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Wild Hack Haverfordwest

24 October 2015|bloc, What art can be|

Event held at The Lab on Saturday 24 October 2015, 10am – 4pm. Haverfordwest has lots of beautiful natural spaces right on its doorstep. Wild Hack Haverfordwest was a gathering of makers, artists, diy and technology enthusiasts, computer programmers, wild folk, sea farers, ramblers, children, local residents and adventurous people. Everyone working together to invent [...]

Wild Hack Talk

14 October 2015|bloc|

Wild Hack Talk held on Wednesday 14 October 2015, 7.30pm. Pembrokeshire-based Creative Producer Kathryn Lambert came to talk about her work with bloc, the Creative Technology Network for Wales, and the concept of Wild Technology. Kathryn showed us examples of projects that inspire people to get outdoors using art and technology imaginatively and let us know how to get [...]

Printing by the River, for everyone

3 October 2015|Feedback on the programme, Swansea Print Workshop|

The drop-in workshop held on Saturday 3 October 2015 in the LAB proved very popular and enjoyable for all ages. With tuition from printmaker and founder of Swansea Print Workshop, Alan Williams, participants made  colourful collagraph prints inspired by Haverfordwest and its relationship to the river. Collagraph printing is a very accessible printmaking technique based on collage [...]

Printing from the River, for artists

2 October 2015|Swansea Print Workshop|

A woodcut print workshop for artists was held on Friday 2 October 2015 10.30am – 4pm in the Lab for 10 practicing artists with tuition by printmaker and founder of Swansea Print Workshop, Alan Williams. Participants were invited to make a large bold hand-printed woodcut inspired by Haverfordwest and its relationship with the river. The workshop provided [...]

Shared Space Ahead

1 October 2015|News|

Confluence is inviting applications from artists with either a performative or combined arts practice to undertake a commission to create and produce a socially engaged and site-specific artwork in Haverfordwest. The commission, which is part of a three-year programme to test new models of regeneration and collaboration through the arts, responds directly to the notion [...]

The BIG Map – open review

25 September 2015|The Big Map|

Featured image: Members of  Haverfordwests’s commercial and business community working on the big map during the recent  Big map ‘Traders’  workshop During September and October 2015, The Lab hosted a series of targeted and open workshops to look at Haverfordwest’s town centre/ riverside, and contribute towards a vision for its future. The Big Map workshops [...]

Pot-Luck Pop-up Cafe

19 September 2015|Transition Haverfordwest|

Running alongside the Open Lab event held on Saturday 19 September 2015, 10am to 5pm, Transition Haverfordwest tried out a pop-up pot-luck café, providing a choice of delicious vegetarian hot meals from the fruit and vegetables people brought in from their gardens. Guests were invited to bring any fresh fruit and vegetables they could spare as early [...]

Open Lab

19 September 2015|News|

Sharron Harris’s ‘Introduction to the Lab’ Saturday 19 September 2015, 10am-4pm An opportunity to drop in, meet the team behind the Lab and catch up on the story so far… Find out about the autumn programme of workshops, events, talks and the different ways you can get involved. Watch a show reel of short films about the [...]

Open call: Pembrokeshire Drover commission

8 September 2015|News|

Confluence, in partnership with Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, is inviting applications from artists working with moving image to undertake a commission to create a socially-engaged, site-specific or site-responsive artwork that draws on and reflects upon the interrelationships between Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire’s historic county town and market centre, and the rural and coastal hinterland it serves. [...]

Big ideas: back to the Future

8 September 2015|News, The Big Map, Transition Haverfordwest|

Saturday’s ‘drop in’ session with Transition Haverfordwest was open to everyone and had an environmental and sustainable theme . It was well attended and lots of ideas emerged in a constructive and lively debate around the table. We wrote/drew and plotted these on the Map. Subjects on the agenda included: Greening the river Community Energy: [...]