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  1. A Child’s Christmas in Wales

    Blog on Dylan Thomas' epic bit of writing about Christmas - A Child's Christmas in Wales' analysing its appeal and its longevity.

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  2. This Christmas, we at the BBC National Orchestra of Wales are offering audiences in Cardiff, Swansea and Haverfordwest the perfect antidote to the Yuletide onslaught, with festive concerts suitable for friends and family alike.

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  3. Director Bram Ttwheam describes directing 'The Hunchback in the Park', a unique short animation of Dylan Thomas's poem performed by Michael Sheen and produced for the centenary year of the poet's birth.

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  4. What would have happened to Britain's art treasures if the Nazis had invaded during World War Two? The threat from U-Boats meant that works of arts could not be shipped elsewhere. The solution was found in the disused slate mine of Manod just outside Blaenau Ffestiniog.

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  5. In Bringing Art to Wales: The Davies Sisters we set out on a quest. The Davies sisters of Llandinam in mid Wales have always seemed enigmatic. So rich, so shy, so reticent. We wanted to know them better, to tell their intriguing story, to describe the influences that drove them.

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  6. A brief history of the Muni Arts Centre building in Pontypridd

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  7. Raw Material: Llareggub Revisited was a National Theatre Wales production in collaboration with BBC Cymru Wales, devised by myself and Jon Tregenna. The event took place in Laugharne over three days last weekend when 600 people experienced a sensorial treasure hunt throughout the towns described by Dylan as, '...the strangest town in Wales.'

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  8. Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few months, you can't have failed to notice that there's a lot going on at the BBC and around Wales regarding Dylan Thomas. 2014 marks the centenary of Thomas' birth, and the year that I have finally got around to discovering his work.

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  9. The new theatre company Papertrail is launching its first-ever production next weekend and the action will take place on-board a bus as it journeys through Barry. Day To Go is a new site-specific show insired by the people of Barry and their favourite stories and is created and directed by Bridget Keehan.

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  10. If you’re looking for something different to do with the family this Easter then a secret location in Bute Street (not normally open to the public) is being transformed into the setting for an intimate new production.

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