Feedback on the programme

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River of Lights

16 June 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, News, River of Lights, SPAN Arts Cheerful Project, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, Toby Downing, What art can be|

On the night of October 31 2015, over 600 people gathered on the riverside outside Ocky Whites, their lit lanterns bobbing, in the shadows of the castle above, as an 11ft skeleton puppet emerged from behind the river side tower and made its way across the bridge to meet the crowds. Inspired by the folk tale of The Fisherman [...]

Vital places II: A place to be

19 May 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Gordon Gibson, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far, Vital Places, What art can be|

The second Vital Places seminar in March 2016 was a fantastic opportunity for residents from Haverfordwest and the surrounding area to explore creative possibilities for regenerating Haverfordwest, and begin to ask questions about how the community and key decision makers can help improve Haverfordwest for the people who live in and come to the town. Guest speakers [...]

Artist’s talk: Karen Ingham’s ‘Pembrokeshire Drover’

19 May 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, Karen Ingham, Pembrokeshire Drover, The story so far, What art can be|

On April 20 2016 Karen Ingham delivered the first in our series of Artists' Talks on her work for our latest commission: Pembrokeshire Drover. This talk was an opportunity for people to come along and see how the project is progressing, as well as gaining an insight into Karen's process and the ideas and concepts [...]

The LAB in press and social media

19 May 2016|Baseline study, Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, News, Support for art and regeneration, The story so far|

Since launching in May 2015 we’ve had over 1500 visits to The lab and attendances at our events. But what have the people of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire and the UK had to say in the press and social media? The local and national media set a challenging baseline in both print and radio: Sarah Moore's piece [...]

Artist’s talk: Emma Geliot

19 May 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, The story so far, What art can be|

The second in our Artists Talks series on April 27 saw a lively discussion with arts consultant, and editor of CCQ magazine, Emma Geliot. Speaking to an audience of artists and creative practitioners Emma discussed the past meanings of artists studios, and their future potential as sites of engagement with the wider local community, as well as production. Had a [...]

The Big Map

26 April 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, News, Support for art and regeneration, The Big Map|

Led by Confluence partners iDeA Architects, the Big Map workshops took place over an eight-week period between August 16th and October 7th 2015. The workshop series built on an earlier pilot of the Big Map, which took place during the launch of the Lab during Whitsun. The Big Map gave people in Haverfordwest the opportunity [...]

Printing by the River, for everyone

3 October 2015|Feedback on the programme, Swansea Print Workshop|

The drop-in workshop held on Saturday 3 October 2015 in the LAB proved very popular and enjoyable for all ages. With tuition from printmaker and founder of Swansea Print Workshop, Alan Williams, participants made  colourful collagraph prints inspired by Haverfordwest and its relationship to the river. Collagraph printing is a very accessible printmaking technique based on collage [...]