MaDCaff at L;ttle Sparks, Part 1 and Part 2

MaDCaff at L;ttle Sparks, Part 1 and Part 2

MaDCaff was delighted to be asked to be part of L;ttle Sparks, the first ever Welsh Mental Health Arts Festival. The Festival saw events across Wales from Cardiff to Caernarfon and many places in between. MaDCaff put on two events, one at Theatr Soar in Merthyr Tydfil and another at the National

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MaDCaff and the L;ttle Sparks

MaDCaff and the L;ttle Sparks

So MaDCaff have a couple of events coming up that we’d really like our existing audiences to come along to and meet some new performers and experience MaDCaff in some great settings. First, we are at Theatr Soar (NB not the Soar Centre) on the 10th October, this

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The MaDCaffers travel to MediaCityUk

The MaDCaffers travel to MediaCityUk

Apologies for the lateness of this entry. Both of us have been dealing with health issues since we got back from Salford (nothing to do with the trip). It’s shocking how fast time passes when you’re not having fun. But I really want to share with you, dear

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The Victoria Hall gig for Voluntary Arts Week

The Victoria Hall gig for Voluntary Arts Week

Well, back at Victoria Hall in Lampeter for a small but very diverse and interesting lineup, including Many Treasures, a Buddhist choir who sing songs in many languages with relish and gusto, a great way to kick off the gig. This was followed by some spoken word by Maj

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MaDCaff back at Victoria Hall as part of Voluntary Arts Week – Hooray

MaDCaff back at Victoria Hall as part of Voluntary Arts Week – Hooray

MaDCaff returns to the Victoria Hall, Lampeter on Saturday 16th May, from 4.30pm til 7pm with what promises to be an eclectic and diverse line up of musicians, singers, poets and dancers. MaDCaff, Music and Dance Cafe is an open mic, and showcase cafe event with a difference.

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MaDCaff in New Quay, having a Birthday party

MaDCaff in New Quay, having a Birthday party

MaDCaff celebrated its first birthday last Saturday in Newquay. MaDCaff is a monthly open mic, open cafe event happening across Ceredigion, which aims to raise awareness of mental health. Funded last year by Time To Change Wales, MaDCaff  raises awareness of the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.   Performers included

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MaDCaff at Small World – yep, we’re back

MaDCaff at Small World – yep, we’re back

It was great to be back at Small World one year on from the start of MaDCaff. The event was well attended, with a diverse range of performers and performances. The Tom Gray Band opened the event with some lovely jazz covers, followed by Iain and Dixey, a

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The Tom Gray Gif

The Tom Gray Gif

Facebook said NO to animated gifs, so here it it, WordPress said YES. More Photos and writeup from our March 2015 event at Small World Theatre will be up here, soon. Rachel

… and we’re back

… and we’re back

We’re still here, in fact we’re at Small World Theatre, Cardigan on Saturday March 14th MaDCaff is returning after a winter hiatus with more music and dance from their pool of talented artists, all of whom have been affected by mental illness and, of course, the usual cake

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MaDCaff at Small World – Big Space

MaDCaff at Small World – Big Space

MaDCaff held their final event in July, before having a summer break. It was a great event held in the beautiful Small World Theatre, Cardigan. We were treated to some great songs from Jo Couzens, and Amanda Painting, and played some beautiful guitar by both Tom Gray and Marc

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