The story so far

/The story so far

Stories of change

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

As the project draws to the end of this current phase, Karen Scott from Confluence partner PLANED, talked to seven stakeholders who have engaged with the partnership in different ways and at different levels, to find out what they think the most significant changes have been. Catrin Bradley Catrin first got involved with the Confluence [...]

Arthur’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Arthur Brooker, Artist “I first heard about Confluence through my friend Hal, who’s Pip and Guy’s son. They were putting on a series of arts programmes and events and I did the Riverside empty shop windows project with them, a few years ago. Me and my girlfriend at the time did an installation where we [...]

Steven’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Dr Steven Jones, Director of Development, Pembrokeshire County Council “From an early stage we supplied a letter of support for the Confluence bid and agreed to support the provision of accommodation, in the former Ocky White’s building. We also agreed to provide match-funding, which I think was significant in getting the project approved by the [...]

Daniel’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Daniel Settatree, Artist “I’d been thinking about moving down here for a couple of years. I have family here and they told me about the ‘rave boat’ that had been on the river and I thought it sounded brilliant.  And then I heard about the Ideas Lab and I thought it sounded very exciting, right [...]

Gillian’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Gillian Howell, Haverfordwest Town Councillor “I joined the Town Council in 2016 and one of the first things I became involved with was reviving the Haverfordwest Festival.  We invited Confluence to come and talk to us about what they would like to do for the festival.  So, in the July, Confluence and their partners put [...]

A Town Councillor’s story

29 September 2017|Baseline study, Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far|

Interview with a Haverfordwest Town Councillor This is the story of a Town Councillor who actively sought to “build a bridge” between the Town Council and Confluence project, having heard about it through local PR. He thought that there may be some common ground between the council and the project and wanted to see if [...]

Ruth’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Ruth Sargeant, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Ruth Sargeant, Artist “I first heard about Confluence through a West Wales network of artists that I belong to. And then a friend of mine, Penny,  told me that she had heard about the Riverside studio spaces that were available in Haverfordwest  and, even though I have my own set up, I thought ‘why not?’ [...]

Catrin’s story

29 September 2017|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, What art can be|

Catrin Bradley, Finance Manager at PLANED Catrin first got involved with the Confluence project when the pilot stage application was being made to the Arts Council, and she led on budgeting, financial claiming and reporting. Her involvement has expanded during the second stage, both as a member of the steering group that oversees running and [...]

Stepping Up

23 June 2017|Changing perceptions, Mari Beynon Owen, News, Rebecca Spooner, Support for art and regeneration|

On Thursday 15 June, an invited audience of artists and representatives of local arts organisations came together to : review the Feasibility Study being undertaken by Arts Management Consultant, Mari Beynon Owen draw inspiration from Peak/Copa – an innovative contemporary arts programme in rural Wales build support for a future arts development programme in Haverfordwest [...]

Re-wilded

11 January 2017|Changing perceptions, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, Tom Moses, Walks|

The weather was unseasonable warm and fine for a day out in the woods, getting close to nature and practising bushcraft skills in a beautiful spot, along the of the river Cleddau The second in a series of Autumn walks, 'Re-Wild' set out to explore the natural and ecological landscape of the river meadows  at Lower [...]