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 …

GRT History Month Success

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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2010 has come to end and what a month it’s been. Last year’s single event at the Chamber of Commerce Building was the foundation for the three events this year. National Launch The National Launch at the Senedd (27th May) celebrated the work of school children across Cardiff and Newport in our first GRT …

Young People Launch GRT History Month

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Helen Mary Jones, AM was joined by young people from Newport and Cardiff Schools to launch Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month today at the Senedd. The young people, 5 from Newport and 3 from Cardiff, had all taken part in competitions to design posters for this year’s events in the 2 cities. About 100 people turned out to see the young …