Royal Cambrian Academy

The Royal Cambrian Academy is a unique institution in Wales, an independent charity supporting Welsh art and artists, where art is encouraged, made, exhibited and debated.

Receiving no public funding, the RCA depends on the continuing generosity of our visitors, friends and the art buying public who support our exhibitions, the ongoing support of the Academy enables it to continue to grow and flourish.

Constituted in 1882, the RCA is a centre for artistic excellence in Wales. We have over 100 artist members whose work is exhibited and sold at the Gallery,  we promote up and coming artists of quality, mount historical exhibitions and offer a lively venue for education, groups and classes.

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LLAWN 06 - SEPTEMBER 14 - 16

Llawn (Welsh for ‘full’) is MOSTYN’s free multi-arts festival that takes place across Llandudno on one weekend each September. There are performances, shows that tell stories, games to play, music to listen to, cinema to relax to, workshops where you can make things and visual art exhibitions that you can lose yourself in.

The Royal Cambrian Academy’s bathing machine will be a feast of colour with wonderful slogans created by the pupils of Ysgol Tudno and Ysgol Fordd Dyffryn during workshops with artist Nadine Carter-Smith.

The project explores Fair Trade from a child’s perspective. As an extension of this project these students, members of the Create Project and a group of home-educated children, have started to explore the environment more widely through discussion and mark making. Flowing from the machine the marks created during these discussions will create an ‘ocean’ which will grow over the weekend. Visitors will be invited to add to the ocean.

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