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Lightning Path Workshops and Performance

16 June 2017|Ideas Lab, News, Small World Theatre, Toby Downing, Transition Haverfordwest|

Performance On Saturday 3rd June Confluence partners Transition Haverfordwest hosted a performance of ‘The Lightning Path’ at the Picton Centre and offered the audience a rare chance to see some live theatre in the town centre. Written and performed by Small World Theatre ‘The Lightning Path’ combines skilled puppetry with beautiful animation and original music. [...]

Letters to Haverfordwest

25 May 2017|Heidi Baker, Ideas Lab, News|

Local graphic designer and member of the pop-up Haverfordwest Art Studios, Heidi Baker (assisted by three students from Pembrokeshire College’s Art & Design Foundation and BA courses) hosted three design-led public workshops.  Taking part in the workshops, which ran over three Saturdays during the Easter school holidays, 52 participants of all ages used a magnetic [...]

Light & Alchemy

24 May 2017|Ideas Lab, News, Pauline Le Britton, Sharron Harris|

To celebrate World Pinhole Camera Photography Day on April 30 2017 Sharron Harries and Pauline Le Britton ran Light and Alchemy, a workshop for anyone from beginners to photography students who wanted to experiment with low-tech imagery. Light and Alchemy explored the historic Camera Obscura method of photography. Taking a break from digital imagery, [...]

Drawn from the Past

5 May 2017|Fran Evans, Ideas Lab, News|

Over the 2017 Easter holiday local illustrator, Fran Evans hosted four drop-in drawing workshops at the Lab on April 5th, 12th, 26th and May 3rd. Having made her proposal to Ideas Lab, Fran invited budding illustrators to bring along an object that prompted memories of Haverfordwest, or choose an object from a 'Memory Table'. Fran [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]