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October (57 posts)

  1. Caradog: Welsh conductor

    Thursday 4 October 2012, 17:17

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    If one man more than any other can be said to have helped Wales gain the sobriquet "Land of Song" it has to be the conductor Caradog.

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  2. "If you like Harry Potter, you will hate this book"

    Thursday 4 October 2012, 16:47

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    This is one of those weeks when you can understand why JK Rowling doesn't like to read what people are writing about her. "If you like Harry Potter you will hate this book," says one reader. And obviously there's an element of truth here, especially if you're only 11.

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  3. Adam Walton playlist and show info: Saturday 29 September 2012

    Thursday 4 October 2012, 16:13

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    If you're Welsh/or your home is in Wales/or you're a label based here, we (BBC Radio Wales' crack team of new music ninjas) are Very Keen To Hear Your Schizzle.

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  4. Glad to be grey: International Older People's Week

    Thursday 4 October 2012, 12:19

    Melanie Lindsell Melanie Lindsell

    To mark International Older People’s Week and European Year for Active Ageing 2012, we examine the art of growing old and look back at some extraordinarily feisty people across Wales whom, it seems, age did not wither or deter.

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  5. Hashtag Dylan Thomas: Under Milk Wood in 28 tweets

    Wednesday 3 October 2012, 12:42

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    This Thursday, 4 October, marks National Poetry in the UK. To celebrate the occasion one of the most well-known works by Dylan Thomas will be published in a new, very abridged version - thanks to the medium of Twitter.

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  6. Pilgrimages

    Tuesday 2 October 2012, 17:23

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    For centuries people of all faiths have made – and continue to make – pilgrimages in search of enlightenment and religious fulfillment.

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  7. Damp end and wet start

    Tuesday 2 October 2012, 17:13

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    The month was on course to be drier than average but a deep low pressure changed that with a wet spell of weather and some flooding between 23 -26 September.

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