Urban Circle Newport

Urban Circle Newport is an independent youth arts organisation and registered charity based in Newport, South Wales. We engage, support and empower young people and communities. Through interconnected services and quality pre-selected partner organisations, Urban Circle is able to provide targeted and flexible services.

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Your visit to Reggae and Riddim 2022- 30th/31st July

Reggae and Riddim 2022 is nearly upon us and to prepare you for your visit to our cultural celebration- we have compiled all the information you need to know, to plan your visit. For more information visit: http://reggaeriddimfestival.com Are tickets still available? Will they be available on the door? You will not be able to purchase tickets on entry- all remaining tickets…

Building a creative solidarity network in South Wales.

Are you a creative freelancer working in and around South Wales especially Newport ? Would you like to build community connections and opportunities to flourish into the future? Does the idea of a creative network built upon trust seem interesting to you? Here at Urban Circle Newport we believe Storytelling and community development go hand in hand. So with the support of…

365 days- Full Circle.

.A year as a Youth Communications Officer. By Danielle Webb I remember the feeling, of waiting for my interview. The zoom screen was a representation of the madness of what I was feeling. With lockdown in full motion, it felt almost unrealistic, to be planting the seed of my employment.  Just a few months prior, I had graduated from my BA honours…

February Half Term at Somerton Hope Centre

During February half term- members of the team, enjoyed two days of Youth Club activities at Somerton Hope Centre. Youth Workers, and Activity Leaders led a range of activities from Lyric Writing and MC’ing, Dance, Team games and sports. Members of the Youth Management Team accompanied qualified Youth Workers throughout the two days- as part of their professional development in their chosen…

Reggae & Riddim Festival 2022

Returning to help and sooth all our souls in 2022. The healing power of Reggae music will be accessible to all this July. Read more at www.reggaeriddimfestival.com You can buy your tickets from skiddle where there are early bird tickets available at the lowest price possible price for what will be a weekend of beautiful music and culture. This years event is…

Pots, Pans & Poetry Submissions

. Pots, Pans & Poetry is an Arts Council Wales funded project that aims to connect people within our communities through culture and creativity. Urban Circle Newport is inviting submissions of recipes and/or poems that will be collated into a published collection. Recipes can be for any dish but should have cultural significance – this could be, forexample, a new twist on…