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    30 Sep 2021

  • Shaken and stirred? Blending the familiar and new in Bond’s music

    Shaken and stirred? Blending the familiar and new in Bond’s music  Creative commons image Icon jcoterhals under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Sep 2021
    With all the talk about 'No Time to Die', the latest Bond film, Ben Winters explores music in the Bond film series.  
  • Dydd Gŵyl Dewi a rôl y dorf mewn canfyddiadau o hunaniaeth gerddorol Gymreig

    By Dr Martin V Clarke

    Mae Dydd Gŵyl Dewi bob amser yn achlysur pan mae syniadau am gerddoroldeb Cymreig yn cael eu hailadrodd. Mae Dr Martin V Clarke yn siarad am y dorf chwaraeon a’r rôl gefnogol y mae’n ei chwarae wrth leoli Cymru fel ‘gwlad y gân’.

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    01 Mar 2021

  • Dydd Gŵyl Dewi a rôl y dorf mewn canfyddiadau o hunaniaeth gerddorol Gymreig

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Mar 2021
    Mae Dydd Gŵyl Dewi bob amser yn achlysur pan mae syniadau am gerddoroldeb Cymreig yn cael eu hailadrodd. Mae Dr Martin V Clarke yn siarad am y dorf chwaraeon...
  • St David’s Day and the role of the crowd in perceptions of Welsh musical identity

    By Dr Martin V Clarke

    St David’s Day is always an occasion when ideas about Welsh musicality get repeated. Dr Martin V Clarke talks about the sporting crowd and the supporting role it plays in positioning Wales as the ‘land of song’.  

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Mar 2021

  • St David’s Day and the role of the crowd in perceptions of Welsh musical identity

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Mar 2021
    St David’s Day is always an occasion when ideas about Welsh musicality get repeated. Dr Martin V Clarke talks about the sporting crowd and the...
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    Carnifal Butetown, y gorffennol, presennol, a'r dyfodol

    By Keith Murrell

    Keith Murrell, arweinydd Carnifal eiconig Butetown yng Nghaerdydd, yn archwilio ei orffennol astrus a dyfodol disglair i ddathlu cymuned amlddiwylliannol Butetown, a chyfeirio at y camsyniadau a'r anghyfiawnder a wynebwyd ar hyd y daith.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Dec 2020

  • Carnifal Butetown, y gorffennol, presennol, a'r dyfodol

    Carnifal Butetown, y gorffennol, presennol, a'r dyfodol Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Simon Campbell
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Dec 2020
    Keith Murrell, arweinydd Carnifal eiconig Butetown yng Nghaerdydd, yn archwilio ei orffennol astrus a dyfodol disglair i ddathlu cymuned amlddiwylliannol...
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    Butetown Carnival: past, present, and future

    By Keith Murrell

    Keith Murrell, organiser of Cardiff’s iconic Butetown Carnival, explores its intricate past and bright future as a celebration of Butetown’s multicultural community, and addresses the injustices faced along the way.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Dec 2020

  • Butetown Carnival: past, present, and future

    Butetown Carnival: past, present, and future Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Simon Campbell
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Dec 2020
    Keith Murrell, organiser of Cardiff’s iconic Butetown Carnival, explores its intricate past and bright future as a celebration of Butetown’s multicultural...
  • What is a literary festival?

    Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature & Arts’. 

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    20 Jul 2020

  • What is a literary festival?

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    Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature ...
  • The importance of planning a musical performance

    Many of us have had the festival experience as a spectator, but what’s it like to actually perform at a festival in front of hundreds of thousands of people? Dr Sean Williams, Lecturer in Music Technology, shares his experience DJing at Burning...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Jul 2020

  • The importance of planning a musical performance

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2020
    Many of us have had the festival experience as a spectator, but what’s it like to actually perform at a festival in front of hundreds of thousands of people?...
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    Classical Studies: festivals

    ‘Festival’ at its very essence, is a collective event where people come together to enjoy life’s simple pleasures – music, dancing, food and drink. But it isn’t a modern concept. Academics within our Classical Studies discipline share their...

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    20 Jul 2020

  • Classical Studies: festivals

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2020
    ‘Festival’ at its very essence, is a collective event where people come together to enjoy life’s simple pleasures – music, dancing, food and drink. But it...
  • Celebrating festivals from the past and present

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) has curated a virtual festival to showcase and celebrate some of the lesser-known festivals of the past and present. Explore festivals dating back to Ancient Greece and Rome, discover ...

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    20 Jul 2020

  • Celebrating festivals from the past and present

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2020
    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) has curated a virtual festival to showcase and celebrate some of the lesser-known festivals of the...
  • Glastonbury and the festival

    Glastonbury, a town nestled in southwest England, is one of the most popular and sacred pilgrimage sites, and it also happens to host one of the world’s most famous music festivals!

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    20 Jul 2020

  • Glastonbury and the festival

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2020
    Glastonbury, a town nestled in southwest England, is one of the most popular and sacred pilgrimage sites, and it also happens to host one of the world’s most...

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