354 posts about Events on this blog
Thursday 21 April 2011, 14:22
It's Monday morning as I start writing this, and I'm sleeping through my alarm - always a sign of a good weekend! I'm just back from Laugharne, a small town on the other side of Carmarthen, just off the end of the M4, and what a glorious time it was.
Wednesday 20 April 2011, 16:34
The event, now in its fifth year, has been expanded to a three-day festival, and a range of ticket types - including...
Monday 18 April 2011, 12:30
The National Eisteddfod's evening concert programme has been announced, The event, held from 29 July to 6 August at Lower Berse Farm, off Ruthin Road, Wrexham, will open with the Three Welsh Tenors: Rhys Meirion, Aled Hall and Alun Rhys-Jenkins, joined by Fflur Wyn and male voice choirs.
Friday 15 April 2011, 15:40
The 2011 Laugharne Weekend kicks off today, returning for a fifth year and featuring some of the brightest stars on the Welsh literary scene.
Highlights include talks from Howard Marks and Jon Ronson, storytelling from Bright Young Things authors Susie Wild and Tyler Keevil, plus poetry from the Poet...
Thursday 14 April 2011, 10:39
After some years in Swansea, BBC Proms In The Park is taking place in Caerphilly this year.
On Saturday 10 September, BBC Cymru Wales, in collaboration with Caerphilly...
Wednesday 13 April 2011, 14:59
More acts have been added to this year's Green Man Festival (19-21 August). Latest addition Gruff Rhys will be playing a solo show while James Blake and Noah And The Whale have also been recently added.
Line-up is as follows:
Wednesday 13 April 2011, 09:33
This weekend's Laugharne festival has finalised its line-up of music acts appearing alongside the usual gamut of literary guests.
The line-up is as follows:
Tuesday 5 April 2011, 15:37
There's a great piece by Hannah Waldram on the Guardian Cardiff website today, which has alerted us at BBC Wales Arts Towers to a new street art project.
Paper Girl is a fresh arts initiative that involves an unusual way of distributing art work to the general pubic, which started in Berlin and has found...
Wednesday 16 March 2011, 14:01
Henry Widdicombe, the founder of the Machynlleth Comedy Festival, spoke to BBC Radio Wales' Jamie Owen yesterday about the upcoming event.
This year's festival makes use of the extra bank holiday, due to the Royal Wedding, and runs from Friday 29 April until Sunday 1 May.
Listen to the interview, in...
Monday 7 March 2011, 16:47
Tuesday 8 March 2011 is the centenary of International Women's Day, and there are many events happening across Wales to mark the occasion.
There are profiles of many great Welsh women on the BBC Wales Arts site for you to peruse. These range from figures from the visual arts such as Gwen John and the...
Wednesday 16 February 2011, 10:44
The Llangollen International Eisteddfod has announced three high-profile performers for its 65th anniversary. McFly, Lulu and Russell Watson are the headliners for the north east Wales festival, which runs 4-10 July 2011.
The inclusion of McFly is a determined effort to expand its audience range...
Tuesday 15 February 2011, 09:19
The Seattle band are joined at the Glanusk festival by Bellowhead, The Burns Unit, Villagers, Wild Nothing, Sic Alps, Polar Bear, Robyn Hitchcock, Ellen & The...
Friday 28 January 2011, 10:41
North Wales' beach sports and music festival Wakestock has announced its first raft of artists, with Biffy Clyro, The Wombats, Ellie Goulding and Example taking centre stage.
Wakestock is held each year at Abersoch near Pwllheli in Gwynedd. First held in 2000 in an overflow car park in...
Friday 14 January 2011, 14:40
Budding film-making youngsters aged nine to 12 will be able to get an insight into the world of film on a course starting later this month.
The Young Person's Film Academy will be being delivered simultaneously across three venues in Wales from the end of January (dates currently being confirmed): at...
Monday 13 December 2010, 15:00
It's been an action packed year on the arts and cultural scene in Wales, so here's a brief reminder of the past year's events.
2010 began on a sad note as January witnessed the death of celebrated film historian and critic Dave Berry.
Dave had completed a series of brilliant articles on Welsh...
Wednesday 8 December 2010, 14:06
The festival will be a 12-week UK-wide cultural celebration that opens in mid June 2012 and runs until the last day of the Paralympic Games on 9 September...
Monday 6 December 2010, 14:45
The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain is currently welcoming applications for their 2011/2012 company, from acting stars of the future to behind-the-scenes technical talent.
Alongside acting, applications are invited for costume, lighting and sound, scenery and prop making, and stage management...
Friday 3 December 2010, 14:28
World Book Night will take place on Saturday 5 March 2011, two days after the annual nationwide reading campaign World Book Day.
Thursday 2 December 2010, 10:50
A public meeting will be held next week in a last bid effort to save the future of Theatr Harlech.
In June earlier this year the north Wales theatre saw its funding of £70,000 cut by the Arts Council of Wales following a spending review.
A meeting will take place on Monday 6 December at 7.30pm to try...
Wednesday 1 December 2010, 16:40
Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff will be involved in the first UK Disability Film Festival Day on Friday 3 December.
Friday marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And to mark this, Chapter is one of over 20 venues in the UK screening films in this inaugural one-day UK Disability Film...
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