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Byline: GAVIN ALLEN

CARDIFF

When We Were Young looks at how children and young people's experiences of work, school, leisure and their home and family life in Cardiff have changed over the years, told in their own words. The exhibition includes stories, photos and mementoes, including school books and favourite toys and games. At the Old Library, The Hayes until January 3.

Artists from Monmouthshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea and North Wales feature in the Christmas show. At Albany Gallery until December 28.

Christmas Exhibition - a changing show of paintings and prints featuring artists like Ceri Richards, Augustus John, Gwen John, Harry Holland and Shani Rhys James. At Martin Tinney Gallery until December 24. Also an exhibition of work by two generations of painters from the South Wales Valleys - Charles Burton, James Donovan and Ernest Zobole, until December 24.

Christmas Show - a changing exhibition of gallery artists and new oils by Phil Parry. At Kooywood Gallery until December 24.

The Welsh Photography Open 2008 was open to all artists and photographers who live, work or were born in Wales.

The work of the 12 photographers selected can be seen at the Howard Gardens Gallery, UWIC until December 10.

A new display of pre-production artwork from the new series of Doctor Who. At Wales Millennium Centre until January 3.

A grid system underpins the collage work of Simon Holly. Glossy low-culture posters are deconstructed and meticulously reassembled, transformed and subverted. At g39 until January 17.

The first solo exhibition from Mark James, whose artwork has adorned record sleeves for bands like Super Furry Animals, The Fratellis and The Charlatans, can be seen at Magpie Gallery, Church Street, until December 7.

The romance and intrigue of the 1940s and 1950s black and white movies are captured by British artist Jeff Rowland, dubbed "the king of cinematic romance". At Castle Galleries, Cardiff Bay until Christmas. Also photographic art of the early years of the Rolling Stones.

Christmas is Coming - mixed exhibition featuring new and existing gallery artists. At Victoria Fearn Gallery, Rhiwbina until December 24.

Arts Call for Darfur is holding a Christmas Show at Butetown History & Arts Centre until January 4.

A selection of watercolours of Welsh and Cornish harbours, castles and countryside by Yvonne May is at Rhiwbina Library until December 23.

The Christmas Show 2008 features new paintings, pots, textiles, glass, wood and jewellery. At Oriel Makers, Penylan Rd, Roath, until January 17.

LLANTRISANT

The annual Wish List show offers a hand-picked selection of some of the UK's best designers of jewellery, textiles and gifts. At Model House Craft Centre until January 6.

PENARTH

The Washington Gallery Jewellery Fair brings together 12 local and national handcrafted jewellery designers.

At Washington Gallery until December 7.

Also the annual mixed Christmas show until January 11.

PORTHCAWL

The Christmas exhibition 2008 is at Silures Gallery from tomorrow until February 1.

RHONDDA

young@art is the annual competition/exhibition for budding young artists aged three to 17. At Rhondda Heritage Centre until C hristmas.
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
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Date:Dec 5, 2008
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