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Lots to see and do: Welsh Government supporting Love Trails, Gower, Long Course Weekend, Pembrokeshire and Snowdonia Trail Marathon

The Welsh Government, through Event Wales, is supporting a summer of exciting cultural and sporting events across the nation, set against iconic Welsh landscapes.

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Wolf – a new BBC One prime time thriller rooted in Wales

A new BBC One prime time crime thriller is being filmed across South Wales and today Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden had a behind the scenes look at filming at the iconic Enfys studios in Cardiff – and met with the trainees working on the production. 

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Free swimming in Wales for the Armed Forces

On Armed Forces Day, the Welsh Government has announced the continuation of the Armed Forces Free Swimming scheme.

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A race against time – to uncover the past

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden today visited Porth y Rhaw, St Davids, where Dyfed Archaeological Trust are leading a team to learn more about the site – which due to coastal erosion is quickly being lost to the sea.

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Lights, Camera, Action! New production fund makes Wales star of the screen

More support will be available for Welsh film thanks to a new and simplified Welsh Government funding package which will help create quality jobs in the sector and generate at least £12m for the Welsh economy over the next two years, Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden, announced today.

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Expert Panel on the Devolution of Broadcasting Announced

Members of a new expert panel to pave the way for the devolution of communications and broadcasting powers to Wales has today been announced by the Welsh Government.

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Over £750,000 for libraries and museums in Wales

Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden, has visited Museum of Cardiff on International Museum Day to announce just over £750,000 of Welsh Government funding to help local libraries, museums to develop their facilities and services.

 

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Funding for music education trebled to the tune of £13.5m

Every child will have the opportunity to benefit from music education as part of the Welsh Government’s plans for a national music service, which will help ensure no child misses out due to a lack of means.

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Creative Wales delegation loading… for global Game Development Conference

An eight strong delegation of Wales’ leading games development and software companies is heading to San Francisco for the game industry's largest annual gathering alongside Creative Wales, thanks to Welsh Government support.

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New President and Vice President of the National Library of Wales appointed

The Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden has announced the appointment of a new President and Vice President for the National Library of Wales.

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£22m Welsh Government funding to support Theatr Clwyd redevelopment

The Welsh Government has today confirmed up to £22m in additional capital funding to support the redevelopment of Theatr Clwyd.

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson appointed Chair of Sport Wales

Welsh Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has been appointed as the new Chair of Sport Wales, Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden, announced today