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History in our Hands
28th February 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
A free drop-in workshop with local artist Pip Lewis to create portraits of the beautiful buildings that make Haverfordwest such a unique and special place.
Using old and contemporary photographs, alongside digital applications such as google maps, simple drawing, tracing and collage techniques will build a unique picture of the town, seen through the eyes of those that live, work and play here.
Each person will create a multi-layered portrait of an individual building of their choice, which will be shown as part of a collective artwork in an exhibition accompanying the launch of Building stories – a new publication by local author Kerry Steed, who during 2017 festival week created The Poetry of Haverfordwest
Suitable for ages 7+ and all abilities. All materials provided (bring along a tablet or smartphone if you have one).
Under 12’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
History in our hands, runs every afternoon throughout half term week and has been supported by Pembrokeshire County Council’s Haverfordwest Townscape Initiative and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Featured image: The Greyhound Inn – one of many buildings in the town that have recently been restored.