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Swansea University

Our Wales hub features creative and interactive activities on a diverse range of subjects. Be transported to the magical realm of Egyptian mummies and friendly and menacing demons, uncover family histories relating to the British Empire, make faces and stories, dress up in 1920s clothes, become a film critic, take multilingual snaps, and even have a medieval makeover. Audiences can join poets Simon Armitage and Daljit Nagra, experience an evening of Welsh national football fever with director Jonny Owen, or discover lost and new voices in the multilingual city of Swansea.

 

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November 2017

Multilingual Swansea – a celebration!

November 24, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volcano Theatre, 27-29 High St
Swansea, Wales SA1 1LG United Kingdom
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Free 75 spots left

Swansea has a rich variety of language communities, dialects, accents, alphabets and scripts. How much of this can be captured in pictures? Join us at Volcano Theatre for ‘Multilingual Swansea’, a family friendly evening of photography, poetry and music - a celebration of voices! You’ll have a chance to see photographic responses from the public, engage with local poets, artists and musicians, and find out our competition winners. This event, in partnership with Volcano Theatre, is part of Cross-Language Dynamics –…

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Pieces of a jigsaw: portraits of artists & writers in Wales

November 25, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Alexandra Rd
Swansea, Wales SA1 5DZ United Kingdom
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Free 14 spots left

Join us for the book launch and exhibition of a unique collection of portraits from the Welsh arts scene taken by Bernard Mitchell. Pieces of a Jigsaw is a selection from the Welsh Arts Archive project which began in 1966 with a series of portraits of Dylan Thomas' Swansea friends, including artists Ceri Richards and Alfred Janes, poet Vernon Watkins and composer Daniel Jones. In 1990 Bernard Mitchell recommenced his work and added many more artists and writers including Will…

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