What is Swansea known for?

Amazing grace

of Venice '' and Dylan Thomas's ''Under Milk Wood''. In 2005, he directed the critically acclaimed musical, ''Amazing Grace'', at Swansea Grand Theatre and the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, and the dual Welsh and English language productions of ''Hamlet', with the same cast, at The Swansea Grand and Cardiff's New Theatre. The new Welsh Language translation by Gareth Mile was commissioned by the Arts Council of Wales. Bogdanov returned to musical theatre in 2009, directing The Thorn Birds

quot frequently

, Wales. British surnames Within the United States, it is ranked as the 48th-most common surname. U.S. Census Bureau; "Frequently Occurring First Names and Surnames From the 1990 Census, (Table) Name Files dist.all.last"; published May 9, 1995; Six sixes in an over In 1968 Sobers became the first batsman ever to hit six

hard dance

K-Klass from Wrexham, and the Swansea-based progressive breaks producers Hybrid (Hybrid (Welsh band)). There is also a notable movement of Hard Dance music in Wales, often seen as a progression on the Italian Hardstyle sound, with an emphasis on reverse bass. Escape into the Park and Bionic Events are examples of the Welsh Hard Dance scene.On 16 July 2011 Sian Evans of Trip Hop, Synthpop Bristol based band Kosheen had a No.1 Official UK Singles Charts hit in collaboration with DJ Fresh. Arms 150px (Image:Westglamarms.PNG) ''Coat of arms of West Glamorgan County Council'' Replace Swansea Neath Port Talbot Preserved county of West Glamorgan Map West Glamorgan shown within Wales as a preserved county (Image:WalesWestGlamorgan.png) ''West Glamorgan shown within Wales as a preserved county'' West Glamorgan was created on 1 April 1974, by the Local Government Act 1972 from the county borough of Swansea, the municipal boroughs of Neath and Port Talbot, the urban districts of Glyncorrwg and Llwchwr, Gower (Gower Peninsula) Rural District, Pontardawe Rural District, and all of Neath Rural District except the parish of Rhigos. From 1982, the main council offices were located in County Hall, Swansea. Following the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, West Glamorgan and its component districts were abolished on 1 April 1996, the area being divided into the two unitary authorities (unitary authority) of Swansea and Neath and Port Talbot (Neath Port Talbot). Lliw Valley was partitioned between the two authorities. - 3. 22 September 1982 Vetch Field, Swansea

contemporary hits

, Swansea Sound. The station is owned by UTV Radio UTV Radio, UTV Radio Company and broadcasts a mix of popular music, with the playlist relying upon current chart and contemporary hits. News, local information and entertainment are also featured for the 15 – 44 age group. The Wave Details, 96.4 The Wave Info As a result of many high RAJAR figures throughout the years

; ref and broadcasts a mix of popular music, with the playlist relying upon current chart and contemporary hits. News, local information and entertainment are also featured for the 15 – 44 age group. The Wave Details, 96.4 The Wave Info As a result of many high RAJAR figures throughout the years, 96.4 The Wave is the most listened to station in South West Wales.

when the station is known as Sain Abertawe. Swansea Sound broadcasts at 1170MW and DAB digital radio. * '''The Wave'''. Covers similar ground as their sister station, Swansea Sound, but is aimed at a younger audience by providing a mix of popular music including mainly current chart and contemporary hits, as well as news, local information and entertainment. The station is available on 96.4FM and DAB. *'''Bay Radio''' Broadcasts

red international

unionists who travelled to Moscow for talks on the founding of a new trade union international, which was formed the following year as the Red International of Labour Unions (Profintern). Williams also played a prominent role in establishing the Amalgamated Marine Workers' Union in 1922 as an NTWF-sponsored rival to Havelock Wilson's shipowner-friendly National Union of Seamen. Williams was widely regarded as a left-winger, but his reputation suffered after the débacle

charity football

The Relationships Centre and WGCADA. He has taken part in a number of charity football matches, most notably captaining

industry hit

Hospital cash from Hollywood icon work BBC News date 3 October 2007 accessdate 2008-10-01 Pontypool still has a passenger rail link, but as the main Cardiff - Crewe line skirts the town it is well over a mile from the town centre. Pontypool Road as it was originally known, became a major and important junction, engine shed and marshalling yard, but the decline of the railways after the war, combined with the run-down of the mining industry, hit the area badly and all

concentration live

, mainly in and around the cities of Cardiff, Swansea and Newport, and in the nearby valleys (South Wales valleys). Another concentration live in eastern north Wales. Cardiff, Wales' capital, is the country's most populous city, with 317,500 residents, and for a period was the biggest coal port in the world. Today, with the country's traditional heavy industries (coal, steel, copper, tinplate and slate) either gone or in decline, Wales' economy depends on the public sector


village honours VC war hero 90 years on first Ben last Glaze date 20 October 2006 He enlisted in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve for the Royal Naval Division, on 26 February 1915. The details recorded in his service record show he was living in the Landore area of Swansea, Wales with his wife Sarah; he had been working as a collier (colliery), was

military active

from Carmarthen and Swansea. Actually located in Burry Port, Pembrey and Burry Port railway station is on the West Wales line with regular services to Cardiff and twice-daily to London. The nearest motorway is the M4 (M4 motorway). Pembrey Airport has no scheduled services but provides facilities for visiting private and corporate aircraft, including executive jets, Pembrey Airport is one of the most military active civil airport in Britain so PPR is often needed


'''Swansea''' ( making it the second most populous local authority area (List of Welsh principal areas by population) in Wales after Cardiff. During its 19th-century industrial heyday, Swansea was a key centre of the copper industry, Swansea (Wales, United Kingdom) – Britannica Online Encyclopedia earning the nickname 'Copperopolis'. Hughes, S. (2000) ''Copperopolis: landscapes of the early industrial period in Swansea'' (Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales

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