History and heritage
In more normal times, the activities and partnerships that we document on this blog are full of movement: of people, of collections, of productions, of exhibitions…
And yet, in an outcome that felt unimaginable even a month or so ago, physical movement in our ever-more hyper-connected world has wound down.
But we are all still, of course, hyper-connected.
You can see books, manuscripts, maps, playbills, scores and much more.
A new exhibition at Devon Guild of Craftsmen explores creativity - and climate change, with young people who have learned traditional skills in the woods (Runs 21 March – 10 May 2020 at Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF)
Kuwait Calling is a trailblazing collaboration between the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre (JACC), a cultural powerhouse in the Arabian Gulf region, and London-based 59 Productions’ team of Tony and Olivier Award-winning creatives (Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, David Bowie is, War Horse), featuring dancers from Rambert, one of the UK’s leading contemporary dance companies.
10 years of community strength and success!
2009 – 2019
The Romani Culture and Arts Company has been the leading Romani organisation in Wales for 10 years and has become the strongest Romani and Traveller led organisation in the United Kingdom, with an extensive network across Wales, England and Europe.
The Romani Cultural & Arts Company was very proud to hold the first Gypsy, Roma & Traveller LGBTQI International Conference in the UK on July 4th 2019 at the Senedd – National Assembly of Wales. The event featured an international selection of speakers including activists, academics, artists and community champions to focus on the current and historic experience of GRT LGBTQI people and the future possibilities for improving equality and opportunity across our communities.
Crafting Futures is a British Council global programme supporting the future of craft; its practices and people. In 2019, British Council launched Crafting Futures in China, aiming to foster international opportunities for UK and Chinese women artisans, explore sustainability and innovation across the craft sector and drive change among younger generations.