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Film Events happening in the next 14 days

attenDANCE, Beddau

  • Wednesday 1st May 2019
  • Wednesday 8th May 2019
  • Wednesday 15th May 2019
  • Wednesday 22nd May 2019
  • Wednesday 29th May 2019
  • Wednesday 5th June 2019
  • Wednesday 12th June 2019
  • Wednesday 19th June 2019
  • Wednesday 26th June 2019
  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019
  • Wednesday 10th July 2019
  • Wednesday 17th July 2019
  • Wednesday 1st May 2019
  • Llys y Cwm Hall

Type of Event: Dance Workshop

This is a fun and exciting dance class and a great way to improve fitness, mobility and flexibility whilst making new friends!  Come along and have a giggle and a wiggle with Afon!

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Arts and Well Being Day, Aberystwyth

  • Wednesday 1st May 2019
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Type of Event: Art

A free Arts and Well Being Day at Aberystwyth Arts Centre open to anyone aged 50 and over; the emphasis will be on having fun and trying something new. Come along and join in one of our many activities

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Arts and Well Being Day, Aberystwyth

  • Wednesday 1st May 2019
  • Wednesday 1st May 2019
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Type of Event: Art

A free Arts and Well Being Day at Aberystwyth Arts Centre open to anyone aged 50 and over; the emphasis will be on having fun and trying something new. Come along and join in one of our many activities

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Cwm Llydan's Crafternoon, Holywell

  • Friday 3rd May 2019
  • Friday 10th May 2019
  • Friday 17th May 2019
  • Friday 24th May 2019
  • Friday 3rd May 2019
  • Greenfield Valley Heritage Park

Type of Event: Art

The funds will explore the use of heritage craft and their techniques. Four workshops will be delivered by skilled local artist, on the four Fridays in May. The artist will use these workshops to increase opportunity for older age people to grow their creativity and artistic skill.

These opportunities will be offered community wide aiming for greater participation by older people in the arts and heritage craft activity's during the spring.

 

Workshop Ideas

 

Vintage Fabric Brooches:

Vintage hand stitched flower brooches using fabric, lace, beads and sequins.

 

Mini Rag Rugs:

Design your own miniature rag rug with a latch rug hook using vintage fabrics.

 

Tassel-tastic!

Create your own beautiful tassels using a variety threads including wools and silks.

 

Felted Welsh Landscapes:

Using the technique of flat felt making we will create a simple Welsh landscape inspired piece using local wool.

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Angel Spin 50+

  • Monday 6th May 2019
  • Monday 13th May 2019
  • Monday 20th May 2019
  • Monday 27th May 2019
  • Monday 6th May 2019
  • Ringland Labour Club

Type of Event: Dance

Creative dancing with cultural spin flags

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Gwanwyn Festival @ Hightown, Wrexham

    • Tue 7th May 2019 to Tue 7th May 2019
  • Hightown Community Resource Centre

Type of Event: Art Workshop

A creative festival of 4 half day creative workshops, for the local community, (age 50+). To celebrate and participate in mosaic art and poetry writing. Participants will learn new creative skills and knowledge and be a part of an artistic community project. It will provide them with the opportunity to “find their voice” in poetry and express themselves through mosaic art, led by local, experienced and enthusiastic instructors.

“Voicebox – Spoken Word” – Poetry Writing will be 2 half day sessions encouraging people to explore the potential of personal writing for health and mental well-being, allowing them to voice their thoughts through poetry writing and recital.

Mosaic Art will be 2 half day sessions designing and creating a local community art piece to be displayed in Hightown Community Resource Centre.

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Flourish: Memory, Movement and Creativity in Age, Penarth

    • Wed 8th May 2019 to Thu 6th June 2019
  • University Hospital, Llandough

Type of Event: Art

A ground-breaking exhibition by artist Jorge Lizalde in collaboration with The Hearth Gallery and SOLACE exploring first memories.

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All Film Events

Relaxed Cinema Screening with interval sing-a-long

  • Wednesday 23rd May 2018
  • Cinema and Foyer, Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre

Type of Event: Film Broadcast

An afternoon of entertainment and singing at Pontio Cinema.

The afternoon will begin with a special screening of a classic film, chosen by members of the local community, with live music entertainment in the break at 3pm by tenor Huw Llywelyn accompanied on the piano by Annette Bryn Parri.

There'll be a chance to take part in a fun sing-a-long session whilst enjoying a cup of tea and some cake before returning to the cinema to enjoy the final half of the film.

Aimed at 60+

The event is also supported by Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd (CCG).  CCG residents will be given a selection of films to chose from: The Greatest Showman, Jersey Boys, Carousel or Grease.

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Gwanwyn Festival day at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

  • Wednesday 9th May 2018
  • Wednesday 9th May 2018
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Type of Event: Multi Art Festival

A free arts and well being day at Aberystwyth Arts Centre open to anyone aged 50 and over.

The emphasis will be on having fun and trying something new. Come along and join one of our many activities

Lunch and refreshments included.

Wheelchair accessible

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Adventures in Old(er) Age

  • Wednesday 2nd May 2018
  • Riverside Warehouse

Type of Event: Film Broadcast

Gentle/Radical Film Club present...

An afternoon of short films for older people

In a world which increasingly ignores our older population, we invite you to an afternoon of short films about ageing where we ask:

What is beautiful about ageing?  What does the future hold for older people?  How do we celebrate older age and how does film, in particular, highlight it? How do we see older people and how do they see themselves?

Join us for an afternoon of films and discussion about these topics with food, refreshments and a raffle!

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Type of Event: Multi Art Festival

Our colleagues at Chapter are putting on an amazing programme of dementia friendly events on Wednesday 17 May.

Films include the premiere of Forget-Me-Not: The Documentary, with a FREE performance from the Forget-Me-Not Choir and Only Men Aloud.

Also showing: Their Finest, Calamity Jane, Mad to be Normal, Re-Live: The Memoria Project, and the silent films of Buster Keaton and Laurel and Hardy.

As part of Gwanwyn, Everyman Theatre will be doing a script in hand performance of Do Not Go Gentle, followed by a q+a and workshop.

There will also be art workshops and A Walk Through Dementia, a virtual reality experience that will put you in the shoes of someone living with dementia.

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Lands of Our Fathers - Avant Cymru / Park and Dare

  • Tuesday 16th May 2017
  • Park and Dare Theatre, Treorchy

Type of Event: Film Workshop

Lands of our Fathers is a film made by people over 50, living in the Rhondda, who have been researching their family tree.

It is often overlooked that the Rhondda was a destination that many people emigrated to in order to work in the mining industry.

The film is a celebration of stories of travel, immigration and emigration, told by older people, to celebrate the diversity of the area.

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Lights, Camera, Action! Pembrokeshire Libraries

  • Tuesday 16th May 2017
  • Pembrokeshire Libraries - for times / venues see above

Type of Event: Film Workshop

Lights, Camera, Action! A film making workshop for the over 50s.

The workshop will enable older people to learn how to create digital films. These skills could be used to film family events, social gatherings, or vlog about hobbies and interests. The session will cover social media platforms like YouTube.

The session will be delivered by a professional film maker, Tom Barrance.

Tom will guide participants through the basic elements of recording, editing and storing digital film. The session can be delived biligually if required.

The activity allows participants to explore new technologies in a safe, fun, friendly environment.

Milford Haven Library – 10.30am – 12.30pm
Fishguard Library – 2pm – 4pm

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Strictly Llandudno - Venue Cymru

  • Wednesday 3rd May 2017
  • Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Type of Event: Film Exhibition

Short film celebrating Llandudno’s history of sequence and ballroom dancing and promoting the benefits of dancing for older people. (Dymphna D’Arcy / Top Notch Films)

Landudno was once a hub for sequence and ballroom dancing. Today the Queens Hotel still offers dancing weekend breaks.

Venue Cymru will be screening a collaborative short dance film incorporating a range of local 50+ dancers who attend some of the various local dance groups in the area including those living with Parkinson’s disease. Members of the Dance for Parkinson’s session and Ted Harding’s and Sandra Isaac’s dance sessions will feature in a short film exploring the sheer enjoyment of moving to music.

Venue Cymru will also be hosting a series of art workshops on 3 May as part of Gwanwyn Festival. Find out more.

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Gwanwyn 10th Birthday Week at Pontardawe Arts Centre

  • Monday 9th May 2016
  • Tuesday 10th May 2016
  • Wednesday 11th May 2016
  • Thursday 12th May 2016
  • Friday 13th May 2016
  • Saturday 14th May 2016
  • Pontardawe Arts Centre, Pontardawe

Type of Event: Multi Art Festival

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The party extends over a week at the Pontardawe Arts Centre, and includes drop in arts and craft sessions, films and a performance from the Siren Sisters (13th May, 2pm).

Films include:
May 10th, 10.30, Ping Pong Breakfast Movie. In this documentary the competitors at an over 80's table tennis championship in Mongolia prove that you're never too old for gold. Followed by table tennis in the studio room.

May 11th, 2pm, Last Vegas starring Robert DeNiro and Morgan Freeman.

May 12th, 10.30, The Hundred Foot Journey Breakfast Movie starring Helen Mirren and Manish Dayal.

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Sol Cinema - solar powered movie theatre

  • Saturday 7th May 2016
  • GROUP

Type of Event: Film Performance

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Sol Cinema, the award winning solar powered mobile movie theatre, is coming to the Gower. The Sol Cimena Crew will train older people to operate and run the cinema which will show Welsh short films. People will have the opportunity to work as an usherette, confectioner or as a projectionist.

As well as offering this fun and entertaining introduction to digital video equipment, the Sol Cinema will also show a selection of Welsh short films.

The day will also include arts and creative food growing workshops in Spring Mills Gardens.

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Making It! Free Drama Scripting Workshop For Older Women

  • Tuesday 15th March 2016
  • Tuesday 22nd March 2016
  • Tuesday 5th April 2016
  • Tuesday 12th April 2016
  • Tuesday 19th April 2016
  • Tuesday 26th April 2016
  • Tuesday 3rd May 2016
  • Monday 9th May 2016
  • Wales Millennium Centre

Type of Event: Drama Workshop

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Parama 2 present….

Making It!

..an opportunity for older women to partake in free creative scripting and performance workshops and to exchange ideas in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

Making It!

…will be based on the successful Women’s Archive of Wales project Voices From the Factory Floor – an oral history of Welsh women’s working lives in the manufacturing industries

Making It!

…the workshops which run for 9 weeks starting on March 15th, will be led by Parama 2 veteran theatre practitioners Valmai Jones and Catrin Edwards, and hosted by our partners Wales Millennium Centre

Making It!

…is free to all older women who have an interest in creating theatre. The workshops are supported by Age Cymru’s Gwanwyn Festival which is funded by Welsh Government and Arts Council of Wales, WI in Wales and Women’s Archive of Wales

Making It!

…to register your interest and for more information, ring Catrin on 07803161388 or email parama2@yahoo.co.uk

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Maesteg Festival including Strictly Cinema

  • Wednesday 27th May 2015
  • Maesteg Town Hall & Outdoor Market (weather permitting)

Type of Event: Multi Art Festival

Maesteg Festival

Film, dance, live music, stalls, food, family history, shop promotions

including Strictly Cinema - Screening of 'Mr Turner' followed by a tea dance

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Gwanwyn Festival at Aberyswyth Arts Centre

  • Wednesday 6th May 2015
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Type of Event: Art

A free arts and well being day at Aberystwyth Arts Centre open to anyone aged 50 or over - feel free to come to all or part of the day

A day of free activities with the emphasis on fun and trying something new (tho' we positively welcome people with experience too!)

Sign up to one of our full length sessions or just come along to see what's happening, have some lunch and join in one of our drop in activities

Note - there will be limited places on some activities, so advance booking is essential

 

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