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orange imageNo beaches in the Rhondda: Rhondda Lifeguards

Rhondda Lifeguards, who guard the beach at Cold Knap in Barry, have secured Heritage Lottery Fund money to create a book to celebrate their 50th Anniversary in September 2012.


orange imageBasic skills

Ruth Garnault management in conjunction with Blaenau Gwent CBC commissioned stories and training to investigate the use of storytelling in the development of basic skills.

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orange imageStories from schools in Norfolk and Monmouthshire

Class 5BK at Hethersett VC Junior School got their Christmas artwork dancing to music in a short animated film.

Whilst in the Spring, three schools in Monmouthshire came up with fabulous fantastical stories thanks to Monmouthshire Libraries' participation in the Read a Million Words boys' literacy scheme.

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orange imageCardiff Parent Network's big finale

Cardiff Parent Network hired Cardiff Football Stadium's conference suite to screen the 10 stories made over the past year.

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news buttonMade in Roath festival

The Made in Roath arts festival 2010 took place on 15th - 17th October.

Four short films made specially for the festival were shown during the closing ceremonies.

Snapshot Roath 2010, a digital photography challenge »

Young Snapshot a separate children's photography challenge »

A story from Roath Park Primary School »

A story from Marlborough Junior School »

orange imageCardiff ArtsMark logoAccredited ArtsMark partner

Creative Arts Support Team (CAST) from Cardiff's Schools and Lifelong Learning Service have accredited Katrina Kirkwood as an ArtsMark partner following her work in numerous different schools in Cardiff and the Valleys.




news buttonCardiff Parents Network commission

Cardiff Parent's Network have commissioned ten digital stories from people parenting under different circumstances. The ten stories will work together to create a “Big Picture” of parenting in the city.

orange imageScreening of Treorchy Tales

The digital stories made by the Year 6s of Treorchy Primary School with members of the Treorchy Male Choir were screened on 9th July.

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news buttonSix Bells Colliery disaster memorial screening

17 digital stories made in conjunction with Breaking Barriers Community Arts and the Six Bells Community First team were screened on 28th June as part of the 50th anniversary commemorations of the 1960 colliery disaster.

news buttonWattstown Workmen's Institute Centenary screening

A 30 minute film in which stories collected from local people were linked with the help of local primary school-children was funded by the Ynyshir and Wattstown Communities First team. It was screened on 10th June at the centenary celebrations of the newly renovated Working Men's Institute in Wattstown.

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