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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…

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.…

UCN Documentary Project- The beginning of our research

After the success of ‘Wales Untold’ Documentary- members of Urban Circle have began the process of creating a secondary documentary that will lead on from the 2015 success; it will focus on Wales as well as expanding both nationally and internationally. You can watch ‘Wales Untold’ via Amazon Prime. FREE HERE. This new documentary will analyse the study of genetics, African race and…

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…