GYPSY WAYS

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Gypsy Ways is a film made with young people from the Shirenewton Gypsy and Traveller site in Cardiff. It uses a combination of animation and live-action to follow the reminiscences of Laurel Price as she recalls growing up in a traditional Vardo and her life on Leckwith Common in Cardiff in the 1970’s before setting on the permanent site of …

Latvian Ambassador, visiting the Shirenewton site

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We are delighted and honoured to announced that His Excellancy Mr Eduards Stiprais, Latvian Ambassador to the UK, will be visiting the Shirenewton Gypsy & Traveller site in Cardiff this week. The Ambassador will be meeting with Isaac Blake, Director of the Romani Cultural and Arts Company and seeing our latest project in action combining story telling and animation. This …

Equality and Human Rights Commission Project

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This week sees the launch in Wales of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s follow-up research to the ‘Who Do You See?’ project (October 2008). The first report concluded that Gypsies and Travellers were one of the four groups most likely to experience discrimination in Wales, alongside people experiencing mental illness, refugees and asylum seekers and transgendered people. The new …