354 posts about Events on this blog
Thursday 12 January 2012, 11:15
There's a lot of talk at this time of year of big international showcases where bands try to ply their wares to booking agents, press agencies, promoters, managers, record labels, and other international layers of the music industry.
Wednesday 11 January 2012, 15:20
Acclaimed British film director Mike Leigh is to take part in a festival which showcases the best student film work from Wales and the UK.
Organisers of the Ffresh Student Moving Image Festival of Wales have announced his appearance at this year's event in February.
Leigh, the brains behind a raft...
Wednesday 11 January 2012, 12:43
A film viewed as the first ever Welsh language 'talkie' and a milestone in Welsh cinematic history is to be screened in the very bowels of the earth.
The innovative event will take place in the Deep Mine of the Llechwedd Slate Caverns at Blaenau Ffestiniog.
It's being put on by Cytser - The Constellation...
Monday 9 January 2012, 12:45
The Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea has announced its latest programme of events, boasting an array of new poetry, thought-provoking lectures, drama and live music to cheer audiences into spring.
Among the highlights on the schedule will be the launch of a new collection...
Thursday 5 January 2012, 12:31
West Wales will enjoy a new literature festival this summer set in the beautiful surroundings of Dinefwr Park and Castle in Llandeilo.
The Dinefwr Literature Festival is a collaboration between Literature Wales, the National Trust, and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
The new bilingual...
Wednesday 4 January 2012, 11:50
Cerys Matthews and Howard Marks are two of the Welsh acts named on the initial line-up for the 2012 Laugharne Weekend.
This year's Laugharne Weekend festival will run from 13-15 April. Some of the acts already announced include comedians Robin Ince and Simon Day, and authors Val McDermid...
Thursday 15 December 2011, 10:30
The music festival is thought to be secure after its parent organisation, Hay Festival, was awarded £100,000 by the cultural funding body....
Thursday 8 December 2011, 10:30
Fans of the BBC's Merlin can get a sneak preview of the penultimate episode in this series by taking a trip back in time to the medieval era this weekend.
As part of its Medieval Christmas Fayre event, Caerphilly Castle has opened its stunning ramparts to offer exclusive screenings of the show, as a...
Thursday 8 December 2011, 09:53
In 1922, after returning from fighting in World War One and graduating in English from Liverpool University, Lewis...
Friday 2 December 2011, 10:37
Storytellers from across the globe are descending on Aberystwyth this weekend for the town's first ever such festival, which is being run by the arts centre, The Magic Illuminarium and the Crick Crack Club.
The long-established art form and its power to unite communities and span generations will be...
Tuesday 29 November 2011, 14:53
Rising Welsh comedian Elis James is currently recording a new comedy series for BBC Radio Wales, and there are free tickets on offer for those who'd like to be part of the audience.
The new Radio Wales series is called Elis James' Pantheon Of Heroes. The rather bizarre premise is that Elis...
Thursday 24 November 2011, 10:19
Singer George Michael has been forced to postpone two concerts in Cardiff this week after being admitted to hospital.
The former Wham! frontman and solo star was due to play the city's Motorpoint Arena on Saturday and Sunday as part of his Symphonica Tour.
"With great regret, George...
Wednesday 23 November 2011, 12:35
Free art classes for children and adults alike are being offered by Swansea Metropolitan University as their popular Saturday Art Class scheme returns next month.
2011 marks the sixth year that the university has run the classes, with workshops including drawing and painting, textiles, photography,...
Wednesday 23 November 2011, 08:06
Tuesday 22 November 2011, 10:17
Fans of alt/indie music and beards last week snapped up Green Man's 10% allocation of 'early bird' tickets in just 45 minutes.
The annual festival, held near Crickhowell, will take place on 17-19 August next year. Its managing director, Fiona Stewart, told the Western Mail: "We are delighted and over...
Monday 21 November 2011, 12:39
The British Council's India Wales Writers Chain is a project that marks and celebrates a growing relationship between Indian and Welsh literature.
In the latest stage of the project, Welsh poets Siân Melangell Dafydd, Robert Minhinnick, Twm Morys and Eurig Salisbury have recently travelled to Kerala...
Friday 18 November 2011, 16:46
Welsh director Marc Evans will discuss film making in Wales and internationally at the Taliesin Arts Centre at Swansea University next week.
Evans has worked on international productions such as Trauma (2004) with Colin Firth and Mena Suvari, and Snow Cake...
Thursday 17 November 2011, 11:06
After some reports that the Wakestock festival would leave Wales for the south west of England, organisers have announced that the music and wakeboarding festival will be returning to its Abersoch site in 2012.
A press release for the festival says:
Monday 7 November 2011, 15:05
Artist Tim Davies will give a talk this Wednesday about representing Wales at the 2011 Venice Biennale, one of the most prestigious and influential events on the international contemporary visual arts calendar.
Davies, who is the head of fine art at Swansea Metropolitan University, represented Wales...
Tuesday 1 November 2011, 14:59
If you're in Cardiff this weekend and at a loose end, the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay is throwing its doors open and putting on a range of free events and activities.
The centre has teamed up with the other companies that are resident in the building, including Urdd Gobaith Cymru, Hijinx Theatre...
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