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UCAN Perform Festival

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A performance festival for visually impaired young people and their friends Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017 Venue: Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay Time: 10.30am – 4.00 pm Join us at the Wales Millennium Centre for a fun day of workshops and performances; learn new skills and make new friends. The festival programme is free and […]

A Big THANK YOU to OPSOC

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A MASSIVE thank you to the students of Cardiff University School of Optometry and Visions OPSOC for writing to Santa to make sure all our Maggie’s Club Members got an early Christmas present.   Enjoy our Christmas video

Equality in Earls Barton

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The UCAN i2i Training Team delivers Creative Equality Training for the Community Trade Union, National Executive Committee at their training offices in Earls Barton.  Development Director Jane Latham said “It was a real privilege to be able to present to the NEC, it was a fascinating day and a wonderfully diverse group of participants.”

A Remarkable Experience

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In late September the UCAN Team visited the amazing social enterprise, Dialogue in the Dark in Hamburg. http://www.dialogue-in-the-dark.com/ Bernie Latham, Artistic Director said ‘It was an astonishing experience and one I will never forget, I particularly enjoyed Dialog in Silence which has really helped me inform some of my most recent work’ Dinos Aristidou said I […]

City of the Unexpected

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City of the Unexpected   #roalddahl   To complete a very exciting and busy week, our long time member and superb pianist Rachel Starritt took part in the amazing Roald Dahl City of the Unexpected celebrations.  Rachel performed with Ali, a Cardiff Poet, and a wonderful time was had by all.

UCAN perform at The Annual Wales Eye Care Conference.

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  #Eyecareconference.   Recently Wales Council for The Blind and UCAN Productions entered into a partnership agreement to collaborate on establishing Regional Groups of young adults with sight loss, to influence design and delivery and help achieve citizen centred services. As UCAN is a performance arts company, the UCAN Team created two performance sketches, ‘What […]

UCAN help Students explore practicalities of life on Mars at science event.

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For the second year, the UCAN team were delighted to work with Yellobrick, a marketing agency who specialise in immersive and engaging experiences. Five of our core UCAN team supported the day by becoming special agents and helping with the production management. On the day, over 200 local Year 8 students explored the practicalities of […]

Very excited to announce the launch of our new training initiative.

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          i2i Creative Training Solutions by UCAN Productions. The first workshops were held on 13th of September 2016  and delivered at the University Hospital of Wales for fourth year Junior Doctors.  These series of interactive workshops were developed and delivered by  ‘UCAN Productions’, and Nicola Crews, MBE, a Training consultant.  The […]

#futureinsight

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  Ever wondered what it’s like living with sight loss?  The first of the short films made by Jake Sawyers and Ben Richards are now live.        

Coming soon to a computer near you !

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Jake Sawyer and Ben Richards have been busy creating a series of short films for the #Future Insight Project, which is a five year Big Lottery in partnership with RNIB Cymru, Guide Dogs and Vision Support.  Both Ben and Jake interviewed visually impaired young people across South East Wales on a number of topics and […]