Haverfordwest Festival Week

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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 [...]

An Impression of Haverfordwest

4 November 2016|Artsheds, Changing perceptions, Gina Hughes, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, Projects, Ruth Sargeant|

Using clay, ink and liquid latex Ruth Sargeant and Gina Hughes set out to create a forensic collage, recording the actual textures of the town and its people. Participants were invited to join in by donating palm prints and by taking and recording their own impressions around the town. Demonstrations were given at the [...]

Art Kitchen

4 November 2016|Artsheds, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, penny d jones, Projects|

penny d jones set out with the idea of creating a kitchen – y gegin gelf – which then developed (in discussion with one of the artists) into the idea of y gegin fach which is a traditional Welsh kitchen, which is actually a seperate building outside the house – very much in existence on [...]

Harlequin Shed

4 November 2016|Artsheds, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, Pauline Le Britton, Projects|

Pauline Le Britton has been working on a series of painted harlequin panels in the Pop-up Artists Studios in Haverfordwest. The harlequin pattern symbolizes the idea of the Fool and all that is hidden beneath and the stories that he/she may carry. I have been looking at Folk and Travelling Art particularly painted barges. I like the [...]

Ideas Lab

28 September 2016|Artsheds, Clive Anderson, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, News|

Since launching in February 2016, Ideas Lab has been working with small scale projects to test ideas for arts and regeneration in Haverfordwest. Getting off to a flying start with Make 4- a series of Saturday Family-friendly art workshops in March, led by artist Louise Bird, Ideas Lab has since supported 10 small projects, which are at [...]

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 [...]

The Big Model Open Days

8 August 2016|Changing perceptions, Haverfordwest Festival Week, News, Projects, The Big Map, The story so far|

Over a hundred people engaged with the Big Model during Festival week in Haverfordwest. In a series of informal consultations we asked curious passers-by  to mark their favourite spots in town on the model, and  to explore the model's interactive features They told us what they loved about Haverfordwest (and what they didn't) and what they would change if they could. [...]

Artsheds

6 June 2016|Artsheds, Gina Hughes, Haverfordwest Festival Week, Ideas Lab, Pauline Le Britton, penny d jones, Ruth Sargeant|

In early 2016, a newly established Haverfordwest Festival Committee approached the Confluence partnership looking for ‘family friendly' art activities throughout a newly planned summer festival week. The Artsheds project was designed and produced by Pip Lewis from spacetocreate, one of the Confluence partners, in response to this request and created in partnership with Haverfordwest Town Council and [...]

The Pembrokeshire Drover

24 March 2016|Haverfordwest Festival Week, Karen Ingham, Pembrokeshire Drover|

Through Spring/Summer 2016 BAFTA award-winning artist film-maker Karen Ingham created Pembrokeshire Drover: an artist film installation, which was shown as part of Haverfordwest Festival Week in July 2016. Pembrokeshire Drover is a socially engaged, site responsive moving image artwork that draws on and reflects upon the interrelationships between Haverfordwest and the rural and coastal hinterland it serves. – Karen Ingham The work was also [...]