Community Arts Projects

The A – Z of Community Arts Projects Over the years Breaking Barriers Community Arts and Breaking Barriers (under the aegis of Caerphilly County Borough Council) have carried out hundreds of community arts projects manyContinue reading


It’s Emily and we’re back!

Hello community art enthusiasts, faithful followers of Breaking Barriers and general creative people! Perhaps you are new to this delightful blog and if so, my fresh faced greenies you are in for a treat! For the lowContinue reading


Furnace to Flowers

Furnace to Flowers in Ebbw Vale has been announced as the Grow Wild flagship site for Wales, winning the public vote to receive £120,000 funding. The site will transform parts of the former Ebbw ValeContinue reading

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Staff and Board of Directors

Breaking Barriers Community Arts is extremely fortunate to receive support from a wonderful group of people including the commitment, hard work and creative inspiration from a core group of freelance artists. STAFF Natasha James –Continue reading

Clients and Funders

We have been very fortunate throughout the years to work with many organisations and partners.  We have listed them in alphabetical order below.  A link is provided to their  organisational websites.   Links to theContinue reading


Breaking Barriers Press Visit World War One Bunker at Winding House ‘War Bunker’ Van to Visit the Rhymney Valley Breaking Barriers Clears Hurdles in Race for Business Success Mythbusters at Made in Roath About DigitalContinue reading


Breaking Barriers Testimonials …enjoyed, found it quite emotional, positive and I’m proud to know the people in the digital stories. BD Vision House …one of our residents who took part in telling his story has sinceContinue reading


3 Valleys Manufacturing

This is the story of the 3 Valleys Manufacturing project.  The project was set up with a number of partners, driven by Communities First in the Ebbw Fach area to provide an employment and trainingContinue reading