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January

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WRITERS!

Published on Friday 14th January 2022 at 8:46 AM

WRITERS! Despite his many forward thinking ideas, Robert Owen was a man of his time. The textile industry presents significant social & environmental concerns and many of these issues have contemporary relevance. from slavery, child labour, sweat shops, inequalities and exploitation to land erosion and throwaway fashion the story of textiles opens up lots of questions and debate. We are looking for a writer of colour who wants to explore some of these ideas, to create a short poem or lyric that explores the legacy of Robert Owen. The writer will meet school children or specific community groups to share their experience of reading and writing in February and encourage people to also write something. The work will be included within a public art project to be unveiled in May 2022
How much: £1750 (Based on £250 per day). Apply by email to steffan@orieldavies.org by 23/01/22 (subject “writer”)

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February

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Wellbeing in Green Spaces: EXPLORE

Published on Monday 28th February 2022 at 9:10 AM

Grab your coat and boots, give your senses a treat and get a little gentle exercise at the same time!

WELLBEING IN GREEN SPACES

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We are looking for new trustees

Published on Monday 28th February 2022 at 12:00 AM

Would you like to help shape the future of Oriel Davies Gallery?

Are you interested in visual art and committed to making the experience of contemporary art available to everyone? Do you want to make a positive contribution to our community, to society and to the environment?

We are looking for new trustees to join the Board of Oriel Davies in 2022 to help shape the future of the gallery.

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Why I Love Newtown!

Published on Thursday 24th February 2022 at 2:12 PM

Our Newtown! Big Art Competition

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Now is the time to take a stand!

Published on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 at 10:17 AM

Oriel Davies have signed up to a zero-tolerance policy to racism in Wales led by Race Council Cymru. Make your pledge now by clicking on the image below.

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Wellbeing in Green Spaces

Published on Monday 21st February 2022 at 6:42 PM

Join us for free activities on Thursdays 2 - 4pm in the green spaces.

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RO250

Published on Saturday 19th February 2022 at 5:30 PM

Robert Owen 250
2021 marked the 250th anniversary of Robert Owen’s birth in Newtown.

After full public consultation, a combined project to mark this anniversary has been launched, with a variety of events taking place in Newtown this coming April.


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Poems recreated in brush and ink

Published on Wednesday 9th February 2022 at 11:57 AM

Brush and ink hand lettering live in the gallery by Alice Savery

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March

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Happy St Davids Day

Published on Tuesday 1st March 2022 at 7:44 AM

Today we celebrate a great Welsh weaver, Llio James, whose work appeared in Creu//Make and Blanket Coverage

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April

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Opportunity

Published on Saturday 9th April 2022 at 10:06 AM

We’re looking for someone to join us! Apply in writing to steffan@orieldavies.org

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Friends of Oriel Davies Trip

Published on Sunday 3rd April 2022 at 11:34 AM

The Lady Lever Art Gallery to see Toyohara Kunichika Prints Exhibition and the Walker Art Gallery to see Tudor Exhibition

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May

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We support the Living Wage

Published on Saturday 28th May 2022 at 10:33 PM

We’re a living wage employer

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RO250

Published on Wednesday 11th May 2022 at 12:00 AM

A new artwork for the green spaces is on its way

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Newtown Outdoor Festival 4 - 5 June 2022

Published on Friday 6th May 2022 at 3:13 PM

A weekend celebration of the outdoors set in Newtown's green and blue spaces

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June

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We’re in the news

Published on Tuesday 14th June 2022 at 7:28 PM

There’s an article about Rembrandt coming to Wales in the Guardian READ IT HERE

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ARTES MUNDI 10 with presenting partner BAGRI FOUNDATION

Published on Thursday 9th June 2022 at 10:00 AM

ARTIST SHORTLIST & VENUE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

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July

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Our Home Our Patch

Published on Tuesday 26th July 2022 at 3:20 PM

Providing meeting places, resources and starting points for young people to voice opinions and generate ideas.

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Nature based volunteering opportunity

Published on Tuesday 5th July 2022 at 10:03 PM

We are looking for a volunteer to help with our community wellbeing weaving workshops

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August

Kind to the Mind

Kind to The Mind - creative adventures for children

Published on Monday 1st August 2022 at 10:13 AM

Art Club for 8 - 12 year olds

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October

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Listen to the latest review of Shared Space on BBC RADIO WALES The Review Show

Published on Saturday 1st October 2022 at 5:28 PM

30/09/2022 The Review Show on Sounds

If you missed The Review Show on Radio Wales you can listen again on BBC Sounds here

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Opportunities

Published on Saturday 1st October 2022 at 11:11 AM

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5PM FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER

A series of Artist Opportunities at Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital, Health & Wellbeing Project, Machynlleth

‘Ffydd Gobaith Cariad’ / ‘Faith Hope Love’

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November

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caffi DAVIES cafe

Published on Wednesday 30th November 2022 at 7:00 AM

Our cafe is now open 11-3 Tuesday to Saturday. For more information about it click the link here

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Tobias and the Angel Opening Event

Published on Saturday 19th November 2022 at 8:49 AM

We’re having an opening event 5-7pm on 2 December to celebrate the arrival of Tobias and the Angel as part of The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour. Join us and meet some of the artists who have responded to this Renaissance masterpiece. Pay Bar and Cafe open

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Seasonal Events

Published on Monday 14th November 2022 at 4:03 PM

As we move towards mid-winter we're preparing a programme of events and activities to bring us together, celebrating the joy of creativity...

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December

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Warm Welcome Winter Appeal

Published on Wednesday 21st December 2022 at 8:54 PM

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A Warm Welcome awaits at Oriel Davies

Published on Tuesday 13th December 2022 at 10:05 AM

A Warm Welcome awaits at Oriel Davies

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Early closing on Wednesday 14 December

Published on Monday 12th December 2022 at 6:49 AM

Please note that Oriel Davies will close at 3pm on Wednesday due to an essential staff meeting. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Opportunities

Published on Monday 5th December 2022 at 11:31 PM

Open Call

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