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Leeway Productions supported by Wales Millennium Centre, and in partnership with Blackwood Miners Institute Written and composed by JASON ROBERT BROWN  A hit both off-Broadway and internationally, The Last Five Years comes to Wales for the very first time. This ground-breaking production combines an emotionally powerful score with sign language and beautiful movement by award-winning […]


Cascade Dance Theatre in co-production with Taliesin Arts Centre present: Frankenstein “It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils…” Celebrating 200 years since the publication of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece; Cascade breathes new life into a story that has become so much more to us than its 19th […]


Have you heard about Nyrsys, the next show by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru?  The play is superb and the music wonderful. The pupils will enjoy its standard, content and music. Follow the link below to see a clip of a reading that was held recently, and for a taste of the show: They also have also […]


This pack was developed by an experienced practitioner in the field of education who is also an examiner for WJEC. The pack has been specially tailored for the GCSE / A-Level drama course and is suitable also for reviewing a play as part of the GCSE Welsh-medium course. It could be used as one example […]

200 Go and See Grants!

Did you know that the dandelion flower produces 200 seeds? Neither did we until Google told us. Which is in no way a tenuous link to announcing that yesterday we approved our 200th Go and See grant! It is fantastic to see so many schools making full use of this fund to experience high-quality arts […]

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 […]

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