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August 2009

Best gigs.....

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 28 August 2009

I went to The Green Man Festival last weekend and saw some amazing bands including Dirty Three, Beach House, Vetiver and Peter Broderick. Meanwhile visitors to the Pop Peth exhibition in Oriel 1, St Fagans:National History Museum have been letting us know about their favourite gigs.

Becky loved Sugababes, Jacob Price (who's 4) went to see Automatic at the Big Weekend in Cardiff. Cat saw the Manic Street Preachers on the eve of the millennium. Huw's best gig was Deep Purple at St Davids Hall in 1996. Vanessa loved The Who at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Seven more people said that Take That in Cardiff was their best gig and Rachel saw Brian Wilson at Glastonbury and cried...

More Art Cart pictures

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 26 August 2009

Monday's Art Cart

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 17 August 2009

Sunday Art Cart

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 17 August 2009

Best gig ever....

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 17 August 2009

So many of you have said that the recent Take That concerts were your favourite gigs ever!

Here's what else you've been enjoying.....


Cage the Elephant

Nina Simone

Pulbic Enemy

The Cure



Rolling Stones lots of you have loved the Stones.... -

Euros Childs

Catatonia (lots of people have picked them!)

Super Furry Animals

Genod Droog

John Cale

Kings of Leon

Manic Street Preachers

Uriah Heep

Please email to let me know your favourite gig as well as your thoughts and comments about the Pop Peth exhibition at St Fagans:National History Museum.

Art Cart pictures from today! (friday 14th)

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 14 August 2009

Amazing drawings from the Art Cart!

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 12 August 2009

Art cart pictures from monday 10th August

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 12 August 2009

Art Cart Monday 10th August

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 10 August 2009

It's been very busy today on the art cart and you've all been doing the most amazing pictures! I've taken lots of photos of the drawings you all made and will be putting them on the museum blog on Wednesday - sorry for the delay!

Art Cart 07/08/09

Posted by Sian Lile-Pastore on 7 August 2009

As it was such a sunny day, most people were outside enjoying the museum grounds, but those that came to the art cart in Oriel 1 made the most beautiful pictures.

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