Cas Holmes, Artist, Author and Educator

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 38th profile will be of Cas Holmes Cas Holmes trained in fine art and works in textiles and mixed media as means to interpret her ideas. Born in Norfolk to a family with Romany ancestry (her Grandmother was born in Newport, Wales) she now resides in Kent. After graduation with an honours degree from …

Elective Home Education and Romani-Traveller Communities in Wales

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The issue of Elective Home Education (EHE), amongst teachers and parents is one that elicits strong opinions on both sides; parents choose EHE as they feel their culture, language and heritage is unrepresented in schools, their children vulnerable to bullying and discrimination and that, if their children haven’t learned the essentials in primary school, they won’t do so in secondary …

Making a real difference with Gypsies & Travellers in a climate of anti-Gypsyism

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The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is pleased to announce that it has received a Big Lottery grant of £99,680 for a two-year project to support elderly Gypsies and Travellers across South-East Wales.  All our funds are directed into projects that are community led. By Gypsies & Travellers, with Gypsies & Travellers, for Gypsies & Travellers!  This funding will now …