We know we say it every year, but this was definitely the best UCAN Perform Festival – EVER! Members came from far and wide to enjoy a fantastic day of fun and promoting the talents of blind and partially sighted young people. Highlights included, excerpts of a new concept album by Eleanor Wait, fabulous performance […]
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Our creative learning team i2i spent two fascinating days delivering workshops for the educational consultancy service IN THINKING at Atlantic College. Our talented young team devised two thought provoking days which were designed to encourage critical thinking around the subject of sight loss.105 young students aged 16 to 17 years from Buenos Aires, Argentina took […]
The Community Trade Union invited UCAN to perform at a fringe event at Conference this year in Torquay. Members of UCAN, alongside members of NLB, performed and presented materials and videos created to combat disability hate crime. Much more on this to follow!
A great day was had by all at Lewis Girls School, when visually impaired young people from the area were joined by sixth formers for a day for drama and fun. UCAN Team very much look forward to visiting the school again soon. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByxdGK1essZ6X2Z5dC02aVRfQjQ/view
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 […]
As part of the Future Insight Project funded by the Big Lottery, the UCAN Team ran workshops in partnership with Guide Dogs at The Gwent Visual Impairment Service in Cwmbran, for young people and their parents. While the young people enjoyed confidence building drama activities, parents attended ‘Stepping Back’, a workshop delivered by Adrian Linney […]
Milford Haven School hosted a weeklong series of workshops, which culminated in a performance at the Torch Theatre. Bernie Latham, Artistic Director of UCAN said ‘ We are so grateful for the support of the school and all the staff, in particular the wonderful Jenny Turner’. The performance, which was very well attended by family […]
For the first time UCAN Team attended the Exhibition and Information Conference at Venue Cymru. The event, which was hosted by the North Wales Society for the Blind, was a very interesting day where we met lots of new people from the sight loss sector. As usual we couldn’t go anywhere without having some drama […]
Our new friends from Scotland came to visit Cardiff and learnt all about UCAN Productions. We had a fantastic couple of days visiting Wales Millennium Centre, Chapter Arts Centre, as well as having great fun at UCAN drama workshops. Hope to be working with our new friends from Scotland again in the very near future.
We are delighted to announce that we have secured funding from The Arts Council of Wales to create a project called the Art of Kindness. This exciting new project will examine the relationship between, acts of kindness and acts that cause pain. This is a partnership project with the Community Trade Union and the National […]