Access Forum: Jo Verrent Thursday 2 February, 6-8pm Japan Room, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff For our next forum, we're welcoming a guest speaker, Jo Verrent, to talk to us about creating work, producing work, making work accessible, reaching new audiences... the list is potentially endless! There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion with Jo. The venue is fully accessible, and Sheryll Holley will be our Palantypist, providing remote live captioning throughout.If you have…See More
November 21, 2016 at 6pm to November 24, 2016 at 10pm
WALES’ MENTAL HEALTH ARTS FESTIVAL 2016 Performances at the Weston Studio, WMC, Cardiff BayNOVEMBER 21st – 24thThe Weston Studio is wheelchair accessible and speech to text will be available at all performances (CAP)Monday 21st NovemberDouble Bill and Question & Answer Session7pm – 10pmTickets £6 / £10Catriona James – ‘Worse Things Happen’Prisons Within by Anthony WrightTickets available at the WMC, please go to: http://bit.ly/2eJSvMZCAP Tuesday…See More
"Looking forward to seeing y'all on the 7th at my first Access Forum (*hangs head in shame*).
I've added the Walls:Muriau Symposium as an event on here. Would be great to see lots of you there as a precursor to this…"
24 November 2016 10:00 - 16:00 - Wales Millennium Centre / 24 Tachwedd 2016 10:00 - 16:00 Canolfan Mileniwm CymruHynt are partnering with Disability Arts Cymru to host a symposium at the Walls:Muriau Mental Health Arts Festival in Cardiff. This event will bring together theatres, arts centres, performers, producers, companies and other creative professionals working across the performing arts to discuss barriers to access and diversity.We will be focusing on issues facing audiences and…See More
Join us for the third Access Forum! Access Forum: AudienceWednesday 7th December, 6-8pm The Plant Room, Wales Millennium Centre Come to Stage Door to check inThe evening will be BSL interpreted by Erika James Chaired by: Sara Beer We'll be focusing on the audience, so think Marketing and Communications, Audience Development and how we reach people who maybe aren't accessing the arts. This topic has come up several times, and lots of us have issues in getting the word out about our…See More
Would be great to see you at the Walls:Muriau symposium on 24th November at Wales Millennium Centre.
Brought to you by hynt in partnership with Disability Arts Cymru we'll be focusing on:
How we can reduce stigma and challenge perceptions…"
"Hi. Hynt has invited cardholders to an event tomorrow. If any of you can make it too, it would be great to see you there:
Thursday 30 June 2016
1:45pm – 2:15pm Elevator, Jessie Brett Dance Company (part of http://www.hijinx.org.uk/unity/),at…"
The Access Forum is, in it's physical form, a quarterly meeting for arts organisations, individuals, audience members, freelancers, creators, makers and everyone in between to get together and talk about access.On this group, we'll be sharing what we discuss at those meetings, the ideas we have, and any thoughts you might have on access.We're aiming to make everything we do more accessible to more people, and to share everything we do to help each other.See More
The date is confirmed for the next Access Forum!Join us at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff on Thursday July 7th, 6-8pm, Studio theatre.We'll mainly be discussing Technology and what's available to us in the Arts industry, and hopefully get some opinions on what's useful.Speakers:Jacob Gough (Production Manager, NTW)Jane Latham and the team at UCANJonny CotsenJacob will chat about the work NTW have done on iPad captioning, Jane will talk about UCAN's app, and Jonny will talk about his work at the…See More
February 11, 2016 at 7:30pm to February 13, 2016 at 10pm
Dates for your diaries!The Glass Menagerie is Theatr Pena's 4th co-production with The Riverfront and opens in The Riverfront Theatre on Thursday 11 February for 3 performances before touring Wales to 18 March.(www.theatrpena.co.uk) It would be great if you could join us at one of the performances.The Glass Menagerie Company Cast: Rhys Meredith as Tom Wingfield, Rosamund Shelley as Amanda Wingfield, Eiry Thomas as Laura Wingfield and Gareth Pierce as…See More
MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDRENby Bertolt Brechtin a translation by John Willettrevised by Ed ThomasDirector: John E McGrathComposer & Musical Director: Dafydd JamesNational Theatre Wales returns to its birthplace in the south Wales valleys for the first production in its fifth season - a bold, anarchic new version of Bertolt Brecht’s 1939 anti-war play performed in and around the Merthyr Labour Club. Hinterland creator Ed Thomas returns to the stage to adapt, NTW artistic director John…See More
Theatr Pena’s third co-production with The Riverfront in association with the Torch Theatre Milford Haven is a classic Welsh story. The Royal Bed by Sion Eirian, an English language adaptation of Siwan by Saunders Lewis, will premiere at The Riverfront on Wednesday 11th February, play there until the weekend, and tour to 18 other theatres throughout Wales in the following weeks.Easter 1230 and an uneasy truce exists between a divided Wales and England. At the court of the charismatic Prince of…See More
"Hello Adam, we met in the Creu Cymru flats in Edinburgh. I'm also working for Theatr Pena at the moment and we would love for you to review the company's work again in The Riverfront, Newport on 12th February before our national tour. My…"
ArtWorks Cymru is a two year programme based in Wales developing practice in participatory settings, and supporting the continuing professional development of artists at different stages of their career working in participatory settings.ArtWorks Cymru is driven by a consortium of partners made up of artists and arts organisations from across Wales:Arts Active, Arts Alive, Artis Community, Arts Connection, Ballet Cymru, Bethan Marlow, Cofis Bach, Community Music Wales, Engage Cymru, Ffilm Cymru…See More
Projects Administrator on hynt, the national access scheme for theatres and arts centres, for Creu Cymru, the development agency for theatres and arts centres in Wales. I'm also the Volunteers and Participation Coordinator at Memo Arts Centre in Barry.
A little more about me:
Previous work includes Resident Marketing Officer with Theatre Pena, Participation Officer at National Dance Company Wales (10 years of service!), Venues Development Officer and Tour Booker for Theatr Pena and Digital Copy Writer for Wales Millennium Centre.
Based in Barry with my family and mad dog. Loved acting, don't have a chance to do it any more. Love watching theatre but am usually too poor and on mum-duty in the evenings to go to everything I fancy.
Want to make the arts accessible and enjoyable to all.
Projects I’m working on:
hynt, the national access scheme for theatres and arts centres. It's an Arts Council of Wales initiative managed by Creu Cymru in partnership with Diverse Cymru.
Just finished working on Theatr Pena's Research and Development for Woman of Flowers.
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