Category : Penygraig Events

Mess Up the Mess presents ‘Us Proclaimed: Clywch Ni’

The ArtWorks team are delighted to welcome back Mess Up the Mess with their youth production Us Proclaimed: Clywch Ni Created by Aled Pedrick, Ifan Davies, Cwmni Pluen and the young people of Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company in collaboration with National Youth Arts Wales.

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A brand new bilingual play with music inspired and created by the young people of Mess Up The Mess Theatre Company alongside actor and writer Aled Pedrick, composer Ifan Davies (lead singer of Sŵnami) and director Gethin Evans (Cwmni Pluen).

 

 

 

 

Us Proclamed: Clywch Ni throws a spotlight on the unique identities, perspectives, passions and interests of young people growing up in Wales today. Through song, comedy, poetry, drama and movement find out what makes this tight company of young people tick.

‘We have a light, a spark, a source of ignition
We’re bright, you’re dark, trapped in indignation.
Our voices fade, like smoke behind the wall of your creation-
Why can’t they hear us screaming?’

Come along to Soar Centre Friday 8th September 7pm for an unforgettable night

Valleys cinema presents ‘Fire at Sea’

Situated some 200km off Italy’s southern coast, Lampedusa has hit world headlines in recent years as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern migrants hoping to make a new life in Europe. Rosi spent months living on the Mediterranean island, capturing its history, culture and the current everyday reality of its 6,000-strong local population as hundreds of migrants land on its shores on a weekly basis. The resulting documentary focuses on 12-year-old Samuele, a local boy who loves to hunt with his slingshot and spend time on land even though he hails from a culture steeped in the sea.

We are so proud to bring Fire at Sea to communities in RCT with the support of ICA and their crossing project.  To book your sea please contact Claire on 01443 303032

Friday 4th August 18.30 – Soar Centre, Penygraig

“Meet Fred” is coming to Soar Centre

For our first event of the year we are welcoming the talented ‘Hijinx Theatre’ with their production ‘Meet Fred’.

We are so excited to be hosting this show, the trailer looks hilarious and we cannot wait to raise the roof with an audience full of belly laughs.

The show does contain some bad language so we are recommending an audience age of 14  and upwards.

For more information or to book tickets please contact ArtWorks on 01443 30 30 32.

We look forward to seeing you there

 

ArtWorks Valleys Cinema presents the ‘BFG’

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Monday 12th December, 5pm, Soar Centre, Penygraig.

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Elizabeth to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.

Join us for our last event of the season which is certain to leave you feeling all warm and Christmassy.

The Little Match Seller

lms-poster-finalwebArtworks would like to invite you to the first production by our Penygraig Drama Workshop. These children are aged 8 – 12 and their commitment, passion and dedication to their show is admirable. They have been working tirelessly with their support worker Caroline Bunce to bring you their take on Hans Christian Anderson ‘the LIttle Match Seller’

The performance takes us on a journey of a little girl who is sent out into the freezing cold nights to sell her tapers. She freezes near to death for fear of the punishment should she go home with no money for the family.  One night her beloved Nana appears from the stars and we see the little match seller find her happy place once more.

We would love to show you our story so please join us in Soar Centre at 7pm on Saturday 29th October. We will be serving refreshments after the show and holding a raffle to support the development of ArtWorks and Valleys Kids.

To book your free tickets in advance or to donate a raffle prize please contact Emma@valleyskids.org or call us on 01443 303032

We look forward to seeing you and showing off our stars.

It’s Art But It’s Not – Penygraig Art Installations

 

 

IPP Text Project FLYER DRAFTRCT Homes, Valleys Kids and Artes Mundi are currently collaborating on an exciting and innovative regeneration project called “it’s art but it’s not” as part of the Arts Council of Wales, Ideas, People and Places scheme. For the past year, a group of young people has been working with a contemporary artist Rabab Ghazoul, exploring the local environment, local history, dialogues amongst the group and conversations with local residents and businesses in the area.

The result is an amazing and inspirational installation of posters and billboards created by the group, which will feature in sites around the town. Rabab Ghazoul says, “The young people I’ve been working with have created some very subtle, touching, and sophisticated work.”

The installation was launched at a lovely event on Saturday March 12th 2016.

 If you would like to see the work there are maps available from our local shops, Penygraig Central Office at 1, Cross Street, Penygraig and the Soar Centre or you can download them here from our website.

The work is creating a mini sensation locally… do come and see for yourselves.  

 

Please call ArtWorks: 01443 303032/ 07812249921 for more details.

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Check out a few pictures below from the launch event on 12th March 2016:

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Valleys Cinema – Inside Out Film

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Inside Out – Soar Centre, 5pm, Friday 29th January 2016

Everyone is invited to our family cinema night in Penygraig on the 29th January 2016.  Come on down with all your friends and family to watch this hilarious film in the comfort of our Soar Centre.  For all your cinema treats we will provide a tuck shop at family friendly prices, an event that’s not to be missed.  Come and wash away the January blues with this colourful film that is sure to put a smile on your face

Where: Soar Centre, Tylacelyn Road, Penygraig, Tonypandy, RCT.  CF40 1JZ

When: Friday 29th January 2016 – 5pm / Dydd Gwener 29th Ionawr 2016 – 5yt

Tickets Adults £2, Children and OAP’s £1 / Oedolion £2, Plant £1

To book tickets call ArtWorks on 01443 303032

 

Valleys Cinema – ‘Dope’

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Friday night and nothing to do? Why not come along and join us for our Youth Cinema Night at our lovely Soar Centre in Penygraig. We will be screening the wonderful and hilarious film ‘Dope’ produced by the ‘Happy’ singer  Pharrell Williams .

This film is certified 15 Mocktails and Pizza included in your ticket price

Where: Soar Centre, Tylacelyn Road, Penygraig, Tonypandy, RCT.  CF40 1JZ

When: Friday 4th March 2016 – 5pm / Dydd Gwe 29th Ionawr 2016 – 5yt

Tickets Adults £2, Children and OAP’s £1 / Oedolion £2, Plant £1

To book tickets call ArtWorks on 01443 303032

 

 

 

 

Valleys Cinema ‘The Polar Express’ Thursday 3rd December 2015 @ 5pm – Soar Centre, Penygraig

Thursday 3rd December 2015 @ 5pm 

The Polar Express This showing has a PG cerificate

This is a story of a young boy who on christmas eve boards a magical train journey to the North Pole to see father christmas. On the boys adventure, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Valleys Cinema_Printable Blank Poster_A4Come and join us for this festive christmas screening of ‘The Polar Express’.  Join us in your pyjamas and bring a blanket to snuggle up to. There will be a surprise appearance from father christmas and his elves. Tickets are Adults £2.00 / Child/OAP £1.00

There will be a tuck shop selling Crisps, Drinks and Popcorn.

Screening location

Soar Centre , Tylacelyn Road, Tonypandy, RCT , CF40 1JZ