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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Fight For Facts- A project with Newport Rising

This month UC Welsh Translations Officers worked in partnership with Newport Rising on a new ‘Fight for Facts’ campaign, spreading positive awareness of the challenges of misleading and false information online. The filming took place at TinShed Unit 9 and will be launched later this year.  We’ve been planning the project for a number of weeks, writing scripts and doing research around…

Promoting BAME Education through Film

With the upcoming implementation of BAME history’s into the school curriculum, and the BLM response targeting education as key in bringing about change, we have worked with our partner ACAP to develop an educational resource for learning providers. To support this project, we worked with members of the Youth Management Team and Urban Circle members, who shared their experiences of heritage and…

Welsh Language Within UCN

Introduction to Welsh Communications. Earlier this year we at Urban Circle welcomed a new established Communications team, including our Welsh Translations Officers who will formulate and contribute to the introduction to Welsh Language within the organisation. Over the next 12 months- Urban Circle Newport will be growing our communications- providing social media posts, company documents, press releases and visual graphics in both…

Be the first.

My name’s Dan, I’m Assistant Communications Officer for Urban Circle Newport…. And this is my advice… to be the first….. As a young girl, I always had a love for dance, I would do it anywhere and everywhere that I got the chance. But I never believed it was a path I would be able to pursue, as amongst all those who…

Wales Untold Feature Film

Wales Untold: Black History Told through South Wales This is a story of people, industry, and power. A film that explores the African presence, products, and outcomes of Black labor at the heart of Welsh and British history. See how community and labor relations have defined and created a nation. A film project developed by Urban Circle Productions and BlackNine Films, funded…

HALLOWEEN LOCKDOWN 2020

Every year we at Urban Circle Newport hosts a Halloween-themed music event that is of interest to an age range between 11yrs-17yr olds… However, with new lockdown procedures in place and the current climate we are all working in, like with many things, Youth Workers were required to transition onto a digital platform that enabled them to still be able to engage…

Akala: The Power of Education

Talk by Akala + A discussion on race & learning by panelist’s Foluke Adebisi and Abu-Bakr Madden Al-Shabazz. This discussion is geared for educators. BOOK HERE < On Thursday 1st October 2pm-5pm Urban Circle’s youth workers and their Youth Justice Minister Andrew Ogun, have organised the online discussion featuring award winning musician and educator Akala, to do his talk on The Power…