Rhian Davies


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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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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Winter Solstice

Published on Monday 20th December 2021 at 10:34 PM

Winter Solstice 2021 Oriel Davies shares a blanket ceremony that connects the midwinter with the Blanket Coverage exhibition.

Keli Tomlin (she/her) is a Wild Writer and Celebrant creating words and ceremonies that build relationships and deepen our connection to the natural world and its not-human beings. She has been published in the Earth Pathways Diary, Juno and Kindling Magazine and creates bespoke ceremonies and seasonal celebrations around the UK.

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Good Morning Drawing

Published on Friday 17th December 2021 at 1:09 PM

Join artist Lois Hopwood for six Saturday morning drawing classes. Classes run every Saturday from 19th February to Saturday 26th March between 10am and 12.15pm.

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