GYPSY, ROMA & TRAVELLER HISTORY MONTH – NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 2012

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On Friday 22nd June 2012, some of the greatest academic minds working on Gypsy, Roma & Traveller issues gathered at City Hall, Cardiff. The whole day event was organised by Isaac Blake, Director of The Romani Cultural & Arts Company and focused in particular on the Romani communities within Europe and beyond. The prestigious speakers from the political sphere, academia …

‘Travelling to a Better Future’- A Gypsy and Traveller Framework for Action and Delivery Plan

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This is the 1st document of its kind to be produced in the UK. It sets out policy direction for the Welsh Government and our partners in respect of Gypsy and Traveller issues. This Framework for Action focuses on several key policy areas which affect the way Gypsies and Travellers access services including accommodation, health, education, participation and planning and …

Celebrating Gypsy season on S4C

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S4C will be taking to the road later this month following in the footsteps of Wales’ Romany Gypsies. In a special week-long series entitled Y Sipsiwn, presenters Ifan Jones Evans and Shân Cothi will travel from Llangrannog in Ceredigion to Fishguard, Pembrokeshire in a Gypsy caravan – a ‘varda’ – from 25 to 30 June. The series coincides with a month-long …