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Civitas

8 September 2015|News, The Big Map|

Featured image: Detail from the ‘Civitas’ Big Map: Cafe culture in Swan Square and how about a large specimen tree? Pound-stretcher occupies a key building at the focal point of Bridge Street and the square. Two  more interesting sessions on the Big Map took place last week as part of our Autumn programme of workshops . The first of these, [...]

Black Diamond CD launch

2 September 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda|

Over the course of the summer 0f 2015, artist Serena Korda brought together a community of musicians from in and around Haverfordwest to create a sonic artwork inspired by the river Cleddau. Serena’s field recordings of trombones, mandolins, banjos, saws, drums (and much more!) being played at locations along the river were re-mixed by Pembrokeshire-based [...]

Black Diamond Bus

30 August 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda|

“Blood thickening bass rattles our chests, carrying us out of the woods, dancing, crying, sweating, laughing, pounding, shouting, clapping.” Black Diamond, Sunday 30 August from 4pm A rave boat travels upstream from Neyland to Haverfordwest, carrying a massive sound system playing Black Diamond, an electronic music track made with the people of Haverfordwest. Mandolin players [...]

Serena Korda: Black Diamond

30 August 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda, What art can be|

Artist Serena Korda was commissioned by Confluence to create a new participatory artwork for Haverfordwest that connects with the River Cleddau flowing 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 local musicians [...]

When and where to experience Black Diamond event

21 August 2015|Black Diamond, News, Projects, Serena Korda|

As Serena Korda’s Black Diamond event on Sunday 30 August draws closer, we wanted to let you know where and when you can you can experience this artwork on its journey up the river Cleddau from Neyland Marina to Haverfordwest Quay Street. The Black Diamond bus is full, but you are invited to travel independently [...]

Planning the summer/autumn 2015 programme

7 June 2015|News|

Serena Korda, the first artist to be commissioned by Confluence, is staying in Haverfordwest from 5 -15 June 2015 to scope her project ” Black Diamond”. This visit will provide opportunities for Serena to get a feeling for the town and its river as well as meeting with key people who can share their knowledge [...]

Lab launched

5 June 2015|Baseline study, News|

Visitors to the former travel agents in Ocky Whites were surprised and delighted to see the shop transformed into a pop up exhibition space and arts workshop called the Lab, which last week was launching and introducing a 3 year arts and regeneration initiative. The week has been full of surprises. People couldn’t believe they [...]

My kind of town

29 May 2015|Gordon Gibson|

On Friday 29 May at 2.30pm we met at The Lab on the riverside in Haverfordwest for a guided walk through Haverfordwest seeing the town through the eyes of Swansea-based award winning international urban designer, Gordon Gibson. Take a look at Gordon’s 4cities blog to read more about his perspectives on Swansea and 3 other cities [...]

Make your spot

28 May 2015|CoLab, Pembrokeshire College|

On Thursday 28 May between 1-4pm, CoLAB (a group of Level 3 Graphics students from Pembrokeshire College) tried out some pavement graphics in front of The Lab. All ages were invited to come and help them join the dots with hula hoops and chalks.

Show and Tell

28 May 2015|Davis & Jones|

An event that was held at The Lab on Thursday 28 May 2015, 7pm. Can you put your finger on what makes a place special? Show a picture if you have one, tell a story or just join in the discussion at this informal social gathering. Open to all. Followed by drinks and nibbles with artists [...]