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August (40 posts)

  1. Adaptation of acclaimed production receives world premiere in 360° cinema

    Thursday 22 August 2013, 13:41

    Polly March Polly March

    Pal o' Me Heart, a short film adaptation of Welsh dance company Earthfall's award-winning stage production At Swim Two Boys, is currently premiering at the Edinburgh Festival in a portable 360° cinema.

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  2. Mixed bag for bank holiday weekend

    Thursday 22 August 2013, 12:11

    Behnaz Akhgar Behnaz Akhgar

    As we approach the bank holiday weekend, the weather is still looking very mixed.

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  3. Holistic, tent-friendly love at Green Man

    Thursday 22 August 2013, 11:46

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I went to Green Man Festival, DJ'd and compered the Walled Garden stage and I went and made a radio show too.

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  4. Elephants in Tregaron? Local folklore gets TV treatment

    Wednesday 21 August 2013, 10:47

    Polly March Polly March

    Legend has it that the corpse of a travelling circus elephant is buried somewhere beneath the beer garden of the Talbot Arms in Tregaron, Ceredigion. Known locally as Jwmbi, he is believed to have fallen ill after drinking contaminated water and later died.

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  5. Fine and warmer weather ahead

    Tuesday 20 August 2013, 16:08

    Sue Charles Sue Charles

    After a fair amount of rain in the forecast last week, this week's looking much drier, and turning quite a bit warmer.

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  6. The Tredegar anti-Jewish Riots of 1911

    Monday 19 August 2013, 14:38

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    When we think of anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish demonstrations or riots it is all too easy to imagine that they were confined just to places and times like 19th century Czarist Russia and, more recently, the Nazi state in Germany.

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  7. Aspiring authors: write what you know

    Monday 19 August 2013, 13:13

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    Would-be novelists are always told: write what you know. What this actually means is that you have to look like you really know what you're writing about. Which can lead to interesting situations.

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  8. The wreck of the Rothsay Castle

    Sunday 18 August 2013, 09:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The Welsh coast is a treacherous place and, over the years, hundreds – even thousands – of ships have been lost on its rocks and sand shoals.

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  9. Festival weekend weather

    Friday 16 August 2013, 16:30

    Behnaz Akhgar Behnaz Akhgar

    the weather will become fresher and more unsettled over the weekend.

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  10. Cardiff filmmaker among 30 to make Iris Prize shortlist

    Friday 16 August 2013, 12:43

    Polly March Polly March

    The shortlist for the 2013 Iris Prize, the world's largest gay and lesbian short film award, has just been announced. The line-up is dominated by US film-makers but includes a nine-minute film created by Jay Bedwani from Cardiff.

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