Ben Tinniswood
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  • Cardiff
  • United Kingdom
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What I do:
Theatre Maker, Musician, Sound Artist
A little more about me:
I love making things. Due to ongoing incompetency in the field of putting up shelves etc, I concentrate on creating with sound & vision.
Projects I’m working on:
Very proud to be an NTW TEAM Panel Member for a third year.

Looking forward to kicking off TEAM 2017 activity with #Pontystories, an all day performance party in celebration of the YMCA, Pontypridd - Saturday 18th Feb, all welcome!

Musician/Composer on "I'll Sing this Song" - TEAM Project with Patrick Jones & the Alzheimer's Society - Download the App from iTunes

Choir Coordinator on "Before I Leave" - NTW

"Shh!" - Co devising with Tracy Harris - Waleslab & Experimentica Festival

"Create Zone" - Audio experiments in Storytelling with Sherrall Morris
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Fun Palace at NTW with Sense Cymru & TEAM

Come along to our Cardiff Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October. TEAM are joining forces with the Being Me! Project, part of Sense Cymru and taking over the NTW shopfront for an afternoon of experimentation & creation. Come and have a go at making some tactile artworks with us. It will be fun and it could get messy too!

Dewch ymlaen i Fun Palace Caerdydd ar dydd Sul 8fed Hydref.  Mae TEAM yn ymuno gyda'r prosiect Being Me! rhan o Sense Cymru ac yn…


Posted on September 22, 2017 at 16:00

Opportunity to create a Fun Palace at NTW HQ / i creu 'Fun Palace' mewn pencadlys NTW


Do you want to turn our Cardiff shopfront into your community Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October?


If you’ve got the ideas, we can give you the space (See images below). We’ll also provide you with TEAM support, equipment and a budget of £100 to help you make it happen.


Don’t know what Fun Palaces are yet? Then read all about how to make one…


Posted on August 24, 2017 at 13:45

Why I'll keep harping on about TEAM

It was, give or take a few weeks, three years ago I had my first TEAM experience, attending a Leadership training course. This morning I received a letter welcoming me as a National Theatre Wales Board Member as TEAM Representative. It’s been quite a journey!

My experience of attending that Leadership Training day in early 2014 explains a great deal about what TEAM is about, what it means to me & why I’m proud to have been able to represent TEAM for the last three years.



Posted on April 18, 2017 at 15:15

Community is not a Dirty Word

Community is not a dirty word”

I wrote those words in my notebook whilst en route to the Acta Community Theatre Festival in Bristol last week.

There can be connotations of the words “Community Theatre” that are less than helpful. As a working professional in Theatre I've frequently come across assumptions that…


Posted on June 20, 2016 at 14:19

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At 14:39 on February 15, 2017, Julia Crocker said…

Hi Ben,

That is great news that you would like to attend our Create & Collaborate Networking Event on Monday, I will put you down on the list! Can I put you under Industry Creative and NTW team panel member?

I look forward to meeting on Monday evening.

May thanks,


At 19:57 on February 2, 2015, Elaine Paton said…

Hi Ben, Sorry I've lost your email and wanted to send you the info on the Riverside Music nights so you can see if it would be of interest to you. Frankie ARmstrong is one of the performers. Mine is  Cheers Elaine

At 18:33 on September 15, 2014, Catherine Paskell said…

Hi Ben - you are the second person to message me that in 10 minutes - I have sent a test email to our account and so far, it has neither arrived, nor bounced back! Can I check that it was you emailed? Sometimes people miss off the 2t's? Otherwise, send me your message to my personal address catherinepaskell (at) gmail (dot) com and at least I'll have it x

At 23:57 on August 8, 2014, Christina Handke said…

On Facebook yet Ben? :P 

At 16:31 on August 6, 2014, Catrin Rogers said…

Hi Ben!

Thanks so much for the lovely message, and glad to be able to bring some light using the dark arts...

Have you recovered from Summercamp yet?

At 20:28 on August 3, 2014, Tina Pasotra said…

Wedding was beautiful thanks Ben : ) see you soon I hope? x

At 17:03 on August 2, 2014, David Evans said…

It was a joy, hope you had an enjoyable time 

See you soon I am sure

At 15:54 on August 2, 2014, Rebecca Louise Collins said…

Goodbyes are over rated let's make it a see you again instead. x

At 12:46 on August 2, 2014, Domenico Farelli said…

Jurassic Park!

At 12:28 on August 2, 2014, Heeran Lee said…
Thanks, Ben! Hope you are safely back home, and see you again soon!

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