353 posts about Events on this blog
Friday 3 January 2014, 15:57
A look back over highlights from 2013 for BBC Cymru Wales
Friday 1 November 2013, 11:45
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.
Friday 25 October 2013, 14:47
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...
Friday 25 October 2013, 11:16
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.
Monday 21 October 2013, 12:25
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.
Thursday 26 September 2013, 16:08
I can't explain this volte face. I've clearly been wrong. So wrong. Like a fairy tale emperor Richard Nixon. Of Welsh music.
Monday 23 September 2013, 16:17
A festival in my Mecca had better tread carefully. These beautifully tended borders contain more than rhododendrons and lilies.
Friday 13 September 2013, 14:40
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.
Thursday 27 June 2013, 10:22
Award-winning Welsh poet Jemma King is currently halfway through the launch tour of her very first collection of poetry.
Monday 17 June 2013, 11:34
Primavera was pretty essential booking again this year with a nostalgic line-up of all my early musical discoveries.
Monday 10 June 2013, 13:30
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.
Friday 17 May 2013, 14:52
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.
Friday 15 March 2013, 16:58
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.
Thursday 31 January 2013, 16:08
A blog post about an immersive theatre production by Pontio and Bangor University for Bangor Science Festival.
Friday 25 January 2013, 11:04
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.
Thursday 6 December 2012, 13:37
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.
Thursday 26 July 2012, 16:50
Merthyr Rock details are finalised today, with day splits confirmed.
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Monday 23 July 2012, 10:00
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...
Friday 20 July 2012, 12:25
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...
Thursday 19 July 2012, 15:46
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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