Book Review: Dark Tales from the Woods

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Folktales that nurture and sustain our collective memory. The telling of Parramisha – stories by Romani families held the Rom Ratt/blood together either as historical events or as everyday warnings about surviving against Romantic fantasy or negative stereotypes. This tradition of storytelling also has kept the Romanes language alive and from completely dying out, as most stories would have Romani …

John Roberts Heritage Fund/ Cronfa Dreftadaeth John Roberts/Welshengerie Noyelus Kova

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Heritage fund keeps alive the Welsh Romany language for future generations. Kitchener, Ontario Canada and Orewa, New Zealand June 18, 2019 – A collaboration between two Romanis of Welsh Romany ancestry, living in Canada and New Zealand has led to the funding of a heritage project to preserve the Welsh Romany language for future generations. As well as breaking free …

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 …