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Arts Council of Wales

The Arts Council of Wales is a Welsh Government-sponsored body, responsible for funding and developing the arts in Wales.

We would like to thank Arts Council Wales for their commitment to Diversity and their ongoing funding support for the Black History Wales programme.

Thank you to our Sponsors for their invaluable support of Black History Wales.

Black History Wales 2020 Sponsors

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Welsh Government

The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales.
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The British Army

The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper.
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The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion is the national champion of Remembrance, and it is our responsibility to ensure that Remembrance is available to all and passed down to future generations. We work to ensure that the service and sacrifice of all, irrespective of background, religion or race is recognised.
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The Museum of Military Medicine

The Museum of Military Medicine follows advancements in medicine, healthcare and wellbeing during times of conflict and pandemic, and features the stories of the men, women, and animals whose service to their country has been to the benefit of all.
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Coastal Housing Group

Coastal Housing is a not-for-profit company that develops homes and commercial premises for rental and sale. We’re based at offices on Swansea High Street and also at hub locations in Neath and Port Talbot town centres.

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed Powys

The Police and Crime Commissioner is an elected official charged with securing and effective and efficient policing area, and to ensure that local police meet the needs of the community. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed-Powys covers the four counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.
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Cardiff Metropolitan University

Our vision emboldens this commitment to education, research and innovation undertaken in partnership with our students, governments, business and industry and with tangible benefits for individuals, society and the economy.
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At Admiral, our commitment is to ensure that race is never a barrier to entry or progression within the company. One of our four fundamental pillars is equality. Our BAME Working Group was established in 2017 to support the company in becoming more ethnically diverse and inclusive. The purpose of the forum is to raise awareness, act as a place for discussion and to improve the working environment for our BAME members of staff. We are proud to support Black History Wales and the National Black History Wales Youth Awards for a third year which recognise and celebrate the achievements and contributions of young people of African and Caribbean heritage in Wales.

South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner

We fully support Black History Wales and its aim of promoting a better understanding of black history, changing perspectives on black culture, challenging inequality and promoting respect for cultural differences across our communities.
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Big Ideas Wales

Big Ideas Wales raises aspirations and support young people’s ambitions for business; part funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and delivering on the Economic Action Plan, the Welsh Government is committed to developing an entrepreneurial culture in Wales, to inspire young people aged between 5 and 25 to develop entrepreneurial skills and start a business. Big Ideas Wales delivers a range of workshops and webinars for schools, colleges, universities and outside of education, which are both aspirational and informative. For those young people with a business idea, business support is available through workshops, webinars and meetings with a business advisor.

Black History Wales 2020 Partners

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Literature Wales

Literature Wales is the national company for the development of literature. Our vision is a Wales where literature empowers, improves and brightens lives.
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Theatr na nÓg

Theatr na nÓg is on a mission to ignite the imagination of the nation. We believe in the power of outstanding theatre to inspire life-long change, and enrich the lives of people of all ages.

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama provides specialist practical and performance-based training in music and drama, enabling students to enter and influence the world of music, theatre and related professions.

Taliesin Arts Centre

Set in the heart of Swansea University’s Singleton campus we exist to enrich the cultural lives of individuals and communities across the region, presenting arts experiences for audiences in our spaces and on the streets of Swansea.
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Focus Wales

FOCUS Wales are delighted to partner Black History Wales to develop opportunities for Artists across Wales to be supported and showcased in one of the best International Festivals in the UK. FOCUS Wales is established to provide the annual new music showcase event for the Welsh Music Industry. Our core work centres around the delivery of our international multi-venue showcase festival taking place in Wrexham each year, which places the music industry spotlight firmly on the emerging talent that Wales has to offer the world.

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