GYPSY WAYS

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Gypsy Ways is a film made with young people from the Shirenewton Gypsy and Traveller site in Cardiff. It uses a combination of animation and live-action to follow the reminiscences of Laurel Price as she recalls growing up in a traditional Vardo and her life on Leckwith Common in Cardiff in the 1970’s before setting on the permanent site of …

Romani? Gypsy? Traveller? Citizen?

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The Second Annual Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month Lecture Wales’ latest cultural tradition is the annual Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History lecture at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre. Dr Adrian Marsh (Senior Programme Manager of the Roma Early Childhood Development Programme) and Dr Thomas A. Acton (retired Professor Emeritus of Romani Studies at the University of Greenwich, London) …

Latvian Ambassador, visiting the Shirenewton site

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We are delighted and honoured to announced that His Excellancy Mr Eduards Stiprais, Latvian Ambassador to the UK, will be visiting the Shirenewton Gypsy & Traveller site in Cardiff this week. The Ambassador will be meeting with Isaac Blake, Director of the Romani Cultural and Arts Company and seeing our latest project in action combining story telling and animation. This …