‘Creativity for Recovery’ Project

This project supported both individuals and family members who had been both directly and indirectly affected by crime, in Cardiff, Bridgend and The Vale of Glamorgan. The primary issue that was addressed by this project was violence and exploitation. The main outcome was ‘Health & Wellbeing’ - Improving health (physical/ mental /emotional), and the second outcome was ‘Tackling Disadvantage & Exclusion’ by supporting vulnerable people.

‘Hang’ Fundraising Blog

Hang is a play which directly explores themes and narratives which we engage with directly on a weekly basis through our work at Valley and Vale Community Arts. These issues include: marginalisation, isolation, trauma, family breakdown and people whose loved ones are in the criminal justice system.

Make it Happen Music & Voice Blog

The Wales, Ethiopia, Kenya collaborative creative workshops in early May 2017 involving creative practitioners from Wales and Ethiopia. Amazing 2 weeks with lots of singing – composing – guitaring and creative fun with the primary school children, high school children plus the local widows village and Maasai warriors.

Arts & Business Cymru Award Winners 2017

We are pleased to announce that the creative work we have been doing with prisoners and their families at HMP/ YOI Parc in Bridgend, has been recognised in a recent Arts & Business Cymru awards ceremony, along with the other arts partners that have also been working at the prison.