best of june 2017

WAR Picks | Best of April 2017

March 31st 2017 marked Wales Arts Review‘s official 5th birthday. And, oh, what a ride those five years have been. As part of the celebrations we have in store for the year, we will be starting up a new regular feature awarding at the end of each month the achievements in the arts in Wales we think have been exceptional and worthy of a second shout out. These selections reflect the considered opinions of the critical voices published in Wales Arts Review, and for further in-depth coverage of the work and artists we are highlighting, simply click on the red. So, beginning with the first month of our sixth year, here are the Wales Arts Review Best of the Month selections for April 2017.


Outstanding Achievement

Profundis / Green House  – National Dance Company Wales

Contemporary Music

Silent Forum

Classical Music

BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Tales of Travel 2

Theatrical Production


Book of the Month

And Suddenly You Find Yourself by Natalie Ann Holborow


Edward Thomas Centenary Conference at Cardiff University

Broadcast Media

I Know An Island: R.M. Lockley (BBC Radio Wales)

Blog of the Month

Kaite O’Reilly’s ‘On Talking with Poets’

Visual Arts

Martin Tinney Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibition