Tafwyl is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community projects.
Three groups in every Tesco region have been shortlisted to receive the cash award and shoppers are being invited to head along to Tesco stores to vote for who they think should take away the top grant.
Tafwyl is one of the groups on the shortlist. Tafwyl is a free family community event, and is a lively mix of music, literature, drama, comedy, art, sports, food & drink. The event is nine days in total: a fringe event held all around the city for 7 days, ending with the main event at Cardiff Castle.
Tafwyl is a showcase of the Welsh language and shows Welsh culture at its very best. Entry to Tafwyl is free & open to all – Welsh speaker or not. It’s a great event for families, Welsh learners & people experiencing Welsh language & culture for the very first time, and breaks down many barriers. It gives people from socially disadvantaged areas of Cardiff and beyond access to the arts.
The event increases the provision of activities for Welsh speaking children and young people and increases their awareness of the language’s worth. Tafwyl invites 2,500 Cardiff primary & secondary school children to perform, many from socially disadvantaged areas. The experience the schools have at Tafwyl is priceless. Schools from all across Cardiff have a platform at the event, and enjoy a day immersed in the arts for free.
Voting is open in the stores listed below all through March and April and customers will cast their vote using a token given to them at the check-out in store each time they shop. Look out for the Tafwyl token box in a Tesco near you!
TREDEGR ST: CF10 1EF
CAPITOL METRO: CF10 2HQ
CARDIFF CITY RD: CF24 3DR
CARDIFF CLIFTON: CF24 1LR
CARDIFF CNTSBURY: CF3 5SQ
CARDIFF PENGAM GREEN: CF24 2HP
CARDIFF ROATH METRO: CF24 3LH
CARDIFF ST MARYS: CF10 1AB
CARDIFF WELLFIELD: CF24 3PJ
SALISBURY RD: CF24 4AD
ST MELLONS: CF3 0EF