Past Events

Past Events

  • “Slowness as a Bridge” Creative Writing Workshop, with Elgan Rhys

    Tickets can be booked here. “If your grief was a river, how fast would it flow? Are you sitting by this riverbank, listening?”(Rithika Pandey, “Questions ... Read more

    2nd December 2023 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

    An evening with artist Ian Nesbitt What feels uncertain in your life right now?What do you wish you knew?If we don’t know what the future ... Read more

    21st November 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Sonia Hughes: Reclaim the Lane

    “I’d like to get to know my neighbours beyond accepting parcels…” As part of gentle/radical’s Riverside project SLOWNESS AS A BRIDGE, artist Sonia Hughes has ... Read more

    14th October 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Riverside Cookery Night

    Join us in Riverside to learn how to make Sudanese donuts! Riverside residents have been asking to learn more about traditional foods being cooked on ... Read more

    17th May 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Gentle Ways into Creative Writing, with Durre Shahwar

    “Writing has often been a means of bearing witness, allowing us to capture and record events or moments of personal significance” gentle/radical are delighted to ... Read more

    11th May 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Slowness as a Bridge: Project Launch & ‘Meet The Artists’ event

    MEET THE ARTISTS EVENT Welsh, Arabic & Bengali translation below Join us for the launch of our new artist-residency project taking place on our South ... Read more

    30th April 2023 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • “Estate, A Reverie”: A Riverside Neighbourhood Screening

    Join us for a screening of the extraordinary documentary by Andrea Luka Zimmerman – ESTATE, A REVERIE – a deeply moving portrait documenting the final ... Read more

    1st December 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • “Mustang” – A Riverside Neighbourhood Women’s Screening

    A FILM SCREENING FOR WOMEN IN RIVERSIDE (and beyond!) MUSTANGIn our continuing series of Riverside neighbourhood film events, we invite women, and those identifying as ... Read more

    29th November 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Riverside Community Breakfast Club

    “I went to the gentle/radical breakfast morning, and I came back so elated and excited…! Nothing really happened, we just ate food, and I met ... Read more

    30th October 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Beyond Punishment & Control: Film, Conversations & Reimagining Ways of Being Together

    “Abolition is about presence, not absence. It’s about building life-affirming institutions.” Ruth Wilson Gilmore “We are seeding the future, including our next systems of justice, ... ...

    4th June 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 18th June 2022 @ 9:30 pm
  • The Sound of Capital Being Grounded

    Join Gentle/Radical for a round up of animal videos circa spring 2020, film shorts that explore human and non-human relationships, and post-screening discussion with two ... Read more

    13th May 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Anthologies of Care

    Anthologies of Care :: (since I hold the universe within me, my soul is a legacy) Anthologies of Care is an event about self-care…or maybe it’s ... Read more

    15th November 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Emergent Strategy Reading Group

    We’re running a reading group! D’you like books? Social change? Are you interested in how naturally emergent patterns connect to how we might build our ... Read more

    27th August 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 1st October 2020 @ 8:30 pm
  • Rethinking The Harvest

    “Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is the basis of freedom, justice, and equality” Malcolm X Our food ... Read more

    20th June 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • International Women’s Day Screening

    Screening of KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE followed by panel speakers and discussion With guest speakers Cllr Bablin Molik, Dawn Butler MP, Shahien Taj OBE and ... Read more

    19th March 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Half-term Halloween Screening and Workshop!

    Young people, children, families and elders are invited for a special Halloween screening. Join us for spooky snacks plus the chance to design your own ... Read more

    30th October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Work Under Capitalism: A Community Discussion

    We’re told zero-hour contracts and in-work poverty are ‘normal’ – but can we imagine a better system? Join Rabab Ghazoul, artist and Gentle/Radical founder, for ... Read more

    29th October 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Riverside Film Night

    Join us for our first Film & Food Night, which in October celebrates Black History Month (15+). After years of Gentle/Radical screenings, this will be ... Read more

    25th October 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Poetry and Spoken Word Afternoon

    We’re delighted to be hosting the Where I’m Coming From collective – a group of diverse spoken word artists and writers from in and around ... Read more

    20th October 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Multi-Cultural Breakfast

    What does an Indian, Welsh, Somali or Palestinian breakfast taste like? As part of our AL MISH’AAL project, join us for our first Multicultural Breakfast ... Read more

    20th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Inter-generational screening event: A Suitable Girl

    Last year, with the support of Age Cymru’s Gwanwyn Festival, the Gentle/Radical Film Club launched its first screening for older people, we’ve been hosting more ... Read more

    28th May 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Imagination Forum #5

    What makes a good ally? How is allyship connected to power and privilege?

    4th May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • International Women’s Day Screening & Celebrating 15 Years of The Film Club!!

    A screening for women “The Film Club is a ray of hope, light and enjoyment for women”

    27th March 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Love & Desire in Palestine

    LOVE AND DESIRE IN PALESTINE An evening of short films with Gentle/Radical What – and where – is love? To coincide with Valentines, Gentle/Radical invite ... Read more

    13th February 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Adventures in (Old)er Age

    Gentle/Radical are delighted to be taking part in GWANWYN this May – a month-long Wales-wide festival celebrating creativity in older age. In a world which ... Read more

    8th February 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Paa Joe & The Lion

    A film screening for men and women over 55 Our Film Club for older people returns this New Year with another exciting documentary! Paa Joe ... Read more

    28th January 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Imagination Forum #1

      All are invited to the Gentle/Radical Imagination Forum – a brand new networking space for discussion, ideas, collaborations, speaker events, PechaKucha nights, sharings, talkings, ... Re...

    27th January 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Scoring in between the spaces

    As part of the Artes Mundi 8 exhibition, Gentle/Radical will be hosting a writing workshop responding to the themes of Otobong Nkanga’s incredible sculptural and ... Read more

    11th January 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Conflict Resolution Training with Alternatives to Violence Wales #2

      Our Conflict Resolution Training is BACK! Gentle/Radical are delighted to be teaming with the ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE (AVP) Project Wales, once again. Whilst our ... Read more

    1st December 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2nd December 2018 @ 6:30 pm
  • Boy and the World

      We are delighted to announce our most inclusive screening yet – open to all generations across Cardiff to include children, young people, men, women ... Read more

    29th October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

      We’re delighted that the Imagination Forum – our platform for decolonising the arts in Wales – will continue to deliver another five events between ... Read more

    11th October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Bad Lucky Goat

    A screening for women We’re delighted to welcome all women to the Riverside Warehouse for another film screening with Gentle/Radical Film Club (formerly WOW Film ... Read more

    26th September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Gentle/Radical & Lumin In Conversation With The National Trust

    Gentle/Radical will be teaming up with Sadia Pineda Hameed, the co-editor of Lumin Journal to explore the hidden narratives across museum collections, colonialism, labour, slavery ... Read more

    6th August 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Ask The Sexpert

    An Intergenerational Film Screening On the back of our hugely successful screening for elders in May, in July we’ve decided to combine our longest standing ... Read more

    18th July 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Decolonising Environmentalism

      A Gentle/Radical People’s Symposium Film Screening // Invited Speakers // Presentations // Q & A + Discussion // Community Meal SKLP SAMAJ COMMUNITY CENTRE ... Read more

    1st July 2018
  • Women and War: An Un-silencing

      Curated by Gentle/Radical with The Open University, in Wales, as part of Festival of Voice 2018. ‘‘The history of war is also a history ... Read more

    9th June 2018 @ 3:00 pm
  • Imagination Forum #3

      For our third Imagination Forum, Gentle/Radical are delighted to welcome invited guest speakers SANDRA SHAKESPEARE of MUSEUM DETOX & TEJU ADELEYE, to present and ... Read more

    10th May 2018 @ 6:00 pm
  • Rethinking Riverside: a community conversation about place with Stephen Pritchard

      You are invited to a presentation, discussion and shared meal – on the future of Riverside. – What changes are afoot in Riverside? – ... Read more

    8th March 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Imagination Forum #2

      You are invited to the second of three Gentle/Radical Imagination Forums – a brand new platform and networking space for discussion, events and activities ... Read more

    4th March 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Palestine, Partition and Parallels Across the Colonial Terrain

      Gentle/Radical are delighted to host their first ‘people’s symposium’, bringing together archival films, invited speakers and panel discussion around two key footnotes in British ... ...

    12th November 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Youth Get Scary + Food!

    “Adultism is ‘the power adults have over children. More narrowly, adultism is defined as ‘prejudice and accompanying systematic discrimination against young people.'”   GE...

    1st November 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Technical Ambassadors Training

    Gentle/Radical are delighted to be teaming up with Film Hub Wales and the Independent Cinema Office to host a FREE workshop on the technical aspects ... Read more

    22nd September 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Conflict Resolution Training with Alternatives to Violence Wales #1

    Gentle/Radical are delighted to be teaming with the ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE (AVP) Project Wales to bring their FREE renowned conflict resolution training to WOMEN in ... Read more

    15th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 17th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm