Book of the Week: Wee Bessie

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Join Wee Bessie Townsley on her travels as she lives her unconventional life with her family and faithful dog Ricky, while longing for the herald of spring.  Wee Bessie is inspired by the childhood of Scottish Traveller Betsy Whyte, one of the travelling communities most celebrated storytellers, who recalled extraordinary real-life tales in her autobiography ‘The Yellow on the Broom’. …

Book of the Week: Romani Routes

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Cultural Politics and Balkan Music in Diaspora by Carol Silverman, Professor of Anthropology, University of Oregon Over the past two decades, a steady stream of recordings, videos, feature films, festivals, and concerts has presented the music of Balkan Gypsies, or Roma, to Western audiences, who have greeted them with exceptional enthusiasm. Yet, as author Carol Silverman notes, “Roma are revered …

Progress Report 2018

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company Ltd  Aka Romani Arts Summary of the main achievements of the charity during the year. The Charity’s 9th year has seen significant development in the integration of communities along with a host of successful achievements that have been instrumental in driving the overall message forward.  These specific activities are: Grant from the Heritage Lottery …