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FILM$4CHANGE – DEMAIN

16 October 2017|Film$4Change, Haverfordwest Festival Week|

35 people attended the Picton Centre on the evening of 28 July to watch the award winning documentary ‘Demain’ , hosted by Transition Haverfordwest. We face an uncertain future in the face of climate change and other global issues, but rather than giving in to doom and gloom, the film optimistically identifies initiatives that have [...]

Something Fishy

3 October 2017|Collaborators, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Maddie Janes, News|

As part of the Lab’s place-making programme for Haverfordwest Festival Week, local Mosaic Artist, Maddie Janes facilitated drop in mosaic workshops over 2 days at the Lab. More than 50 people of all ages, including children young people and their families created 25 mosaic fish. The shoal of mosaic fish are now decorating [...]

Stories of change

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

As the project draws to the end of this current phase, Karen Scott from Confluence partner PLANED, talked to seven stakeholders who have engaged with the partnership in different ways and at different levels, to find out what they think the most significant changes have been. Catrin Bradley Catrin first got involved with the Confluence [...]

Arthur’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Arthur Brooker, Artist “I first heard about Confluence through my friend Hal, who’s Pip and Guy’s son. They were putting on a series of arts programmes and events and I did the Riverside empty shop windows project with them, a few years ago. Me and my girlfriend at the time did an installation where we [...]

Steven’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Dr Steven Jones, Director of Development, Pembrokeshire County Council “From an early stage we supplied a letter of support for the Confluence bid and agreed to support the provision of accommodation, in the former Ocky White’s building. We also agreed to provide match-funding, which I think was significant in getting the project approved by the [...]

Daniel’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Daniel Settatree, Artist “I’d been thinking about moving down here for a couple of years. I have family here and they told me about the ‘rave boat’ that had been on the river and I thought it sounded brilliant.  And then I heard about the Ideas Lab and I thought it sounded very exciting, right [...]

Gillian’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Gillian Howell, Haverfordwest Town Councillor “I joined the Town Council in 2016 and one of the first things I became involved with was reviving the Haverfordwest Festival.  We invited Confluence to come and talk to us about what they would like to do for the festival.  So, in the July, Confluence and their partners put [...]

A Town Councillor’s story

29 September 2017|Baseline study, Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far|

Interview with a Haverfordwest Town Councillor This is the story of a Town Councillor who actively sought to “build a bridge” between the Town Council and Confluence project, having heard about it through local PR. He thought that there may be some common ground between the council and the project and wanted to see if [...]

Ruth’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Ruth Sargeant, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Ruth Sargeant, Artist “I first heard about Confluence through a West Wales network of artists that I belong to. And then a friend of mine, Penny,  told me that she had heard about the Riverside studio spaces that were available in Haverfordwest  and, even though I have my own set up, I thought ‘why not?’ [...]

Catrin’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Catrin Bradley, Finance Manager at PLANED Catrin first got involved with the Confluence project when the pilot stage application was being made to the Arts Council, and she led on budgeting, financial claiming and reporting. Her involvement has expanded during the second stage, both as a member of the steering group that oversees running and [...]