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1974 in Wales

1974
in
Wales
Centuries:
Decades:
See also:
1974 in
The United Kingdom
Ireland
Scotland

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1974 to Wales and its people.

Contents

  • Incumbents 1
  • Events 2
  • Arts and literature 3
    • Awards 3.1
    • New books 3.2
    • Music 3.3
  • Film 4
    • Welsh-language films 4.1
  • Broadcasting 5
    • Welsh-language television 5.1
    • English-language television 5.2
  • Sports 6
  • Births 7
  • Deaths 8

Incumbents

Events

Arts and literature

  • Kyffin Williams is elected to the Royal Academy.
  • Andrew Vicari is appointed official painter to the Saudi royal family.
  • The Cory Brass Band is the first Welsh band to win the British National Championship.
  • The BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra achieves full symphony status.
  • Foundation of the Welsh Jazz Society.
  • Journalist Hugh Cudlipp is created Baron Cudlipp of Aldingbourne.
  • Glyn Daniel becomes Professor of Archaeology at Cambridge.

Awards

  • National Eisteddfod of Wales (held in Carmarthen)
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales: Chair - Moses Glyn Jones
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales: Crown - William George
  • National Eisteddfod of Wales: Prose Medal - Dafydd Ifans

New books

Music

Film

Welsh-language films

  • None

Broadcasting

Welsh-language television

English-language television

  • Richard Burton is banned from BBC productions after complaints about his derogatory comments about Winston Churchill and others in power during World War II.
  • Windsor Davies makes his first appearance as Sergeant Major Williams in It Ain't Half Hot Mum.

Sports

Births

Deaths

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