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

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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.

Black History Wales (BHW) 2022-23 Sponsors

Sincere thanks to our BHW 2022-23 Sponsors for their invaluable support of the Black History Wales programme.

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The British Army in Wales are delighted to once again be Platinum Sponsors of Black History Wales for 2022-23. The British Army recognises it must recruit talented people from diverse backgrounds, which will deliver an Army more reflective of the British society we protect. Click on the title above to find out more about the opportunities available in the British Army.
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The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is proud to sponsor Black History Wales and to celebrate the contribution that African and Caribbean people have made to Wales. The University has launched a Race Equality Plan and is committed to building strong and healthy communities across our campuses and to create an inclusive, supportive learning and working environment in which all staff and students can thrive.
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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.
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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.

Black History Wales 2020 Partners

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Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.
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BBC Wales

BBC Wales is the nation's broadcaster, providing a wide range of English and Welsh language content for audiences across Wales, as well as flagship programmes for network.


Barnado's is helping hundreds of thousands of children, young people, parents and carers across the UK.
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Big Ideas

Big Ideas creates and supports projects which bring communities and countries together.
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Centre for African Entrepreneurship

Empowering BAME communities, reducing Isolation and promoting community cohesion.
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Precision Financial

Precision Financial introduce our clients to financial advisers who have the expertise to improve their financial situation.
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Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales has a leading national role in developing and promoting understanding of the archaeological, built and maritime heritage of Wales.
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Tai Pawb

Tai Pawb Promotes Equality & Social Justice in Housing in Wales.
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Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins Trust is the UK's leading HIV and sexual health charity.


AVOW is part of Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) – the collective name given to the network of support organisations for the Third Sector in Wales.
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BME Skills Project

Harnessing the skills of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) professionals to benefit BME community groups and organisations across Wales.
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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is the largest health organisation in Wales, with a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of over 17,000 staff. Providing primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for the population of North Wales.
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Houses of Parliament

The UK Parliament has two Houses that work on behalf of UK citizens to check and challenge the work of Government, make and shape effective laws, and debate/make decisions on the big issues of the day.
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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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Centre for Widening Participation Aberystwyth University

Centre for Widening Participation Aberystwyth University is committed to providing high quality activities for schools, colleges and communities in Ceredigion, Powys and the wider Wales and border regions.
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Prince's Trust

Princes Trust believes that every young person should have the chance to embrace exciting opportunities.
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Royal Commonwealth Society of Wales

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) is a network of individuals and organisations committed to improving the lives and prospects of Commonwealth citizens across the world.
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Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University started in 2008. The university sets out to be bold, enterprising and open to all in everything that it does.


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