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September (116 posts)

  1. Guests announced for GLC's alternative Ryder Cup

    Thursday 23 September 2010, 09:45

    James McLaren James McLaren

    It's just two days to go until Goldie Lookin' Chain's alternative Ryder Cup Celebrity Golf Tournament and gig, and more details have been announced for the afternoon's nine hole round of club 'n' ball fun on the Caerleon municipal golf course.

    The Goldie Lookin' Golf Tournament is free for the people...

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  2. My session band this week: Town

    Thursday 23 September 2010, 09:08

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    The final band in our trilogy of the new school term of bands that we're excited by are called Town, a fourpiece 'britwave' band from Newport. I threw some questions their way to coincide with their session on Radio One Wales this week.

    Are you a full-time band, or do you have other occupations...

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  3. Wildlife survey results

    Thursday 23 September 2010, 01:02

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Participants in Wales in the the RSPB summer wildlife survey - Make Your Nature Count almost doubled in 2010 with over 4,000 people counting the birds and mammals in nearly 3,000 gardens.

    Dana Thomas, from RSPB Cymru, said: "For many species the only way of counting them is to ask people to take part...

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  4. Open Doors at the Winding House, New Tredegar

    Wednesday 22 September 2010, 14:03

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    If you are planning to be anywhere near New Tredegar on Saturday 25 September between 12 noon and 3pm, make a note to visit the Winding House museum, and catch their Victorian winding engine in action.

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  5. New Welsh mountain

    Wednesday 22 September 2010, 13:15

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Satellite technology has now confirmed that Glyder Fawr, in Snowdonia is actually higher than a thousand metres, giving it new mountain status.

    Watch a clip on BBC Newsonline.

    It is now one of only five 1,000 metre or more high peaks in Wales. Previous measurements calculated it to be only 999 metres...

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  6. Contemporary Art Society for Wales' free public lectures

    Tuesday 21 September 2010, 15:10

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The Contemporary Art Society for Wales opens its autumn/winter series of free public lectures this evening.

    Tonight's lecture, on Woven Sculptures, will be given by artist Sue Hiley Harris at the Cardiff University School of Architecture, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff.

    Further planned lectures next...

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  7. Welsh History Month on Wales Online

    Tuesday 21 September 2010, 12:53

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Wales Online has added a new chapter to its Welsh History Month website today.

    Huw Pryce, professor of Welsh history at Bangor University has written about the turbulent times in the 13th century when the Gwynedd princes dominated Wales.

    Llewellyn Ap Gruffudd or Llywelyn the Last, the prince of Wales...

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  8. Hijinx Theatre embarks on autumn tour

    Tuesday 21 September 2010, 12:30

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Hijinx Theatre are about to embark on what is likely to be their last autumn tour with a production inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

    Ill Met By Moonlight was written almost 20 years ago, and toured in 1994...

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  9. Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 19 September 2010

    Tuesday 21 September 2010, 10:11

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    What a technicolor explosion of amazing Welsh sounds this week's show (and tortuous metaphor) is. You may have realised a change of focus on the show, since the 30 New Welsh Artists Challenge I've tried to get as much music into each show as is humanely possible, at the expense of my waffly links, our...

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  10. Made in Roath Arts Festival returns

    Monday 20 September 2010, 18:00

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The second Made in Roath Arts Festival returns to Cardiff next month following its début last year.

    After a successful pilot - plus lots of positive feedback - in 2009, this year's is set to be bigger and better as the arty folk of the Roath area of the capital display their work in a multitude of quirky...

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