Blog posts by year and month

May (50 posts)

  1. Rudry community

    Monday 3 June 2013, 09:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The tiny village of Rudry sits to the east of Caerphilly, one of many small and sedate villages that dot the Welsh landscape.

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  2. Art historian Peter Lord on new picture-led autobiography

    Friday 31 May 2013, 16:26

    Polly March Polly March

    For art historian Peter Lord, pictures and the stories behind them hold far more fascination than a linear recollection of his own life and times.

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  3. Patagonia bound

    Friday 31 May 2013, 11:31

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    On 31 May 1865 a group of 153 Welsh men, women and children set sail from Liverpool on the converted tea clipper Mimosa. Their destination: the Chubut Valley in Argentina.

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  4. The coldest spring since 1962

    Thursday 30 May 2013, 17:08

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

     

    According to figures from the Met Office this spring in Wales is the coldest since 1962!

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  5. Megan Lloyd George: a true heir

    Thursday 30 May 2013, 09:01

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    In the 1930s and 40s, right up to her death in 1966, Megan Lloyd George was one of the most inspirational speakers and broadcasters.

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  6. Mobile cinema brings film back to Upper Afan Valley

    Thursday 30 May 2013, 08:00

    Polly March Polly March

    Built at the turn of the last century, the Blaengwynfi Hall was once the cultural epicentre of the upper Afan valley. Now, more than 50 years since the last showing, film is to delight local audiences once more via a mobile cinema programme which aims to put it at the heart of community regeneration...

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  7. Webern is a little bit like sushi

    Wednesday 29 May 2013, 14:28

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    The name of Anton Webern for many is synonymous with music that is not altogether easy listening.

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  8. Three hours of bristling Welsh creativity

    Wednesday 29 May 2013, 11:55

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    The show felt like the first 'proper' one I'd done for weeks and weeks.

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  9. Mount Everest and Wales: a brief history

    Wednesday 29 May 2013, 10:31

    Joe Goodden Joe Goodden Senior web producer, BBC Wales

    Everest's links to Wales go back even further than the days of Hillary and Tenzing. The mountain itself was named after Colonel Sir George Everest, who was born in Crickhowell, Powys in 1790.

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  10. One man's war

    Tuesday 28 May 2013, 09:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    Some of the stories of the men who fought in the Great War are memorable, some are harrowing, some downright distressing. But all are fascinating, and none more so than that of Private Thomas Henry Thomas.

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