Blog posts by year and month January 2010

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  1. Los Campesinos! have announced a big headline gig at their spiritual home of Cardiff Students' Union on 21 May. Speaking on their official website, they said, "It is our pleasure to announce that on Friday May 21st we will be playing a headline show at Cardiff University's Solus venue. It's...

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  2. A couple of months back, Cowbridge's The Automatic came into Radio Wales to do an acoustic session for the Evening Show.

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  3. As you may know, the new series of Weatherman Walking starts on Wednesday, 27 January on BBC One Wales at 7.30pm. The first programme is entitled 'Peaks and Ports' and features a walk above Barmouth and a big yomp around the famous Pen y Fan Horseshoe route in the Brecon Beacons. It's easy...

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  4. A project to protect bumblebees in Pembrokeshire is in the running for a UK prize to expand its work on creating habitat for the endangered species. The shrill carder bee is only found in 6 populations across the UK and we're proud to report that 3 of those are right here in Wales! A common ca...

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  5. Download 2010, held at Donington in June, has announced its first run of guests, including Wales' Bullet For My Valentine. The Porthcawl metal foursome are joining a heavyweight line-up which includes AC/DC, Them Crooked Vultures, Deftones, Stone Temple Pilots, Megadeth and Motörhead. Do...

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  6. Manic Street Preachers are going back to their early history with an intimate gig at Glasgow's famous King Tut Tut's Wah Wah Hut on February 18. The return to the 300-capacity venue is part of the venue's 20th birthday celebrations. Speaking in 2001, the band said of the venue, "King Tut's was the first venue to treat us properly and give us hot food on tour."

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  7. Although it had been thought that Lostprophets' gig at the Port Talbot Afan Lido would go ahead despite last year's fire at the venue, it has now been confirmed that it has been necessary to move and reschedule the concert. Instead of Port Talbot on 1 March, the gig has been moved to the Card...

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  8. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00q9p1b/Adam_Walton_24_01_2010/ That up there is the link to this week's show on the BBC's iPlayer. You can listen to the grab bag of Welsh music detailed below any time between now and the start of next week's show (Sunday 31 July 10pm).

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  9. Oscar-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is set to reveal another side of his creativity as an exhibition featuring a collection of his recently completed artwork opens next month. (Image © Sir Anthony Hopkins)

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  10. Today is St. Dwynwen's Day which is the Welsh equivalent of St. Valentine's day.

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