capturing assets,  digital storytelling,  education,  Wales

Free photographic workshops in Aberystwyth

Here’s news of a free training opportunity for artists and youth workers from Aberystyth Arts Centre. The Using Photography workshop takes place over three days: 27 & 28 September and 4 October 2010.

This practical workshop in B&W photography will explore good practice when taking and printing photographs, especially in relation to working with young people

Sessions are FREE. There are a limited number of spaces available.
For more information/to book a space please contact Tel: 01970 622338

The workshops are made possible by ‘Reach the Heights’ –  a major Welsh Assembly Government initiative aimed at reducing the number of young people in Wales aged 11 – 19 years who are not in education, employment or training, or at risk of being so.

According to the press release from Sophie Bennet, Aberystwyth Arts Centre will be co-ordinating three different projects with Young People through this scheme during the Autumn. These projects provide free training and mentoring for artists in all disciplines who wish to develop their skills for working with young people.

This sounds like a perfect opportunity for digital storytellers and facilitators in Wales.

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