Learning

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…

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…

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…

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…