Diaries

Yami Popping Workshop

Get behind the scenes of some of our projects/events/trips etc.

2011

Behind the Scenes at Valley and Vale – Valley and Vale Community Arts’ dance development worker, Issie Lloyd leads a dance workshop ‘Soul Train’ with the one and only Yami (aka ‘Rowdy’).

2010

Betws Community Choir sings @ Wales/Ethiopia Launch – Betws Community Choir is quite a special thing… dreamt of long ago, laughed about a few times, and then really imagined and made possible with a leap of faith (or a wing and a song) by Valley and Vale Community Arts, the people of Betws, St David’s Church, and various funding pots including Reach, The Arts Council of Wales, The Welsh Assembly Government, and The Communities First Trust Fund.

Alyson Evans’ Darwin Adventure part 5 –As part of her Arts Exchange with Darwin Community Arts, Alyson Evans is keeping a video diary of her experiences. Her fifth and final entry comes from her Forum Theatre workshop at Darwin Community Arts in Australia.

Alyson Evans’ Darwin Adventure part 4 – As part of her Arts Exchange with Darwin Community Arts, Alyson Evans is keeping a video diary of her experiences. Her fourth entry comes from Darwin, Australia where  we meet Sarah, Alyson’s counterpart at Darwin Community Arts. Sarah is the Drama Facilitator for DCA and she tells us a little about here role and how things are going for her and Alyson during the exchange visit.

Drama for Change – Our drama facilitator, Ali Franks, leading a group of teenagers in a workshop where they explore a range of issues from bullying to community identity.

Alyson Evans’ Darwin Adventure part 3 –As part of her Arts Exchange with Darwin Community Arts, Alyson Evans is keeping a video diary of her experiences. Her third entry comes from the marina in Darwin, Australia where they’re celebrating Territory Day.

Alyson Evans’ Darwin Adventure part 2 – As part of her Arts Exchange with Darwin Community Arts, Alyson Evans is keeping a video diary of her experiences. Her second entry comes from her drama workshop at Darwin Community Arts in Australia.

Alyson Evans’ Darwin Adventure part 1 –  World Refugee Day event in Darwin, Australia. The day involved traditional performances from around the world, stalls full of information for newcomers to Australia, and craft workshops.

2004

Sandfields Mural Project – this summer graffiti murals project took place in 2004 at the library in Sandfields estate near Port Talbot.