Creative Gwynedd

Phone: 07796623580
Website: www.bocs.org.uk
Email: rebecca@bocs.org.uk

Bocs is a supportive network of young artists encompassing visual arts, music and performance. Their objective is to establish a focal point to act as a catalyst for excellence in young contemporary art. Our mission is to establish a focal point for excellence in young contemporary art through providing a Caernarfon based space for alternative, ground breaking exhibitions, performances, and affordable studio/workshop spaces.

Yr Hen Ysgol Gynradd,
Ffordd Pentraeth,
Ynys Môn
LL59 5HS

Phone: 01248 715048
Website: www.franwen.com
Email: post@franwen.com

Cwmni’r Frân Wen provides exciting, challenging and inspiring theatre of the highest quality for children and young people which encourages them to look at the world anew. The company achieves this vision by:

Creating productions of the highest quality possible; Offer ground breaking productions in terms of content and staging; Expand the audience to include all factions of society; Reflect the identity and life of contemporary Wales; Create work which is full of intensity which celebrates the cultural differences in our society; Develop innovative new writing in the Welsh language; Mentor new talent; Ensure training and developing opportunities for staff and artists; Offer opportunities for artists to develop ideas and ensure support and appropriate guidance; Be brave, enterprising and responsible when dealing with sensitive content; Ensure the inclusion of children and young people in all aspects of the Company’s work; Consult with children and young people, the wider community and professional practitioners with regard to the Company’s provision and direction; Develop participation opportunities for children and young people; Ensure that productions for children and young people are equal or exceed the quality of productions staged for adults; Promote theatre for children and young people; Raise awareness about the Company nationally and internationally; Develop a stock of productions which can be used to nurture international relations; Ensure the utmost development to every production; Protect the relationship with current audience and be open to new audiences; Provide productions in Welsh and English; Recognise theatre as a life long learning tool; Nurture appreciation of a performance as a cultural experience as well as an educational experience; Nurture a critical audience which has high expectations of the theatre; Operate in an effective and responsible manner.

68, Ffordd Garnedd,

Phone: 01248 670640
Email: lmererid@yahoo.co.uk

I'm an artist/actress, I do story, movement and song sessions for children - ether in schools or in libraries. I also do drama and mask sessions with primary and secondary school students.

Tan Llan,

Phone: 07947 335224
Email: Llion.Williams@mypostoffice.co.uk

Drama workshops that include work for the voice, movement and character work for school's and adults. Work like a storyteller/producer in a historical environment etc. Work as a humorist/guest speaker in a dinner etc.

Uned 1,
LL55 2BD

Phone: 01286 676335
Email: tbaracaws@btconnect.com

For 30 years Theatr Bara Caws has staged productions on a community level in Gwynedd that are both entertaining and diverse. Their annual review remains a theatrical highpoint of the year as all tickets are sold well in advance. In all the company stages three productions every year.

13 Cilfor,
LL47 6YH

Phone: 01766 770188

We are a Youth Drama Group meeting once a week to encourage confidence and skills in young people from five to twenty years of age.

Website: www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/861/tudalen/48047
Email: Elizabeth.Aylett@wales.nhs.uk

What are the Arts Therapies? Arts therapies are forms of expressive therapy that uses the creative process to improve a person’s emotional and physical, wellbeing. There are four professions:
• Art Therapist/Art Psychotherapist
• Music Therapist
• Drama therapist
• Dance Movement

Arts Therapists are experienced and qualified practitioners in their chosen art form and are trained at Masters post-graduate level. They are State Registered with the UK Health Professions Council (HPC). Arts Therapies is the therapeutic use of art, music, drama or dance within a professional relationship, for people who experience illness, trauma or challenges in living, and those who seek personal development. Through creating art, engaging with music and reflecting on the products and processes, people can increase awareness of self and others cope with symptoms, stress and traumatic experiences and enhance cognitive abilities.

About the therapist: Arts therapists are professionals trained in both the arts and psychotherapy. They are knowledgeable about human development, psychological theories, clinical practice, artistic traditions, and the healing potential of creativity. They use the creative medium in assessment, treatment and research.

Where they work: art therapists work with people of all ages: individuals, couples, families, groups and communities. Primarily found in the NHS, Social Services and other government settings such as HM Prison Service. They can provide services, individually and as part of clinical teams, in settings that include mental health; learning difficulties; child development & health; physical medicine and forensic institutions. Beyond clinical settings, practice in community outreach programmes; schools; extra care livings schemes; nursing homes; open studios and independent practices in the independent, charitable and voluntary sector.

At the Health Board Art and Music therapists work within in these services:
• Adult Mental Health (secondary and primary care)
• Adult Forensic Mental Health (Medium Secure Unit)
• Child & Adolescent Mental Health


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Creative Gwynedd
d/o Archifdy Caernarfon
Economi a Chymuned
Swyddfa'r Cyngor
Stryd y Jêl
LL55 1SH

[t] 01286 679721
[e] post@creativegwynedd.com

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