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Tickets are now on sale for RawFfest 2017

17th – 20th August 2017

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Tickets are now on sales for RawFfest, the national youth arts festival for Wales, which will take place at Venue Cymru and other locations in Llandudno from 17 to 20 August 2017. This is the first time this festival has taken place in North Wales. The festival […]

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ADUK Crowdfunder Campaign: Sponsor a young person to attend the RawFfest

Buxon Festival

ADUK is the lead organisation in a major national youth festival taking place in Wales called RawFfest. RawFfest takes place this year from 17th – 20th August at Venue Cymru in Llandudno, North Wales. It offers a festival which is curated and programmed by young people and for young people between the […]

Full story…ADUK Crowdfunder Campaign: Sponsor a young person to attend the RawFfest

Sponsor a young person to attend the RawFfest

ADUK are the lead organisation in a major national youth festival taking place in Wales called RawFfest. RawFfest will offer a festival which is curated and programmes by young people and for young people between the ages of 14 and 25 from Wales and across the UK. We are offering a residential programme that offers […]

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Being Creatively Active: Beyond the Selfie Project

Looked-after children have been expressing themselves in a unique project to improve their wellbeing via creativity – and now everyone can see their work as it’s on display in Pontypridd.

The beautiful photograph collage made by the young people in their Beyond the Selfie project is being shown in the window of an unused shop […]

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SONIG Youth Music Industries Young Promoters Network

Young people in Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council are benefitting from the Families First-funded SONIG Youth Music Industry programmes’ Young Promoters Network (YPN). The YPN offers young people aged 14 to 25 who have a love of music unique opportunities to experience careers in the live entertainment and creative industries. It aims to share […]

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Our Big Gig: Biggest national celebration of music in communities to take place this summer

11th – 14th July

Our Big Gig, which takes place from 11th–14thJuly, will see the whole country celebrate and enjoy music, showcase new and existing talent and increase participation in music making. From school halls to concert halls-local communities and event organisers are being encouraged to get together, pick up instruments […]

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ACE announces Music Education Hubs

Arts Council England has announced the nationwide network of 122 music education hubs that will play a key role in ensuring that every child has the opportunity to experience a high quality music education. £171 million of funding will support the network of hubs between August 2012 and March 2015. The awards have been made […]

Full story…ACE announces Music Education Hubs

Artsmark

ACE has announced that Trinity College London has been chosen as the national provider for the Artsmark scheme and that the Arts Council will commit £4.5m to the programme until 2015. Alan Davey said that having a single provider “will help support a more joined up cultural education for children and young people, both in […]

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Make iT Showcase 2012

The Arts Development Team within Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council’s Cultural Services will soon be hosting the Make iT Showcase 2012!

The Make iT Project is aimed at young people aged 14-19 who have a flair for media and would like to gain hands-on experience, creating music videos for musical talent from the borough.

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New Talent from Pontypridd: Ladies Love a Superhero

Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council’s SONIG Youth Music Industry programme, funded by Fframwaith (the Children and Young People’s Partnership in RCT), have been working with the band Ladies Love a Superhero to nurture their talent and develop their creative industries skills. Pontypridd’s new bright young things, Ladies Love a Superhero, are currently riding high […]

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