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Roman Spectacular breaks all records

12 July 2005
Friends, Romans and Countrymen flocked to Caerleon over the weekend to enjoy the Spectacular, which transformed the modern town back into the old Roman centre of Isca.

Children swap Nikes and bikes for sandals and swords

8 July 2005
Forget Playstations and TV, children at this year's event in Caerleon Amphitheatre on 9 and 10 July are on the warpath — to join the Roman Army!

Self Portrait UK 14-19: How does teenage Britain see itself?

6 July 2005

Welsh TV presenter and actress, Lisa Rogers, will unveil the Self Portrait UK 14–19 exhibition at the National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff on Thursday, 14 July.

A thought-provoking touring exhibition of teenage self portraits submitted to Channel 4's hugely successful self-portrait campaign, Self Portrait UK gives a unique insight into the many different identities, individual stories and cultures of young people in Britain today.

UK's Top Museum Celebrates Its Success

6 July 2005

Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport, Alun Pugh tonight (5 July), joined delighted staff at Big Pit: National Mining Museum to celebrate the museum's success in this year's Gulbenkian Prize.

Book Launch At The National Woollen Museum

28 June 2005
Years ago, Dre-fach Felindre was known as the Huddersfield of Wales, because of the thriving woollen industry in the small Carmarthenshire village. Today, the village is home to the National Woollen Museum and to the national collection which relates to this important industry.

Artes Mundi

22 June 2005

Wales International Visual Art Prize

Artes Mundi today announced the international list of names of its selectors and panel of judges for the second Artes Mundi Prize, to be awarded in March 2006.