Martin Campbell Director of the Gypsy Roma Traveller Police Association

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 35th profile will be of Martin Campbell Martin Campbell is the Director of the Gypsy Roma Traveller Police Association, an association set up primarily to support Police Officers and Staff who are from Gypsy Roma and Traveller communities of the UK and Europe. Martin is a Gypsy from the North West of England who …

Iconic Traveller story set in Angus to be adapted for children

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Scottish classic to be adapted into illustrated children’s book The cultural classic ‘The Yellow on the Broom’, which tells the tale of Betsy Whyte’s life as a Scottish Traveller is to be adapted into an illustrated children’s book, ‘Wee Bessie’.  Over nine thousand pounds of funding from The National Lottery, Awards for All has been awarded to the charity, Heart …

Tears of Blood: The Roma Holocaust in Poetry

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Venue: Byre Theatre (Studio) Abbey Street, St Andrews, Scotland, KY16 9LA, UK Date: Monday, 1st April 2019 The Roma poet, Papusza’s, Romani-language narrative poem Tears of Blood is the earliest known witness account of the Kali Trash (‘Black Fear’), Samudaripen (‘Mass Killing’), Porajmos (‘Devouring’), Pharrajimos (‘Destruction’), or the Roma Holocaust, perpetrated by Nazi Germany during World War II. Now at …