Archive for July, 2011

Welsh Movie at Bytowne: ‘Submarine’ a coming of age movie, Welsh style


http://www.bytowne.ca/movie/submarine http://weinsteinco.com/sites/submarine/   Submarine is a 2010 coming-of-age comedy-drama film adapted from the 2008 novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne. The film is directed by Richard Ayoade and stars Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins, Noah Taylor and Paddy Considine. The film is Ayoade’s feature-film directorial debut.[2] The Plot: Oliver Tate (Roberts) is […]

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NASA astronaut (Dafydd Williams) talks about safer working systems with NHS staff in Wales


A NASA Astronaut and A&E consultant has shared insights into creating safer working systems with NHS staff across Wales, in a online seminar organised by 1000 Lives Plus.The WebEx Seminar Series, Operating in High Risk Environments, uses the safety culture of space flight to investigate what makes a ‘high reliability organisation’, and applies it to […]

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Canada target for Welsh lamb exports


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-14179419 Canada is being lined up as the latest target for Welsh lamb exports, which are currently worth more than £111m to the UK economy. Meat promotion body Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) claims there is a growing demand for lamb from Canadians and immigrants to the country. The HCC launched its initiative at the Royal […]

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The Hidden Welsh of the Ottawa Valley


OWS members might be interested in logging on to this website where there is an article posted on ‘The Hidden Welsh of the Ottawa Valley’ by Carol Bennett McCuaig. The web address is http://anglo‑celtic‑connections.blogspot.com/2011/06/hidden‑welsh‑of‑ottawa‑valley.html

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A world-class exhibition space opened in Cardiff on July 9, 2011.


A $6.5 million museum opened its doors to the public on Saturday July 9th. The Wales National Museum of Art inCardiff, opens a new West Wing of six integrated contemporary galleries covering 8,600 sq feet highlighting the museum’s world-class collection and making the museum one of the largest venues for public art in theUK, outsideLondon. […]

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JW Jones plays at the Ottawa Blues Fest July 7th!


Canada’s top blues act with Welsh heratage will be playing at the Ottawa Blues Fest on July 7th Ticket Details below: Thursday, July 7 – 8:00pm Casino Stage at Lac-Leamy http://www.ottawabluesfest.ca/performance/675

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge unveiled “The Canadians Opposite Lens” by Welshman Augustus John: the latest Canadian War Museum acquisition


Will and Kate paid tribute to the nation’s war veterans with a visit to the Canadian War Museum, where they met with veterans and war brides spanning several generations. The couple was at the museum to help unveil a 40-foot wide painting titled “The Canadian Opposite Lens” (by the Welshman Augustus John) which depicts soldiers on […]

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