major international sprits competitions: Brecon Special Reserve Gin won gold at the London-based Spirits Business Global Gin Masters; and two of our single malt whiskies, Sherrywood 46% and Rich Oak at 50% won gold at the Meiningers International Spirits Awards ISW in Neustadt an der …

Deep Purple and Penderyn

Deep Purple's Last Album? We Were There!

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Just over a year ago we received an email from a Cardiff-based film producer called Craig Hooper. He wrote, ‘I run a documentary production company based in south Wales and I’m just about to start filming a documentary on rock legends, Deep Purple, as they write and record their latest – and probably last – album in Nashville. I know …

Penderyn Music Book Prize Shortlist 2017

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The Penderyn Music Book Prize (‘The Mercury Prize of Books’ – The NME) is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles including history, theory, biography, autobiography. The 2017 shortlist was announced at the Boogaloo pub in Highgate, and you can see a video of the announcement by prize organiser, Richard Thomas, here. In attendance were authors Brix Smith …

Penderyn Prize 2017 Long List Announced

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Long-awaited memoirs from musicians Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Marr and Robbie Robertson have all made the longlist for the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Now in its 3rd year, the prize is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles (history, theory, biography, autobiography). It was recently described as ‘The Mercury Prize of books’ by the NME. The shortlist will …

2nd Penderyn Music Book Prize Long-list Announced

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The 2nd Penderyn Music Book Prize is nearly upon us. Memoirs from musicians Patti Smith, Elvis Costello and Grace Jones have been long-listed, while biographies of John Peel, Sandy Denny and Tubby Hayes have also made the list. The judging panel is made up of DJ and critic, Stuart Maconie; broadcaster, Annie Nightingale; journalist, Mark Ellen; musicians Green Gartside and …