February was a very busy month for the UCAN team; we ran drama and confidence building workshops in Barry, Milford Haven. Pembroke, Bangor and Wrexham. These workshops were delivered as part of the Big Lottery funded project Future Insight, a partnership project with RNIB Cymru, Vision Support, and Guide Dogs, which delivers a range of […]
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Some of the UCAN team travelled to Glasgow to meet with members of the NLBD, National League of the Blind and Disabled at the wonderful Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries factory. It was a fantastic opportunity to see how people with disabilities enjoy a range of employment. Looking forward to further collaborations.
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
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.”
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 #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.
#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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.