Projects

We work in coalition with young people, communities and partners to facilitate innovative, expressive, empowering projects.

Swansea Past, Present and Future

Swansea Past, Present and Future

Jeff Phillips is a committed environmentalist, a passionate educator and in many people’s eyes, Swansea’s greatest living artist. Decades as a distinguished portrait artist and illustrator have produced a body of work that tells Swansea’s story, often far more...

Democratic Engagement

Democratic Engagement

Swansea MAD facilitates workshops and activities, supporting people to register to vote and raise their voice about the things which matter to them. This project is a partnership with Swansea Council Partnership and Involvement Team and Swansea Council Democratic...

Swansea Co-Production Network

Swansea Co-Production Network

Swansea Co-Production Network is a network of people interested in working co-productively with Swansea Council to ensure services are focused on supporting people to live good lives. Swansea MAD provides support for the Swansea Co-Production Network to enable them to...

Hidden Stories

Hidden Stories

Swansea MAD is a People’s Collection Wales Digital Heritage Station. We support people to upload photographs, sound recordings, documents, videos and stories to the People’s Collection Wales, a website dedicated to bringing together Wales's heritage. Hidden Stories...

Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety

Through workshops, support and PAT testing of electrical equipment, our project seeks to keep people safe by tackling risks associated with electrical products. The project is funded by the Electrical Safety First Electrical Safety Fund.

Swansea MAD Warm Hub

Swansea MAD Warm Hub

Swansea MAD provide hot meals, drinks, digital devices and data (and training on how to use them), access to the internet, charging points, toiletries, period products, support and friendship. We are open Monday-Friday.

Energy Affordability Fund

Energy Affordability Fund

Funded by the National Grid Energy Affordability Fund, our project provides one-to-one energy appointments, workshops and training.

Roots of Change

Roots of Change

Roots of Change works to promote food citizenship and increase access to nutritious, local and seasonal food through monthly Sustainable Food events at Swansea MAD, the creation of digital food and recipe resources and the development of a Sustainable Food Strategy...

Connecting Carers

Connecting Carers

Connecting Carers provides bespoke digital skills, employability support and advocacy for Carers in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. This project is supported by the West Glamorgan Regional Integrated Fund.

Volunteering

Volunteering

Swansea MAD offers a range of volunteer opportunities in areas including social media, filmmaking, podcasting, graphic design and web development.  If you are interested in volunteering with Swansea MAD, please contact geraint@madswansea.com

Raise Your Voice

Raise Your Voice

Working in partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales and Deryn, Raise Your Voice works to empower young people to raise their voice on issues which matter to them, including by registering to vote and participating in elections. The Raise Your Voice website and...

JemJam’s Digital Cookbook

JemJam’s Digital Cookbook

JemJam’s Digital Cookbook is a volunteer-led project that aims to provide delicious and easy-to-make recipes for children and young people. Led by Jemma, participants can follow a simple video tutorial and create great dishes for themselves and others. Driven by her...