What’s On

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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DAC Open Exhibition 2019 – Call for entries

The theme of this year’s open exhibition is ‘Trust’ Open to D/deaf and disabled artists and those with long term physical and/or mental health conditions, residing in Wales, aged 16 and over. Entry fee – £7.50 per entry Closing date 14th June 2019       Image by Vivi-Mari Carpelan  – The impossibility of sleeplessness and Damien Hirst doesn’t exactly…

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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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Get Creative Festival 2019

What is Get Creative? Get Creative Festival shines a light on all the great cultural activity that takes place on a regular basis in local communities and encourages people to try their hand at something new and creative. This huge annual celebration of creativity aims to give everyone the chance to get actively involved in a creative event in their…

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Articulture

Small-scale pilot commission for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) artists  Apologies for the short notice but this may be of interest to someone. Artists need to be Welsh or Wales-based. The deadline is 23rd April at 5pm and artists must be available for The Big Splash weekend (20th – 21st July). Olivia Harris (olivia.harris@newportlive.co.uk) is more than happy to…

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Voluntary Arts Wales

Get Creative Festival  Apply for a micro-grant to help your group run an event during Get Creative Festival in Wales in May 2019 We are delighted that the Arts Council of Wales have provided funds for Voluntary Arts Wales to administer micro-grants of £100 to help groups with the costs of running events during Get Creative Festival. Events must be: participatory and creative either free…

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VERVE – New Dance

VERVE | Mixed Bill – Cardiff Saturday 11 May, 7:30 PM, £12/£8 Dance House, Cardiff Bay Adventurous. Athletic. Absorbing. In 2019 VERVE presents an ambitious programme of bold new dance work created by internationally-acclaimed and award-winning choreographers Joan Clevillé (Catalonia), Maxine Doyle (UK) and Ben Wright (UK), alongside a restaging of ‘Shutdown’ by Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof (Israel). Experience…

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Call for Creative Work

Creative Manifesto, Translating Chronic Pain Emerging from the Creative Manifesto, I invite submissions of ‘FLASH’ ILLNESS WRITING, short-form creative work  – which expresses a moment or fragment of experience of persistent pain;  – which takes either the perspective of a person experiencing the pain or the perspective of a witness (carer or healthcare professional);  – which captures any dimension of experience – physical, emotional, social, economic, institutional, medical, spiritual, or creative;…

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Art Studio01 Shrewsbury

New Ways Exhibition April 10th – 27th  11:00am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday Free Wheelchair Accessible Participate Contemporary Artspace, 32-34 Riverside, Raven Meadows, Shrewsbury, SY1 1PJ New Ways presents the beginning of a new era for ArtStudio01, co-curated by Director Tanya Raabe-Webber and Producer Jennifer Gilbert. In January 2018 Tanya was awarded an ACE funded R&D looking into Learning Disability art studios and best…

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Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Human Rights

Fly the Flag On 10 December 2018 with Ai Weiwei’s help, lead partner Fuel Theatre unveiled a flag as a symbol for universal human rights. Throughout the week of 24 to 30 June 2019, arts organisations will lead public moments to ‘Fly The Flag’ for human rights. There will be physical flags to fly, but there might also be performative…

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