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DAC Annual Poetry Competition

We invite you to submit work that is in response to the theme of Stronger Together:    We want to reflect the feelings of our DAC members about this through poetry: consider the theme personally and/or politically, for example:- relationships; partnerships; families; the power of people together; Unity; Solidarity or in response to Brexit and issues around Immigration.    …

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Poetry Competition iBook 2016

Free iBook For the second time we have created an iBook from the Poetry Competition inspired by the images in our Annual Exhibition with the theme of Austerity/ Extravagance. Caroline Gill was the winner with her poem Drop in the Ocean responding to her own artwork called Shoreline Symphonies. If you would like to read Caroline’s poem as well as…

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Accessible Screenings

Just a reminder for you. Audio Described cinema & DVD. Check out this web site for audio described cinema screenings: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/ad.html Latest audio described DVD releases: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/ad.dvd.html Sub-titled cinema Check out this web site for sub-titled screenings: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/now.showing.html Find your local cinema, bookmark the page, check it every Friday for the latest shows!            

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Riverfront, Newport

ALADDIN – THE RIVERFRONT PANTO 2017-18 From Tuesday 5th December 2017 – Sunday 7th January 2018 A whole host of colourful characters join Aladdin in his story as he struggles to see that good is rewarded and that bad is punished. There’s wicked Abanazar who tells everyone that he is the long lost brother of Widow Twankey’s late departed brother…

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Workers Gallery

Winter Woodland Art and Design Exhibition Workers Gallery and Workshops 99, Ynyshir Road, Ynyshir, CF39 0EN 17th November – 23rd December Group show of 25 selected artists and designers based in South Wales, exhibiting art, furniture and design. DAC are delighted that a number of their members are exhibiting work at this exhibition, including Rosemarie O’Leary, Carrie Francis and Glyndwr…

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Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

The Agony and The Style Thursday 30 November – Saturday 9 December 7.15pm Matinee Tuesday 5 December 2.30pm No performances Sun & Mon BSL Interpreted performance on Friday 1 December. Interpreted by Julie Doyle. by Lope de Vega Translated by David Johnston Directed by Josh Roche (2017 recipient of the JMK Directors Award) Lope de Vega’s cautionary tale of the dangerous strategies lovers use on each other is…

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Arts and Business Cymru

Development Manager, South & West Wales  Full time, Based in Cardiff  Salary – £22K – £24K A&B Cymru is seeking an experienced arts manager to deliver a range of services across South & West Wales. The role requires efficiency, initiative, team work, self-motivation and the ability to inspire confidence and credibility in both business and arts managers. For further details…

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Ty Newydd

Courses for 2018 Ty Newydd have announced their courses and retreats for 2018. For all the keen writers out there do check out the fantastic variety of courses they are offering. Writers include: Willy Russell, Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Mererid Hopwood, Daniel Morden, Menna Elfyn, Kate McAll, Rachel Tresize, Paul Henry, Louis de Bernieres, Lemn Sissay and Sophie McKeand….

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Literature Wales – full time paid work placement

Development and Communication Officer (full-time paid work placement)     Literature Wales is offering a one year full-time paid work placement (£17,095 per annum) for a recent graduate from a low-income background who is looking to start a career in the arts. The post is funded by a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary and individuals graduating in 2015, 2016 and 2017…

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Cyhoeddiad Barddoniaeth Iechyd Meddwl, 2018/ Mental Health Poetry Publication 2018

Cyhoeddiad Barddoniaeth Iechyd Meddwl, 2018 Rydyn ni’n bwriadu cyhoeddi pamffled o farddoniaeth gan ein aelodau yn gynnar yn 2018—barddoniaeth sy’n delio efo profiadau iechyd meddwl—felly os oes gennych gerddi addas yn barod neu eisiau ysgrifennu gwaith newydd am eich profiadau, dyma’r siawns i chi ddweud eich dweud. Rheolau: rhaid i chi fod yn berson anabl 16 oed neu hŷn ac…

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Voluntary Arts Wales

Voluntary Arts Wales – Wrexham

Everyday Creativity & Quality Principles Wrexham A shared learning event for arts groups Thursday 7 December 2017, Wrexham  10.30 – 15.30 Voluntary Arts Wales invites you to a shared learning event, exploring everyday creativity and quality principles for arts groups.  The event is free. You are welcome to attend one or both sessions. Refreshments will be provided.  Venue: Oriel Wrecsam, 11 Chester Street,…

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Pontio , Bangor

Little Wolf by Lucid Theatre Theatr Bryn Terfel, Pontio, Bangor Saturday 25th November 7.30 pm   An intense, surreal and honest exploration of a couple who find themselves facing their ultimate fear. Inspired by Henrik Ibsen’s play Little Eyolf, this is a present-day retelling of a compelling classic of modern drama.  Captions will be displayed in real time during the…

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