Tagged with: arts and culture

345 posts about arts and culture on this blog

  1. Plas Newydd hosts Josie Russell exhibition

    Friday 30 September 2011, 13:46

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Earlier this week I had the pleasure of strolling around the neo-Gothic mansion Plas Newydd on Anglesey, which is run by The National Trust.

    The brilliant weather we've been having in Wales this week added to beauty of this gorgeous building and its gardens that sits on the Menai Straits. Yet only two...

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  2. Augustus John, bohemian and painter

    Tuesday 15 February 2011, 09:54

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    One of the most eccentric and fascinating characters ever to come out of Wales, the painter Augustus John, was a Pembrokeshire man through and through.

    Even after he grew up and achieved international fame he often returned to the county of his birth, affording it a warm and fond place...

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  3. Free art classes at Swansea Met

    Wednesday 24 November 2010, 13:40

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    There are free art classes up for grabs next month at Swansea Metropolitan University, as its popular Saturday Art School returns for both adults and children.

    The university has been running the art classes for the past four years, with over 320 young people and more than 240 adults having attended...

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  4. Half-term art and craft workshops at Swansea's Glynn Vivian gallery

    Wednesday 19 May 2010, 12:41

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Children of all ages have the opportunity to get arty this half term holiday as the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea is staging free art and craft workshops.

    Activities on offer for children aged from five to 16 include script writing and performing, teepee making, sculpture making and textiles workshops...

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  5. Craft in the Bay: 25 years on and flourishing

    Monday 7 December 2009, 11:37

    Nicola Heywood Thomas Nicola Heywood Thomas

    Last week I was in Craft in the Bay, the Cardiff home of the Makers Guild in Wales. Based in a refurbished and listed maritime warehouse with a purpose built extension on the poetically named The Flourish in Cardiff Bay, the building is full of high quality crafts and the Christmas exhibition, Seren...

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