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Transition event opportunity for schools in Powys Over the last year, Impelo have been developing CELL, a short dance piece for KS2 and KS3 learners, alongside science partners at Oxford University and Imperial College London. Inspired by life in the lab, the movement and actions of cells and the folding of DNA, CELL is a […]

Taking Flight Youth Theatre

New opportunity for D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Pupils In an exciting first for Wales, Taking Flight Theatre Company have announced that thanks to support from BBC Children in Need, the Ashley Family Foundation and Wales Millennium Centre, they will be opening the first youth theatre in Wales specifically catering for D/deaf and hard of […]

Go and See

Funding for visits to high-quality arts events in galleries, theatres, arts centres and other venues. Schools can apply for small, one-off grants of up to £1,000 to fund single visits to high quality arts events in venues across Wales. Go and See experiences could include visits to performances and exhibitions, or visits to experience arts […]

Get Creative Festival 2020 – Planning Meeting, Cardiff

A meeting in Cardiff to discuss plans for making Get Creative Festival 2020 the biggest and best yet!   Date: Thursday 12 December 2019Times: 14:00-16:00Venue: Culture and Media Centre, Loudoun Square, Butetown, Cardiff, CF10 5HWBooking: To attend this free event, please email will be provided Get Creative Festival aims to celebrate the everyday creativity happening in homes and public spaces […]

Open Call for Proposals – Unus Multorum

Following this year’s 66-person exhibition ‘Sui Generis’, Plas Bodfa Projects is calling for proposals for next year’s show. Plas Bodfa will once again open its doors for a house-wide, radically multi-disciplinary exhibition. Unus Multorum is the second major happening in an ongoing series of exhibitions, artworks and projects inspired by the process of renovating Plas […]

Step closer for Nyth

Plans for new creative arts nest for children and young people move step closer after architects announced. Plans for a new £3.2m centre in Bangor that will “give children young people equal access to the creative arts,” have taken an important step forward with the appointment of architects Manalo & White. The old grade-II listed […]

Sherman Theatre’s 2020 season announced

Sherman Theatre has announced Joe Murphy’s first full year as Artistic Director. The 2020 season offers Cardiff audiences a year of compelling theatre made at the heart of the city. This ambitious programme sees the Sherman cement its position at the forefront of Welsh new writing. Programme highlights, developments and initiatives announced include: At the […]

NAWR blog by Leanne Rees

‘EPIC’– our pupils are our best resource! I am a teacher. I am an artist. I am a dancer. I am a traveller. This is me and I use each aspect of who I am to deliver learning experiences to my children. I do not change who I am as I walk through the classroom […]

Land of Legends

Visitors seeking inspiration for places to visit in Wales with a literary and cultural connection can explore this new story map of Wales to uncover hidden treasures and popular landmarks: from haunted castles and tragic love stories; to mysterious monsters and heroic rebels. Mapped under 10 themes — Watery Worlds, Battles, Living Language, Folklore and […]

NAWR blog by Rachel George

Hi All! My name is Rachel and I teach at Ysgol Maes y Coed special school in Bryncoch, Neath. I have a class full of wonderful teenagers who love the arts almost as much as I do. I’m also an Arts Champion for NAWR and look forward to hopefully working with some of you in […]