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Apprenticeship Programme given boost  - Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation grant Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 08 December 2017

Apprenticeship Programme given boost - Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation grant

An apprenticeship scheme which trains the future generation of stage technicians, electricians and other behind the scenes theatre roles has been given a boost, thanks to a £15,000 funding grant from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation.

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Deal sealed to “Meet Fred” in China Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 07 December 2017

Deal sealed to “Meet Fred” in China

Welsh theatre company Hijinx sign deal for inclusive model of theatre in China

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WELSH MUSIC TAKES OFF WITH LAUNCHPAD! Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 06 December 2017

WELSH MUSIC TAKES OFF WITH LAUNCHPAD!

A total of 34 talented artists and bands from across Wales have been successful in their bid for a music bursary worth a total of £35,000. Artist such as hip hop act Regime from Pembrokeshire, who will make use of the bursary to record a live performance at the Queens Hall in Narberth, helping to put their hometown venue on the international map.

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The magical world of Raymond Briggs comes to Cardiff this Christmas Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 04 December 2017

The magical world of Raymond Briggs comes to Cardiff this Christmas

The magical world of Raymond Briggs comes to the stage this Christmas as Wales Millennium Centre’s Weston Studio hosts the acclaimed children’s theatre show, The Bear.

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Music for the gift, James Richards shown in Scotland and Wales in 2018/19 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 01 December 2017

Music for the gift, James Richards shown in Scotland and Wales in 2018/19

Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice is pleased to announce that James Richards: Music for the gift has received major support from the Art Fund on its return to the UK. The exhibition, shown at the 2017 Venice Biennale of Art, will travel to Chapter, Cardiff (17 February – 26 May 2018) and Collective, Edinburgh (18 January – 21 April 2019).

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25 YEARS OF CELEBRATING CREATIVE COLLABORATION Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 01 December 2017

25 YEARS OF CELEBRATING CREATIVE COLLABORATION

The search is on for Wales’ best creative partnerships in a milestone year

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Double your donations for local music charity. Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 28 November 2017

Double your donations for local music charity.

A charity dedicated to providing experiences in music to the public is calling for the support of the local community and businesses to help reach a fundraising target of £3,000 which will be doubled during the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017.

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Pontio announce fresh programme for Spring 2018 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 28 November 2017

Pontio announce fresh programme for Spring 2018

The January-April 2018 artistic programme for Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre has gone on sale. Open since December 2015, the centre houses a mid-scale theatre, studio theatre and 200 seater cinema as well as food and drink outlets and is open 7 days a week to the public.

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What Works Wales – Research Into Producing Hubs in Wales Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 24 November 2017

What Works Wales – Research Into Producing Hubs in Wales

Arts Council of Wales wants to hear thought ideas and comments from the sector.

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NATIONAL THEATRE WALES ANNOUNCES ITS 2018 SEASON Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 23 November 2017

NATIONAL THEATRE WALES ANNOUNCES ITS 2018 SEASON

· Kully Thiarai announces her first full season as the company’s Artistic Director · It includes collaborations with female artists from across the south Asian diaspora, Migrations, Quarantine, Junoon, Oily Cart, Gruff Rhys and Elis James · Multi-artform work including new writing, contemporary dance, music, comedy, sensory theatre and visual art · Performances in hospitals, schools and theatres, on a boat, underwater and at locations across Wales · The company also welcomes its first ever Associate Artists; theatre makers Mike Pearson & Mike Brookes, digital installation artist Shanaz Gulzar and television drama executive producer Bethan Jones · High-res, colour publicity images can be downloaded here

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Wales Book of the Year 2017: A hat trick for debut novelist, Alys Conran Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 15 November 2017

Wales Book of the Year 2017: A hat trick for debut novelist, Alys Conran

At a glittering awards ceremony this evening in Cardiff, Literature Wales announced that Pigeon by Alys Conran is the winner of Wales Book of the Year 2017.

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Culture and Transport: breaking down barriers to access Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 15 November 2017

Culture and Transport: breaking down barriers to access

Evidence shows that lack of access to suitable transport prevents many people from taking part in culture or heritage, or makes it more difficult.

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Launching New Dialect Resources Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 14 November 2017

Launching New Dialect Resources

Thursday 30 November, 2017 – 5:30pm–7:00pm Room 0.31, John Percival Building, Cardiff University, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

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Taking pART at Bryn Aber Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 06 November 2017

Taking pART at Bryn Aber

During the 2017 summer holidays NoFit State Circus worked with United Welsh Housing to deliver Taking pART, a series of weekly circus workshops alongside art and environmental sessions in the Caerphilly Communities First area of Bryn Aber.

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School Children working in a Community Forge Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 06 November 2017

School Children working in a Community Forge

Pupils from five schools in the Caernarfon area are visiting ‘Gefail yr Ynys’ (The Island Forge) this autumn, to see a blacksmith at work and to create their own artworks in metal.

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National Dance Company Wales Parade to be screened on BBC Four Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 03 November 2017

National Dance Company Wales Parade to be screened on BBC Four

Marcus Morau’s Tundra and Marc Rees’ P.A.R.A.D.E. material to be screened online in November

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Launching a choral summer school Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 02 November 2017

Launching a choral summer school

Tŷ Cerdd launches academi côr – the choral summer school with a Welsh accent

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Emma Robinson, Age Cymru Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 30 October 2017

Monumental arts project changing perceptions in Welsh care homes

An arts participatory project involving 122 care homes across Wales (nearly 20% of the total) has brought fundamental changes to the way staff view some of their most vulnerable residents. This was one of the key findings of an evaluation of Age Cymru’s cARTrefu project and presented to ministers and AMs at a special celebration in the Senedd today (Tuesday 10 October 2017).

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Dyfan Roberts to play the lead role in 'Y Tad' Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 26 October 2017

Dyfan Roberts to play the lead role in 'Y Tad'

Y Tad is Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru's next production, a new Welsh translation by Geraint Løvgreen of the modern classic, Le Père (The Father) by Florian Zeller.

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Black is the Color of My Voice goes rural Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 25 October 2017

Black is the Color of My Voice goes rural

Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Apphia Campbell embarks on a UK tour this autumn.

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