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Peak: Art in the Black Mountains Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 15 January 2018

Peak: Art in the Black Mountains

One of Arts Council of Wales’s portfolio organisations has adopted a new name and look for 2018. ‘Peak’ is now the working name for Arts Alive Wales.

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Spring, the season of growth and rejuvenation arrives at Theatr Brycheiniog Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 15 January 2018

Spring, the season of growth and rejuvenation arrives at Theatr Brycheiniog

Spring, the season of growth and rejuvenation arrives at Theatr Brycheiniog with a programme full of exciting entertainment & community favourites!

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NATIONAL THEATRE WALES - PARTS 1 & 2 OF STORM CYCLE Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 12 January 2018

NATIONAL THEATRE WALES - PARTS 1 & 2 OF STORM CYCLE

National Theatre Wales’ 2018 season will kick-off in February and March with the first two parts of The Storm Cycle, an extraordinary, three-year collaboration with theatre-makers Mike Pearson & Mike Brookes, who have created some of National Theatre Wales’ most critically-acclaimed work to date (The Persians, Coriolan/us and Iliad).

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Top Highlights from 2017 - NoFit State Circus Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 10 January 2018

Top Highlights from 2017 - NoFit State Circus

2017 was an amazing year at NoFit State Circus, here are a few highlights we would love to share with you.

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Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru announces its 2018 programme | Theatr Gen Creu Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 10 January 2018

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru announces its 2018 programme | Theatr Gen Creu

• Theme for 2018 – Care and Community • The launch of a new venture, Theatr Gen Creu • New productions: Y Tad, Milwr yn y Meddwl, Nyrsys • Estron by Hefin Robinson presented on tour following the resounding success of the 2017 performances

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2018 sees National Dance Company Wales spring into a new UK tour Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 10 January 2018

2018 sees National Dance Company Wales spring into a new UK tour

• All three choreographers featured in the spring tour,Terra Firma, are winners of the Copenhagen International Choreography competition • UK tour visits 16 towns and cities across England and Wales • Terra Firma runs from 8 February to 13 May 2018 • Production images and trailer can be downloaded here: Terra Firma • New spring tour will also visit Austria and Germany as part of National Dance Company Wales’ ambition to tour internationally

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Weird and Wonderful Wales: The Water Tower Mural Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 20 December 2017

Weird and Wonderful Wales: The Water Tower Mural

To celebrate Wales’ Year of Legends 2017, a 50ft high mural is appearing on the iconic Grade II listed Water Tower outside Cardiff Central Railway Station.

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Disability Arts Cymru welcomes a new Director Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 19 December 2017

Disability Arts Cymru welcomes a new Director

The Trustees of Disability Arts Cymru (DAC) are delighted to announce the appointment of Brychan Tudor as DAC’s new Director who will be taking up the post on 2nd January 2018.

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Happy Christmas! New Play Area opens at St Fagans Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 14 December 2017

Happy Christmas! New Play Area opens at St Fagans

Christmas has come early to St Fagans National Museum as a brand new outdoor play area, Yr Iard (The Yard), inspired by the museum’s collections, opened today.

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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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