They released one album and broke-up. But their place in music history was made. Y Blew - the first pop band in the Welsh languageRead the full story ›
Welsh legend Shakin’ Stevens has been announced to perform at the Wales Millennium Centre’s St David’s Day concert. Stevens will join the all-Wales line up to celebrate 50 years of number one hit singles made famous by Welsh artists.
Shakin’ will be making his debut appearance at Wales Millennium Centre on 1st March.
'Wales at No.1 will be hosted by the One Show’s Alex Jones will be joined by Ricky Valance who made rock and roll history in 1960 by becoming the first Welshman to reach number one in the UK charts with “Tell Laura I Love Her”.
The centre will also celebrate St. David’s Day throughout the weekend with free performances from other Welsh artists.
Finalists of the St David Awards 2015 will be announced later. The awards acknowledge the achievements of people from around Wales.Read the full story ›
The film, about the gay and lesbian community's support for the miners' strike of 1984-85, is set in the South Wales valleys.Read the full story ›
The writer and producer of 'Pride', the film telling the true story of gay and lesbian activists who raised money to help families affected by the miners strike in 1984, have won a British Academy Award.
Writer Stephen Beresford and producer David Livingstone scooped the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer BAFTA at the award ceremony in London.
The award is the latest addition to the film's ever increasing collection, having won Best British Film, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting actress at the Independent Film Awards last year.
The film Pride, which is set in the Welsh village of Onllwyn in the Dulais valley has been nominated for Best British Film at this year's BAFTA awards.
The movie depicts the true story of gay activists who stood shoulder to shoulder with Welsh miners during the strike of 1984/85. It's up against six other films including Paddington and The Imitation Game.
Imelda Staunton has also been nominated for best Supporting Actress for her part in the movie.
Its final nomination is for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.
As the singer hits out at parents who ask for cash towards a joint gift instead of individual presents, one Cardiff mum shares her thoughts.Read the full story ›
Hot Chip and St Vincent are among a number of bands who have been announced to perform at the Green Man Festival in the Brecon Beacons.Read the full story ›
Grace Jones and Belle & Sebastian will headline the Portmeirion-based festival this September.Read the full story ›
Siarad cymraeg McBusted? Well you will be by April! Pop band get a lesson in Welsh ahead of their Cardiff gigRead the full story ›