Matthew Frederick (of Penygraig) is a respected solo musician as well as being at the core of up and coming band Climbing Trees. Matthew, Rhondda band Watermelons and other artistic acts perform at the Festival of Literature and Laughs in Rhydyfelin Community Centre 7:30pm. The evening is in aid of The Rhydyfelin Library Support Group and is set for Friday, October 2. Please contact email: or call 01443 312098/668030.

by Rob Jones