Person-Centred Creativity Volunteer Blog – Maddy

I’ve recently taken part in Person-Centred Creativity Training (Nick Clements, Rhys Hughes & Katja Stiller). I could practically experience the therapy techniques that I’ll be helping to deliver. We looked at models such as the Johari Window, Positive Psychology and the Strength-Based Approach and took part in role play, dance and games.

Annual Report for 2016

We are proud to launch our on-line bilingual Annual Report for 2016. This vibrant design was created by Black Cat Design, who also created our Charity’s brand new bilingual website which was launched this year.

Partner Company’s Production of ‘Hang’ in Performance at The Other Room

As part of our commitment to supporting new talent across the Arts in Wales, we have supported this new challenging piece of theatre, by Run Amok, directed by our Applied Theatre practitioner Izzy Rabey, written by Debbie Tucker Green, and performed by amazing Welsh actresses. This play has received some amazing reviews and is running in Cardiff at The Other Room until Saturday 16th September.

‘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.