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Wales’ Premiere of Barely Methodical Troupe’s tour-de-force of physical heroics Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 23 January 2017

Wales’ Premiere of Barely Methodical Troupe’s tour-de-force of physical heroics

Following sell out performances at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2015 London International Mime Festival & Udderbelly Festival at the Southbank Centre; the all-male Barely Methodical Troupe bring their award-winning show Bromance to Pontio, Bangor for their first performance in Wales.

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‘PSYLENCE 2017’ weekend fuses music and film at Pontio Cinema 17-19 March Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 20 January 2017

‘PSYLENCE 2017’ weekend fuses music and film at Pontio Cinema 17-19 March

We’re delighted to announce that in March, Pontio will host its inaugural PSYLENCE 2017 film weekend.

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Exhibition - Eli Acheson-Elmassry Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 20 January 2017

Exhibition - Eli Acheson-Elmassry

Oriel Mwldan in Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan.

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Creative Wales Awards 2016/17 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 13 January 2017

Creative Wales Awards 2016/17

Arts Council of Wales has announced the names of professional artists from across the arts disciplines that will receive a Creative Wales Award.

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Enough is Enough: play laughs in face of violence Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 11 January 2017

Enough is Enough: play laughs in face of violence

Exiled Turkish Artists tour first production in Wales

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NoFit State’s epic 30th year. Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 04 January 2017

NoFit State’s epic 30th year.

NoFit State Circus celebrates the end of a ground-breaking anniversary year, filled with exciting company firsts and astounding achievements. In 2016, NoFit State performed 170 times to 70,475 people.

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LLUN gan CROESO CYMRU/IMAGE by VISIT WALES Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 21 December 2016

Tourism funds open for applications

Proposals are now being invited from the tourism industry for two funding pots, totalling around £2.5 million over two years for the Year of Legend in 2017 and the Year of the Sea in 2018

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Ballet Cymru ends the year on a highpoint Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 20 December 2016

Ballet Cymru ends the year on a highpoint

Ballet Cymru’s Autumn Tour 2016 finished on a fantastically positive highpoint.

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Cerflun/Sculpture: Wilbert Lloyd Roberts Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 19 December 2016

Unveiling a sculpture of Wilbert Lloyd Roberts

On Sunday 18 December 2016, a sculpture by Nick Elphick in memory of Wilbert Lloyd Roberts, a leading figure in the history of theatre in Wales and one of the founders of Theatr Gwynedd, was unveiled at Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre in Bangor.

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Sir Leslie Joseph Young Artist Award 2017 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 19 December 2016

Sir Leslie Joseph Young Artist Award 2017

The biennial Sir Leslie Joseph Young Artist Award has grown in status and prestige since its inception in 1996, and is a joint venture between the Friends of the Glynn Vivian and the Gallery itself. The Award has been made possible by a generous donation received from the late Sir Leslie Joseph.

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The Future of Communities First Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 16 December 2016

The Future of Communities First

On 11th October 2016 the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children signalled in an Oral Statement that he was minded to phase out the Communities First Programme and establish a new approach to building resilient communities.

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Elinor Bennett, Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 15 December 2016

NATIONAL LOTTERY SURPRISE FOR CAERNARFON CHARITY

Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias music centre in Caernarfon received a huge surprise when a National Lottery player revealed their application for funding had been successful.

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Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymers Winners Announced Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 12 December 2016

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymers Winners Announced

Thousands of primary school children from across the UK entered their most repulsant rhymes to the Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymers competition this autumn. Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymers was organised by the Roald Dahl Literary Estate in partnership with Literature Wales, National Literacy Trust, Penguin Random House Children’s, The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Sainsbury’s, and Magic Light Pictures.

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Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Arts & Culture National Symposium II Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 08 December 2016

Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Arts & Culture National Symposium II

This exciting event will take place in the context of the Gypsy Maker 2 project; the unique RCAC venture that facilitates the development of innovative works by established and emerging GRT artists.

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The Arts and Welsh Creative Industries discussed in UK-China Creative Innovators Forum. Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 07 December 2016

The Arts and Welsh Creative Industries discussed in UK-China Creative Innovators Forum.

The Arts, culture and the creative industries have been at the centre of discussions in Shanghai this week as part of the UK-China People to People 2016 initiative.

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Animation series for China produced in Wales with Welsh Government support Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 05 December 2016

Animation series for China produced in Wales with Welsh Government support

A major Chinese preschool animation series for broadcast in China is being produced in Cardiff by the award winning Cloth Cat Animation Studio with support from the Welsh Government.

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Cast Iron Quasar, Harvey Wood at Kidwelly Castle. (C)Cadw Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 05 December 2016

International scale installations to mark “Year of Legends”

The search is on for inspirational ideas which will see artworks, inspired by Wales’ many legendary figures, installed at some of Wales’ most loved and iconic sites - as part of the Year of Legends in 2017.

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Family Dance Festival - Call to artists for ready-made work Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 30 November 2016

Family Dance Festival - Call to artists for ready-made work

Coreo Cymru and Chapter in partnership with National Dance Company Wales

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A Photograph of Peter Swinburn Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 30 November 2016

Wales Millennium Centre announces Peter Swinburn as new Chair of Trustees

As the country’s home of art, culture and entertainment, Wales Millennium Centre is continually evolving whilst staying true to its ethos to inspire our nation and impress the world.

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PONTIO’S SPRING PROGRAMME 2017 ANNOUNCED Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 25 November 2016

PONTIO’S SPRING PROGRAMME 2017 ANNOUNCED

Elen ap Robert, artistic director of Pontio, Bangor has announced the arts and innovation centre’s artistic programme for the forthcoming season January-April 2017.

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