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 …

Free performance to celebrate John Roberts

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Newtown’s newly rediscovered nineteenth century hero is being celebrated with a free hour long performance by inspirational story teller Peter Stevenson, and internationally renowned harpist Harriet Earis as part of this year’s Newtown Food Festival in the Oriel Davies Gallery in The Park at 3 p.m. on Sunday 3 September, to which all are warmly invited. This event marks the …