The Celtic Learners Network is a new organisation that provides a wide range of Humanities courses in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Set up by three experienced and enthusiastic partners, we have a young, vibrant team of tutors that offer courses in a diverse range of subject areas such as creative writing, photography, art, history.
We provide workshops, lectures, day schools and weekly classes in two central venues: Cardiff Arts Institute (Park Place) and Barry Library. Our goal… Continue
It's the day after the night before, and I am happy to say I am not full up with cold!!! Happy days! Everyone was fantastic yesterday, really mucking in even though the weather was wet, to say the least.
It has been a great 3 week process, lots of laughs, lots of storming out of rehearsals, lots of fights, like real fights with blood and broken bones, but that's how Catherine rolls!
But on a more serious note it has been a great process, and for a piece of…
I'm heading to Edinburgh this year for just a week to see lots of shows and do lots and lots of writing. I've somehow managed to blag my way in as a sort of runner for Lyn Gardner at the Guardian, meaning that I will be spending every day seeing as much as I possibly can and then reporting back to Lyn on what she should go and see for review. There are obviously way too many shows for Lyn to see, let alone review, so she has entrusted me (god help her) with the… Continue
When was the last time you went to the beach? The last time you played a game? Acted like a child? ... escaped the chaos of everyday life, the mess and disorganisation that is the reality of our worlds and had good old childish fun? With a narrative that makes you feel you are part of something much deeper and bigger then yourself ... a focus on 'we' not 'I' ... The Beach hits home!
For me I did this last night, played games on a beach in Prestatyn, and lost myself in the production.… Continue
I WILL get the hang of this YouTube malarky! - me and hols had a great time at the party - over to Holly - she's much better at this than me - Thxs so much 4 makin this a peformance 2 remeber & thank you for putting us in the brocher, we r 4eva greatful, luv Holly… Continue
So after the initial reaction to the huge question, I began to think about the details of my utter cluelessness and realised it wasn't through a lack of knowledge that I couldn't answer this question: it was because there was a full warehouse in my brain with a zillion different answers and I couldn't fathom where the beginning…
A week of retraced journeys. First as I set off for Manchester to catch the last couple of days of Contacting the World – a wonderful initiative which brings together 12 companies of young performers from across the world in a year-long exchange of ideas, inspiration and ways of making theatre. It all culminates in a week long festival at Contact, Manchester, where I was Artistic Director before coming… Continue
In the social economy, businesses that "pay it forward" and actively employ generalised reciprocity as part of baseline engagement and communication with their audiences, increase the value and social capital of their brand in each online network with which they engage ... or so says this new HBR article…