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Disability Arts Cymru Appoints New Director

It is with great delight that Disability Arts Cymru has appointed Ruth Gould (MBE) as its new Director. Hailing from Liverpool, Ruth has been working in the disability arts sector since the mid 90’s, mostly known for her pioneering work as Director of the award winning DaDaFest. Ruth is eager to bring her years of experience to the role, but…

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The Big MaDCaff Project is happening

MaDCaff is going National, and we want you to get involved We are very pleased to announce that our MaDCaff project, which has been running successfully in and around Ceredigion for 5 years, is about to go National with the help of funding from the WCVA’s Volunteering in Wales grant.  MaDCaff is a pop-up café style open mic event showcasing…

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Accessible Screenings

Just a reminder for you. Audio Described cinema & DVD. Check out this web site for audio described cinema screenings: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/ad.html Latest audio described DVD releases: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/ad.dvd.html Sub-titled cinema Check out this web site for sub-titled screenings: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/now.showing.html Find your local cinema, bookmark the page, check it every Friday for the latest shows!            

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DAC News

International Conference Centre DAC have been contacted by the Accessibility Group to inform us of the disappointing access provision at the new ICC at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport. Apparently the huge building only has one small lift. When the Accessibility group approached the ICC regarding their concerns, the reply was for visitors to use the service lifts around…

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DASH and Wysing Arts Centre

Open Call for Curatorial Commisions Programme Curator in Residence – Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge As a partner in the ground-breaking DASH Curatorial Commissions Programme, Wysing Arts Centre is happy to announce an open call for its Curator in-Residence. DASH has been working with galleries and arts centres in England and Wales since 2009 creating opportunities for Deaf and Disabled artists…

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Being Human Festival – Writing Workshop

Discover your creativity: an interactive writing workshop by Cultural Institute, Swansea University Specifically for adults who self-identify as having a disability or chronic health condition Friday November 15 2019 2:00 pm  – 4:00 pm National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3RD   Come along to our interactive writing workshop where you’ll have a chance to write poetry and prose…

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Open Art 2020 At Cyfarthfa Castle March 17 – June 14 2020

Notice for all artists! We are looking for submissions of artwork for our 2020 Open Art Exhibition at Cyfarthfa Castle Last year we displayed over 150 pieces of amazing art and are looking to do the same in 2020. If you are a professional or amateur artist then please get in touch to request an application form . We have …

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Hijinx Odyssey this Christmas presents The Curious Muchness of Stuff and Nonsense

            Follow the white rabbit to Wales Millennium Centre! The Curious Muchness of Stuff and Nonsense: 5 December 7pm, 6 December 7pm (audio description) and 7 December 3pm & 7pm This Christmas join Hijinx Odyssey as they follow Alys, her cat Dinah and the white rabbit on their adventures in a whole new wonderland adventure….

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Help raise funds for DAC when you shop on line

Turn your everyday online shopping into FREE donations for Disability Arts Cymru   Thank you to all our supporters who are raising funds for us when using the Easy Fundraising  site to shop on line. We have raised £156.35  so far. If you haven’t signed up yet please visit http://efraising.org/BwL9Gq2fLs     You can also raise funds for us if  you…

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FFILM CYMRU PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON MENTAL HEALTH

Applications are now open for our new mental health awareness training programme – ScreenSkills presents MindSet, in association with Ffilm Cymru Wales. ScreenSkills presents MindSet, in association with Ffilm Cymru Wales, a new mental health awareness training programme for film and TV producers, managers and Heads of Department.   Taking place at Cardiff’s Tramshed Tech on the 4th and 5th…

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Unlimited Events

Unlimited Connects Wales Unlimited has partnered with a range of arts organisations around Wales to host a series of Unlimited Connects events. These will include half day, all-day and even a 2 day event with a mix of elements – often a discussion panel, structured networking with other artists and organisations, workshops and so on – building on requests from artists…

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Learning Disability Wales

Learning Disability Wales Course

Making Information Easy to Read & Understand level 1 26 November in Cardiff This one day course will help you make information easier to read and understand for people with a learning disability.   It will help you to produce: leaflets letters minutes from meetings agendas reports posters After the course you will be able to use clear words, sentences…

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