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Welsh Secretary welcomes stars to a special event to celebrate Welsh culture

Welsh culture celebrated at Wales Office reception


Leading figures from Welsh culture gathered at the Wales Office tonight (Monday) to celebrate Welsh achievements in creative life.

More than 50 guests from independent TV makers, broadcasters, theatre groups and sports were invited to Gwydyr House in Whitehall.

Hosted by Alun Cairns, the Secretary of State for Wales, the gathering was told that Welsh culture represents a fantastic shop window for the world.

Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, said:

I am delighted to welcome people from all walks of creative life to Gwydyr House to celebrate Welsh culture.

All the vibrant elements of Wales are in attendance from sport to tourism and from stage to screen. Together they all play a vital role in showcasing Welsh talent across the world.

Wales Week in London is a brilliant initiative to promote Wales internationally, I am committed to ensuring that Wales continues to punch well above its weight with people enjoying Welsh culture in all four corners of the world.

Published 6 March 2017