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  • Easy Ways To Cut Carbon For The Environment

    We all have a responsibility to show the powers-that-be that we care about our planet and the human race’s future existence. Here’s how to cut carbon in your daily life.

    by | 18/09/2019 at 11:46am

  • Planting Trees To Save the World?

    This article was written by Jamie Lee Morris during a recent workshop held at the EVI. Community members volunteered themselves to create content focusing on environmental issues. During these video and blogging workshops they were taught the skills to create their own online content. This was all made possible with funding from the Landfill Disposals Tax […]

    by | 17/09/2019 at 2:21pm

  • The Ultimate Guide To Sustainabili-TEA

    We all aim to be eco-friendly and make a positive impact on our Earth, but did you know that by drinking regular tea you could be doing more damage than good?

    by | 16/09/2019 at 12:52pm

  • 5 Things You Can Do To Help The Earth

    There are many ways to help the Earth. Some are efficient, and some are not. This blog will show you the most efficient ways to help the Earth along with the reasons why they are efficient.

    by | 16/09/2019 at 11:12am

  • 5 Steps To Live a More Sustainable Life

    In 2019 due to rapid population growth and urbanization, annual waste generation is expected to increase by 70% from 2016 levels to 3.40 billion tonnes in 2050.

    by | 13/09/2019 at 2:55pm

  • Creating a Bug Paradise For Biodiversity

    At the start of June a group of young people took part in a Wildlife Garden Workshop at the Ebbw Vale Institute. They created bug hotels and seed bombs to help pollinating bugs and improve the area around the building. Young people from Llamau, Act Training and Blaenau Gwent Youth Services took part in this […]

    by | 08/07/2019 at 1:50pm

  • Tackling Plastic Pollution at the EVI

    ‘Sustainability’ is everywhere at the moment, and the Ebbw Vale Institute is on board with this and has an on-going sustainability drive at the building and in the community. Back in April Llamau, a leading homelessness charity in Wales, held a plastic pollution workshop at the EVI for Earth Day. Llamau’s Laura Wheeler, who was […]

    by | 21/06/2019 at 1:57pm

  • Using Air To Heat the EVI

    In an age where saving money and being aware of your carbon footprint is more important than ever, the Ebbw Vale Institute has been through it’s very own energy efficient makeover. We’ve already told you about changing all the lighting in this historic building to LED lights after receiving funding from the Landfill Disposals Tax […]

    by | 28/05/2019 at 9:54am

  • An Energy Efficient EVi: Lighting The Way Forward

    It’s been a hive of activity at the Ebbw Vale Institute (EVi) recently with lots of energy efficiency works going on thanks to generous funding from the Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme managed by the WCVA. All work is now complete and we wanted to let you know exactly what we’ve been doing. The EVi is ran by ProMo-Cymru. We are a […]

    by | 08/05/2019 at 11:12am

  • Increasing Energy Efficiency At The EVi

    The Ebbw Vale Institute is pleased to announce that we have received £32,523 funding from the Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme. This is a Welsh Government fund programme managed by WCVA. We will be improving energy efficiency at the EVi increasing the local biodiversity and involving the community through volunteering and sharing what we learn.    The EVi  The EVi is ran by ProMo-Cymru. We are a landmark […]

    by | 15/02/2019 at 10:48am

  • Thank you for your feedback & informing our plans for EVIs development

    During a recent survey, you told us that you would like EVI to… Create a Community Garden (57%): We hope to transform the unused land out the back to create a community space for recreation & activities, whilst enabling access to EVI via the Mount Street car park. Develop our Live Music Venue (55%): We’d […]

    by | 21/08/2018 at 2:55pm

  • Lot’s of fun & information at the EVI Family Fun Day…

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our Family Fun Day ! It was great to see families explore the EVI building during the Easter Information Trail, asking questions about the support services available and taking part in the activities ! Arts & Crafts Workshop… Dance… Wrestling… EVI Easter Information Trail: Lot’s of organisations were […]

    by | 03/04/2018 at 12:40pm

  • EVI awarded £4,000 from Police & Crime Commissioners for Gwent Partnership Fund

    ProMo-Cymru, the charity that runs Ebbw Vale Institute has been awarded £4,000 from the Police & Crime Commissioner for Gwent Partnership Fund which is funded by the proceeds of crime awarded to the police and from the sale of unclaimed found property. With this support, EVI will provide an ‘information point’ for visitors to find […]

    by | 11/03/2018 at 2:15pm


      Inclement Weather.   Due to the RED weather warning in force for Blaenau Gwent, we have been advised to close the building this weekend. If you have tickets for this weekends showS, the rescheduled dates are as follows.   Oasis Friday2nd March NEW DATE SATURDAY MARCH 10TH   Foreigner’s Journey Saturday 3rd March NEW […]

    by | 01/03/2018 at 4:50pm

  • Evi

    Ebbw Vale Institute EVI Church Street Ebbw Vale Blaenau Gwent NP23 6BE Tel:  01495 708022 info@ebbwvaleinstitute.org ebbwvaleinstitute.org facebook.com/EbbwValeEVI/ twitter.com/EbbwValeEVi About EVI Ebbw Vale Institute is a regenerated building full of story and culture. For a long time it existed to promote cultural exchange in the neighbourhood; now EVi’s doors are open again, with a wide […]

    by | 20/02/2018 at 6:56pm

  • 2017: An eventful year at the EVI…

    2017 was a busy year at the EVi, the community and cultural centre at the heart of Ebbw Vale regenerated and developed by ProMo-Cymru. Chris Phillips, EVi Events Officer, looks back at the past year and the diverse and exciting variety of music and theatrical events. January is normally notoriously slow in the events business because of […]

    by | 11/01/2018 at 5:06pm


    The weekend of November 24th and 25th sees some Giants of the Underground arriving at the EVi as part of Pity My Brain’s Brainfreeze festival. To celebrate festival big wig Jamie Richards went on Radio 6 with Radcliffe and Maconie to chat about this unique event. Follow the link and click 2.13 in to hear […]

    by | 22/11/2017 at 5:17pm

  • Big Lottery Update on PSB.

      Public Service Broadcasting At Ebbw Vale Institute Video Preview follow this link to read Big Lottery Blog… Developing community owned assets

    by | 13/11/2017 at 3:06pm


    We have gone Christmas Crackers here at Your Evi with events and parties to suit all ages and budgets.   First up from November 25th and continuing every Saturday right up to December the 23rd you can have Breakfast with Santa in the 1849 Café. Your little darlings can come and have Breakfast with the […]

    by | 08/11/2017 at 3:10pm

  • We Are Scientists

    Hot on the Heels of the Public Service Broadcastings shows, more Indie Heavyweights came to the EVi to perform an intimate show. It was a tremendous evening but do not just take our word for it, this is what the South Wales Argus had to say. ” IT’S not often you see a big name […]

    by | 08/11/2017 at 1:33pm


    Gwent Wildlife Trust Photography Exhibition: ‘Furnace to Flowers – celebrating the past, present and future of Ebbw Vale’.  A wonderful display of photos depicting the beautiful progress made by the Gwent Wildlife Trust with their ‘Furnace to Flowers’ project. A transformation of the old steelworks site and road verges around Ebbw Vale into havens for […]

    by | 08/11/2017 at 11:16am

  • PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING Donate Musical Equipment to EVI…. to say thanks for Recording Album and and two sell out shows

    It was great to see Wales online run a great feature on Public Service Broadcasting donating some equipment to us. Check out the article here. http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/one-uks-most-popular-bands-13517375

    by | 23/08/2017 at 3:54pm

  • Public Service Broadcasting

    Public Service Broadcasting record their highly anticipated Third album at Ebbw Vale Institute and play Two sell out shows. To find out more how it came about and the successful shows, leading up to the album charting at Number 4 on the week of release, click on link below http://www.promo.cymru/tag/psb

    by | 02/08/2017 at 11:30am

  • Sunday Lunch at 1849 Café at the EVI.

    From Sunday July 23rd AT 1849 at the EVI….  

    by | 14/07/2017 at 9:13am

  • PSB….

    http://www.promo.cymru/tag/psb/Director Richard Crandon was present for the duration of our stay in Ebbw Vale and has made a short documentary about the making of the album. We hope you enjoy it.   The Making Of 'Every Valley' Documentary Director Richard Crandon was present for the duration of our stay in Ebbw Vale and has made […]

    by | 13/07/2017 at 10:33pm

  • 1849 Cafe at the EVI.

    by | 11/07/2017 at 7:45pm

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    by | 11/07/2017 at 7:26pm

  • Musicians Against Homelessness

    Musicians Against Homelessness at the EVI featuring FireRoad plus support on Fri Sept 8th,Doors 6.30pm,Tickets £7 ADV. Tickets available from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/408677

    by | 11/07/2017 at 7:11pm

  • Public Service Broadcasting Record 3rd Album at EVi

    BOTH SHOWS ARE NOW SOLD OUT  Last Summer our Partners at Leeders Vale Studios approached us with the prospect of hiring our main hall out to a prominent recording artist for a  secret project.   January 2017 arrived along with the Public Service Broadcasting collective complete with Dusty The Dog. After five weeks of wondrous soundscapes […]

    by | 23/03/2017 at 2:12pm


    Watch In Requiem perform tracks from their debut EP “IN REQUIEM”. Filmed live at the EVI, Ebbw Vale. Recorded by Jon Constantine at Leeders Vale Studio. PART 1 PART 2

    by | 10/01/2017 at 12:05pm