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SPAN

Celf fel newid cymdeithasol yng Nghymru wledig
Arts as social change in rural Wales

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  • Tell us what you think!
    We would like to know what you think the future of Span Arts should look like. Help us by completing our short questionnaire.

     

  • Call Out – Cân Sing Singing Workshop Leader
    Cân Sing, Span’s fortnightly singing workshop for all singing abilities is looking for a new singing leader.

     

Inspiring and connecting rural people, places and communities creatively.

Book

  • Shared Worlds – Creative Writing
    With Kerry Steed
    14th July 2021, weekly until 2022
    A summer series of creative writing workshops for people who have been dealing with grief during the pandemic.

     

  • Span Arts Volunteer Social
    Span Arts Volunteer Social
    Fri 13th Aug 2021 13:00
    Cold Blow
    As restrictions are easing we thought it was about time that we got together in person to see how everyone is doing. We are inviting you to join us for a friendly get-together with like minded people and catch up on life.
    This event is for registered Span Arts volunteers. But this doesn't mean you cannot join in! Please contact marketing@span-arts.org.uk if you are interested in registering to join our wonderful team!
  • Cân Y Ffordd Euraidd/ The Song of the Golden Road
    Cân Y Ffordd Euraidd/ The Song of the Golden Road
    Sat 14th Aug 2021 10:00
    Dyffryn Arms
    Your chance to contribute to a community produced radio ballad giving voice to the sounds, speech and songs of an ancient trackway: a route through the Preseli Heartlands. Workshops open to all.
    Cân y Ffordd Euraidd / will create a radio ballad in response to the Preseli Heartlands from Crymych to Cwm Gwaun.
  • Outdoor Shakespeare: Henry V
    Outdoor Shakespeare: Henry V
    Fri 20th Aug 2021 19:00
    Lampeter House, near Narberth
    Outdoor Shakespeare is back! Join us for our annual open-air performance in the beautifully relaxed grounds of Lampeter House, starts 7.00 pm.
    Advance booking only - limited spaces available.
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Take part in our Projects

  • Remote Choir
    With Molara
    A singing project developed in response to the increase in chronic and severe loneliness experienced by older people in Pembrokeshire.

     

  • Art Well/ Celf Lles
    Art Well is a partnership between SPAN, Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services (PAVS), PAVS Community Connectors, Pembrokeshire County Council and Hywel Dda UHB Research Innovation and Improvement Coordination Hub, aimed at building resilience of isolated individuals / communities in Pembrokeshire through the arts.
    A pioneering series of projects, in singing, theatre and creative writing to help people in Pembrokeshire whose health and wellbeing has been adversely affected by the pandemic.

     

  • Shared Worlds – Creative Writing
    With Kerry Steed
    A summer series of creative writing workshops for people who have been dealing with grief during the pandemic.

     

  • Arts & Health Pembrokeshire Network
    A new network for arts and health provision in Pembrokeshire
    SPAN has established a new Arts and Health network for Pembrokeshire to build on the growing body of evidence that shows that the arts can play a vital role in transforming communities, tackling loneliness and isolation and improving health and wellbeing.

     

  • Criw Celf
    Art Master Classes for Children
    A fantastic opportunity to work alongside professional artists in a series of art master classes.

     

  • Cân y Ffordd Euraidd
    Song of the Golden Road
    A community produced radio ballad giving voice to the sounds, speech and songs of an ancient trackway: a route through the Preseli Heartlands. Workshops open to all.

     

  • Côr Pawb
    Everyone's Choir - Mass Community Choir
    A 70-100 strong mass community choir made up of singers aged 6-96 from the local community.

     

  • Theatr Soffa
    SPAN's online live streaming community theatre company
    Theatr Soffa is a new online community theatre company presenting live-streamed community performances through zoom in both English and Welsh

     

  • Caring Choirs
    Singing in care settings
    A programme of singing workshops in care settings in Pembrokeshire.

     

  • The Kindness Project
    SPAN's online creative community
    An online creative community for Pembrokeshire, built to showcase your creative ideas to help people feel better.

     

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Make, Watch & Do

  • The Baghdaddies
    Exclusive Lockdown Gig
    On the 13th June SPAN joined forces with The Baghdaddies for an exclusive pre-recorded gig!

     

  • Shared Worlds Documentary
    Part of SPAN's COVID response and Pembrokeshire’s Campaign for Kindness

     

  • Eco Printing
    With Kate Kekwick
    Learn how to screen print using all natural materials with illustrator Kate Kekwick.

     

  • Driftwood Monsters
    With puppet maker and designer Di Ford
    A fun and easy activity for all the family to enjoy!

     

  • Memortal/Cofio
    Testing how digital technology could be used creatively to increase connectivity and reduce loneliness and isolation.
    A collaborative research and development project and part of SPAN Digidol

     

  • Make your own instructional video
    With artist and animator Gemma Green-Hope
    For all you budding animators out there!

     

  • Black Voices
    Europe's finest female a cappella quintet
    A specially recorded online streamed gig which sees the ensemble back together once more, in a final celebration at the end of Black History Month. Live streamed in October 2020.

     

  • Live at Home with Lowri Evans and Lee Mason
    Supported by Natalie Holmes
    As part of our online at home series of live music Natalie Holmes supports Lowri Evans and Lee Mason in an evening of beautiful acoustic music.

     

  • Paint a lane
    with Guy Manning
    Guy Manning guides a painting demonstration painting the lane as viewed from his front door. A gentle meditation on contrast, tone and shade. The workshop took place on the 16th May 2020.

     

  • Live at Home with Bardd & support from Eädyth
    Unique global music fusion
    Unique global music fusion that takes the audience on a lyrical journey.

     

  • Noson Gartrefol Nadoligaidd SPAN Cosy Christmas Night in!
    Seeing 2020 out with a look back at all the brilliant things SPAN had achieved in a very tricky year!

     

  • Côr Pawb - Lean on Me
    SPAN's Community Choir
    A virtual choir featuring a few of the members and of Côr Pawb, who took part during Autumn 2020.

     

  • We are not alone
    A project with year 5 and 6 pupils in Broad Haven School
    A short animation for screening at Haverfordwest Lantern Parade - Over the Moon.

     

  • Our Connections With Africa
    A project exploring Welsh connections with the continent of Africa.

     

  • Design and make woven patches
    With textile artist Nia Lewis
    Create unique woven patches for your mending projects or to upcycle garments or interior textiles.

     

  • Marionette puppet bird tutorial
    With puppet maker and designer Di Ford
    Using household materials you will learn to make this happy little chappie and become a puppet maker!

     

  • Make a gift box
    With volunteer Ann Maidment
    As part of our Kindness Project, Show it. Share it.

     

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