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  • Seedpod
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    Based in West Wales, Seedpod is a new educational training initiative, which puts creativity at the centre of learning, building confidence in teachers and support staff to provide authentic experiences through the arts as a part of a rich,...
  • The Lab/Confluence
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    2014 - 2017
    Haverfordwest
    The Confluence partnership was formed in October 2013 in response to the launch of Arts Council Wales' Ideas: People: Places which aimed to embed the arts in a genuine and meaningful way, in a small number of imaginative, ambitious and...
  • Moving Stories
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    2013-2017
    Pembrokeshire
    Moving stories was a collaboration with Curious ostrich, a community educational and documentary video company. The project involved working with visual arts and digital media, to tell stories that could be used to shape the planning and delivery of services...
  • Art and Wellbeing
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    Autumn 2017
    Haverfordwest
    ART and wellbeing was a pilot programme of visual arts workshops exploring identity and sense of self, using a range of media and learning new skills including: Drawing techniques and face proportions Mono and screenprinting techniques Working in 3D...
  • Big Picture Llanelly House
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    2014 - 2016
    Llanelli
    The Big Picture: Llanelly House was designed and delivered by spacetocreate with the support of Cheryl Kitt, Project Manager with Cambrian Heritage Regeneration Trust. Over 18 months the project provided opportunities for 12 groups of targeted children and adults to explore...
  • Getting There
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    Summer/Autumn 2017
    Haverfordwest
    Getting there uses animation and sound recordings to share disabled peoples’ experiences of using transport services in Pembrokeshire. Working closely with Pembrokeshire Transport Steering Group, the project set out to create a set of short animated films for use as...
  • Natural Health Service
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    Autumn 2016
    West Wales
    Natural Health Service is a documentary film made as part of the Clynfyw feasibility study raising awareness of the range and scope of Natural Health Services available in Pembrokeshire and West Wales. Following a group of young people from Clynfyw Care Farm during the...
  • Nothing Is As It Seems
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    Autumn 2016
    Haverfordwest
    Nothing is as it seems is a film project documenting the diverse experiences and perspectives of people with Head Injuries. The project provided a platform for participants individually and as a group to share their stories and aims to: raise...
  • Take 5
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    2016
    Haverfordwest
    Take 5 is a multi media project that aims to capture the diverse experiences and perspectives of people with autism, using this as a starting point to raise awareness and increase understanding of Autism amongst the general public and...
  • Never Give Up
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    Winter 2015/16
    Haverfordwest
    Never Give Up is a digital media project exploring the experiences and perspectives of people in Pembrokeshire recovering from Stroke. Over the winter of 2015/16 Guy Norman, Pip Lewis and Tangwen Roberts, from spacetocreate community arts, met with members of...
  • Sketchbook Stories
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    Spring/Summer 2015
    Milford Haven
    Sketchbook stories is an art and digital media project documenting peoples’ experiences of living with fibromyalgia as well as the experiences of those caring for them. The material was gathered in Spring and Summer 2015, during a series of visual art,...
  • Looking After Us
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    Autumn 2014 - Spring 2015
    Haverfordwest
    Looking After Us set out to provide a platform for looked-after children and young people leaving care to share their experiences. A series of introductory sessions in the Autumn of 2014 provided opportunities to gather stories, collect images and...
  • In The Picture
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    2015
    Haverfordwest
    In The Picture is a multi media project capturing the voices of a group of young people and providing a platform for them to express issues that are important to them. The starting point was the consultation carried out by Pembrokeshire Youth...
  • Let Me Be Brave
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    Spring/Summer 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Inspired by the work of disability arts murals Let me be brave sets out to challenge perceptions about learning disability using visual art to communicate feelings and ideas through the creation of a large-scale mural sited in a public square in Haverfordwest’s Riverside Shopping Centre. Young Pembrokeshire...
  • Home Truths
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    Spring/Summer 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Home Truths is a multimedia project raising awareness of homelessness and the help available in Pembrokeshire. spacetocreate worked with Pembrokeshire Care Society through the Pembrokeshire Action for The Homeless (PATH) project, to recruit people from Pembrokeshire, to share their experiences of being...
  • Reflections
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    Autumn 2013 - Spring 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Offering a window into the lives of people attending Meadowpark Day Centre, Reflections is a digital portrait photography project. Over several weeks in the autumn of 2013, people attending the Day Centre in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, were invited to have their...
  • My Story
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    Autumn 2013
    Haverfordwest
    My Story is a series of documentaries made with people attending Meadowpark Day Centre in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. Filmed in the autumn of 2013, each of the five films provides a platform for one of the participants to talk about...
  • Singing for the Brain
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    Autumn 2013
    Pembrokeshire
    Filmed in the autumn of 2013, this short film documents the lives of three couples living with dementia and the role that an Alzheimer’s Society Singing for the Brain® group has played in their lives. The project was undertaken...
  • Shadowplay
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    January 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Shadowplay provided a platform for volunteers with the Royal Voluntary Service to share their experiences of working with older people in Pembrokeshire. During a creative workshop session facilitated by spacetocreate in January 2014, a group of 7 volunteers designed and made a...
  • Heated
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    Spring 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Heated is short fictional film inspired by a disturbing true story in Wales, which was picked up by the world’s press in January 2010. The film was made with the help of  Solva Amateur Dramatic Society and Samaritans Haverfordwest.Information on fuel poverty was...
  • Rite of Passage
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    2008 - 2010
    Neyland
    A series of 10 brightly coloured flags greeted visitors to Neyland in October 2010 marking “Migration: Echoes and traces” Neylands’ festival of community arts that took place in venues around the town from 22–29 October. The flags, celebrating different aspects...
  • Living By The Sea
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    2013/14
    Milford Haven
    Living By The Sea was commissioned by the Port of Milford Haven as part of Seafarers Awareness week 2013 to raise awareness of the contribution made by seafarers working in Pembrokeshire. A group of twelve students studying AS level photography...
  • Popupwest
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    January to July 2013
    Haverfordwest town centre
    Popupwest ran between January and July 2013 and showcased the creativity of more than 30 young people through 9 diverse art installations in two empty shops in Haverfordwest. The project was designed and delivered by spacetocreate. As well as providing...
  • Takingpartwest
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    2011-14
    Haverfordwest
    From 2011, and with the support of an advisory group, spacetocreate began to focus on developing and delivering takingpartwest, a pilot programme of participatory visual arts in Haverfordwest. The programme, which ran from 2011- 2014, involved more than 1000 participants...
  • Artsheds
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    July 2016
    Haverfordwest
    Artsheds was a Haverfordwest Festival Week project designed and produced by Pip Lewis and created in partnership with Haverfordwest Town Council, Haverfordwest Pop‐up Studios and the Riverside Shopping Centre as part of the Lab programme during the three year...
  • Platform
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    October 2016
    Haverfordwest
    Over 3 days and attracting an audience of over 350 people, PLATFORM presented Haverfordwest as a stage for a programme of new commissions and existing artworks by artists living in and around Pembrokeshire. The programme reflected the diversity and...
  • River of lights
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    2015 - 2017
    Haverfordwest
    People make places and on the evening of 31 October 2017, people gathered in the town square in their thousands to create a river of light celebrating ordinary people from the past who have made extraordinary contributions to the...
  • Ideas Lab
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    2016/17
    Haverfordwest
    As part of our work with the Lab Haverfordwest - a three year arts and regeneration project, spacetocreate took a lead in developing Ideas Lab, which since launching in February 2016, has worked with small scale projects to test...
  • Festival Flags
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    Spring 2015
    Haverfordwest
    To launch the Lab Haverfordwest - a three year experimental arts and regeneration programme in Haverfordwest, we worked with A&E Adventures an inspirational local company based in Talbenny near Little Haven to create a set of five Haverfordwest festival...
  • Summer Arts College
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    Summer 2016
    HM Parc Prison Bridgend
    In summer 2016 Engage Cymru piloted Arts Award projects with young offenders at Parc Prison in Bridgend and Hillside Secure Unit in Neath. The 14 offenders who took part all achieved a Bronze level award, which for many was...
  • Artists as Learners
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    Summer 2014
    St Davids
    During June and July 2014, engage Cymru worked with three new partners – Ffotogallery, Oriel y Parc and Oriel Myrddin to deliver Artists as Learners 2014. Six early career artist educators worked alongside experienced artist mentees to devise and deliver...
  • Stay by my side
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    July 2018
    Haverfordwest
    Stay by my side is a collaborative mural created by more than 100 people of all ages and abilities as part of Haverfordwest Festival Week 2018. The mural was made over three days in a series of “Make your Mark...
  • Project Peace
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    Autumn 2018
    Haverfordwest
    An intergenerational art project made in response to the 100 year anniversary of WW1 armistice day, exploring what peace means for different generations today. The project involved 12 attendees from Meadowpark Day Centre and 8 pupils from Prendergast Community Primary...
  • History in our hands
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    Winter 2018/19
    Haverfordwest
    The project combined poetry and participatory visual art to raise awareness of and celebrate the Haverfordwest Townscape Heritage Initiative. Local writer, Kerry Steed was commissioned to write Building Stories - a new collection of poems focussing on the historic heart...
  • Riverside studios
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    2015-2019
    Haverfordwest
    In 2015, artist Pauline Le Britton approached spacetocreate about the need for studio space for local artists. From this initial discussion the idea of establishing a town centre studio space in Haverfordwest was born. Using a meanwhile lease as a...
  • Art of Play
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    Winter 2020
    Haverfordwest
    The project was devised by Pip Lewis building on relationships that had been developed in Project Peace. This new intergenerational project again involved bringing together a group of pupils from Prendergast school with members of Meadowpark Day Centre to...
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Children and young people
  • Seedpod
    Read more...
    Based in West Wales, Seedpod is a new educational training initiative, which puts creativity at the centre of learning,...
  • Moving Stories
    Read more...
    2013-2017
    Pembrokeshire
    Moving stories was a collaboration with Curious ostrich, a community educational and documentary video company. The project involved working...
  • Art and Wellbeing
    Read more...
    Autumn 2017
    Haverfordwest
    ART and wellbeing was a pilot programme of visual arts workshops exploring identity and sense of self, using a...
  • Big Picture Llanelly House
    Read more...
    2014 - 2016
    Llanelli
    The Big Picture: Llanelly House was designed and delivered by spacetocreate with the support of Cheryl Kitt, Project Manager with...
  • Getting There
    Read more...
    Summer/Autumn 2017
    Haverfordwest
    Getting there uses animation and sound recordings to share disabled peoples’ experiences of using transport services in Pembrokeshire. Working closely...
  • Natural Health Service
    Read more...
    Autumn 2016
    West Wales
    Natural Health Service is a documentary film made as part of the Clynfyw feasibility study raising awareness of the range and...
  • Nothing Is As It Seems
    Read more...
    Autumn 2016
    Haverfordwest
    Nothing is as it seems is a film project documenting the diverse experiences and perspectives of people with Head...
  • Take 5
    Read more...
    2016
    Haverfordwest
    Take 5 is a multi media project that aims to capture the diverse experiences and perspectives of people with...
  • Never Give Up
    Read more...
    Winter 2015/16
    Haverfordwest
    Never Give Up is a digital media project exploring the experiences and perspectives of people in Pembrokeshire recovering from...
  • Sketchbook Stories
    Read more...
    Spring/Summer 2015
    Milford Haven
    Sketchbook stories is an art and digital media project documenting peoples’ experiences of living with fibromyalgia as well as...
  • Looking After Us
    Read more...
    Autumn 2014 - Spring 2015
    Haverfordwest
    Looking After Us set out to provide a platform for looked-after children and young people leaving care to share...
  • In The Picture
    Read more...
    2015
    Haverfordwest
    In The Picture is a multi media project capturing the voices of a group of young people and providing a...
  • Let Me Be Brave
    Read more...
    Spring/Summer 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Inspired by the work of disability arts murals Let me be brave sets out to challenge perceptions about learning disability using visual art...
  • Home Truths
    Read more...
    Spring/Summer 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Home Truths is a multimedia project raising awareness of homelessness and the help available in Pembrokeshire. spacetocreate worked with Pembrokeshire...
  • Reflections
    Read more...
    Autumn 2013 - Spring 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Offering a window into the lives of people attending Meadowpark Day Centre, Reflections is a digital portrait photography project. Over...
  • My Story
    Read more...
    Autumn 2013
    Haverfordwest
    My Story is a series of documentaries made with people attending Meadowpark Day Centre in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. Filmed in...
  • Singing for the Brain
    Read more...
    Autumn 2013
    Pembrokeshire
    Filmed in the autumn of 2013, this short film documents the lives of three couples living with dementia and...
  • Shadowplay
    Read more...
    January 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Shadowplay provided a platform for volunteers with the Royal Voluntary Service to share their experiences of working with older people in...
  • Heated
    Read more...
    Spring 2014
    Haverfordwest
    Heated is short fictional film inspired by a disturbing true story in Wales, which was picked up by the world’s press...
  • Rite of Passage
    Read more...
    2008 - 2010
    Neyland
    A series of 10 brightly coloured flags greeted visitors to Neyland in October 2010 marking “Migration: Echoes and traces”...
  • Living By The Sea
    Read more...
    2013/14
    Milford Haven
    Living By The Sea was commissioned by the Port of Milford Haven as part of Seafarers Awareness week 2013...
  • Popupwest
    Read more...
    January to July 2013
    Haverfordwest town centre
    Popupwest ran between January and July 2013 and showcased the creativity of more than 30 young people through 9...
  • Takingpartwest
    Read more...
    2011-14
    Haverfordwest
    From 2011, and with the support of an advisory group, spacetocreate began to focus on developing and delivering takingpartwest,...
  • Stay by my side
    Read more...
    July 2018
    Haverfordwest
    Stay by my side is a collaborative mural created by more than 100 people of all ages and abilities...