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Oct 05 2022


10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Welsh Language & Sport Comms – Sport Wales CLIP

You’ve spoken and we’ve listened – CLIP will be going on the road for the first time! Join us at this unique in-person event to learn and network at the Metropole in Llandrindod Wells.

WHERE: The Metropole, Llandrindod Wells
WHEN: Wednesday 5th October
WHAT: An in-person learning and networking event
TIME: 10.00am – 3:30pm

Three organisations will be sharing their experiences of using Cymraeg in their work within sport while the Welsh Language Commissioner will show you the quick wins you can implement to make your communications more inclusive of Welsh speakers.

We will:

  • Understand the importance of communicating in Welsh
  • Learn the best tips for incorporating bilingualism into our communications
  • Find out how other sporting bodies are using Welsh to engage with their audiences
  • Share best practice and trouble shoot with others


Using Cymraeg in sport communications

Welsh Language Commissioner – Awel Trefor

  • Why communicate in Cymraeg? – Statistics, demographics, engagement.
  • Requirements for Sport Wales vs Best Practice for other organisations
  • Website, social media and emails
  • Top tips and tools

Campaigns and the Welsh Language

Golley Slater – Ianto Phillips

  • History of Welsh
  • How to brief a translator
  • Campaigns – the good, the bad and the ugly
  • What to avoid

Encouraging and promoting the use of Cymraeg

Welsh Triathlon – Beverley Lewis

  • Taking a bilingual approach to events
  • Triathlon on S4C
  • Normalising using basic Cymraeg in the office

Delivering sport through Cymraeg

Urdd – Gary Lewis and Jo Jones

  • Partnerships with Local Authorities
  • Chwarae’n Gymraeg
  • Mistar Urdd at the Commonwealth Games

Find details in Welsh and book your place on the Eventbrite website here.

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