We have a group of about 25 young people who are programming the festival from the work proposed, along with workshops, masterclasses, events etc. We are likely to get back to you with lots more questions. The core programme will be launched on the website in January 2019. We will then continue to build the programme and make further calls for work.
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.
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.
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.
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