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RUTH THOMAS AND LINDA ALTERWITZ: INSIDE OUT: FROM VEGAS TO WALES

RUTH THOMAS AND LINDA ALTERWITZ: INSIDE OUT: FROM VEGAS TO WALES

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Until Sat 18 Jun Aberystwyth is welcoming the latest Ruth Thomas and Linda Alterwitz collaboration, Inside Out: From Vegas to Wales. The newest creation from the joint series of exhibitions from these acclaimed artists focuses on a combination of printmaking and photography. The theme of the environment and current surroundings is a […]

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THE BEST THING | STAGE PREVIEW

THE BEST THING | STAGE PREVIEW

Torch Theatre, Milford Haven Thurs 19 May The UK’s leading full masked theatre company VAMOS is back with another production after last year’s triumphant production Nursing Lives touring both nationally and internationally. This year, the company visit the swinging sixties in their latest production The Best Thing, which explores themes of sexual revolution and heartbreak. Although […]

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LANDED FESTIVAL | LIVE REVIEW

LANDED FESTIVAL | LIVE REVIEW   Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Fri 29 Apr-Sun 1 May Landed pays tribute to Beltane, one of four Gaelic seasonal festivals, and in the true spirit of pagan celebration, there was a wild, elemental magic in the air. Inches of snow on Friday night, radiant sunshine throughout Saturday and heavy lashings […]

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BRITAIN FROM ABOVE | ART FEATURE

BRITAIN FROM ABOVE | ART FEATURE

Britain From Above is a unique exhibition from The Aerofilms Collection that has captured the time between 1919 and 2006 and condensed it to over one million aerial photographs, allowing attendees to see snippets of time throughout history. The story of Aerofilms Ltd began in London, fascinated with advances in aeroplane engineering, veterans of the […]

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SPACE BALL | ABER SUMMER BALL 2016

SPACE BALL | ABER SUMMER BALL 2016

Aberystwyth Students Union Fri 6 May Set phasers to chunder for a cosmic-themed uni ball open to all, chocked full of funky, poppy bands, punishing and pop-friendly drum’n’bass, as well as just straight-up pop. This night has been concocted in association with Aberystwyth’s long-running promoter Black House, aka ‘Captain’ Kirk Holland, who branched out of […]

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THE WELSH ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS EXPLAINED | POLITICS FEATURE

THE WELSH ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS EXPLAINED | POLITICS FEATURE

The National Assembly Elections Explained The Welsh Assembly Elections mark the first time that all the major parties have come face to face after the General Election last year. This saw the Conservatives swoop to victory and gain a majority government. What a difference a year makes. Westminster politics have left the parties divided and global controversy […]

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FOOD FESTIVALS | MAY

FOOD FESTIVALS | MAY

Looking for something new to feast your eyes on this May? This month, explore some of the best market food Wales has to offer. Ciara Neligan rounds up food festivals across the country for you to dig into. OLD SWAN BANK HOLIDAY BEER FESTIVAL Old Swan Inn, Llantwit Major – Fri 29 Apr – Mon 2 […]

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JUDGEMENT DAY | SPORTS FEATURE

JUDGEMENT DAY | SPORTS FEATURE

Conor Knight checks up on the current state of the Pro12 Welsh rugby teams as they prepare to battle it out. Judgement Day is coming. Void of the religious nuances but just as big, it’s the day Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Newport Gwent Dragons and Scarlets battle it out at the home of rugby: the Principality […]

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HOLLOW: JENNY HALL | ART PREVIEW

HOLLOW: JENNY HALL | ART PREVIEW

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Until Sat 7 May Jenny Hall’s interactive exhibit Hollow inspired by a copper mine, explores the creative destruction involved in the art of construction.  The giant hollow sculpture is made of loose cardboard boxes connected by magnets, to represent the ‘ore’ that has been extracted from inside the large mine model. The cardboard […]

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SIÂN PHILLIPS | INTERVIEW

SIÂN PHILLIPS | INTERVIEW

The acting queen of Wales Siân Phillips speaks with Chris Williams about the Welsh language, Rufus Wainwright and damehood. “No, in a word” laughs Dame Siân Phillips when asked if she feels any different now that she’s a Dame. “I’ve been very busy ever since, so nothing has changed, no. It certainly hasn’t made any […]