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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Sorting the postcards, flyers and invites for schools ready for delivery tomorrow. The flags are arriving today along with the flag poles and the installation of fittings is scheduled for tomorrow. Things are really falling in to place for the launch of The Lab at midday on Bank Holiday Monday 25 May … only a week away [...]
People aged 7 to 77, one of whom hadn’t done any drawing for more than 50 years, met at The Lab for the Drawing on the river workshop on Monday 25 May, the first day of the launch week. Drawing helps you see the world differently and those who took part were inspired to look [...]
We are currently planning a go and see visit to Liverpool at the end of June. During the trip we aim to find out more about their newly refurbished library and use this to inform discussion about the changing role of public libraries.
Laid to Rest, the Procession 2011 by Serena Korda. Image credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images Serena Korda has been appointed as our first Artist in residence and will begin work in early June building towards a performance at the end of August 2015. Serena’s proposal, “Black Diamond”, will combine the history and mythology [...]