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Blaenau Gwent REACH

Updated Wednesday, 7 July 2021

An online exhibition celebrating the people and stories of Blaenau Gwent in south east Wales.

Collage with images, text and screenshots from work featured in the BG Reach exhibition.

This online exhibition showcases some of the wonderful work produced by participants in the BG REACH project (Blaenau Gwent Residents Engaging in Arts, Culture and Heritage).

BG REACH is a creative arts project supporting the people of Blaenau Gwent to make art, music, creative writing and film that reflects on the rich and fascinating history of their local area. This exhibition is a celebration of Blaenau Gwent’s heritage expressed through the talents of the people who live there.

Hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg | Also available in Welsh

In this short film, members of Aberbeeg Community Group and residents of Llys Glyncoed in Ebbw Vale share their experiences of taking part in the BG REACH project, and explain what community and heritage means to them.

Use the menu below to learn more about what the history of the Gwent Valleys means to the people who live in them. 

Blaenau Gwent REACH is a collaboration between Aberbeeg Community Group, Linc Cymru Housing Association and The Open University in Wales, and funded by UKRI.

Logos from BG Reach partners – The UK Research and Innovation Fund, Linc Cymru, Aberbeeg Community Group and The Open University in Wales.

BG REACH exhibition logo / Logo arddangosfa BG REACH

This page is part of the Blaenau Gwent REACH online exhibition.

Film and audio | Creative writing | Visual art

Digital stories | The history of Blaenau Gwent | About this project


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