Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month in Wales

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Following on from an incredibly successful event last year Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre becomes the main focus for the annual celebration of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture in Wales in 2011. The annual celebration on (30th June 2011 from 10am-3pm) is designed to raise awareness of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture and to challenge some of the myths that …

Lavior – ‘Words’

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Lavior is the latest piece from contemprary choreographer Isaac Blake. Described as a dark and menacing piece, the performance explores the oppression of Gypsies and Travellers over the ages through contemporary dance and haunting melody. Lavior brings together three performers to explore the twin concepts of communal anonymity and loss of language within the Romani culture. Please note that this …