Month: May 2013

Design students take a flight of fancy

Design students at Coleg Morgannwg have taken the lead role in creating costumes for a dance production to mark the centenary of Treorchy’s Park and Dare Theatre. The BA hons costume design students have been given the responsibility to produce a series of costumes for “Flights of Fancy”, a co-production by RCT Theatres and the National Dance Company Wales. Flights of Fancy tells the story of the local area over the past hundred years and the 2nd year costume design students have sole responsibility to create the costumes for the 1933- 53 period. Commenting on her role in making...

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Treorchy Primary School Language and Play

Language and Play is a short programme for parents who have children aged o-3 years. The sessions are held at The Family Room, Treorchy Primary School. The gatherings will share talk, play, singing, stories and rhymes. The admission is free and the first get together is on Thursday, June 6, 1.30-3pm and weekly thereafter. Please contact Natalie on 01443...

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World of Words collection at Asda

World of Words (WOW) is a non-profit, social enterprise that fundraises in order to deliver literacy and well-being projects for children. The project runs at several RCT schools. WOW has a bucket collection at Asda, Tonypandy on the Saturday of May 18 from 10.30am onwards. Please come along and support WOW. If anyone can help out for an hour please let us know. There will also be a raffle at Williamstown Post Office at the end of May. For WOW details go...

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Praise for growth of tennis in South Wales

Tennis volunteers, coaches and officials in South Wales have been praised for their success in encouraging increasing numbers of people from a range of backgrounds to take up the game. Peter Bretherton, the president of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), noted the increase in player numbers when he visited several places to play on a trip to South Wales. ‘’It was really interesting to come over to South Wales and see how plans are progressing to increase tennis participation via a number of different methods,’’ he said. His visit included Swansea, where he met Basil Smith, thought to be...

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CARDIFF STUDENTS LAUNCH CLOTHING RANGE

Two Cardiff students are launching a country-clothing brand called Elsie & Arthur. Jack Williams, 21, and Allie Lawson, 20, both originally from North Devon, were awarded a launcher loan of £8,000 from School for Startups, founded by ex-Dragons’ Den investor Doug Richards. “We are so lucky to be given the financial backing to turn our idea into reality, “ said Allie, who is studying Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University. “When we applied, we had to stop ourselves from getting too excited. We knew there was only a slim chance of getting the loan.” Elsie & Arthur...

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