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Culture and sport
28 January 2015
Wales U16s football team's historic Victory Shield wincelebrated at a special reception in the Senedd.
21 January 2015
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates outlines how tourism in Wales is in a strong position and looking forward to 2015
20 January 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has outlined plans for the first Wales-only legislation to better protect and care for our historic environment
12 January 2015
Welsh archive services receive over £43,000 for conservation work on fragile and damaged items
10 January 2015
An exhibition to mark the centenary of “one of the most remarkable moments” of the First World War, the famous Christmas Truce of 1914, is at Bodelwyddan Castle.
11 December 2014
The number of people borrowing from public libraries in Wales is up by almost 5% in the last 12 months – whilst the UK as a whole has seen a decrease
09 December 2014
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism responds to the Expert Review of Public Libraries in Wales.
13 November 2014
Kids take over museums and show what can be achieved when their enthusiasm, imagination and initiative is put to the test.
11 November 2014
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates response to the ground-breaking Culture and Poverty report.
05 November 2014
Swansea is leading the way in planning community projects that allow those living in some of the city’s most deprived areas to reap the benefits of taking part in art, culture and heritage.
29 October 2014
Ken Skates, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism wishes Cadw a happy 30th birthday and highlights some of his favourite Welsh heritage attractions.
24 October 2014
Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt will today join veterans of the 53rd (Welsh) Division to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of ‘s-Hertogenbosch
22 October 2014
Transformational approach needed to secure libraries futures – Deputy Minister Transformational approach needed to secure libraries futures – Deputy Minister
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism calls for transformational approach to library services as report of the Expert Review into Public Libraries is published.
09 October 2014
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism encourages people to discover what treasures await in their local museum.
26 September 2014
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism in Scotland to capitalise on the Ryder Cup and promote Wales as a high quality golf destination.
18 September 2014
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates addresses a conference aimed at establishing a new landscape for the sector in Llangollen today.
10 September 2014
The amazing achievements of Team Wales at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games were celebrated in style this evening at a homecoming ceremony in Cardiff Bay.
19 August 2014
Minister for Natural Resources, Culture and Sport, John Griffiths has today announced four new appointments to the board of Sport Wales.
23 July 2014
Natural Resources, Culture and Sport Minister John Griffiths has wished Team Wales the very best of luck for the Commonwealth Games.
26 June 2014
National Theatre Wales’ latest production Mametz, ha a special guest when the Mayor of the town in the play’s title was a guest of honour at the production’s press night.