Damian Le Bas, Author & Poet

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 17th profile will be of Damian Le Bas Damian Le Bas is an author and poet and a member of the Society of Authors. He was born in 1985 into a large Gypsy Traveller family from the south coast of England. He won scholarships to boarding school and Oxford University, where he studied Theology and …

Frances Roberts-Reilly, Filmmaker, Poet, Storyteller & Harpist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 7th profile will be of Frances Roberts-Reilly. Frances Roberts-Reilly, filmmaker, poet, storyteller, harpist, is of Romany origins through the direct line of Abram Wood, the Welsh Romichal family of musicians and storytellers. A notable family based in North Wales and Newtown where her three times great grandfather, John Roberts was renowned for his musicianship …

The BBC Wales Charity Message….

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The BBC Wales Charity Message for July 2012 was on behalf of Romani Arts. There was a broadcast in the week beginning Monday 23 July 2012 on BBC Radio Wales. About the Charity The Romani Cultural and Arts Company was established in 2009 by Isaac Blake (a Romany Gypsy himself). Isaac trained as a dancer at Laban in London and Martha Graham, …