17 – 20 August, 2017 | Venue Cymru, Llandudno
In exactly two weeks the first RawFfest GŵylGrai to take place in North Wales will open . There is a a packed programme (see highlights below!)
The big news is that there is still £1,000 worth of free and reduced price tickets for 14 – 25 year olds.
It’s really simple for young people or their carers to access these – they just need to complete a simple online form <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSequEd4zIo3grCa-XHqOoIfs0mEoYRWoC_0dVEhrdTZuUBVtA/viewform>.
a fashion residency with Patrick Joseph (who’s worked with Alexander McQueen, Robbie Williams and Cheryl) up-cycling clothes for our special catwalk
Youth Poet Laureate Sophie McKeand teaching us how to blog better, self publish and create punk poetry
music performances from rock to acoustic to folk, with workshops in song-writing (are you the next Adele or Ed Sheeran?) and a panel of music experts to grill about how to get into the industry
Radio Platfform – become a live DJ with WMC’s youth-led radio station
Follow the 2 part crash-course in film techniques and produce a short film
…and loads more! See details here <http://www.rawffest.wales/programme>.
Day tickets cost £10 for Thursday, Sunday, £20 for Friday, Saturday and include meals.
RawFfest is the new youth arts festival for Wales that is fun, innovative and surprising.
It is planned and programmed by young people for young people.
We showcase the best of youth arts today: performances, exhibitions, workshops, events. We value the original over the copy, the quirky over the conventional, the daring over the dull.If you or your group would like to propose work (including workshops) to bring to RawFfest, please complete this form by 6pm MONDAY 13th FEBRUARY 2017.
To get a taste of last year’s festival visit the website: www.rawffest.wales or watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N96wzDSDjz4
Are you aged between 16 and 25 and passionate about arts in Wales?
Do you want to help plan this youth arts festival?
RawFfest GŵylGrai will take place in Llandudno from 17 – 20 August 2017.
Following the pilot festival in Newport last August, we are excited to start planning this summer’s RawFfest in Llandudno.
Would you like to help curate and programme the festival? (that is, chose exciting youth arts work and workshops for the festival)
Or to join the marketing group? (making sure everyone knows about the festival, helping to blog or tweet or Instagram, keeping Facebook up to date)
Or are you interested in the business side? (budgets, thinking how to fundraise, doing administrative jobs)
Or are you interested in event management? (stage management, logistics etc.)
Or are you based in or near to Llandudno and want to be part of the group that makes sure Llandudno’s unique personality is stamped on the festival.
RawFfest GŵylGrai is a partnership of Arts Development UK, Youth Arts Network Cymru, Newport Live, Venue Cymru and Wales Millennium Centre. We are grateful for financial support from the Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government Major Events Unit.
Application form for young people who want to be part of organising the 2017 youth arts festival
To find out more about the festival go to http://www.rawffest.wales/
RawFfest Tender opportunities
RawFfest GŵylGrai is a new, annual festival for young people throughout Wales. Our second festival will take place in North Wales from 17 – 20 August 2017.
We have two tender opportunities:
- Festival Administrator. Based in South East Wales, this role is crucial to ensuring all administrative systems run smoothly. Fee: £8,400 for January to September 2017. This is roughly equivalent to 2 days/week at £100/day.
- Youth Development Coordinator. Based at Venue Cymru, this person will work directly with young people and develop links with the youth and youth arts sector throughout Wales. Conversational Welsh is highly desirable for this role. Fee: £4,300 for January to September 2017. This is roughly equivalent to 1 day/ week at £100/day.
Closing date: 5pm Wednesday 14 December 2016.
Interviews: Monday 19 December in Cardiff for Administrator role; Tuesday 20 December at Venue Cymru for Youth Development role.
For a tender brief email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rawffest.wales
The RawFfest website has been launched and is available at www.rawffest.wales or www.gwylgrai.cymru.
The first Youth Arts Festival for Wales is taking place at the Riverfront, and other venues in Newport,
from August 18th – 21st.
There will be a wide variety of performances, workshops and events and it should be a great experience for
14 -25 year olds.
We will be sending you details 0f the programme when we have it but further details are on their website.
RawFfest is a new youth arts festival for Wales that is fun, innovative and surprising. It is being planned and programmed by young people for young people. We want to showcase the best of youth arts today: performances, exhibitions, workshops, events. We value the original over the copy, the quirky over the conventional, the daring over the dull.
If you or your group would like to propose work to bring to RawFfest, please complete this form by Friday 29th April 2016: CLICK HERE for Info
Gŵyl gelfyddydau ieuenctid newydd i Gymru ydi GŵylGrai, sy’n hwyl, yn arloesol ac yn ddigon o ryfeddod. Fe’i cynllunnir ac fe’i rhaglennir gan bobol ifanc i bobol ifanc. Mae arnom eisiau rhoi stondin i’r gorau ymhlith celfyddydau ieuenctid heddiw: perfformiadau, arddangosfeydd, gweithdai, digwyddiadau. Rhown fwy o werth ar y gwreiddiol yn hytrach na’r copi, y cranclyd yn hytrach na’r cyffredin, y beiddgar yn hytrach na’r diflas.
Os ydych chi neu’ch grŵp am gynnig gwaith i ddod gyda chi i RawFfest GŵylGrai, llenwch y ffurflen yma erbyn dydd Gwener 29ain Ebrill 2016 (ffurflen gymraeg) : Cliciwch yma
Director, RawFfest – Youth Arts Festival Cymru
Cyfarwyddwr, GŵylGrai – Gŵyl Celfyddydau Ieuenctid Cymru
I work 3 days a week on RawFfest GŵylGrai, usually Monday, Tuesday & Thursday and will endeavour to get back to you as soon as I can.