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July (133 posts)

  1. Zombies wanted for horror film on Anglesey

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 15:30

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The director of a new zombie movie being filmed on Anglesey has issued a call for extras to spend a day 'acting like wild animals'.

    Zombies From Ireland is a low budget horror film - and is the brainchild of musician and director Ryan Kift, and co-writer Sian Davies.

    Photo taken during filming of Zombies From Ireland

    Filming Zombies From Ireland


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  2. Gwyl Gardd Goll, Faenol Estate - Sunday 25 July 2010

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 14:43

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I've been very impressed with the way fellow Welsh music blogger, Bethan Elfyn, manages to go to sprawling festivals like Sonar and Latitude and blog about them succinctly. These are some of the most dazzling music festivals on earth. Bethan rarely wastes a syllable. I - however - stumble across a half...

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  3. Making butterflies count

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 14:30

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    No, we're not forcing them to use calculators and do our maths homework...

    Our colourful little friends are in real trouble with almost half of UK butterflies under threat and 70% of common moths being in serious decline.

    Environmental changes and loss of habitat - particularly farmland are thought to...

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  4. St Dogmaels Gallery summer show

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 13:05

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    An exhibition featuring some of the best contemporary art in Wales has gone on display at the St Dogmaels Gallery summer show.

    The summer exhibition at the gallery in Cardigan showcases painting, photography, sculpture and film, and features work by artists such as Dan Backhouse, Elizabeth Haines, Caroline...

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  5. Killing For Company interview

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 11:59

    James McLaren James McLaren

    As Killing For Company release their tribute to Stuart Cable, Former Mining Town, they came into the Radio Wales studio to talk to Jamie And Louise.

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    Joined by Stuart Cable's partner Rachel, the band talked about the life of their bandmate and the single release, which will be in aid of two of Stuart...

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  6. Newport State Of Mind for single release?

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 11:09

    James McLaren James McLaren

    The YouTube phenomenon Newport (Ymerodraeth State of Mind), which at the time of writing has had over 1.5 million views, may be released as a single next month, with some proceeds going to charity.

    Speaking to The Western Mail, Terema Wainwright, who took the Alicia Keys role in the spoof of Empire...

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  7. Natural wonders at the Eisteddfod

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 10:27

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The natural wonders of Blaenau Gwent will come to life on the Eisteddfod field this weekend as local children, in the company of Welsh poet and broadcaster - Caryl Parry Jones, will present poems about the natural wonders where they live.

    During early summer, pupils from Brynmawr Foundation School...

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  8. Ian Watkins' Personal Playlist

    Tuesday 27 July 2010, 09:31

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins joined Bethan Elfyn on her radio show last Saturday and played tracks from his Personal Playlist.


    In an entertaining, engaging and honest interview, Ian talked about 10 years of the band, their hits, starting out and the lost album. Alongside the interview, Ian played...

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  9. Manic Street Preachers (It's Not War) Just The End Of Love

    Monday 26 July 2010, 14:01

    James McLaren James McLaren

    I've just sat here at my desk, headphones on, for the last 30 minutes, listening to the new Manic Street Preachers single on repeat. (It's Not War) Just The End Of Love is the first track to be released from their 10th studio album, Postcards From A Young Man.

    The single will be released on 13 September...

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  10. Photomarathon UK winners revealed

    Monday 26 July 2010, 12:52

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The winner of the 2010 Photomarathon UK competition was unveiled on Friday evening, following the photographic event that took place in Cardiff on Saturday 12 June.

    From over 400 participants, Nigel Leach from Gileston near Barry has been crowned this year's competition winner, in which snap-happy entrants...

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