Connected Communities Phase 2 Launch – 27.2.13 – Taliesin, Swansea University!



Cymunedau Cysylltiedig: Researching the Industrial and Post-Industrial Communities of the Swansea Valley

Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University

2- 4pm, 27th February, 2013 

This special event will celebrate the continued development of local community-based research. The event will highlight the exciting potential for this research to shape the future development of theSwanseaValley; including the regeneration of the Hafod and Morfa Copperworks.

The Connected Communities project, led by Professor Huw Bowen, has built sustainable links betweenSwanseaUniversityand local community groups and continues to support and develop local community research.

The event will include an introductory talk on the future of theSwanseaValley’s industrial past given by Professor Huw Bowen ofSwanseaUniversity’sCollegeofArtsand Humanities. This will be followed by several presentations from six local Heritage Lottery Fund community projects that, as part of the Cymunedau Cysylltiedig project, are producing community-focused heritage research.  The event will conclude with a screening of several short films about the project.

Refreshments served from 3.30 pm after the event.

 Free admission

 All welcome

If you have any enquiries regarding this event please contact Kate Spiller, Project Co-ordinator: ( 


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