News

Sessions for children & adults starting in January 2022

We are pleased to announce our face to face sessions at Galeri starting in January. Because of the ongoing Covid situation we will not be making changes to our restrictions except for raising groups numbers from 12 people to 15 people. We will revise this at February half term. It is essential that you book a place through Galeri's website in advance. Diolch!

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Dawns i Bawb’s 2021 Christmas Show

Enjoy Dawns i Bawb’s virtual 2021 Christmas Show –Christmas Lights.
This year dancers of all ages and abilities will present dances to you with messages of hope, enjoyment and happiness! A chance to enjoy the show with your family from your own homes.
Tickets/link (at £2 per link) are on sale until 17:00 on Wednesday – 08.12.21.
Dawns i Bawb will email the link on Friday, 10.12.21 and the link will be live from 16:30 onwards. As a company, Dawns i Bawb has been without income for 20 months so kindly ask for the link not to be shared with anyone who has not paid.

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Message from Dawns i Bawb Artistic Director

As we arrive to the end of 2021, I would like to reflect on the experiences of the past 21 months. It has been a challenging time for Dawns i Bawb with a significant loss of work and loss of income. Everything that is important to our work – dancing with others and bringing people together have been the things that we have had to avoid doing. But one thing that the Arts are very good at doing is responding and adapting, and that is what we did. While we have only been able to run a small amount of projects face to face, the dancing has continued:

  • Zoom and face to face sessions for children & young people
  • Zoom and face to face Dance Fitness sessions for adults
  • Created a Dance for Well Being package for schools to support children with their mental health and the challenges they have faced this year
  • Weekly sessions and created a dance performance on film with our Inclusive Dance Company as part of the project ’11 Million Reasons to Dance’ in partnership with People Dancing and the National Slate Museum
  • Regular Zoom sessions with Dementia Actif Gwynedd, Whizkidz, and Carers Wales
  • Continuing to work with Care Homes through Zoom and pre-recorded sessions
  • Summer of Fun projects in Gwynedd, Conwy and Anglesey
  • Continuing our DUETS project in partnership with Ballet Cymru and Ysgol Llanllyfni

While we were not able to present our Christmas Show at the theatre for a second year, our groups have worked together to create a lovely performance on film called ‘Christmas Lights’ with messages of light and hope. The performance is available to buy from Galeri’s website up to the 9th December. Lastly on behalf of the Dawns i Bawb team, I wish you a Happy Christmas; stay safe, and we look forward to seeing you in 2022.

Catherine Young
Artistic Director
Dawns i Bawb


Dance Sessions for children and young people

Every Monday and Saturday

Starting 6/9/2021

Click here for more information about our Dance Sessions for children and young people

 

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Dance Fitness

Sessions for people 16+

Every Monday 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Starting 6/9/2021

Click here for more information about Dance Fitness

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Dawns i Bawb, Uned 2, Galeri, Doc Victoria, Caernarfon, LL55 1SQ, Wales
Phone: +44 (0) 1286 685 220 | E-mail: post@dawnsibawb.org