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Fishguard Storytelling/Straeon Gwaun

  • Wednesday 16th June 2021
  • Wednesday 16th June 2021
  • TBC

Type of Event: Storytelling

(English) ‘Spring into the World of Story’ 


A lively, participative telling & Performance Skills Workshop, led by professional storyteller and workshop facilitator Deb Winter.   


A relaxed, friendly, supportive workshop where people can practice telling stories and developing their  performance skills Beginners can learn new skills and become more confident; those with some experience can practice and hone their craft, or experiment with new material in a supportive environment. Accessible to all, whatever their level of mobility. 

There will be fun and laughter and lots more activity than listening: a ‘learn by doing’ workshop.  


We will encourage continuing participation in storytelling and give attendees the opportunity to take part in other storytelling activities and to perform a ‘floor spot’ in front of a friendly audience at Straeon Gwaun Story Nights. 

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Photography workshop

  • Wednesday 16th May 2018
  • Brynberian Community Centre

Type of Event: Media Workshop

(English) 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

(English) 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

(English) 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

(English) 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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