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Local schools tell Bangor’s ‘Lost Stories’ in circus procession Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 22 June 2017

Local schools tell Bangor’s ‘Lost Stories’ in circus procession

Five local schools will be joining in a colourful procession through Bangor High Street at 1pm on Thursday 20 July as Pontio kicks off its biennial 9 day circus extravaganza.

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Hollti – Announcing the Cast and the Tour Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 19 June 2017

Hollti – Announcing the Cast and the Tour

As the countdown begins for the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Anglesey 2017, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are delighted to announce further details of our next production, namely Hollti by Manon Wyn Williams, that will open during Eisteddfod week.

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World War 1 bunker tours Valleys towns Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 08 June 2017

World War 1 bunker tours Valleys towns

A new community play called The Last Post is being promoted through a replica World War 1 bunker. Filled with artefacts and information, the mobile bunker will be visiting towns across the Eastern Valleys, encouraging people to talk about their families’ experience of the home front during World War 1.

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WHAT CAN YOU CREATE OVER 100 DAYS? Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 07 June 2017

WHAT CAN YOU CREATE OVER 100 DAYS?

LLAWN Festival 2017 LLAWN05 / Llandudno, 15-17 September

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WALES IN EDINBURGH 2017 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 07 June 2017

WALES IN EDINBURGH 2017

Arts Council of Wales, Wales Arts International and British Council Wales are today announcing the eight productions from Wales which will form a showcase of Welsh culture at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Virtual Reality meets opera in new experience Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 07 June 2017

Virtual Reality meets opera in new experience

This summer, Welsh National Opera will launch a new site-specific virtual reality (VR) experience set to captivate audiences young and old. Magic Butterfly invites visitors to step inside the world of two classic operas with re-imagined scenes from The Magic Flute and Madam Butterfly. Launching in Cardiff in July, this free experience will then visit other locations across Wales and England during the autumn and winter.

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Photomarathon Llandudno 17th June 2017 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 05 June 2017

Photomarathon Llandudno 17th June 2017

An exciting photography competition comes to Llandudno on 17th June.

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Jane McCloskey named as new chair of National Dance Company Wales’ board Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 02 June 2017

Jane McCloskey named as new chair of National Dance Company Wales’ board

National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales), the nation’s contemporary dance company, has today announced that Jane McCloskey will be the next chair of its board, as of September.

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Casia Wiliam is the new Bardd Plant Cymru for 2017-2019 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 31 May 2017

Casia Wiliam is the new Bardd Plant Cymru for 2017-2019

It was announced at the Bridgend Taff-Ely Urdd Eisteddfod that Casia Wiliam will take on the role of Bardd Plant Cymru for 2017-2019.

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Taking Flight Theatre - the Tempest Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 26 May 2017

Taking Flight Theatre - the Tempest

Taking Flight Theatre will soon be embarking on a tour of Wales with a unique take on Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

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ORIEL MYRDDIN GALLERY – Public Consultation Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 22 May 2017

ORIEL MYRDDIN GALLERY – Public Consultation

We’re growing our gallery and we’d like to hear what you think!

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The Valley, The City, The Village: Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 22 May 2017

The Valley, The City, The Village:

Bringing Wales and India together through literature

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Music Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru present Y Tŵr (The Tower) Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 22 May 2017

Music Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru present Y Tŵr (The Tower)

– a new Welsh-language opera by Guto Pryderi Puw - adapted by writer & poet Gwyneth Glyn from Gwenlyn Parry’s classic Welsh play - a rare opportunity to hear a new opera in the Welsh language - World Premiere: Friday, May 19 at 7.30pm – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff (Vale of Glamorgan Festival opening event)

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WELSH-ZAMBIAN FILMMAKER’S DEBUT FEATURE TO PREMIERE AT CANNES Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 19 May 2017

WELSH-ZAMBIAN FILMMAKER’S DEBUT FEATURE TO PREMIERE AT CANNES

Rungano Nyoni’s I Am Not a Witch has been selected for Directors’ Fortnight at the most prestigious film festival in Cannes.

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ALTAN’s 30th Anniversary Tour visits Pontio Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 18 May 2017

ALTAN’s 30th Anniversary Tour visits Pontio

Altan, long established as one of the foremost traditional Irish bands, will visit Pontio’s Theatr Bryn Terfel in Bangor, Gwynedd as part of their 30th Anniversary Tour next Friday, 26 May.

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NAWR - new website Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 18 May 2017

NAWR - new website

NAWR, the Arts & Education network for Mid and West Wales, launches their bilingual website today.

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An Evening of Literature and Music in Brussels Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 17 May 2017

An Evening of Literature and Music in Brussels

Barddoniaeth Colled | Poetry of Loss

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Royal Welsh College Tops Drama League Table for Third Time Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 17 May 2017

Royal Welsh College Tops Drama League Table for Third Time

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has been ranked as the UK's top drama college for the third time in the Guardian University Guide, published today.

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Programme of international performances revealed for Hijinx Unity Festival 2017 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 16 May 2017

Programme of international performances revealed for Hijinx Unity Festival 2017

With 50 days to go, Hijinx unveil the line up of disabled performers at this year’s Hijinx Unity Festival, 28 June - 2 July 2017.

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Intergenerational Project offers a glimpse of life with dementia Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 16 May 2017

Intergenerational Project offers a glimpse of life with dementia

A special evening at Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre on 23 May will mark the culmination of an intergenerational project between pupils from Ysgol Friars, Pontio’s BLAS youth participation project and residents of the Plas Hedd care home in Maesgeirchen, Bangor.

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