Posts Tagged ‘Wales’

Exhibition catalogue. X-10 Pŵer yn y Tir/ Power in the Land. Editors: Helen Grove-White and Annie Grove-White. Published by X-10, 2016. Ysbyty Ifan (St. John’s Hospital) is a remote and beautiful hamlet in North Wales. The surrounding landscape feels like Icelandic tundra, or moonscape. In the summer, the expansive mountaintop flickers with the white fluff […]


Material Matters September 28 – 16 November, 2013 Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery Carwyn Evans, Sian Green, Iestyn Gruffudd, David Hastie, Helen Jones, Wanda Zyborska From across Wales, these six artists work in a diverse range of ways and question a certain ‘materiality’ in contemporary Welsh sculpture. Gwynedd museum’s collection provides a rich source for […]



Ynys Llanddwyn

03Sep13

A walk along Newborough Beach yesterday and around Ynys Llandwyn. The warmth of an end of summer wind wrapping itself around the sweep of the bay. Black volcanic cragginess against the sharp seagrass. It was a brisk walk along the sand and onto the crushed shell paths of the island. The skyline dominated by the […]


This weekend is Focus Wales weekend in Wrexham, a four day music festival and conference held at multiple venues across the town. The festival showcases live performances by some of the best Welsh bands and international acts, alongside music industry panels and discussions. This is its 3rd year. So, you arrive in Wrexham on Friday […]


After the ridiculous mega crush of Manchester‘s European Markets, which seem to run from late November right up to Christmas, the Victorian Market at Wrexham this year was a pleasant surprise. I haven’t ever been before and I have to say, it was a lively mix of food, drink, entertainment, local crafts and christmassy things. […]


    The village of Capel Celyn and the Tryweryn valley near Bala were drowned in 1965 in order to supply water for the City of Liverpool. Eight hundred acres of land was drowned, as well as the school, the post office, the chapel and the cemetery, in order to create the Llyn Celyn (Celyn […]



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