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Celebrating Cleddau Reaches

4 July 2018|Capital Commission, News, Studio Weave, Studio Weave|

Saturday 30 June 2018 marked the official end of the 3 year programme and provided an opportunity to celebrate Cleddau Reaches by Studio Weave - the town's first permanent public artwork in sixty years. Musicians and makers, canoeists and civic leaders joined forces to celebrate the story of the sculptures on a scorching day that [...]

… the end of all our exploring

3 July 2018|News, The story so far|

'...the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.' T S Elliot On 30 June 2018, the project came to an end with a celebratory event marking the installation of  Cleddau Reaches - a public artwork sited on multiple locations along the river [...]

Cleddau Reaches

29 June 2018|Capital Commission, News, Projects, Studio Weave, Studio Weave|

At the beginning of the capital commission, we were prompted to develop a site specific artwork for Haverfordwest; with a wide range of thoughts and opinions from the ‘Ideas Lab’ consultation that had been conducted. The proposal needed to present a permanent legacy for the programme that had preceded it. But without a fixed brief [...]

Celebrating the river

4 June 2018|Capital Commission, Collaborators, News, Projects, Studio Weave, Studio Weave|

A FREE family-friendly event with music, canoe trips, making workshops and a chance to find out more about the new riverside sculptures. The event will take place along the riverside in the Riverside Shopping Centre and will complete the Lab 3-year art and regeneration initiative supported by the Arts Council of Wales through the Ideas: [...]

A new public artwork in Haverfordwest

12 January 2018|News|

A year ago Confluence began an ambitious project to commission a new public artwork on multiple sites along the river. Studio Weave's design is conceived not as artworks in isolation but as indicators of change, or markers of the possible that point to the river's potential as part of a bigger picture for Haverfordwest in the future. [...]

The end of the beginning

12 January 2018|News|

Janus, the Roman god has two faces; one that looks backward at the year that has passed and another that stares into the future. January is an appropriate time to look back and to look ahead, to reflect on Confluence and the experimental programme of arts-led regeneration in Haverfordwest. A time to review what has [...]

Haverfordwest history in lights

4 November 2017|News, River of Lights, SPAN Arts Cheerful Project, Toby Downing|

People make places and on the evening of 31 October 2017, people gathered in the town square in their thousands to create a river of light celebrating ordinary people from the past who have made extraordinary contributions to the town. In the weeks and months running up to the event hundreds of children and their [...]

River of lights 2017

16 October 2017|News, River of Lights|

Ghost Town is the theme of this year's River of Lights lantern parade; a celebration of Pembrokeshire's county town highlighting the true spirit of Haverfordwest.  Join 1000's of people to watch this magical event or make a lantern at one of the workshops and participate! This will be an unmissable spectacle to welcome in the winter. [...]

Great Place

16 October 2017|News|

As part of our aim to influence the practice of partners involved in the project as well as the thinking of key decision makers on the role that the arts might play in regeneration, Studio Weave, the architects practice working on the capital commission, were invited to work with PLANED and Haverfordwest Town Council to [...]

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 [...]