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Contacts, Dates and Venues

Travellers Got Talent Logo

The National Final

The national final will be held from 6:30pm onwards on July 9th 2010 as part of the Gypsy Arts Festival.

Museum of East Anglian Life
Crowe Street
IP14 1DL

For more information contact:

Douglas Hunter - Festival Director

07758 279 341

Ros Green - Director, Hungry Arts

07913 061 948


Regional Finals

Friday 4 June

South West Regional Final

6:00pm onwards


Street Factory Studios
35/36 Cobourg St
City Centre
Plymouth, PL11SP


To register contact: Toby Gorniak, at the address above

0777 553 3750


Saturday 12 June

London Regional Final

London Regional Final for English Romany Gypsies and Irish Travellers


Cassie Marie Mcdonagh, Irish Travellers Movement

0207 607 2002/0792 043 3307

The Resource Centre
356 Holloway Road
London, N7 6PA

Gwenneth Rickus Building
Brentfield Road
NW10 8HE

5:00 - 8:00pm


Saturday 12 June

East Regional Final

National Traveller Talent contest. East Regional final held as part of My big Fat Gypsy Festival


Milton Country Park
CB24 6AZ


10:00am - 4:00pm


Candy Sheridan, Gypsy Council.

01692 581 460/0791 999 7464


14 and 18 June

London Regional Final - Roma


Sylvester Huczko, Roma Support Group

Roma Support Group
P.O. BOX 23610
London E7 0XB

020 7511 0800

07972 769 770


Saturday 19 June

South East Regional Final

Part of Surrey Heritage Gypsy Day


Ann Wilson
Gypsy & Traveller Community Development Worker

01483 459292 Ext 202




Bourne Hall
Spring Street
West Ewell
Surrey KT17 1UF


Saturday 19 June

North West Regional Final

The Edge
Cheviot Square
Cheshire CW7 1QS


Jane-Ann Hurn

0759 069 0607

Northern Network of Travelling People
The Edge
Cheviot Square
Cheshire CW7 1QS

01606 557085

Monday 21 June

North East Regional Final


Alexander House
High Street
Doncaster DN6 0AB

To register contact

Violet Cannon
Doncaster CVS
5-6 Trafford Court
Doncaster, DN1 1PN

07969 056194


Thursday 1 July

East/West Midlands Regional Final

The Butterfly Project,
Old Bowling Green
75A Rosehill Street
DE23 8F7


11:00am - 4:00pm

A Travellers Got Talent heat is incorporated into a health roadshow event promoting singing and dancing. This is to be held in Derby 11:00am - 4:00pm and will be opened by the Mayor who will also be one of the judges of the competition along with 2 other judges.

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(The Midlands Final will be held 8 July at the Holiday Inn Hotel, London Road, Ryton On Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3DY).

The Derby Racial Equality Council will be present at this event.

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Tracy Nedic

0755 308 4767

DGLG 01629 732 744

8 July

East/West Midlands Regional Final

A further heat of Travellers got Talent (also see 1 July) will take place at Ryton on Dunsmore in conjunction with "Pride not Prejudice" a national conference for police and other agencies.

This is a conference designed for people involved in working with Gypsy and Traveller communities. The conference will be opened by Assistant Chief Constable Bill Holland, the ACPO lead for Gypsies and Travellers and will include a variety of nationally recognised key speakers along with entertainment from Gypsy and Traveller communities.

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Community places are free to this event and can be reserved by Travellers Got Talent families and community members that have received their accreditation for Training the Trainers from the Derby's University as they will be awarded at this event.

This event will take placy during the day.

Holiday Inn Hotel
London Road
Ryton On Dunsmore


Tracy Nedic

0755 308 4767

DGLG 01629 732 744

Getting Involved

A guide to playing a part in GRTHM. Written specially by the IrishTraveller Movement in Britain this booklet - downloadable or available to read online - gives lots of information on getting ideas, organising events, funding and more...


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