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Opera Cymreig

02 / 02 / 2016

Welsh National Opera marks the centenary of the First World War and the Battle of the Somme with a World première

Welsh National Opera will commemorate WW1 and the centenary of the Battle of the Somme with a world premiere of a new opera commissioned to mark the company’s 70th birthday.  In Parenthesis is accl ...

28 / 01 / 2016

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has today launched Programme 2016 to mark the centenary of the First World War.

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has today launched Programme 2016 to mark the centenary of the First World War. Programme 2016 is the latest in the Welsh Government’s series of annual Cymru’n ...

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20 / 01 / 2016

Damon Albarn, Vivienne Westwood, Roksanda, Yinka Shonibare, Katie Mitchell, Rebecca Warren and Simon Armitage among artists creating new work in response to First World War Centenary

14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme for the First World War centenary, today announced details of its 2016 season which centres on the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Artists from ar ...

23 / 12 / 2015

3,000 trees for 3,000 children at Coed Ffos Las

Volunteers young and old help create Wales’ new First World War Centenary Wood. Over  3,000 native trees have been planted at Coed Ffos Las, Wales’ First World War Centenary Wood, which the Trust ...

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30 / 11 / 2015

Caernarfon Castle to host Weeping Window poppy sculpture

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates has welcomed the announcement that one of the iconic poppy sculptures will be coming to Wales, to be displayed at Caernarfon Castle next ...