Raise Your Voice – Youth Work Excellence Awards

Raise Your Voice – Youth Work Excellence Awards

We are delighted to have won a Welsh Government Youth Work Excellence Award with BGC Wales and Deryn for our partnership work on Raise Your Voice.  Raise Your Voice is a democracy project which amplifies the voices of young people in Wales, providing spaces in which...

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Meet and Code

Meet and Code

I’ve always pursued creativity through making stuff. Making stuff helps me to be happy and I believe it also helps children and young people. I remember putting a nail through two bits of wood to make a model sword, making boxes in woodwork class, splattering painting...

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Adult Learners Week 2021

Adult Learners Week 2021

Adult Learners’ Week now in its 30th year is the biggest adult learning campaign in Wales with over 10,000 adults in Wales taking part. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of the value of adult learning, celebrate the achievements of inspirational people and...

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Lose Yourself in the Moment, the Music.

Lose Yourself in the Moment, the Music.

I started to listen to music more as I grew up and lost interest in toy cars and model planes. Looking back it’s difficult to describe but it was the music's ability to transport me to another place as well as helping me face challenges in my life. I would probably...

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Sun, Sea, and Tech.

Sun, Sea, and Tech.

Working with young people from DRMZ youth club and youth workers we co-produced a 360 virtual tour of significant areas on the coastal path near the Pendine Sands Museum of Speed. The day started with meeting the young people and youth workers to plan our journey and...

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An update on Payne Street Studios

An update on Payne Street Studios

We at Swansea MAD are well underway with the development of our new music studio in Neath Port Talbot. At the start of 2021, we were funded by the Youth Music Incubator Fund, to start our exciting new creative project 'InTune'. The mission of the InTune project is to...

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New Exhibition – Ray of Hope

New Exhibition – Ray of Hope

We are delighted to be hosting a new exhibition of artwork at Swansea MAD, by local artist and illustrator Amy Jackson.  Amy is a freelance illustrator, specialising in a pointillism style often depicting social and environmental issues in new and exciting ways....

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Joint Statement on Voter ID at Elections

Joint Statement on Voter ID at Elections

We are proud to sign a joint statement with Electoral Reform Society Cymru and a coalition of organisations in opposition to proposals which would require people to show photo ID at polling stations.  These proposals, set out in the UK Government’s Elections...

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