Staff and students at Gower College Swansea have enjoyed another vibrant and successful Diversity Fayre.
Among the entertainment on offer this year was African drumming, Brazilian martial arts, Bollywood Indian dance and street dance. Live music was also provided by students from the Llwyn y Bryn and Gorseinon Campuses.
Community partners in attendance included EYST, BAWSO, Chinese in Wales Association and the African Community Centre.
“Our annual Diversity Fayre is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate the cultural richness of our communities,” says the college’s Equality and Diversity Leader, Jane John. “With the help and support of our partnership organisations – who play such a crucial role in the success of the event – we can have a lot of fun while, at the same time, promoting awareness of really important issues that could affect everyone.”
In recent weeks, Gower College Swansea has also supported the Show Racism the Red Card campaign with students from Electrical Installation, Sport, ILS and Engineering taking part in workshops designed to tackle issues such as racism, Islamophobia and homophobia.
Show Racism the Red Card is the UK’s anti-racism educational charity. Established in 1996, it holds a ‘fortnight of action’ in Wales every October, with workshops aiming to educate and empower young people.
Among our performers this year were:
- Caleb Kelso
- Maia Gough
- The Furns
- Jacob Howells
- Ioan Roberts
- Cara Hogarth
- Courtney Yeo
- Aneurin Thomas
- Gbubemi Amas
- Chinese Association Wales
- Arnold Matsena
- ILE Cultural Foundation
- Sarita Sood Dance Group
- Sophie Mossop
- Performing Arts Level 2 students
- Penny Cook and Hollie Jones
- Sam Marshall
- Music Diploma students from Llwyn y Bryn
- Cycles of the Mood – Music Tech students from Gorseinon (Flynn Alexis, Frazer Forgeau, Evan Richards and Leon Williams)
- Misfits – Music and Music Tech students from Gorseinon (Isabella Viggers, Rhiannon Taylor-Searle, Sarah Kate Lewis-Meredith and Mai Rees)
- Cara Hogarth, Abbie Lewis and Caitlin Richards
- Eva Coffey, Olivia Morgan, Ebony Creed, Lorna Wright and Kailam Evans
- Ellie Stallard and Bethany Wisdom