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FAN groups: a different way to meet the neighbours

July 22, 2012

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This week I went to my first ever FAN meeting… Every Saturday in Cardiff’s city centre, there is an unusual meeting of friends. From children to OAPs, those born and bred in Cardiff to those that have migrated here, as well as refugees, asylum seekers, students and ‘young professionals’. These people were once strangers but […]

Craftivism for Refugee Week

June 19, 2012

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Last Saturday, Sarah Corbett, founder of the Craftivist Collective, came to Cardiff to do a workshop at St Fagans alongside the Refugee House exhibiton which is at the museum until 1 July. Craftivism = craft + activism. I first came across the idea when I got involved with some of the Craftivist Collective’s meetings and […]

Coming up this week

June 17, 2012

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Coming up in Cardiff this week including events for Refugee Week 2012… Monday 18 June Language lessons. Arabic at 5pm. Spanish 7pm. Red and Black Umbrella, 57 Clifton Street, Adamsdown, CF24 1LS Anima Mundi – Soul of the World. Reel Outlooks free film screening. “Beyond the fear of doom & gloom and the sweeping-it-under-the-carpet, director Peter Charles […]

Coming up this week

June 3, 2012

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Coming up in Cardiff this week. As always, let me know if there’s anything you think should be on there Monday 4 June Language lessons. Arabic at 5pm. Spanish 7pm. Red and Black Umbrella, 57 Clifton Street, Adamsdown, CF24 1LS Tuesday 5 June At the Red and Black Umbrella: Arts and crafts workshop. 4pm-6pm English conversation. 5.30pm. People’s […]

Democracy in Action photo competition

June 1, 2012

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Illustrating the power we have as Welsh citizens is the aim of a new photography competition being run by the Welsh Government Democracy in Action is more about images that tell a story than technically good photographs, entries can even be taken on camera phones. It will be interesting to see how people interpret the […]

Coming up this week

May 27, 2012

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Coming up in Cardiff this week. Let me know if there’s anything you think should be on there Monday 28 May Language lessons. Arabic at 5pm. Spanish 7pm. Red and Black Umbrella, 57 Clifton Street, Adamsdown, CF24 1LS Tuesday 29 May At the Red and Black Umbrella: Arts and crafts workshop. 4pm-6pm English conversation. 5.30pm. People’s […]

Is this our future?

May 20, 2012

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On Tuesday the Red and Black Umbrella hosted video collective Reel News with short films from their new DVD Our Present is Your Future, about different aspects of grassroots resistance and organising in Greece. While the news is dominated with dread at Greece leaving the Eurozone it seems from this footage that many of the […]