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2Faced Dance Company

TALIESIN EVERYTHING [but the girl] An unforgettable triple-bill of emotionally charged, lung-busting physicality, packed with raw-energy and exceptional movement, from one of the UK’s leading contemporary dance companies. Featuring: 7.0 by Tamsin Fitzgerald (Artistic Director, Choreographer and Founder of 2Faced Dance Company) – How do we respond when everything we thought we knew is taken […]

The Slightly Annoying Elephant

TALIESIN Based on the book written by David Walliams and illustrated by Tony Ross. A Little Angel Theatre production What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting […]

Go and See

Funding for visits to high-quality arts events in galleries, theatres, arts centres and other venues. Schools can apply for small, one-off grants of up to £1,000 to fund single visits to high quality arts events in venues across Wales. Go and See experiences could include visits to performances and exhibitions, or visits to experience arts […]

Step closer for Nyth

Plans for new creative arts nest for children and young people move step closer after architects announced. Plans for a new £3.2m centre in Bangor that will “give children young people equal access to the creative arts,” have taken an important step forward with the appointment of architects Manalo & White. The old grade-II listed […]

Sherman Theatre’s 2020 season announced

Sherman Theatre has announced Joe Murphy’s first full year as Artistic Director. The 2020 season offers Cardiff audiences a year of compelling theatre made at the heart of the city. This ambitious programme sees the Sherman cement its position at the forefront of Welsh new writing. Programme highlights, developments and initiatives announced include: At the […]

NAWR blog by Leanne Rees

‘EPIC’– our pupils are our best resource! I am a teacher. I am an artist. I am a dancer. I am a traveller. This is me and I use each aspect of who I am to deliver learning experiences to my children. I do not change who I am as I walk through the classroom […]

Land of Legends

Visitors seeking inspiration for places to visit in Wales with a literary and cultural connection can explore this new story map of Wales to uncover hidden treasures and popular landmarks: from haunted castles and tragic love stories; to mysterious monsters and heroic rebels. Mapped under 10 themes — Watery Worlds, Battles, Living Language, Folklore and […]

NAWR blog by Rachel George

Hi All! My name is Rachel and I teach at Ysgol Maes y Coed special school in Bryncoch, Neath. I have a class full of wonderful teenagers who love the arts almost as much as I do. I’m also an Arts Champion for NAWR and look forward to hopefully working with some of you in […]