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Van Gogh self portrait

Van Gogh self-portrait comes to Wales for the first time

  • Artwork is part of a brand-new exhibition at National Museum Cardiff,
  • The loan marks the end of Welsh Government’s Wales in France year which has cemented stronger cultural, sports and business ties through more than 40 events,
  • La Parisienne by Renoir will set up home in Musée D’Orsay, Paris as part of the art exchange.
Porters

Independent Venues Week: Funding announced to music venues across Wales

The well-known and much-loved Porters in Cardiff has recently had a new lease of life following a move to a new premises in the city centre.

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Plans unveiled for statutory registration and licensing scheme for visitor accommodation in Wales

Plans to introduce a statutory registration and licensing scheme for all visitor accommodation in Wales have been announced by the Deputy Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Dawn Bowden today (Tuesday, January 9) with legislation expected to be introduced to the Senedd before the end of the year.

Digging for Britain

Iconic Tintern Abbey features on BBC’s Digging for Britain

Cadw’s ambitious five-year programme of essential conservation works at the iconic Tintern Abbey will be the focus of BBC2’s Digging for Britain on Thursday 4 January.

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Creative Wales support gives rise to over £200m for the Welsh economy

The development of Wales’ creative industries is widely recognised as one of the country’s major economic success stories and as new drama ‘Men Up’ airs today (Friday, December 29), it’s a wrap on another year of success.

Ysgol y Castell visit the castle

Ysgol y Castell visit the castle

Children from Ysgol y Castell, had a special treat just before Christmas as they visited Caerphilly Castle, to see the conservation work being carried out in the castle’s Great Hall.

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HBO’s award-winning House of the Dragon roars back to the small screen after filming in North Wales

Eagle-eyed viewers may spot locations very familiar to them in the recently released teaser trailer for the much-anticipated second season of House of the Dragon, as support from Creative Wales has seen North Wales used as a filming base for the second series of the hit show.

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Welsh folklore inspires sequel for hit CGI video game ‘Maid of Sker 2’

Support from Creative Wales’s production funding is enabling flagship Welsh games company Wales Interactive to create Maid of Sker 2, a sequel CGI video game following on from the award-winning original.

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A passport to unlock Welsh heritage – get started during Welsh Museums Festival

 The Welsh Museums Festival is making a return for the half term holidays (Saturday 28 October – Sunday 5 November) with a week of special events to celebrate the diverse history and culture of our country.

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A success story for Welsh Publishing

Creative Wales to lead its first major trade mission to 75th Frankfurt Book Fair/ Frankfurter Buchmesse from 18-22 October.

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First Minister welcomes UEFA EURO 2028 decision.

First Minister Mark Drakeford has welcomed today’s news that Wales will host matches at the finals of a major senior international football tournament for the first time.

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Wales to Showcase Tourism Offering to International Buyers

Representatives from almost 30 major tour operators - who are responsible for bringing in thousands of international visitors from all over the world to the UK every year - are due to take part in a ‘Discover Wales’ (Darganfod Cymru) event in and around Cardiff from 8-10 October.