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So far Tangwen Roberts has created 43 blog entries.

‘Searching for the Centre’

11 January 2017|Janetka Platun, News, Searching for the Centre|

The Project At the start of my commission I walked each day around the town. I went wherever my interest took me. I found myself in empty churches, watched people quietly crossing the many bridges that span the river and became accustomed to the steady flow and heavy sound of cars driving around the ring [...]

Film$4Change

14 December 2016|Film$4Change, News, Transition Haverfordwest|

In the spring of 2017 Transition Haverfordwest, in partnership with Confluence, will present a series of 6 documentary eco/art films followed by informal discussions focussing on some of the issues of our time and place: The Economics of Happiness    2011 (E) Garbage Warrior    2007  (15) Four Horsemen    2012  (E) Chasing Ice    2012  (E) Samsara   2012  (U) Exit Through the Gift [...]

Breaking out of the Gallery

17 November 2016|Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, Support for art and regeneration, Transition Haverfordwest|

In February 2016 Arthur Brooker came to the newly established Ideas Lab with a very simple idea: to put on an outdoor art exhibition in town centre locations that would literally ‘break out of the gallery’. Little did he know what he was letting himself in for over the next six months and what would be involved in [...]

Haverfordwest Festival Week

17 November 2016|Artsheds, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, News, Pembrokeshire Drover, Transition Haverfordwest|

Reignited by a highly motivated group of Town Councillors led by Sue Murray and supported by County Councillor Wynne Evans, Haverfordwest Festival Week set out to create 'a fun filled, action packed programme of events for all the family to enjoy'. The eight-day event, which ran from Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th July 2016, brought together many different individuals and organisations [...]

Draw on Nature

11 November 2016|Elizabeth Stonhold, Walks|

On Sunday 18th September 2016, award-winning artist Elizabeth Stonhold and The Lab ran a drawing expedition in Haverfordwest, to encourage people to explore the Cleddau and ‘see Haverfordwest differently’. It has certainly helped me to feel a closer appreciation for the town, and from conversation had throughout the day I was not alone [...]

Seren Sailcraft design and build workshops

11 November 2016|Clive Anderson, Ideas Lab|

Having brought his idea for boat building workshops to the Ideas Lab in June 2016, Clive Anderson hosted a series of five evening workshops during the last week of September 2016, to demonstrate how to design and build a simple sailboat using basic DIY skills. From college students to senior citizens these sessions brought together local people with an interest in [...]

Artist’s Talk: Janetka Platun

9 November 2016|Feedback on the programme, Janetka Platun, Searching for the Centre, What art can be|

On Wednesday 5 October Janetka Platun gave a talk at The Lab to introduce her previous work, as well as her ideas for the project so far. The talk was an opportunity to find out more about the project and to gain an insight into the work she has undertaken in a range of locations having a [...]

PLATFORM

7 October 2016|Jacob Whittaker, News, PLATFORM, Projects, Rhôd, Ruth Jones & Andy Wheddon, Ruth Sargeant, Seán Vicary, What art can be|

Over 3 days, PLATFORM presented Haverfordwest as a stage for a programme of new commissions and existing artworks by artists living in and around Pembrokeshire. The programme reflected the diversity and depth of contemporary arts practice in the region, and included artists’ film, installation and performance that together created a body of work that was [...]

Stalled Spaces

29 September 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Ideas Lab, Projects, Support for art and regeneration|

How can we work together to unlock the potential of empty buildings and buildings at risk? What part can community led and grassroots initiatives play in revitalising our town centres? What are the benefits to owners of different approaches to working with stalled spaces? On 7 September 2016, The Lab hosted Stalled Spaces, the inaugural [...]

Transition Haverfordwest BBQ and Story Telling

19 September 2016|Haverfordwest Festival Week, Transition Haverfordwest, What art can be|

Phil Okwedy transported an audience of 80 people from Moylegrove to London via Chicago and Eglwyswrw with his epic tale of Wil and the Welsh Black cattle at the Transition Haverfordwest barbecue and story telling event around a campfire at the Paddocks, as part of Haverfordwest Festival Week 2016. 'Great space, great audience & a great [...]