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Jade Jones Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 13 March 2019

Olympic Star Celebrates 25 Years of The National Lottery Changing Lives in Wales

Wales’ double Olympic Taekwondo Champion, Jade Jones, has highlighted the instrumental role that National Lottery funding has played in her success, as new figures reveal that nearly £1.75 Billion of National Lottery funding has been invested in Wales since the National Lottery began almost 25 years ago.

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Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 11 March 2019

Arts Council of Wales announces new partnership with The Audience Agency

The Arts Council of Wales has announced a new partnership with The Audience Agency to provide free, bilingual audience development tools for the arts sector.

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the Artist Sean Edwards Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 08 March 2019

Wales in Venice 2019 - Sean Edwards

Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 11 May – 24 November 2019 Chiesa di S.M. Ausiliatrice,Fondamenta San Gioacchin,Castello 450, Venezia Open 11:00 – 18:00, Tues – Sunday (Closed Mondays) Refrain is a live radio commission and will be broadcast daily 14.00

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Joe Murphy Appointed as Artistic Director of Cardiff's Sherman Theatre Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 01 March 2019

Joe Murphy Appointed as Artistic Director of Cardiff's Sherman Theatre

The Board of Sherman Theatre has appointed Joe Murphy as Artistic Director of Sherman Theatre to build on the foundations laid and success achieved during Rachel O’Riordan’s tenure in the role, creating and curating work of the highest standard for audiences and communities across the capital of Wales

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Anthem Board Announcement Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 22 February 2019

Anthem Board Announcement

Arnout van der Veer, the Chair of Anthem, (Cronfa Gerdd Cymru. Music Fund Wales) has announced the names of the seven new members who have joined Anthem’s Board in February 2019.

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Catrin Finch Performs World Premiere for St David’s Day Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 19 February 2019

Catrin Finch Performs World Premiere for St David’s Day

This St David’s Day, BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Catrin Finch perform the world premiere of Gareth Glyn’s harp concerto Vita Davidis, which portrays scenes from the life of Saint David.

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Literature Wales presents: Y Gadair Wag | The Empty Chair Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 18 February 2019

Literature Wales presents: Y Gadair Wag | The Empty Chair

A multimedia poetry show, revisiting the life of Hedd Wyn and exploring the nature of loss and identity

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Holy Glimmers of Goodbyes Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 18 February 2019

Holy Glimmers of Goodbyes

Tuesday 19 February 2019 -From 10.30 am - Y Senedd, Cardiff Bay - Free Event

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Arts Council of Wales’ Creative Learning through the Arts set for India Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 18 February 2019

Arts Council of Wales’ Creative Learning through the Arts set for India

Representatives of the Arts Council of Wales’ pioneering Creative Learning through the Arts programme are on their way to India. During the next two weeks, they will be sharing the lessons of the past 4 years with teachers from all parts of India as guests of the educational Agastya International Foundation.

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MOSTYN Open 21 – Call for submissions Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 14 February 2019

MOSTYN Open 21 – Call for submissions

Exhibition dates: 13 July - 27 October 2019

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Napoleon takes on Brexit in August012’s latest production Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 12 February 2019

Napoleon takes on Brexit in August012’s latest production

New adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables juxtaposes the twenty-four bloody hours of the Battle of Waterloo against the events of the day of the 2016 EU referendum.

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WELSH MUSIC TAKES OFF WITH LAUNCHPAD FUND! Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 04 February 2019

WELSH MUSIC TAKES OFF WITH LAUNCHPAD FUND!

A total of 28 talented artists and bands from across Wales have been successful in their bid for a music bursary worth a combined value of £35,000.

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Karen Mackinnon Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 04 February 2019

International arts specialist to take helm at Glynn Vivian

Acclaimed arts authority Karen MacKinnon is the new curator of Swansea’s prestigious Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.

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Inclusive theatre company Hijinx wins The Stage International award Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 31 January 2019

Inclusive theatre company Hijinx wins The Stage International award

Cardiff based theatre company Hijinx, who use learning disabled and/or autistic actors in all of their productions, have won the 2019 International award from The Stage.

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ACTRESS FFION DAFIS STARS IN PRODUCTION BASED ON OLD PATIENT MEDICAL RECORDS Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 31 January 2019

ACTRESS FFION DAFIS STARS IN PRODUCTION BASED ON OLD PATIENT MEDICAL RECORDS

Medical records from the old Denbigh mental health hospital in North Wales have inspired a new Welsh language play touring this Spring.

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Arts Council's consultation on its future National Lottery distribution strategy – still time to contribute comments Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 29 January 2019

Arts Council's consultation on its future National Lottery distribution strategy – still time to contribute comments

Although the public meetings have now all taken place, there is still a chance to contribute to the consultation by visiting the Arts Council of Wales website - until 15 February.

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SHORT FILMS SELECTED FOR BEACONS SHORTLIST Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 25 January 2019

SHORT FILMS SELECTED FOR BEACONS SHORTLIST

11 new short film projects have been selected to progress through the Beacons scheme from Ffilm Cymru’s BFI Welsh Talent NETWORK.

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Ballet Cymru Artistic Director Darius James receives an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 23 January 2019

Ballet Cymru Artistic Director Darius James receives an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List

“I am excited and hugely honoured to be recognized for the work we are doing in Wales with Ballet Cymru. Over the past 32 years I have directed the company through good and tough times, including 13 years without any funding at all, but it has been a passion and a delight."

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Hijinx Theatre and Hugh James partner for pioneering Equality and Diversity training Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 22 January 2019

Hijinx Theatre and Hugh James partner for pioneering Equality and Diversity training

Wales’ renowned inclusive theatre company, Hijinx, have partnered with top 100 UK law firm Hugh James for ‘What Is Discrimination?’, a brand new corporate training video starring neurodivergent actors and cameos from the law firm’s very own employees.

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Welsh National Opera’s 2019/2020 Season is announced Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 22 January 2019

Welsh National Opera’s 2019/2020 Season is announced

• Sir Bryn Terfel returns to WNO for the lead role in Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle staged in a double bill with Stravinsky’s The Nightingale. Michelle DeYoung will sing Judit alongside Terfel’s Bluebeard. • A new production of Bizet’s Carmen to tour across autumn and spring. • The Verdi trilogy concludes with a new production of Les vêpres siciliennes.

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