Book of the Week: Wee Bessie

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Join Wee Bessie Townsley on her travels as she lives her unconventional life with her family and faithful dog Ricky, while longing for the herald of spring.  Wee Bessie is inspired by the childhood of Scottish Traveller Betsy Whyte, one of the travelling communities most celebrated storytellers, who recalled extraordinary real-life tales in her autobiography ‘The Yellow on the Broom’. …

Jess Smith Scottish Traveller, Author and Researcher of the Traveller’s Culture

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 15th profile will be of Jess Smith Jess Smith is a Scottish Traveller who has published six books about her culture. An autobiographical trilogy of her days as a youngster on the road with parents and seven sisters living in a converted bus travelling throughout the UK Working mainly in the fields at the …

Aspects of Gypsy Traveller life

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The Riverfront, Bristol Packet Wharf, Newport NP20 1HG – FREE ADMISSION An Arts Council of Wales funded project gets the green light Shamus Mcphee’s ‘Aspects of Gypsy Traveller life’ opens 4th July 2015 to 28th July 2015 The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is proud to announce an exciting new venture that will enable the development of innovative artworks by established …