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  1. Our best bits from 2013

    Friday 3 January 2014, 15:57

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    A look back over highlights from 2013 for BBC Cymru Wales

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  2. October in Cardiff, part one: Sŵn review

    Friday 1 November 2013, 11:45

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    What a wonderful month it’s been here in Wales for music. After trotting up mountain and down dale for the summer festivals, it was Cardiff’s turn to shine. The Sŵn festival has become nearly a week-long affair with the Welsh Music Prize gig and award ceremony now tagged on to it.

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  3. Do Not Go Gentle Festival aims to keep spirit of Dylan Thomas alive

    Friday 25 October 2013, 14:47

    Polly March Polly March

    As the world gears up to celebrate the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth in 2014, closer to home a smaller series of events that would have been just his cup of tea/pint of beer is taking place. After the runaway success of last year's event, the Do Not Go Gentle Festival is back again and will be taking...

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  4. Performers given 48 hours to create live pieces in response to artwork

    Friday 25 October 2013, 11:16

    Polly March Polly March

    A new project is being run in Aberystwyth that sees performers from a range of disciplines charged with creating a new piece of work in response to exhibitions at the Gas Gallery.

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  5. Dark and disturbing poem to be performed in English for very first time

    Monday 21 October 2013, 12:25

    Polly March Polly March

    This year marked 100 years since the birth of the acclaimed Welsh poet RS Thomas, while 2014 will see hundreds of events taking place worldwide to celebrate the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth.

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  6. Festival No 6 2013 - part two

    Thursday 26 September 2013, 16:08

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I can't explain this volte face. I've clearly been wrong. So wrong. Like a fairy tale emperor Richard Nixon. Of Welsh music.

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  7. Festival No 6 2013 - part one

    Monday 23 September 2013, 16:17

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    A festival in my Mecca had better tread carefully. These beautifully tended borders contain more than rhododendrons and lilies.

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  8. Llandudno Arts Festival promises a trip back in time to the Victorian seaside era

    Friday 13 September 2013, 14:40

    Polly March Polly March

    Next weekend marks the first ever Llandudno Arts Festival, with three days of free events scheduled to celebrate the town's rich history and showcase the very best artistic talent from the area and beyond.

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  9. Jemma King launches her first collection of poetry at the Dylan Thomas Centre

    Thursday 27 June 2013, 10:22

    Polly March Polly March

    Award-winning Welsh poet Jemma King is currently halfway through the launch tour of her very first collection of poetry.

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  10. Music al fresco: Primavera Sound 2013

    Monday 17 June 2013, 11:34

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    Primavera was pretty essential booking again this year with a nostalgic line-up of all my early musical discoveries.

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  11. Biggest ever line-up of events for Cardiff Welsh language festival

    Monday 10 June 2013, 13:30

    Polly March Polly March

    Earlier this year the future of the Tafwyl festival was looking bleak, but after the Welsh Government stepped in with £20,000 of extra funding, organisers have steamed ahead with a packed programme of events.

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  12. Welsh Mountain Zoo celebrates its 50th birthday

    Friday 17 May 2013, 14:52

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Humboldt penguins, emperor tamarins and Bactrian camels may not be indigenous to north Wales, but if you know where to look you can find them all, and more, in a small pocket of a Welsh coastal town.

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  13. Children's writers to descend on Cardiff

    Friday 15 March 2013, 16:58

    Polly March Polly March

    Next week sees Cardiff hosting some of the younger generation's favourite authors and characters as the city's first-ever literature festival specifically for children gets underway.

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  14. A mind-boggling theatrical experiment at Bangor

    Thursday 31 January 2013, 16:08

    Leigh Amor Leigh Amor

    A blog post about an immersive theatre production by Pontio and Bangor University for Bangor Science Festival.

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  15. Ancient narratives come to life in National Storytelling Week

    Friday 25 January 2013, 11:04

    Leigh Amor Leigh Amor

    As one of the oldest art forms, storytelling continues to be all around us today. It touches every part of our lives, in books, films, paintings, radio and television. And this Saturday marks the start of National Storytelling Week.

     

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  16. National poet Gillian Clarke on the inspiration behind her latest collection

    Thursday 6 December 2012, 13:37

    Polly March Polly March

    This Friday comrades in verse, National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke and poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, return to the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea for an evening of poetry.

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  17. Merthyr Rock stages announced

    Thursday 26 July 2012, 16:50

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Merthyr Rock details are finalised today, with day splits confirmed.

    Friday 31 August

    Main stage:
    Razorlight
    Saves The Day
    Futures

    Second stage:
    Dirty Goods
    The People The Poet
    The Lash
    The Undivided

    Saturday 1 September

    Main stage:
    Skindred
    Lower Than Atlantis
    Yashin
    Exit Ten
    The...

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  18. Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts 2012

    Monday 23 July 2012, 10:00

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Details of the 2012 Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts have announced details of its programme of events.

    Held throughout the city from 4-20 October, the annual celebration of arts culture brings a range of genres and themes.

    At Brangwyn Hall there are three high-profile events:

    On 6 October you...

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  19. Australian poet scoops Cardiff International Poetry Competition top prize

    Friday 20 July 2012, 12:25

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The 2012 Cardiff International Poetry Competition has lived up to its international name with Australian poet Mark Tredinnick winning the first prize of £5,000.

    Tredinnick, who lives near the Wingecarribee River near Sydney, scooped the prize for his poem Margaret...

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  20. A long weekend of music (parts seven to 10)

    Thursday 19 July 2012, 15:46

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Part seven: Earthquake! Earthquake! Ah, It's OK... It's Only Pete 2 Snoring.

    I can't believe how much of little consequence I've already written about my long weekend of music. 'Music' should really have been in inverted commas. I haven't talked much...

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