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  • A photograph of St Paul's Folk Dance Group at Grangetown Carnival, Grangetown, Cardiff, c2000

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A photograph of folk dancers, presumably as part of Grangetown Carnival and Festival. Written on the back is "St Paul's Folk Dance Group". (St Paul's church is in Paget Street, Grangetown.) The photograph has been dated by Glamorgan Archives as c2000.

The week-long Grangetown Festival was organised by Grangetown Community Concern, a voluntary group partly funded by the council but almost entirely run by volunteers. It was established in 1977 and is a registered charity. The group was set up as an umbrella group for other voluntary organisations to provide and encourage services for all age groups, with a particular focus on older people. The group also organised lunches and trips for older people and produced a quarterly local newspaper. The organisation has awarded community cups to children from local primary schools who have shown community spirit and has also arranged an annual carol service. The group was renamed Grangetown Community Action in 2014.

Glamorgan Archives, D1070/80
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