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Artsheds

6 June 2016|Artsheds, Gina Hughes, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, Pauline Le Britton, penny d jones, Ruth Sargeant|

In early 2016, a newly established Haverfordwest Festival Committee approached the Confluence partnership looking for ‘family friendly' art activities throughout a newly planned summer festival week. The Artsheds project was designed and produced by Pip Lewis from spacetocreate, one of the Confluence partners, in response to this request and created in partnership with Haverfordwest Town Council and [...]

Searching for the centre brief

20 May 2016|News|

Confluence is seeking to appoint an artist or artists’ collaboration, with a process based practice and an interest in place-based narratives, to produce a work for publication in a multiple edition format. The commission will take place between 1 September and 31 December 2016 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire’s County town, as part of a 3 year [...]

The LAB in press and social media

19 May 2016|Baseline study, Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, News, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far|

Since launching in May 2015 we’ve had over 1500 visits to The lab and attendances at our events. But what have the people of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire and the UK had to say in the press and social media? The local and national media set a challenging baseline in both print and radio: Sarah Moore's piece [...]

The Big Map

26 April 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, News, Support for art and regeneration, The Big Map|

Led by Confluence partners iDeA Architects, the Big Map workshops took place over an eight-week period between August 16th and October 7th 2015. The workshop series built on an earlier pilot of the Big Map, which took place during the launch of the Lab during Whitsun. The Big Map gave people in Haverfordwest the opportunity [...]

Timeline

25 April 2016|The story so far|

2013 October Arts Council of Wales launch Ideas: People: Places. Confluence partnership is formed with a view to making an application for a Stage 1 research and development project to explore the potential of running an arts and regeneration project in Haverfordwest. 2014 March - July Stage 1 application approved. The consortium runs a Stage 1 research [...]

Go and see Frome

26 March 2016|Support for art and regeneration|

Go and see Frome they said ... so we did, on the first Sunday of December 2015, taking a group from Haverfordwest with us. We met town councillors, curators and architects, visited two arts venues and still had time to wander in the Christmas market. Featured Images: Frome Notice Board and Christmas Market - photo [...]

Haverfordwest needs something

26 March 2016|Baseline study, Changing perceptions|

Sarah Moore's piece on BBC Radio Wales provides a platform for a range of perspectives and responses to the award of funding for Confluence, through the Arts Council of Wales strategic initiative, Ideas: People: Places. Featured image: Woodcut print by Jenny Guard

Three words to sum up Haverfordwest

25 March 2016|Baseline study|

Three words to sum up your perception of Haverfordwest Answers on a postcard from members of the 4Cs (the town team) at their meeting on 13 April 2015 Underperforming              potential not exploited            lacks a cohesive offer OLD               [...]

Black Diamond TV

6 January 2016|Black Diamond, Serena Korda, Sharron Harris|

Artist Serena Korda was commissioned by Confluence to create a new participatory artwork for Haverfordwest that connected with the River Cleddau that flows through the centre of town. Paying homage to the anti-capitalist early 90’s underground rave scene in Pembrokeshire, Black Diamond harnessed the sonic power of the river to create a rave track with [...]