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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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…

Change. Isn’t defined by a calendar.

Through the duration of October- UCN alongside our sister organisation G-Expressions, celebrated both Black History and Dwarfism Awareness Month- Throughout the 31 days of ‘Awareness’ we had a programme of educative, expressive and empowering workshops open and catered to the community and professionals. In this month we welcomed over 200 people through our programme of educative workshops, film screenings, seminars and celebration…

Black History Month 2021 with Urban Circle

To mark Black History Month- We at Urban Circle Newport, in partnership with Caribbean Heritage Cymru, Play it Loud Studio, Riverfront and more; hosted a programme of educational and enriching activities to educate and express throughout the duration of October Training and courses: Throughout the month, we hosted a schedule of 7 FREE training courses, for young people, students, educators and professionals.…