We are contacting everyone who has ever participated in the festival to ask them to participate again – by completing a simple survey, which will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. (more…)
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People Around Here would love to hear from you if you are interested in this project.
Please come along to find out more about how you can be involved:
Wednesday, 2nd November 2011 at 2pm in Room B, City Hall
RSVP to Becky Matyus: 07989 713696 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s it all about?
Mentoring young people in after-school art clubs over 3 years. Creative activities provide a safe and positive environment for mentoring, and a platform for young and old to develop confidence and skills. We will train and support older volunteers to be mentors for vulnerable 10-13 year olds.
How can you get involved?
- Could you take part in a pilot intergenerational art workshop at Tredegarville Primary School on Nov 15th and 23rd from 1-3pm?
- Could you be part of a small team helping us to plan this project?
- Could you be a mentor to a young person for 3 years?
Those of you who are interested in pushing the boundaries of what older people are able to learn and achieve will be interested in a new blog to be found at
Give it a try and see what you think.
Visit www.ashoeboxofsnow.wordpress.com to find out more about a new interactive BBC Radio 4 play starring Richard Briers.
They want you to record your stories of the odd and unusual objects that hold special memories for you. It’s a really clever idea. I’m sure they would like to hear from you.
It was announced live on the Roy Noble programme on BBC Radio Wales on Thursday 7th July that the commission for a major work of art to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Gwanwyn Festival (supported by the Arts Council of Wales) has been awarded to Emrys Williams. The decision was a tough one with stiff competition from the other shortlisted artists; Sarah Hope from Newport, Pembs and Jan Gardner from Deganwy in North Wales. Emrys will begin work immediately and you will soon be able to follow a regular blog by the artist which will give us an insight into the work involved in such a major commission. Visit www.gwanwyn.org.uk again soon to watch this major work take shape.