Blog posts by year and month January 2014

Posts (48)

  1. A new show by the leading contemporary choreographer Lea Anderson MBE comes to Cardiff next week.

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  2. According to the Met Office this January is the wettest in Wales for 40 years! 247mm (9.72 inches) of rain have fallen so far. This figure is an average for the whole of Wales.

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  3. This week's show is brought to you by the number 4, the words 'rammed', 'full', 'of', 'sonic' and 'treats', and the letter 'Ff' (I love that Y Ffug song).

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  4. Over the next two weekends two of the most picturesque spots in south Wales will be transformed into cinemas as part of a series of public film screening events.

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  5. I can’t believe we are at the end of January already. It truly is that horrible, dark part of the year when all you want to do is consume vast quantities of comfort food and cuddle a hot water bottle - as opposed to get up sharply, warm up nicely, rehearse, go home, eat dinner and practice x 100.

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  6. Next month sees Wales’ first-ever comedy writing conference aimed at inspiring the next generation of creators to pen more hilarious hits like Peep Show, Miranda and Fresh Meat.

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  7. On 30 January 1826, as bands played and spectators waved flags, sang popular songs and cheered their hearts out, the Menai Suspension Bridge was formally opened. Ynys Môn - or Anglesey as it also known - was at last permanently connected to the mainland of Wales.

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  8. Cardiff-based theatre group Hijinx is about to tour two new one-act plays as part of their pop-up pods series. The shows are aimed at challenging the audience’s perspective on the world and are each performed by one actor with learning disabilities and one without.

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  9. It was so nice to be back on the concert stage on Friday night and to see such a wonderful crowd filling out St David’s Hall. It is a deceptively large auditorium - you don’t appreciate how large it is until you see it with a full house.

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  10. There was a brief window of dry weather and sunshine on Saturday but it didn’t last, with yet more heavy rain, showers and strong to gale force winds over the weekend. The highest gust recorded on Saturday was 75mph at Aberporth, Ceredigion and 70mph at Aberdaron, Gwynedd on Sunday.

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