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  1. Welsh festive feasting traditions

    A summary of Welsh Christmas traditions, in particular those related to food and drink. Includes the Wassail which was particularly prominent near to the English border and in Gower.

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  2. 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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  3. Welsh Christmas number ones

    Looking back over the years, a record of all Welsh artists who have had a Christmas No.1, with special mention for those others who have come close. The very first Welsh No.1 was the Spencer Davis Group in 1963.

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  4. Christmas time with the orchestra, including their participation in the One Show Virtual Carol Concert and publicity for their Christmas shows.

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  5. Just as many of us like to adorn our homes at this time of year with festive decorations and lights; we’ve also come to expect our TV channels to get into the spirit too by adding a touch of wintry wonderland magic into the mix.

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  6. If you like festive tear-jerkers but weren’t so keen on the John Lewis or Sainsbury’s Christmas ads this year then you should take some time to watch the video of North Walian singer songwriter Al Lewis’ new Christmas track.

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  7. Ever wondered what it’s like to design Christmas? We spoke to Julia Berthelemy, who works for International Greetings, to find out who is behind the festive wrap and sparkle.

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  8. Christmas time is the season for traditional pantomime entertainment so we caught up with Wyn Calvin- one of the greatest pantomime dames to come out of Wales and hailed by the media as the number one Widow Twanky. Oh yes he is!

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  9. A church service at Christmas without carols would be like Christmas dinner without turkey, and the church organist has at his or her fingertips the keys for keeping congregations singing together in perfect harmony.

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  10. Robert Morgan, 39, is the fifth generation of farmer in the Morgan family working at Poundffald Farm on the Gower, just outside Swansea. Previously the farm worked with more traditional lambs and cattle but the challenge of competing with supermarket pricing made Robert seek out a more festive s...

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