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  1. Theatre company Cytser is not shy when it comes to unusual settings for screening cinema. They've previously invited audiences to don hard hats and venture into deep slate caverns and now they are planning an evening of cinema about bikes powered entirely by bikes.

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  2. The Afan valley in South Wales was one of the most deprived areas in the country after the coal mines closed, but in the last few years it has seen the growth of a new industry. From out of the wreckage of collieries and coal tips, the Forestry Commission has built a series of single-track ...

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  3. Woodfest Wales, in St Asaph, North Wales kicks off today and runs until 6 June. The festival is a celebration of all things wood and showcases a variety of wood related activities, crafts and forest industries. One thing that particularly caught my eye however was the mountain bike event. So...

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  4. The third round of the British Mountain Biking Championships arrives in Margam Park, Port Talbot for the Bank Holiday weekend. Friday 28 May: 1300-1800 XC Race Practice Open 1800-1900 Team Relay Saturday 29 May: 0900 XC Practice 0900 Regsitration open for xc and marathon 1000 Demo Course Open 1000 Race 1. All Female categories and Juvenile/Youth Boys 1200 Practice 1230 Race 2. Elite/Expert/Sport/Junior Men 1500 Race 3. Master/Veteran/Grand Veteran/Super Veteran Men/Open 1500 Last demo rides begin 1600 Demo course closed. 1730 Free under 12s races. Sunday 30 May 1000 Demo course open 1000 Margam marathon begins 1500 Last demo rides begin 1600 demo course closed There's plenty going on including kids races, leisure rides as well as a huge demo event - featuring all the latest gear and innovations from the world of mountain biking for you to try out.You can also camp at the event. The Big Welsh Weekend - event details See some photos from the 2009 event. On Sunday there's a big ride around the feared Margam 'enduro course' so pack your body armour! Enjoy, and if you're taking part - send in some pics to me at wales.nature@bbc.co.uk and I'll show some in the blog, next week. Gull

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