November (137 posts)
Monday 15 November 2010, 15:58
Sherman Cymru's latest production takes Shakespeare to an unusual theatre space in Cardiff Bay, as the company prepares to stage Measure For Measure this week.
The Provincial, an impressive old bank building in...
Monday 15 November 2010, 14:48
Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!
Recently Huw Beynon from Llandeilo encountered a weather phenomenon he had never witnessed before and managed to capture it with his camera.
This ghost-like image is caused by a unique combination of atmospheric effects which give rise to an illusion called a Glory or Brocken...
Monday 15 November 2010, 13:58
A mural by Mildred Elsie Eldridge that was formerly on view at a hospital in Oswestry, and which has been in storage for the past decade, will go on show shortly in Wrexham.
The Dance of Life mural was commissioned by the Hospital Management Committee of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital...
Monday 15 November 2010, 13:53
Last week BBC Introducing in Wales hit the road. Three shows were recorded with some brand new talent from around the Welsh towns and cities of Bangor, Wrexham and Swansea. I've already given you a bit of info on each of the bands, but here are a few thoughts after the gigs.
Monday 15 November 2010, 11:50
A new period comedy drama begins on BBC One Wales today, in which a sleepy Welsh mining village is changed by the arrival of the new local GP, a high-flying Delhi graduate played by Sanjeev Bhaskar.
The Indian Doctor explores...
Monday 15 November 2010, 10:15
If you write and make music in the medium of Welsh, and are over the age of 16, you could be in with a chance of winning a cash prize and a place at the Pan Celtic Festival.
Entries can be submitted on CD, mp3 or cassette tape (all...
Monday 15 November 2010, 09:00
Watch at 6pm, Sunday evenings on BBC One Wales
In this new series Iolo Williams explores the fascinating behaviour of birds in Wales, revealing all aspects of their lives from surviving harsh winters and avoiding predators, to living alongside us in our towns and cities.
A snipe in flight by Tim Jones...
Sunday 14 November 2010, 09:27
The Afan valley in South Wales was one of the most deprived areas in the country after the coal mines closed, but in the last few years it has seen the growth of a new industry.
From out of the wreckage of collieries and coal tips, the Forestry Commission has built a series of single-track mountain...
Friday 12 November 2010, 16:50
Thankfully we've seen the worst of the gales (for the time being) in Wales but it was certainly wild and windy yesterday with winds reaching storm force 10 on the Llyn Peninsula!
Capel Curig in Snowdonia recorded the highest gust of 91 mph, while 73 mph was recorded at Mumbles Head.
A rainbow taken...
Friday 12 November 2010, 15:35
This weekend some of Wales' most prominent poetic voices can be heard at a literary festival a little further afield, as India hosts the first Hay Festival Kerala.