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February (92 posts)

  1. Rolf Harris art work on display in new exhibition

    Thursday 18 February 2010, 11:47

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Artworks including pieces by Rolf Harris are set to go on display in a new exhibition at the Blue Dot Gallery in Cardiff this weekend.

    The exhibition, entitled Modern Masters, will feature original paintings and limited editions from contemporary artists including Rolf, Doug Hyde, Phillip Gray and...

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  2. Los Campesinos!, Islet, Wrexham (11 February 2010)

    Thursday 18 February 2010, 10:25

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I don't know how I've managed to avoid Los Campesinos! over the four-ish years since I first played them on the radio. Their ascent was as quick and exciting as any Welsh band of the last decade. The fact that they're playing Central Station in Wrexham, just round the corner from where I work, is great...

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  3. Welsh photographer snaps celebs for climate change campaign

    Thursday 18 February 2010, 10:20

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Welsh photographer Cambridge Jones has captured some of the UK's most famous faces for an exhibition supporting action on climate change. (Image © Cambridge Jones)

    Michael Sheen. Image © Cambridge Jones

    Jones, originally from Llanidloes in Powys, has photographed the likes of Michael Sheen, Cerys Matthews, Richard E Grant, Gary Lineker and...

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  4. Pelican attacks weatherman

    Wednesday 17 February 2010, 16:43

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    An Australian weatherman has been attacked by a pelican whilst presenting the forecast on a local breakfast programme.

    Network Nine's Steve Jacobs was broadcasting live from Taronga Zoo, when Marnie the pelican launched at him as the weather graphics were being shown...

    Luckily I've never had anything...

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  5. Risk of heavy snow for South East Wales

    Wednesday 17 February 2010, 13:09

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    The Met Office has issued an early warning for heavy snow tomorrow. South East Wales will be most at risk including - Cardiff, Newport, The South Wales Valleys, Monmouthshire and Powys.

    5 to 10cm of snow is possible in places, 2 to 6 inches. Locally there will be more snow on higher ground with a risk...

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  6. Searching for the great northern diver

    Wednesday 17 February 2010, 11:22

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Every year 200 great northern divers make the journey from Iceland and even Greenland to spend the winter off the coast of Wales.

    As many as 30 have been seen in Caernarfon Bay this year alone. A group of birdwatchers were at Dinas Dinlle trying to...

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  7. Catherine Zeta Jones reveals she was 'too old' - at 19

    Wednesday 17 February 2010, 10:42

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    Catherine Zeta Jones has revealed that she was turned down for a role at the age of 19 for being 'too old'.

    Catherine Zeta Jones in BBC play Out of the Blue (1991)

    Jones, who is currently starring in the Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music, has told how she was refused the role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love by director...

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  8. Cleaner rivers for Wales by 2015?

    Wednesday 17 February 2010, 10:29

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The Environment Agency Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government have announced ambitious plans to improve all waterways in Wales by 2015 and return them to a "near natural" condition by 2027.

    They aim to ensure water companies, farming groups, industry and councils work together to tackle pollution.

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    Here...

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  9. Bullet For My Valentine announce third album

    Wednesday 17 February 2010, 10:25

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    The third album by Porthcawl's metal heroes Bullet For My Valentine has been announced with a release date set for 26 April.

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  10. Blue plaque for opera star

    Wednesday 17 February 2010, 10:13

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    Welsh opera star Sir Geraint Evans will be celebrated with the unveiling of a blue plaque at Pontypridd High School this year.

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    The plaque to the world-famous singer - who was born in Cilfynydd and who died in 1992 - will be unveiled at Pontypridd High School on 14 May.

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