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Thank You!

We’d like to say a massive thank you (again) to the wonderful people of Penarth Acoustic Club for donating more equipment to Community Music Wales. The club meet once a month at the Prince William Suite of Penarth Cons Club for a night of live acoustic music, poetry, or any performance suitable for a small […]


CMW “Get Creative” in Cardiff City Centre

On 1-3 April 2016 BBC Wales, Arts Council of Wales and What Next? teamed up with the help of a number of fantastic organisations for a bumper weekend to celebrate the nation’s creativity – and CMW got involved. On Saturday the 2nd of April staff members and tutor Ron took a range of African drums […]


“Making” Music

In may CMW applied for a small funding pot from Voluntary Arts Wales to run open workshops in the community as part of voluntary arts week, and we were lucky enough to receive it. We decided to team up with Roath Food Market and run junk percussion workshops to provide an opportunity for the community […]


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 […]