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Gefail yr Ynys Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 15 August 2017

Gefail yr Ynys

We are pleased to announce that the second pair of resident artists have began their month-long residencies at the forge at Gefail yr Ynys, Caernarfon. Pairing a local Gwynedd-based artist with someone from further afield the residencies involve skills exchange and an opportunity to work with local groups and communities.

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Developing the potential of Event Volunteering Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 10 August 2017

Developing the potential of Event Volunteering

The Volunteering Spirit Wales project worked with six partner organisations to try out different ways of realising the potential and improving the experience of event volunteering.

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First Minister urges you to Get Creative Cymraeg Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 10 August 2017

First Minister urges you to Get Creative Cymraeg

A new fund for creative projects to increase the use of the Welsh language has been launched by First Minister Carwyn Jones at the National Eisteddfod in Anglesey.

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Wales in Lorient 2017 – A celebration of Welsh culture in France’s biggest festival Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 04 August 2017

Wales in Lorient 2017 – A celebration of Welsh culture in France’s biggest festival

A delegation of performers from Wales will be setting sail for the city of Lorient in Brittany at the beginning of August for the Festival Interceltique de Lorient (4 – 13 August), to showcase Wales’s unique culture and to celebrate the country’s strong connections with our Celtic cousins.

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Flint Castle Project Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 25 July 2017

Flint Castle Project

Arts Council of Wales Statement

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Prize winning play to be staged at National Eisteddfod Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 19 July 2017

Prize winning play to be staged at National Eisteddfod

Estron, the play that won the Drama Medal for playwright Hefin Robinson at the Abergavenny National Eisteddfod in 2016, will be performed at the Cwt Drama on the field of this year’s Anglesey National Eisteddfod at Bodedern. This will be the main play of the week at the Drama Village, and it is presented by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru in partnership with the National Eisteddfod of Wales.

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INNOVATIVE TRAINING FOR WELSH TALENT Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 17 July 2017

INNOVATIVE TRAINING FOR WELSH TALENT

Welsh language film, television and theatre receive a boost as four promising directors embark on tailored training through Y Labordy.

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Literature Wales Funding for Writers Now Open Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 17 July 2017

Literature Wales Funding for Writers Now Open

“It bought me time to think. To dream. To write and really play around with words. But not only that. It bought me belief. Belief that I could actually have a career as an author. - Eloise Williams, 2015 Writer’s Bursary Recipient

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Arts Council Chair, Phil George honoured by Cardiff University Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 17 July 2017

Arts Council Chair, Phil George honoured by Cardiff University

A football manager, an equality campaigner, a managing director for a world-leading jet engine provider and the founder of MoneySavingExpert.com are among those who will be honoured by Cardiff University at its annual degree ceremonies next week (17 - 21 July 2017).

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Macbeth by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru available to education establishments and Welsh learners Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 11 July 2017

Macbeth by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru available to education establishments and Welsh learners

In February 2017, Gwyn Thomas’s Welsh adaptation of Macbeth was performed by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru at Caerphilly Castle.

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Independent Review of Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 10 July 2017

Independent Review of Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales

A statement from the Arts Council of Wales

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Nurturing the Artists of Tomorrow for the Audiences of Today Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 10 July 2017

Nurturing the Artists of Tomorrow for the Audiences of Today

Theatr Iolo is delighted to invite submissions from emerging artists to be part of the third and final year of Platfform, our artist development programme. This year, it’s all about families…

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The ‘Pirates’ are back to showcase new work at Pontio Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 10 July 2017

The ‘Pirates’ are back to showcase new work at Pontio

Plans for Pontio arts and innovation centre, Bangor’s festival of circus, ‘Circus Feast’ 18-27 July are well underway, and one of the acts taking part will be Pirates of the Carabina - the company that wowed over 3,000 people when they came to Bangor’s Beach Road with their show FLOWN in 2015.

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Night Out Awarded a Share of Cash Seized from Criminals Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 05 July 2017

Night Out Awarded a Share of Cash Seized from Criminals

Art Council of Wales’s Night out scheme has been awarded funding of £5,000 from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent’s Partnership Fund which is funded by the proceeds of crime awarded to the police and from the sale of unclaimed found property.

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Tony Bianchi Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 04 July 2017

Tony Bianchi

Tony Bianchi is remembered by Dr Phil George, Chair of Arts Council of Wales.

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Mwgsi's Story Set for Big Stage Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 28 June 2017

Mwgsi's Story Set for Big Stage

Back in June 2015, Megan Davies was an ordinary 18 year old from Pwllheli in North Wales.

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The Prince of Wales attends WNO performance in Cardiff Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 27 June 2017

The Prince of Wales attends WNO performance in Cardiff

HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron of Welsh National Opera, attended a performance of WNO’s Die Fledermaus at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, on Saturday 24 June.

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The Trebanog Project: Creative community comes to life Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 27 June 2017

The Trebanog Project: Creative community comes to life

Project open day and public presentation July 3rd

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Circus, sleepwalkers and suitcases -  Hijinx Unity Festival Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 26 June 2017

Circus, sleepwalkers and suitcases - Hijinx Unity Festival

Watch out for the pink suitcases popping up around Caernarfon this week as the town is taken over by a surprisingly different arts festival (28 Jun – 2 July)

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Eluned Haf at CULT, European Parliament's Culture and Education Committee Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 26 June 2017

Eluned Haf at CULT, European Parliament's Culture and Education Committee

Watch a video of Eluned Haf's appearance before the European Parliament's Culture and Education Committee.

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