WALES

24 Windsor Terrace

Penarth, CF64 1AB

07702480513 | sallyhughes.co.uk 

sallyelizabethhughes@gmail.com

Events Curator, Educator, Community Grower, Artist, Wordsmith, Permaculture Designer.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: PLANNING, ORGANISING, COORDINATING AND FACILITATING EVENTS, COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS 

BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER: ENGAGING AND INVOLVING PEOPLE IN EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES THROUGH ONLINE AND FACE TO FACE PROMOTION AND OUTREACH

CREATING CONTENT: ON SOCIAL MEDIA USING CANVA, AND DEVELOPMENT OF WEBSITES USING WORDPRESS

TEACHING AND LEARNING: PRODUCING RESOURCES, DESIGNING CURRICULA, CREATING LEARNING COMMUNITIES, SESSION DELIVERY

Paramaethu Cymru / Steering Group | 01/2024 ~ PRESENT, Wales

Involvement in visioning and rebirthing Paramaethu Cymru, a branch of the Permaculture Association, in Wales.

Wild Ceridwen CIC / Director | 03/2023 ~ PRESENT, South Wales

Developing projects which seek to reconnect people to themselves, each other and the living world:

  • Integrating permaculture principles in your growing space – delivering a day long session at Global Gardens
  • Dancing the Sacred Feminine – performance poem collaboration with Urban-Veritcal CIC
  • Living Stories, Living Worlds – writing on Substack
  • Into the Mindful Garden – 3 month workshop series exploring Permaculture Principles
  • Gull Stories – a performance poem for Penarth’s Outdoor Arts Festival
  • Involve Earth – a climate conversation series and performance poem event as part of the ‘On Loss and Damage’ exhibition at The Turner House gallery

Friends of The Kymin / Trustee | 07/2023 ~ PRESENT, Penarth

Stewarding commonland with regular tending sessions.

Benthyg Penarth / ‘Penarth Borrows’ Project Lead | 01/2022 ~ Penarth

Month long social media engagement activity to increase membership and borrowing.

Benthyg Cymru & Repair Cafe Wales / Facilitator | 11/2021 ~ Cardiff

Facilitation of joint away day for project teams, directors and advisory groups. 

Penarth Growing Community / Co-Founder & Project Lead | 01/2021 ~ PRESENT, Penarth

Co-leading Gwyrddio Penarth Greening’s (CIO) community growing project. Social media/mailing list and other engagement activities. Co-management of lottery funded series of events and workshops. Leading voluntary community garden activities.

Cardiff Transition / Share Cardiff Project Co-Lead | 01/2019 ~ 01/2020 – Cardiff

Co-management of a lottery funded project: organising, promoting and facilitating 6 large-scale community events, plus management of an online platform.

Maternity leave | 12/2017 ~ 01/2019 

Campfire Convention / Firestarter & keynote speaker | 08/2017 ~ 10/2017 – Online/London

Content creation, blog series and delivery of keynote speech at the first Convention.

The Republic of the Imagination CIO / Creative Associate | 09/2016 ~ 09/2017 – Cardiff

Planning, organisation and engagement activities to support delivery of Sensory Labyrinth Theatre events and workshops.

Career Women Wales CIC / Project Coordinator & Lead Facilitator | 04/2016 ~ 02/2017 – Cardiff

Organising and delivering workshops. Facilitation of the British Council’s Active Citizens programme. 

Cardiff Coalition / Presentation at ‘Cardiff with Culture: Visioning the City’ Symposium at G39 | 07/09/2016 – Cardiff

Pecha Kucha style talk about creating sustainable culture, navigating complexity, emergent leadership and collaboration.

Experiments in Creative Space / Blogs and Ignite talk | 04/2016 ~ 02/2017, Cardiff

Blog series on taking time to actively create, and Ignite talk ( video and slides), to an audience of 450.

ProMo Cymru / Trustee | 04/2016 ~ 02/2018, Cardiff

Key achievement- successfully encouraging more women to join the board.

Women Making a Difference CIO / Project Administrator | 02/2015 ~ 03/2016, Cardiff

Delivering website and social media presence, supporting activities and workshops, maintaining teaching resources, managing event bookings and engaging participants. 

Cardiff and Vale College / Various roles | 11/2003 ~ 01/2014, Cardiff

05/2012 ~ 01/2014 / Equality and Diversity Manager 

11/2003 ~ 06/2013 / Lecturer 

01/2008 ~ 05/2012 / Coordinator, Disability and Dyslexia Service

11/2003 ~ 01/2008 / Learning Support Worker

Permaculture Association / Permaculture Teacher Training | 04/2024 ~ 05/2024, Online

Permaculture Association / Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design | 01/2022 ~ 04/2024, Online

Small Things Creative Projects CIC / Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) for Artists and Creatives | 04/2023 ~ 04/2024, Online

Shift Bristol / Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC), land-based | 04/2020 ~ 06/2020, Online

Cardiff University / MSc Equality & Diversity | 09/2009 ~ 04/2011, Cardiff

University of South Wales / Post-Graduate Certificate in Education – Post-compulsory Education and Training | 09/2004 ~ 06/2006, Cardiff

University of the West of England / BA(Hons) Fine Art | 09/2000 ~ 06/2003, Bristol

Coleg Glan Hafren / Access to Art and Design | 01/1999 ~ 12/1999, Cardiff

Our Lady’s Convent School / GCSE’s | 06/1994, Cardiff

9 GCSE’s including Maths, grade C, English, grade A

Children in Permaculture / Introduction | 09/2023, Online

Schumacher College / Regenerating Business as a Force for Good | 05/2023, Dartington

Permaculture Association / Growing Food in Small Spaces | 01/2022, Online

Global Gardens / ‘Grow Your Own’, biodynamics with Kai Lange | 02/2020 ~ 11/2020, Cardiff/Online

The Republic of the Imagination / Sensory Labyrinth Theatre training | 09/2017 ~ 09/2018, Cardiff/Estonia

Voluntary Arts Wales / Designing Inclusive Events |10/2017, Cardiff

British Council Active Citizens / Facilitator Development Workshop | 09/2016, Ukraine