RAJPOT  LAUNCHES  INTER-CULTURAL  CENTRE  PROJECT 

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Following on from the success of the Hidden Treasures Event at Pitlochry Festival Theatre in 2017 the RAJPOT PROJECT has been launched. Its aim is to establish the first Gypsy Traveller led inter-cultural peace centre of its kind for indigenous and predominantly oral cultures in Scotland and possibly even the world. In this respect, it must be regarded as an …

Shiftwork ‘GYPSY MAKER 3’

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Daniel Baker  Shamus McPhee  Artur Conka Billy Kerry Ambivalence towards Roma continues to endure in the minds of Europeans. The figure of the Gypsy has greatly influenced artists and thinkers of the avant-garde from the nineteenth-century romantics to the Bohemians of the early twentieth century. Such unorthodox approaches to creative living, as personified by the Gypsy, have an important role …

Shamus McPhee, Artist & Activist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company’ 3rd profile will be of Shamus McPhee Shamus McPhee, the youngest of nine children to Scottish Gypsy Travellers Agnes Johnstone and Charles McPhee, was born in 1971 in a deliberately sub-standard disused RAF Nissan hut devoid of electricity or hot water, converted in 1946 to accommodate “tinker” families as part of a furtive racial …