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April (43 posts)

  1. Baby raves, babble and theatre for toddlers at Sherman's first family festival

    Tuesday 9 April 2013, 12:15

    Polly March Polly March

    Cardiff's Sherman Cymru theatre is playing host to a 10-day arts festival later this month aimed at families and children, and raving is on the agenda.

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  2. Helicopter Rescue: flying high at RAF Valley

    Monday 8 April 2013, 08:30

    Aled Rhys Jones Aled Rhys Jones

    Aled Rhys Jones, from Mold in Flintshire, is one of the shooting directors on Helicopter Rescue.

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  3. Idris Davies, poet of the Depression

    Saturday 6 April 2013, 09:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    One man who tried to chart or capture the suffering that the people of the Welsh valleys endured - was the poet Idris Davies.

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  4. Coldest March since 1962

    Friday 5 April 2013, 15:09

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    It's official, March 2013 was the coldest in Wales since 1962 and the 2nd coldest since records began in 1910

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  5. Community project "demystifies opera" while telling of Merthyr's turbulent past

    Friday 5 April 2013, 14:47

    Polly March Polly March

    When it comes to the stuff of local legend, there is no one better equipped to assume the role of storyteller than the very community the folklore concerns. For the people of Merthyr, delving back into the area's history for an arts and heritage project has yielded great hidden gems, which now form...

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  6. New work by 20 Welsh artists on show at Hay gallery

    Friday 5 April 2013, 11:01

    Polly March Polly March

    Spring may still seem tantalisingly out of our grasp due to the brisk outdoor conditions, but in a picturesque corner of Wales it has well and truly sprung. The Spring Show at the Lion Street Gallery in Hay-on-Wye showcases the best work on offer from contemporary artists working in Wales and the...

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  7. The city of St Asaph

    Thursday 4 April 2013, 16:35

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The modern city of St Asaph sits on the River Elwy (the place is called Llanelwy in Welsh) in Denbighshire.

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  8. Group of senior citizens to act as senate in Camus' Caligula

    Thursday 4 April 2013, 14:48

    Polly March Polly March

    When Albert Camus wrote his absurd play-within-a-play Caligula, he hoped to show the chaos caused by the Roman emperor's obsession with the impossible. A new production sees a supporting cast of 65-80-year-olds from Cardiff acting as the Senate who decide Caligula's fate.

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  9. The Laugharne Weekend 2013

    Thursday 4 April 2013, 11:45

    Polly March Polly March

    Celebrated pop artist Sir Peter Blake, columnist and author Caitlin Moran and songstress Beth Orton are just some of the guests who will be heading to Laugharne this weekend for its seventh festival of literature and music.

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  10. Eisenhower goes west

    Wednesday 3 April 2013, 17:18

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    General Dwight D Eisenhower was not, generally, regarded as a great soldier. But he was the supreme diplomat.

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