This GRTHM website supported GRTHM between 2008 and 2011. It is no longer maintained and is hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Travellers and Other Professionals (NATT+) for interest only. Some out-of-date has been removed, but be aware that remaining pages may reference old events.

Travellers Get TV Talent Show

Travellers Got Talent contestFor weeks it's been the talk of the tabloid newspapers. Today, Travellers Times can exclusively reveal that last year's nationwide talent contest Travellers Got Talent will be repeated across Britain this summer as part of an 8 hour television series being made to undo some of the damage created by the Channel 4 mockumentary series My Big Fat Gypsy Weddings.

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Blue Moon?

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Government spending cuts have meant no more funding for Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month, but communities across Britain look set to continue the celebrations anyway.

The loss of funding has meant that no magazines will be produced for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month this year and even this website will not be regularly updated. But if you have an event you'd like to promote you can list it yourself at the Travellers Times website. >

However, the Gypsy Media Company Ltd, has paid for this website and all of the information on it to remain online until future funding to continue Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month is found.

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Very Important Visitor

Latvian AmbassadorThe Romani Cultural and Arts Company were delighted and honoured to welcome His Excellancy Mr Eduards Stiprais, Latvian Ambassador to the Shirenewton Gypsy & Traveller site in Cardiff.

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Site hightlights ...

Lilijana’s List

A short film produced by In Toto Theatre with Roma students, based upon a story by Jana Elliott about a Romany girl from Kosovo.

Romano Drom Songbook

Exclusive to this site a collection of songs written and performed by Gypsies, Roma and Travellers specially compiled by Ambrose Cooper and Kerieva.

Coming and Going

A DVD that features GRTHM explores the history of Britain’s Gypsy and Traveller community.

Awards ceremony

The winners of the GRTHM 2009 National Storytelling competition.

What's Happened?

Reports, pictures and videos from events around the country.

See our growing reviews page for a taste of what's occurred.

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Message of Support

A message of support for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2010 Roma and Sinti Holocaust Exhibition, Mile End from Richard Richard Barnes.

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A new UK Government took office on 11 May. As a result the content on this site may not reflect current Government policy.

All statutory guidance and legislation published on this site continues to reflect the current legal position unless indicated otherwise.

United Nations Statement

A statement by Gay McDougall, United Nations Independent Expert on Minority issues, on UK National Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month emphasised the importance of the month >