This is a copy of an article first published in The Wales Arts Review - you can read it by clicking here.
Over the past year, most of us have found solace, comfort or inspiration from the arts and culture in one form or another.
It may have been binge-watching our favourite TV box sets or re-discovering a love for painting or writing. Or it may have been taking up a new hobby, such as sewing or learning to play an instrument when the restrictions were at their strictest. Doing something that brought us joy, at a time when there was such despair.