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Ancient Connections is thrilled with the new mural at Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard!

Ancient Connections invite Expressions of Interest from artists, musicians and creatives for commissions exploring the theme of Holy Wells in North Pembrokeshire and North Wexford.

The Aberjazz Parade was a huge success on Sunday 29th August! The Parade took place in the middle of an excellent programme of contemporary jazz at Theatr Gwaun, Fwrn and other venues in the town. The sun shone on Fishguard while Llarregug Brass Band played their eclectic mix of hip hop inspired New Orleans style jazz, led by an enormous welsh dragon puppet created by Invisible Octopus

The team at Dyfed Archaeological Trust have created two 3D models, one showing what appears to be an altar and the other shows the circular stone enclosure with the altar in its centre.

Ancient Connections wishes to contract a not-for-profit entity or commercial company to oversee, develop and promote a proposed new pilgrim route between Ferns in Wexford, Ireland and St Davids in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Members of the public are being invited to contribute to an exciting new project, which aims to celebrate the history, landscape and people of Pembrokeshire’s iconic St Non’s through the medium of sound.

A new festival for North Pembrokeshire, celebrating its unique culture, history, landscape, and the spirit of endeavor that has forged connections to rest of the world.

Ancient Connections is delighted to announce that artist Bedwyr Williams working with Contemporary Art Society has been selected to create the new piece of public art titled ‘The Little Things’ that will link St Davids with Ferns, Wexford.

The archaeological dig at St Patricks Chapel, Whitesands, St Davids is now on Day 24. The team and volunteers have been working incredibly hard to excavate the site and piece together the stories of the people who are buried here.

Ancient Connections is thrilled with the latest developments from one of our community projects led by Village Voices of Llangwm – “The Little Things"

The Theatr Gwaun mural project kicked off with several days of community engagement at the Theatre with the selected artist Grant Radford of Accent London.

An exciting new mural is planned for the exterior wall at Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard to be created by Grant Radford

Ancient Connections is delighted to have commissioned four performing artists to join the Creative Camino pilgrimage (dates tbc). These artists will make the journey from Ferns to St Davids over eight days, taking in some significant sites along the way.

Ancient Connections is commissioning an ambitious public art project that will culminate in two artworks, one in St Davids and one in Ferns. The artworks will be linked to each other in some way, encouraging visitors to go to both regions to truly appreciate the artwork as a whole.