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Media 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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Photography workshop

  • Wednesday 16th May 2018
  • Brynberian Community Centre

Type of Event: Media Workshop

The workshop is aimed at improving your photography skills using composition, lighting, timing and other simple techniques.

We will also look at taking your camera off AUTO and learning how to use aperture and shutter priority settings so you can take control of your camera.

You will gain a better understanding of how to compose photographs and using the camera controls and settings. The techniques learnt can be used with any subject of photography and will give you the confidence to go out and take stunning photographs.

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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.

CHAPTER dementia fest flyer 5

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Collecting and Connecting: Supporting People to Live Well With Dementia

  • Tuesday 1st December 2015
  • National Museum Cardiff

Type of Event: Art Workshop

One day course at National Museum Wales for anyone responsible for developing activities and resources for people with dementia, including museum staff and care setting activity providers.

The course will cover practical ideas for reminiscence and memory activities, tips on how to make your organisation more dementia friendly, and advice on how to support people and help them live well with dementia.

Follow the links in below in English and Cymraeg for more info.

Dementia Awareness Day National Museum Eng

Dementia Awareness Day National Museum Welsh

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Rhondda Radio Gwanwyn Week

  • Monday 25th May 2015
  • Thursday 28th May 2015
  • Various locations throughout Rhondda – details to be confirmed

Type of Event: Media Broadcast

Rhondda Radio is taking a mobile studio out into the community.  We have several locations that we will be visiting as well as interviewing the local artistic groups & individuals about their involvement in the arts.

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