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November (103 posts)

  1. Cold Recall: Reflections of a Polar Explorer

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 16:04

    Polly March Polly March

    An exhibition to mark 100 years since Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen made his epic journey to the South Pole is to open at the Norwegian Church Arts Centre in Cardiff Bay this weekend.

    Amundsen is most famous in the UK for beating Captain Scott's party to become the first to reach the South Pole...

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  2. The Christmas Cuckoo's Cooking

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 12:22

    Polly March Polly March

    Imagine a world where The Borrowers meets Toy Story and you are close to picturing the visual concept that will greet audiences at the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven this Christmas.

    Set in an attic of forgotten items, The Christmas Cuckoo's Cooking...

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  3. Oriel Davies Gallery exhibitions

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 11:29

    Polly March Polly March

    Rural living and raw landscapes are at the heart of two exhibitions being hosted by the Oriel Davies gallery in Newtown, Powys.

    The first, A Place In The Country, showcases the work of six Danish artists and their explorations of how urban living and country life compare.

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  4. Gruff Rhys' Atheist Xmas EP

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 11:21

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Gruff Rhys, sometime Super Furry Animal and recent recipient of the inaugural Welsh Music Prize, has announced details of a singularly non-god-bothery Christmas release entitled the Atheist Xmas EP.

    Released on 19 December, the secularist EP is described as "an unholy trinity of three...

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  5. Phil Carradice reveals his favourite blog articles on the Roy Noble show

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 10:20

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Phil Carradice joins Roy Noble this afternoon to look back at some of Phil's favourite articles written for the BBC Wales History blog.

    Over the past 21 months, Phil has written over 160 articles for BBC Wales History. Some tell the well known stories...

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  6. Green Man sets record for 'early bird' tickets

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 10:17

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Fans of alt/indie music and beards last week snapped up Green Man's 10% allocation of 'early bird' tickets in just 45 minutes.

    The annual festival, held near Crickhowell, will take place on 17-19 August next year. Its managing director, Fiona Stewart, told the Western Mail: "We are delighted and over...

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  7. Jodie Marie on the road with Will Young

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 09:06

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Old timers familiar with the Verve record label will be interested to hear of a new Welsh singer who's been chosen to front the relaunched imprint, now part of Decca and therefore owned by Universal.

    Jodie Marie, a young singer from Narberth, has been hotly-tipped by the press and played...

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  8. Thoughts from the India Wales Writers Chain in Kerala

    Monday 21 November 2011, 12:39

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The British Council's India Wales Writers Chain is a project that marks and celebrates a growing relationship between Indian and Welsh literature.

    In the latest stage of the project, Welsh poets Siân Melangell Dafydd, Robert Minhinnick, Twm Morys and Eurig Salisbury have recently travelled to Kerala...

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  9. Adam Walton playlist and show info: Sunday 20 November 2011

    Monday 21 November 2011, 12:36

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show is now available via the BBC iPlayer. Please visit the link any time between now and the start of the next programme.

    We celebrate the crystalline vocal prowess of Rachel Lloyd & Matt Nicholls (performing live at this year's Focus Wales Festival). It's a beautiful set, marred by an...

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  10. Winter exhibitions at Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw

    Monday 21 November 2011, 12:01

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Two very different exhibitions are running this winter at Oriel Y Plas Glyn-y-Weddw in Llanbedrog near Pwllheli.

    The gallery has two displays running in conjunction up to the tail end of December; a Christmas exhibition that features work by some of the gallery's best artists and an exhibition of artisan...

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