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Wales and South West England Office

Wales and South West England Office

Our team supports members by organising events and professional development opportunities, and through political engagement with the Welsh Government and the national assembly. We also work with Welsh specific funding pots and grants, and with the Wales TUC and CULT Cymru.

Contact us

We are your first point of contact for anything and everything across Wales and the border regions, as well as covering Cheltenham, through Salisbury, Weymouth, and all the way down to Penzance.

Contact info

029 2045 6585 Office hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Transport House 1 Cathedral Rd Cardiff CF11 9SD

The team

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Andy Warnock

Regional Organiser

Wales & South West England Region

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Ruth Ballantyne

Regional Officer

Wales & South West England Region

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Calliope Cooper-Russell

Membership Services Assistant

Wales & South West England Region

South West England news

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Concerns Over Proposals to Suspend School Music Lessons

Ofqual boss Ian Bauckham has suggested that schools might consider emergency timetable changes in response to the Omicron surge, that would see music teachers redeployed to other subjects. We advocate strongly against this idea.

Published: 06 January 2022

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Wales news

Upcoming events in Wales

Last chance to book

Last chance to book

18 Jan 2022

Finance for Freelancers

Run by BECTU (The Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union), this online workshop is perfect for someone who’s a creative freelancer, whether new or experienced.

Online, Wales
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Plan ahead

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14 Mar 2022

Creative Industries Health and Safety Passport

The Creative Industries Safety Passport is a one-day health and safety course designed specifically for workers, employed or freelance, working in film, TV, theatre and live events.

Wales, Online
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