Urban Circle Newport

Urban Circle is an independent youth arts organisation 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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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…

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…

Lady Leshurr @ Summer Festival

Lady Leshurr at Urban Circle's Summer Festival

The main act we hired is Lady Leshurr for the Urban Circle Summer Festival. The reason we booked her to perform is that she is a role model to the youth and makes a path for young people trying to achieve their goals, especially ones in a hard situation. She came up in a very strict house not being able to do…

A chance to be who you want to be

Urban Circle Summer Festival

Sports and outdoor activities from a 17-year-old in Newport. I’m 17, I enjoy my gym and activities and I prefer to stay very active throughout the day. I am now an experienced level 1 and 2 sports leader which is a qualification that is used nationally. I thankfully got my sports leaders qualification through Urban Circle and gaining this qualification means I…