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TRIUMPHANT YEAR OF WALES IN LORIENT Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 16 August 2018

TRIUMPHANT YEAR OF WALES IN LORIENT

The strongest ever line-up of Welsh artists and performers has gone down a storm at this year’s 48th Festival Interceltique de Lorient in Brittany, an event that attracts over three quarters of a million people over 10 days to celebrate the best of Celtic arts and culture, with French media Le Télégramme proclaiming “Mission Accomplished for Wales.”

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FFILM CYMRU WALES SPARKS NEW BEACONS SCHEME Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 14 August 2018

FFILM CYMRU WALES SPARKS NEW BEACONS SCHEME

The fourth round of Ffilm Cymru Wales’ Beacons short film scheme is now open for applications.

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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR SHERMAN THEATRE & THEATR CLWYD’S CO-PRODUCTION OF LORD OF THE FLIES Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 13 August 2018

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR SHERMAN THEATRE & THEATR CLWYD’S CO-PRODUCTION OF LORD OF THE FLIES

Sherman Theatre is delighted to announce the cast for Lord of the Flies, a new co-production with Theatr Clwyd, playing in Mold from 20 Sept – 13 Oct and Cardiff from 17 Oct – 3 Nov. This new production is a bold and contemporary staging of William Golding’s novel adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams, and directed by Emma Jordan.

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales to tour China with Xian Zhang Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 07 August 2018

BBC National Orchestra of Wales to tour China with Xian Zhang

BBC National Orchestra of Wales is to tour China with Chinese Principal Guest Conductor Xian Zhang from 15 -21 December 2018 giving five concerts in four major cities aimed at fostering creative collaborations between China and Wales.

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Change in law on sperm donor identity central to play set in Cardiff in 2023 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 01 August 2018

Change in law on sperm donor identity central to play set in Cardiff in 2023

Illumine Theatre is pleased to announce details of the world premiere of its new show, 2023, which will be staged at Chapter Arts Centre 3 - 13 October 2018.

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Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 01 August 2018

Tribute to the Reverend Dr Alwyn Roberts who has died

The Arts Council of Wales today expressed its sadness on hearing of the death of the Rev Dr Alwyn Roberts, former deputy vice-chancellor of Bangor University and former deputy Chair of the Arts Council of Wales. He was also Chair of the Capital Committee, Arts Council of Wales.

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Pontio announces a new programme full of exciting events and celebrations Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 31 July 2018

Pontio announces a new programme full of exciting events and celebrations

Following a summer of bright weather, Pontio arts and innovation centre, Bangor will present a full programme of events between September and December 2018 which celebrates local talents, milestones and influential individuals, and like the summer weather, encourage you to venture out.

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St David Awards – The best in Wales for Culture Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 20 July 2018

St David Awards – The best in Wales for Culture

The St David Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of different people from both in, and outside of Wales.

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Books prescribed to help tackle dementia Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 11 July 2018

Books prescribed to help tackle dementia

A new chapter in the fight against dementia in Wales has begun, with the launch of Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia providing a unique range of books via public libraries, aimed at fostering a better understanding of the disease.

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Romilly School, Barry takes advantage of Arts Council of Wales Go and See Scheme Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 09 July 2018

Romilly School, Barry takes advantage of Arts Council of Wales Go and See Scheme

90 five and six year old pupils from Romilly Primary School in Barry are today participating in dance workshops at the Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre – thanks to a Go and See grant from the Arts Council of Wales.

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Tribute paid to Helen Griffin who died earlier this week Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 06 July 2018

Tribute paid to Helen Griffin who died earlier this week

It was with sadness and dismay that we at the Arts Council of Wales learnt of the death of the actor and multi-talented, Helen Griffin, this week.

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Ysgol San Siôr, Llandudno, to share Creative Learning Through the Arts lessons with special visitor Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 06 July 2018

Ysgol San Siôr, Llandudno, to share Creative Learning Through the Arts lessons with special visitor

Ysgol San Siôr, Llandudno is well-known for its eco credentials and its own collection of fantastic animals, but did you know that it is also a success story in relation to the Arts Council of Wales’ Creative Learning through the Arts project?

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Filmmakers in North Wales will have the chance to make the most of their ideas at Ffilm Cymru's latest Magnifier event. Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 05 July 2018

Filmmakers in North Wales will have the chance to make the most of their ideas at Ffilm Cymru's latest Magnifier event.

Held at Pontio in Bangor on 27th July, the Magnifier training day will provide an opportunity for filmmakers and content creators to learn from an international selection of speakers from the film, theatre, games and cross-media sectors.

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NHS70: A FESTIVAL Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 05 July 2018

NHS70: A FESTIVAL

National Theatre Wales will celebrate the NHS’ 70th birthday in July 2018 with a month-long festival inspired by the staff and patients of this unique institution. This country-wide tribute to the NHS will feature productions and events made and performed live across Wales, taking in new writing, sensory and immersive theatre, dance, music and live comedy.

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Arts Council of Wales expresses sadness at death of Meic Stephens Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 03 July 2018

Arts Council of Wales expresses sadness at death of Meic Stephens

The Arts Council of Wales today expressed its sadness at the news of the death of Meic Stephens, literary critic, scholar, obituarist and author, translator and editor of around 170 books.

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Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru welcomes three new members of the company’s Board of Trustees Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 02 July 2018

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru welcomes three new members of the company’s Board of Trustees

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru is pleased to announce that they have recently welcomed three new members of the company’s Board of Directors. Catherine Rees, Gwyn Williams and Meilir Rhys Williams were appointed in February of this year, and all three attended their first official meeting of the Board on 9th June.

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REMEMBERING MORFYDD Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 28 June 2018

REMEMBERING MORFYDD

In a change to its traditional format and timings, Gregynog Festival 2018 features a series of collaborations led by Artistic Director, Dr Rhian Davies, to commemorate the centenary of the death on 7 September 1918 of the outstanding Welsh composer, singer and pianist Morfydd Owen (1891-1918). Rhian is the leading authority on Morfydd, the subject of her Doctorate (1999) and pictorial biography Never So Pure a Sight / Yr Eneth Ddisglair Annwyl (1994).

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G39 secures share of £1.5m fund to support early career artists Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 20 June 2018

G39 secures share of £1.5m fund to support early career artists

We are very excited to announce that g39 will be one of four visual arts organisations taking part in the Freelands Artist Programme, a major philanthropic investment supporting emerging artistic practices in the UK regions. The Programme is a new initiative by Freelands Foundation, which was founded by the media executive Elisabeth Murdoch in 2015.

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Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 20 June 2018

Chair of Arts Council of Wales ‘desperately saddened’ at death of Frank Vickery

The Arts Council of Wales’ Chair today expressed his deep sadness at the news of the death of Frank Vickery, the eminent playwright and actor from the Rhondda Valley.

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‘Night Out’ hits the spot with communities from Anglesey to Aberdare Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 18 June 2018

‘Night Out’ hits the spot with communities from Anglesey to Aberdare

The Arts Council of Wales’ ‘Night Out’ scheme has been a great success in rural communities across Wales during the 2017-18 according to an evaluation of the scheme undertaken recently.

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