May (78 posts)
Thursday 12 May 2011, 13:00
There's a rare opportunity to watch a Welsh film classic at Big Pit, the National Coal Museum in Blaenafon, next week.
The museum has recently established the Big Pit Film Club, which will showcase some of the forgotten Welsh film classics. The first film to be screened is the 1951 Welsh mining drama...
Wednesday 11 May 2011, 18:06
This is the second in a series of blogs offering advice on submitting music to my BBC Radio Wales, Welsh music show. You can read the first instalment here.
I've decided to do this as a series of dos and don'ts, in the dictatorial style of a poster at the municipal swimming pool. So, assuming you're...
Wednesday 11 May 2011, 11:10
The earliest osprey chick in the UK has recently hatched at Glaslyn, near Porthmadog in North West Wales and a second chick hatched at 3:15am today!
If you have a Facebook account you can log in and watch a video of the chick hatching.
The birds laid three eggs in total and have been busy lately - carrying...
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 17:14
Now that my Sunday night show for new Welsh music has been fully assimilated, Borg-like, into the future technology of the BBC Introducing Uploader, I thought it would be a good idea to offer some tips and advice to artists intending to send me their music.
And, just to emphasise, these loftily-offered...
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 16:27
Parts of Wales were hit by heavy thunderstorms yesterday including Merthyr Tydfil where a young girl was hit by lightning. Erin Moran had a lucky escape but the chances of being struck by lightning are very low, about 1 in a half a million.
Some thunder and lightning facts:
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 16:20
The modern day National Eisteddfod of Wales celebrates 150 years in 2011. To mark the occasion the National Eisteddfod has launched...
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 16:07
This week we get to revel in some excellent, new Welsh artists who - to the best of my knowledge (limited, admittedly) - have never before graced the nation's airwaves.
Please visit this link any time between now and the start of the next programme to listen.
(If you're at all familiar with Departure...
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 15:18
Most people in Cardiff know of Whitchurch Hospital. The huge and elegant buildings lie alongside one of the main roads into the city and, while many of those who come to Cardiff to work or shop may never have entered the place, they will certainly have seen the buildings from the upper deck of their...
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 14:35
This Saturday, 14 May, there is the opportunity to attend a guided walk in the Brenig valley. The walk is designed to appeal to all those who enjoy upland scenery and are interested in knowing more about ancient sites.
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 13:11