It Was 40 Years Ago Today

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Winner of the David Bradby TaPRA Award for Research in International Theatre and Performance 2011.

 

If you have any information on performance in Wales that could be of use to the project, please get in touch!

Whether you are an artist who has made performance work in Wales, or an audience member who once witnessed a performance (voluntarily or involuntarily!), we would be pleased to hear from you.
Any material will be of interest - from actual pieces of documentation to vague memories of events caught out of the corner of one's eye.
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Cysylltwch â ni os oes gennych unrhyw wybodaeth am berfformio yng Nghymru a allai fod o ddefnydd i'r prosiect!

Efallai eich bod yn artist sydd wedi gwneud gwaith perfformio yng Nghymru, neu'n aelod o gynulleidfa a welodd berfformiad unwaith (o'ch gwirfodd neu'n anwirfoddol!). Pwy bynnag ydych chi, hoffem glywed gennych.
Bydd unrhyw ddeunydd o ddiddordeb - o ddogfennau gwreiddiol i atgofion amwys am ddigwyddiadau a welwyd o gornel y llygad.
Mae'r manylion cyswllt wedi'u rhestru dan 'Cyswllt' yma, neu gallwch anfon e-bost i'r cyfeiriad hwn: mail@performance-wales.org

 

Project Director Cyfarwyddwr Prosiect: Heike Roms
Research Assistant Cynorthwyydd Ymchwil (2009-2011): Rebecca Edwards
Dept Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol

Contact: Professor Heike Roms
Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol
Aberystwyth University
Adeilad Parry-Williams Building
Aberystwyth SY23 3AJ,
UK phone ffon: (+44) 1970 - 621911 (direct uniongyrchol) mail@performance-wales.org

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ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)
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What's Welsh for Performance? Beth yw 'performance' yn Gymraeg?

"It was forty years ago today...":
Locating the early history of performance art in Wales
1965-1979
"Ddeugain mlynedd yn ôl i heddiw...":
Lleoli hanes cynnar celf perfformio yng Nghymru
1965-1979

Image Llun: Commonwealth Poetry Festival Cardiff 1965 Barddoniaeth G?yl Gymanwlad Caerdydd 1965 – cover of the Western Mail glawr y Western Mail25 September Medi 1965

Poetry in Wales - Barddoniaeth yng Nghymru

Interviewee / Cyfwelai: Sally Roberts Jones

Sally Roberts Jones has been an active member of the Welsh poetry scene since the 1960s. In this conversation she shares her memories of the Commonwealth Poetry Conference in Cardiff in 1965 – occasion of the first ‘happening’ in Wales –and of the Welsh and British poetry scene of the 1960s and 1970s.

Mae Sally Roberts Jones wedi bod yn aelodau gweithgar o’r sin farddoniaeth yng Nghymru ers y 1960au. Yn y sgwrs hon mae hi’n rhannu ei hatgofion o Gynhadledd Barddoniaeth y Gymanwlad yng Nghaerdydd yn 1965 – achlysur yr ‘happening’ cyntaf yng Nghymru – ac o’r sin farddoniaeth yng Nghymru ac ym Mhrydain yn y 1960au a’r 1970au.

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In English / Yn Saesneg
Interviewer / Cyfwelydd: Rebecca Edwards
Recorded / Recordiwyd: Port Talbot
1 July / Gorffenaf 2010
[Cyf/Ref: IWFYAT-SI-9]

Image / Llun: Commonwealth Poetry Festival Cardiff 1965 / Barddoniaeth Gwyl Gymanwlad Caerdydd 1965 – cover of the Western Mail / glawr y Western Mail 25 September / Medi 1965

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audioAudio Extract / Clip Sain

Poet Sally Roberts Jones remembers the controversies surrounding the participation of a group of Beat poets at Cardiff Commonwealth Poetry Conference in 1965.

Mae’r bardd Sally Roberts Jones yn dwyn i gof y dadleuon yngl?n â chyfranogiad gr?p o feirdd Beat yng Nghynhadledd Barddoniaeth y Gymanwlad yn 1965.

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transcript iconTranscript Summary of the Full Interview / Trawsgrifiad Cryno o’r Cyfweliad Llawn

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See Accessing Interviews for details of where to access the whole interview
Ewch i ‘Cael Mynediad at Gyfweliadau’ i gael manylion am sut i gael mynediad at y cyfweliad cyfan

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