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We Move

We Move is a youth-led project for Black children and young people across West Wales to come together, connect, and make a positive change in the world through social action.


Events and Activities

We Move Surf Day


Saturday 22nd July

Poppet Sands

A day of surf lessons and fun led by Kwame Salam.

Script and storytelling with Phil Okwedy and Rose Thorn.

Tuesday 22nd August

The Barn, Iet Goch, SA34 0YP

Join us for a day of storytelling, drama, improvisation and script writing with Phil Okwedy and Rose Thorn.

10am to 12pm 4 to 10 years old

1.30pm to 6pm 11 to 18 years old

Black History 365 national launch at St. Fagans Museum

Saturday 30th September

St Fagans National History Museum, Michaelston Road, Cardiff CF5 6XB

Join us on a trip to Black History 365 national launch at St. Fagans Museum, Cardiff (details TBC)


West Wales Black History 365 launch party

2 – 9pm, Saturday 7th October

Small World Theatre, Bath House Road, Cardigan SA43 1JY

2pm: Official launch of Atinuke’s book Black British History: Q&A with author and illustrator, performances by the We Move group, face painting, book signing.

4pm: Launch of Llwy Gariad Too, the next cookery book from the diverse people of west Wales which started the social group. The second book of recipes will be written and illustrated by the We Move children and young people.

5pm: Cawlica and Afrawl! Bringing Afro-Caribbean influences to traditional Welsh cawl.

7pm (tbc): Performance of Cardiff’s finest, Afrocluster

Contact our We Move Project Officer, Molara Awen to book a space: wemove@spav-arts.org.uk


If you or your child is part of the global majority community living in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire or Ceredigion and want to find out more contact our Project Officer, Molara Awen at wemove@spav-arts.org.uk


The We Move project is a partnership between Llwy Gariad Social Group and SPAN Arts with support from the BBC Children in Need We Move fund