The story so far

/The story so far

Sharron Harris: Introduction to The Lab

30 March 2016|Baseline study, Sharron Harris|

Watch an intro to the Lab - a short film about the project by film maker Sharron Harris.

Go and see Frome

26 March 2016|Support for art and regeneration|

Go and see Frome they said ... so we did, on the first Sunday of December 2015, taking a group from Haverfordwest with us. We met town councillors, curators and architects, visited two arts venues and still had time to wander in the Christmas market. Featured Images: Frome Notice Board and Christmas Market - photo [...]

Haverfordwest needs something

26 March 2016|Baseline study, Changing perceptions|

Sarah Moore's piece on BBC Radio Wales provides a platform for a range of perspectives and responses to the award of funding for Confluence, through the Arts Council of Wales strategic initiative, Ideas: People: Places. Featured image: Woodcut print by Jenny Guard

Three words to sum up Haverfordwest

25 March 2016|Baseline study|

Three words to sum up your perception of Haverfordwest Answers on a postcard from members of the 4Cs (the town team) at their meeting on 13 April 2015 Underperforming              potential not exploited            lacks a cohesive offer OLD               [...]

Pembrokeshire Drovers

24 March 2016|Haverfordwest Festival Week, Karen Ingham, Pembrokeshire Drover, What art can be|

Through Spring/Summer 2016 BAFTA award-winning artist film-maker Karen Ingham created Pembrokeshire Drovers: an artist film installation, which was shown as part of Haverfordwest Festival Week in July 2016, and in Oriel y Parc, St David’s throughout August. Pembrokeshire Drovers 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. – [...]

Changing places

27 February 2016|Changing places, Support for art and regeneration, What art can be|

Four short consultation events to begin the process of commissioning a contemporary public art work in Haverfordwest were held on Thursday 25 February 12.30- 1.30pm and 5.30- 6.30pm and Saturday 27 February 11.30am -12.30pm and 2.00 – 3.00pm. Each session began with a short presentation on what artists are doing in other towns and cities across [...]

Serena Korda Black Diamond film

30 December 2015|Black Diamond, Serena Korda, Sharron Harris, What art can be|

Watch Sharron Harris’s film of Serena Korda’s Black Diamond.

Making the Connections – Open Space Event

19 November 2015|John Kippin, Open Space, Support for art and regeneration|

How can Art play a part in regenerating our County Town? An Open Space event held on Thursday 19 November 2015, 10am–4pm at The Lab. With the help of independent facilitators, Making the Connections aimed to provide a platform to explore how art can make a difference in Haverfordwest and inform the role that the Confluence [...]

Wild Hack Haverfordwest

24 October 2015|bloc, What art can be|

Event held at The Lab on Saturday 24 October 2015, 10am – 4pm. Haverfordwest has lots of beautiful natural spaces right on its doorstep. Wild Hack Haverfordwest was a gathering of makers, artists, diy and technology enthusiasts, computer programmers, wild folk, sea farers, ramblers, children, local residents and adventurous people. Everyone working together to invent [...]

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 [...]