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  1. Sheen, sea and fine rock'n'roll books: it's the Laugharne Weekend!

    Thursday 21 April 2011, 14:22

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    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.

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  2. Gruff Rhys confirmed as Gwyl Gardd Goll headliner

    Wednesday 20 April 2011, 16:34

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Gruff Rhys, Echo And The Bunnymen and Badly Drawn Boy are to perform at this year's Gwyl Gardd Goll (Secret Garden Festival), held on 22-24 July at the Faenol estate naer Felinheli, Bangor.

    The event, now in its fifth year, has been expanded to a three-day festival, and a range of ticket types - including...

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  3. National Eisteddfod concert line-up announced

    Monday 18 April 2011, 12:30

    James McLaren James McLaren

    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.

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  4. Festival fun begins in Laugharne

    Friday 15 April 2011, 15:40

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  5. Proms In The Park for Caerphilly

    Thursday 14 April 2011, 10:39

    James McLaren James McLaren

    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...

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  6. More acts added to Green Man

    Wednesday 13 April 2011, 14:59

    James McLaren James McLaren

    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:

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  7. Laugharne Festival music finalised

    Wednesday 13 April 2011, 09:33

    James McLaren James McLaren

    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:

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  8. Paper Girl Cardiff - new arts project

    Tuesday 5 April 2011, 15:37

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  9. Henry Widdicombe on BBC Radio Wales

    Wednesday 16 March 2011, 14:01

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  10. International Women's Day centenary

    Monday 7 March 2011, 16:47

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  11. Llangollen Eisteddfod aims for wider audience with McFly

    Wednesday 16 February 2011, 10:44

    James McLaren James McLaren

    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...

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  12. Green Man 2011 line-up details

    Tuesday 15 February 2011, 09:19

    James McLaren James McLaren

    The Green Man Festival has announced an initial raft of performers for the 2011 event, which will be headlined by Fleet Foxes.

    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...

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  13. Wakestock 2011 line up takes shape

    Friday 28 January 2011, 10:41

    James McLaren James McLaren

    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...

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  14. Academy for film makers of the future

    Friday 14 January 2011, 14:40

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  15. The year in Welsh arts and culture

    Monday 13 December 2010, 15:00

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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.

    January
    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...

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  16. National Theatre Wales and RSC in London 2012 Festival

    Wednesday 8 December 2010, 14:06

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    National Theatre Wales will collaborate with the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of the finale of the Cultural Olympiad - the London 2012 Festival.

    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...

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  17. Opportunities for young artists

    Monday 6 December 2010, 14:45

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  18. Sarah Waters' Fingersmith part of World Book Night

    Friday 3 December 2010, 14:28

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A novel by Pembrokeshire-born author Sarah Waters is one of 25 titles that will be handed out free of charge in a massive book giveaway as part of World Book Night 2011.

    World Book Night will take place on Saturday 5 March 2011, two days after the annual nationwide reading campaign World Book Day.

    Key...

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  19. Last ditch effort to save Theatr Harlech

    Thursday 2 December 2010, 10:50

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  20. UK Disability Film Festival Day at Chapter, Cardiff

    Wednesday 1 December 2010, 16:40

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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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