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March (132 posts)

  1. Hare-raising tales for Easter

    Friday 31 August 2012, 12:14

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Why do we associate Easter with rabbits and eggs?




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  2. World premiere feast in Bangor

    Wednesday 31 March 2010, 17:04

    Nicola Heywood Thomas Nicola Heywood Thomas

    I was in Bangor last Friday for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales concert at the Prichard-Jones Hall. It was the final concert of this year's Bangor New Music Festival and included three world premières - a cello concerto by Adrian Williams, a piece called Number Nine Dream by Andrew Lewis and Hologram...

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  3. Easter weekend weather

    Wednesday 31 March 2010, 16:26

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Winter returned to Wales today with heavy rain, snow and gale force winds buffeting the country. North Wales was worst hit with some roads and schools closed. Parts of the coast including Llainfairfechan, were also flooded.

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  4. Gower to become a mecca for astronomers

    Wednesday 31 March 2010, 11:24

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The Gower peninsula, just to the west of Swansea, is set to become a mecca for star-gazers when a new 'dark skies' policy for the area is approved tomorrow by the city's Council cabinet.


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  5. British Waterways want kingfisher spotters

    Tuesday 30 March 2010, 12:31

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    British Waterways is after nature lovers who can take time to note the wildlife they see at their local waterway, be it canal, river or stream. And this year the organisation is placing special emphasis on the kingfisher, which may have suffered a decline in numbers because of this year's harsh winter...

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  6. Gruff Rhys and Tony Da Gatorra to release collaboration

    Tuesday 30 March 2010, 10:57

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    Super Furry Animals' lead singer Gryff Rhys will release an album with a Brazilian musician and 'TV repair man' Tony Da Gatorra on 26 July this year.

    The album, The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness was recorded and mixed in one massive session with long-time Furries collaborator Kris Jenkins at the helm...

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  7. Tom Cruise to help Charlotte Church in USA

    Tuesday 30 March 2010, 10:13

    BBC Wales Music BBC Wales Music

    it is reported that filmstar Tom Cruise and his wife Katie Holmes believe that Welsh singer and TV talent show judge Charlotte Church could make it in America.

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  8. Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 28 March 2010

    Monday 29 March 2010, 18:13

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show features a session from Newport's Dirty Goods. They're creators of intelligent, dancefloor-friendly pop that - to my ears - reminds me of Phoenix. They've been sharing their eminently communicable beats and tunes with our America cousins over recent weeks.

    They're one of the Welsh bands...

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  9. The School - Telfords Warehouse, Chester- Friday 19 March 2010

    Monday 29 March 2010, 15:39

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I'm not one for nostalgia, raking over the ashes of rock n roll's past in search of some dying embers of inspiration. However two of my favourite releases this year are coloured largely by the sound of yesterdays long past: Y Niwl's debut EP and The School's crafted and melodically sumptuous debut album...

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  10. Unsettled end for March

    Monday 29 March 2010, 14:42

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    There is an old saying, 'If March comes in like a lamb it goes out like a lion or if March comes in like a lion it goes out like a lamb'..


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