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13 posts about festivals on this blog

  1. Storytelling festival returns for second year

    Friday 2 November 2012, 12:21

    Polly March Polly March

    The ancient art of storytelling has captivated listeners young and old for generations and as the winter nights draw in performers, puppeteers, singers and storytellers will be heading to Aberystwyth to celebrate this oral tradition.

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  2. Do Not Go Gentle festival designed with Dylan Thomas in mind

    Thursday 1 November 2012, 15:44

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Organisers of the inaugural Do Not Go Gentle festival, which takes place in Swansea this weekend, have designed it with the aim of pleasing one of the city's most famous sons, Dylan Thomas.

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  3. Zombies, ghouls and gore in store at Abertoir 2012

    Friday 26 October 2012, 14:47

    Polly March Polly March

    It's that time of year when ghouls and vampires are haunting our shop windows and for fans of horror films, it's the time of year when attentions turn to Aberystwyth and the Abertoir festival which, quite by accident according to organisers, has become an annual fixture.

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  4. Sŵn diary

    Wednesday 24 October 2012, 10:52

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    Bethan Elfyn's guide to the 2012 Swn Festival in Cardiff, on the BBC Wales blog.

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  5. A snapshot of Sŵn

    Monday 22 October 2012, 15:27

    James Roberts James Roberts

    The sixth Sŵn festival hit Cardiff at the weekend and with it came a better than ever mix of artists spanning every imaginable genre.

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  6. Championing art in the community: Made in Roath 2012

    Friday 12 October 2012, 16:01

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Cardiff arts festival Made in Roath returns today for the fourth time, celebrating one of the most artistic communities in the capital city.

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  7. Cardiff gears up for festival celebrating gay and lesbian film talent

    Tuesday 9 October 2012, 12:50

    Polly March Polly March

    Cardiff will become a mecca for international film-makers and actors this week as the sixth annual Iris Prize Festival gets underway, with a total of 31 short films in the running for the prestigious £25,000 prize.

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  8. Newport ready for third comedy festival

    Friday 5 October 2012, 15:10

    Polly March Polly March

    An eclectic mix of talent will descend on Newport next week as the annual Comedy Port festival gets underway.

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  9. Families invited to take part in new Welsh Language Festival

    Friday 28 September 2012, 16:40

    Polly March Polly March

    Thought our sodden summer and the festival season were over? Well think again as this weekend Gŵyl Hwyr Haf 2012 is taking place at the Willow Globe, a living willow theatre near Llanwrthwl in Radnorshire.

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  10. Festival of sung and spoken word at Dylan Thomas' birthplace

    Friday 28 September 2012, 12:47

    Polly March Polly March

    Poets and musicians will be descending on Dylan Thomas' birthplace, number 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, in Swansea from today as part of a week long festival.

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  11. Afrovibes Festival comes to Cardiff

    Thursday 20 September 2012, 16:44

    Polly March Polly March

    Next month the Afrovibes Festival comes to Wales, and will showcase contemporary South African performance in an exciting array of theatre, music, spoken word and dance.

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  12. New youth arts festival for Swansea

    Thursday 13 September 2012, 16:08

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The Olion Youth Arts Festival, celebrating dance, drama, music and visual arts, will take place in Swansea on Sunday.

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  13. Snowdonia Arts Festival - a preview

    Thursday 23 August 2012, 09:59

    Polly March Polly March

    It may be renowned worldwide for its breathtaking scenery, but Snowdonia has also been a mecca for artists for almost 170 years.

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