Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month in Wales 2011

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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2011 has come to end and what a month it has been. The annual celebration event at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre (30th June) was designed to challenge while celebrating the contribution that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people have made to the local community. A week long residency, funded by Newport Children and …

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) …