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Introducing CMW Community Arts Tutoring

Community Music Wales will be running a community arts tutor training course in Cardiff this July. The course will aim both to develop essential, core competencies and to celebrate and encourage individuality and diversity. Who is it for? For people who: Want to increase their skills, knowledge and understanding in using creative activities in their […]

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Ciwdod has been a part of Community Music Wales since 2004 and in a number of different guises. Originally a partnership between CMW and the Welsh Language Board (and later the Welsh Government) Ciwdod is dedicated to increasing involvement in Welsh language music making. In the past Ciwdod has provided recording opportunities for bands and […]


Earth Hour

Monday evening’s in Lampeter recently became more lively thanks to Community Music Wales’ creative workshops which ran up to the 19th of March as part of WWF’s Earth Hour celebration. The first week of classes began on Monday 29th February with almost 100 local residents participating in singing, drumming and natural sound sessions over the […]

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Gisda Forum Theatre Performance

A few weeks ago a group from our partners GISDA performed a piece of Forum Theatre at Capel Noddfa in Caernarfon, in the culmination of our Arts Council of Wales funded Momentum project. As well as delivering a successful Forum Theatre facilitator training at the beginning of the year, we then worked with several partners […]


Innovation in Funding Conference

Throughout 2014 and early into 2015, Community Music Wales undertook a Nesta funded digital R&D project looking into alternative finance options for arts and charitable organisations with a focus on innovation in Crowdfunding.  The proposition was to develop an online box office that enables audiences to donate their booking fees to arts and charity crowdfunding […]


CMW Music in the Parks

Community Music Wales in Partnership with Cardiff Communities First and CCHA will be delivering a series of Music in the Parks activities at events in Cardiff throughout August. Each event is different and we’re really looking forward to working with a wide range of organisations to collaborate and contribute to some fun family activity throughout […]

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Music Mix 2015

                                                                      MusicMix is our annual weeklong summer course for 14-18 year olds from 3-8 August. Over a week, participants will work with […]


Soundworks in Blaenau Gwent

Wales’ leading music charity, Community Music Wales, has recently completed an eight-week project empowering young people with learning disabilities who live in Blaenau Gwent. Working in partnership with Barnardo’s Community Connections Project which is funded by Big Lottery, Community Music Wales implemented their Soundworks project, a scheme designed to help young people with difficulties become […]


Community Music Wales Appoints New Business Development Manager

Wales’ leading music charity Community Music Wales (CMW) is expanding its Cardiff team with the appointment of a Business Development Manager. Joining the team is Gareth Spencer, who graduated from Cardiff University and has spent 10 years running Dischromatics, in Abercarn, before setting up his own consultancy business in 2014. The changing funding environment in […]