July 2013 Blog Posts (97)

Aussie Blog (and a bit more NZ)

The pic here is of a beautiful mural-fountain-staircase-thang commemorating the fact that in 1893 New Zealand was the first country to give the right to vote to all women.  When I first visited New Zealand in the early 2000s it had its first female Prime Minister – the Labor party’s Helen Clarke – who (unlike the UK’s first female Prime Minister) also appointed a…


Added by National Theatre Wales on July 7, 2013 at 8:23 — 3 Comments


Hi all!

I'm looking for an extra pair of hands to help me with the build for Wales Millennium Centre's BLYSH Festival which is starting on the 19th of July. 

I need help with the build of some stuff which will be going on outside the WMC.

You'll need-

-Experience and confidence with building and painting

-Be available between Tuesday 8th - Thursday 18th July  (if you are…


Added by Buddug James Jones on July 6, 2013 at 7:09 — No Comments

waleslab / DIY Festival 2013 / Anglesey

Sonic / Photo documentary, with audio by Chris Young (…


Added by Leah on July 5, 2013 at 20:30 — No Comments

Want to show work at the next forge?

Do you have something theatrical you want to develop?

Would it be useful to show and develop it in front of a live, honest and generous audience?

If you have something you are working on, and would like to show it at The Forge, get in touch. 

The next event for The Forge, a theatrical scratch night and work-in-progress event is at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff on Thursday 18th July.

Previous work developed through The Forge includes new…


Added by Matt Ball on July 5, 2013 at 3:00 — 3 Comments

Pollinate summercamp 2013... my time in Treaddur Bay

A couple of weeks ago I was returning from my time in Treaddur Bay, Anglesey after taking part in the Pollinate sumpercamp , I learnt so much from my experience there and discovered a lot about myself as an artist and the way I work.…


Added by Laura Fay Thomas on July 4, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Women in Law


Creating a short film about women human rights in Serbia according to social and economical justice and engage existing women organisations to gather around this issue.
Our current campaign is to advocate for housing rights and the empowerment of women in their legal rights to property acquired during marriage or long-term partnership.


Added by Aleksandra Nikolajev Jones on July 4, 2013 at 2:45 — No Comments

Taking Flight tonight at the Woodland Pavilion

The sun is shining, the weather is sweet!

And Taking Flight have arrived to mesmerise us with their fascinating promenade piece 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.'

At 7:30pm at the woodland pavilion at Y Plas Machynlleth, funded through the Noson Allan/ Nights Out Scheme.

Come on down to the woods to play!....…


Added by Jenny Hall on July 3, 2013 at 6:38 — 1 Comment

Shakespeare's Globe presents Henry VI (National Tour)

Following up on my post in Creatives yesterday, here's the first review of the Globe's Henry VI trilogy.…


Added by John R. Wilkinson on July 3, 2013 at 3:30 — No Comments


I’m sitting in Auckland airport staring out across the runway to a stunning bay surrounded lurking volcanic-looking mountains.  It’s a beautiful place, and I’ve had a very fine week here, talking about NTW’s work and meeting a range of artists, companies and festivals.  I was invited by Creative New Zealand (the equivalent here of Arts Council Wales) to talk about our work at their annual conference. People here seem excited by what we’ve been doing in Wales and keen to hear more about…


Added by National Theatre Wales on July 2, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

"Can't Stand For Falling Down" by Richard Cameron

Hi Folks.  So, as of today, I can officially announce that I'm directing York Theatre Royal's main Studio show for the Autumn/Winter Season, Can't Stand Up For Falling Down…


Added by John R. Wilkinson on July 2, 2013 at 12:16 — No Comments

New SUMMER Family Children's Ghost Walk in Llandaff (suitable for ages 7 - 11)


I am one of the five Ghost-walkers/Storyteller for the New family/children Ghost Walk in Llandaff.

So please click on the link below to see the dates available, you may even be lucky to have me, Morag the White Witch to entertain, spook and thrill you and the children on this fun hour long Ghost Walk. 


Look forward to seeing you…


Added by Linda Bailey on July 2, 2013 at 11:47 — No Comments

'The Future For Beginners' - Open Rehearsal

'The Future For Beginners' are opening their doors to you; we are running an open rehearsal on Thursday 4th July 4-6pm at the WMC. It's a great opportunity to see how Live Artshow work and the process of creating this show. Email liveartshow@yahoo.co.uk if you want to come along! …


Added by Martin Constantine on July 2, 2013 at 5:00 — No Comments

Oerol- Sense of Place

Hi all!

A couple of weeks back I was at Oerol Festival. A 10 day location theatre festival that happens every year in Terschelling, Holland, with performances happening on the beaches, sand dunes, forests, peoples gardens, lakes, cattle sheds...the list is endless. 

So here's some highlights from the weekend for you all! …


Added by Buddug James Jones on July 1, 2013 at 23:08 — 1 Comment

SEEN but not HEARD - day 1

Day 1 of the R&D, was extremely exciting, as I have never experienced something like this before. I was truly grateful for Wales lab for giving me this opportunity to show my ideas, below are images of the actors rehearsing.…


Added by Genaya Parris on July 1, 2013 at 22:20 — No Comments

SEEN but not HEARD - developed through Wales Lab

SEEN but not HEARD is currently in its first stage of research and development and explores the true story of The Cardiff 3, accused of the brutal murder of Lynette White in Butetown, 1988. It became one of the most infamous miscarriages of justice when 3 innocent men convicted of her murder, before being cleared and released two years later.

We have been working collaboratively focusing on movement , gesture and physicality to explore this important story that ruined the community of…


Added by Genaya Parris on July 1, 2013 at 11:47 — No Comments

Shine - Exploring the Power and influence of Romani Visual Culture

Date: 22 June – 13 July 2013

Venue: The Riverfront, Bristol Packet Wharf, Newport NP20 1HG

Admission: FREE

Organisers – The Romani Cultural & Arts Company

The aim of the exhibition is to stimulate discussion and participation amongst the Gypsy,…


Added by Isaac Blake on July 1, 2013 at 4:10 — No Comments

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