Caban Sgriblio

Caban Sgriblio (Scribbling Caban) works with groups of young people from schools and communities across the Black Mountains. The workshops give young people the opportunity to develop and explore their creativity through writing and film.



It is a Culture, Health and Wellbeing project run by Peak and funded by BBC Children In Need to unlock the potential of children and young people between the ages of 8 to 18.

Over the past 2 ½ years Caban Sgriblio has worked with 153 young people throughout South Powys, Blaenau Gwent and Monmouthshire: from Ystradgynlais to Pontypool. Young people have enjoyed exploring their lives and sense of place through poetry and film; building confidence, developing communication skills and sharing their experiences through creativity.


‘I like creative writing because I get to express myself in different words, and better words and I’ve learnt to listen more to other people.’


‘I really enjoyed having the space to write, away from other distractions; being supported to write and encouraged is lovely.’


‘It makes me feel calm because it allows me to imagine and create descriptions about places that are important to me’.


‘You make a lot of new friends.’
‘It was exciting meeting new people and people with similar likings.’
‘I like writing poems about what I like doing.’


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Caban Sgriblio is a brown patterned green shirt

Caban Sgriblio is a chocolate biscuit

Caban Sgriblio is a quad bike

Caban Sgriblio is the Brecon Beacons

Caban Sgriblio is a motor sport

Caban Sgriblio is excited



By Kalum


For more information contact Emma Beynon, Project Manager / 01873 811579



Each year the poetry written by Caban Sgriblio participants is made into an anthology.   These anthologies capture the creativity...

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