ACW Lead Creative Schools Scheme

Call Out for Creative Practitioners

Wanted: Art, Drama and IT Practitioners

Fee: £3,000 each and a contribution towards resources

Ysgol Crud Y Werin, Aberdaron, Pwllheli, Gwynedd LL53 8BP

Ysgol Abererch, Abererch, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6YU


Ysgol Crud Y Werin and Ysgol Abererch, Gwynedd are eager to appoint creative practitioners to facilitate an innovative and exciting scheme as part of the Lead Creative Schools Scheme, Arts Council of Wales. The aim of the scheme is to promote new ways of working in schools, giving the school an opportunity to develop an innovative and purposeful learning programme aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning. More information about the scheme is available here.

If you would like to chat about the scheme please contact Gwawr Wyn Roberts on 01286 679721 / 07789 032517 or email:


Creative Gwynedd

The Enormous Weekend

roald-dahlBubbles and face painting, craft and cartoon workshops, a treasure hunt and outdoor activities – just some of the events due to take place in Caernarfon on 16th & 17th September to celebrate Roald Dahl’s centenary.

The ENORMOUS weekend, organised by Gwynedd Libraries and Community Arts Unit and Palas Print, and supported by Literature Wales and the Welsh Government as part of the Roald Dahl 100 Wales celebrations, begins on Friday evening 16th September with a story journey, and will continue through Saturday with events in Caernarfon Library in the morning and in Palace Street in the afternoon.

“Our aim in organising the event was to have lots of fun inspired by Roald Dahl’s work,” said Nia Gruffydd, Gwynedd Libraries’ User Services Manager.

“We very much wanted to bring the work of Roald Dahl to life, to insprie children’s creativity, with art, craft, outdoor activity, theatre events and, of course, reading and writing,” she added.

For more info. please visit our webpage:

For further information about the ENORMOUS weekend, pick up a programme at the library or at Palas Print or download a copy.

Tickets are required for some events. Please contact Caernarfon Library 01286 679463 or Palas Print 01286 674631 for tickets.

For further information about the weekend and individual events, please contact the organisers

Nia Gruffydd, Caernarfon Library 01286 679463,

Gwawr Roberts, Gwynedd Council’s Community Arts Unit 01286 679721

Eirian James Palas Print 01286 674631


Creative Gwynedd

Tackling Loneliness Amongst Older People in Gwynedd Rural Communities
creative gwynedd

Community Arts: Tackling Loneliness Amongst Older People in Rural Gwynedd Communities
Closing Date: 9am, 14th September 2016
Fee: £12,000
Project duration: Beginning of October ‘16 – end of March ‘17
Status: Freelance

We wish to commission a new arts project to and work with lonely older people living in our rural areas. We are seeking to appoint a creatve individual or company to trail a new method of providing older people with opportunities to socialize, express themselves and to create new relationships through the the arts. The successful applicant will be responsible for devising, administrating, managing and evaluating the project.

Full Details –

More Details:
Gwawr Wyn Roberts – 01286 679721 –
Nêst Thomas – 01286 679098 –
Info. re. loneliness: