GRANT FROM THE HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND – ‘NO TRAVELLERS!’ PROJECT

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The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is excited by the recent £49,800 grant provided by The Heritage Lottery Fund. The money will pay for our experienced Community Champions from the Gypsy and Traveller communities to carry out extensive fieldwork across South East, South West & Mid Wales. The work will see the gathering of stimulating oral histories, photographs and artefacts …

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 …

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) …