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

Tuesday - 25 September 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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Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 25 September 2018

Arts Council of Wales - Creative Professionals Survey

For us to get a better picture of the work and life of Creative Professionals in Wales, we are undertaking a short survey.

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FFILM CYMRU WALES INVESTS IN WELSH FILM AUDIENCES Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 24 September 2018

FFILM CYMRU WALES INVESTS IN WELSH FILM AUDIENCES

Ffilm Cymru Wales’ latest round of Audience Access awards will continue to support Welsh venues and festivals to provide a dynamic and diverse variety of cinematic experiences for people right across Wales.

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Dwyn i Gof (Bring to Mind) by Meic Povey Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 24 September 2018

Dwyn i Gof (Bring to Mind) by Meic Povey

Huw and Bet have been married for 40 years and their only child, Gareth, is about to marry Cerys.

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Invitation to clubs and societies across Wales to consider arranging ‘Night out’ over the winter as the season of mellow fruitfulness begins to bite Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 18 September 2018

Invitation to clubs and societies across Wales to consider arranging ‘Night out’ over the winter as the season of mellow fruitfulness begins to bite

With the schools having reopened after the summer holidays the Arts Council of Wales’ ‘Night Out’ scheme is inviting local societies and clubs from across Wales, who may well be thinking about their calendar of events for winter and spring, to consider arranging a night out of Professional artistic entertainment.

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Arts Council of Wales 2018-23 Corporate Plan Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 14 September 2018

Arts Council of Wales 2018-23 Corporate Plan

Arts Council of Wales is today (Friday 14 September) launching its Corporate Plan for the coming five years. In it, the body’s mission for 2018-23 is unveiled – “Making the arts central to the life and wellbeing of the nation”.

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Ballet Cymru receive a 3-year grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 13 September 2018

Ballet Cymru receive a 3-year grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation

Ballet Cymru are thrilled to have successfully applied to the Garfield Weston Foundation for core funding.

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New report calls for bold approach to promoting Welsh arts and culture to international markets Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 12 September 2018

New report calls for bold approach to promoting Welsh arts and culture to international markets

• ‘There is an incredible offer in Wales, but it is too quiet – it needs to be clearer and bolder’. • Wales’ arts and culture are described as ‘invisible’ overseas. • There is a call for existing international events in Wales to be enhanced to provide more opportunities for showcasing. • The country does not make the most of its bilingualism as a cultural asset.

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iCoDaCo invite local and global communities to connect with international dance artists in Cardiff this September Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 07 September 2018

iCoDaCo invite local and global communities to connect with international dance artists in Cardiff this September

Six dance artists from five different countries – including Wales’ Eddie Ladd – will be at Chapter, Cardiff this September for the second of a series of international residencies, developing new cross-border work based on the theme of transformation with iCoDaCo (International Contemporary Dance Collective). Local communities are invited to share in this unique and experimental creative process with a series of free interactive events at Chapter from 11-15 September, including a children’s workshop and an open sharing of the work in progress, while global audiences will follow the contemporary dance collective’s progress online.

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Major investment into Welsh creative industries announced Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 07 September 2018

Major investment into Welsh creative industries announced

Cardiff one of nine creative clusters in the UK awarded research funding

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Putting the business in showbusiness Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 06 September 2018

Putting the business in showbusiness

NoFit State Circus launches a new national support project to boost circus professionals

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Welsh National Opera Announces General Director Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 06 September 2018

Welsh National Opera Announces General Director

Welsh National Opera is delighted to announce the appointment of Aidan Lang as the new General Director following an extensive recruitment process.

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Circa Tsuica bring their Big Top to Bangor Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 05 September 2018

Circa Tsuica bring their Big Top to Bangor

Acrobat-musicians of French company Circa Tsuica bring their Big Top to Bangor joining forces with local Tryfan Jazz Band for their latest circus show, Now or Never

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Schools re-opening reminded of Arts Council of Wales ‘Go and See’ grant fund Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 03 September 2018

Schools re-opening reminded of Arts Council of Wales ‘Go and See’ grant fund

Schools across Wales, re-opening after the summer holiday this week, are being reminded of the Arts Council of Wales’ “Go and See” grant fund.

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Venice Glass Week features Captured Moments by glass artist Rhian Hâf Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 29 August 2018

Venice Glass Week features Captured Moments by glass artist Rhian Hâf

Captured Moments is an exhibition that presents subtle yet dramatic effects of light through glass. It is an exploration of how we interact with our surroundings and what we may or may not notice about our everyday environment.

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Tŷ Cerdd Records summer releases Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 28 August 2018

Tŷ Cerdd Records summer releases

Tŷ Cerdd Records marks 100 years since the birth of Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, the celebrated Welsh song-writer, in a new recording by soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and pianist Jocelyn Freeman: Mae Hiraeth yn y Môr.

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Black RAT Productions to perform the comedy drama LOOT for their 2018 Autumn Tour of Wales Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Saturday - 25 August 2018

Black RAT Productions to perform the comedy drama LOOT for their 2018 Autumn Tour of Wales

Black RAT Productions and Blackwood Miner’s Institute will present a coproduction of Joe Orton’s comedy LOOT for their Autumn Tour of Wales 2018 supported by Arts Council Wales.

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Mercury Theatre Wales present hard-hitting production on subject of domestic violence and abuse Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 24 August 2018

Mercury Theatre Wales present hard-hitting production on subject of domestic violence and abuse

Cardiff based theatre company Mercury Theatre Wales have created an immersive theatre experience designed to raise education and highlight the issues around domestic violence and abuse.

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Announcing the Members of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s New Playwrights’ Group Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 23 August 2018

Announcing the Members of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s New Playwrights’ Group

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru announce the names of those playwrights who have been selected to be part of a new national scheme to develop the craft of writers for the stage through the medium of Welsh, namely Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s New Playwrights’ Group.

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