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Creating opportunities through culture programme

Cadw is one of the key partners supporting the Welsh Government’s — Fusion: Creating opportunities through culture programme alongside Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales and Arts Council of Wales.

Culture and heritage can have a huge impact on people’s lives. The Fusion programme contributes to the goals outlined in the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act particularly the ‘a Wales of cohesive communities’ and ‘a Wales of vibrant culture and thriving Welsh language’ goals.

The Fusion Delivery Plan 2020-21 and the associated Infographic gives an overview of the current programme and the recent achievements, delivered by the Fusion coordinators in following areas — Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Conwy, Gwynedd, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Swansea, Torfaen and Caerphilly — and supported by a variety of local and national partners.

For further information on Fusion, or to get involved in the Programme, contact:


Fusion Challenge Grant Coordinators:

Cardiff – Museum of Cardiff

Tina Pasotra

029 2087 1024

Carmarthenshire County Council

Suzanne Samuel

Tel: 01554 742662 Ext: 5462 / Mob: 07789 874 758

Conwy - Conwy County Council

Shirley Williams

01492 574628

Gwynedd - Gwynedd Council (the coordinators share the post part-time)

Chloe Jane Ward


Helen Marie Walker


Newport  / Newport City Council

Naz (Naseem) Syed

07860 660870 

Neath Port Talbot - Tai Tarian

Janet Weaver

01639 505922

Torfaen and Caerphilly — County Borough Council of Torfaen & County Borough Council of Caerphilly

Janine Reed


Swansea — Swansea Council

Amina Abu-Shahba

(01792) 637 685