People of the Black Mountains (working title) is an ongoing research and development project by filmmaker Siôn Marshall-Waters in collaboration with artist Stefhan Caddick and Peak.

Employing methodologies associated with ethnographic filmmaking, documentary photography and soundscaping, the project explores ways of evoking the lived experiences and perspectives of the region. The project addresses various aspects of community, identity and belonging in contemporary Welsh agriculture and rural life.

Siôn is working closely with communities at Partrishow, Forest Coal Pit, Waun Fach and Abergavenny to create a series of vignettes that draw on the mundane, surreal and poetic aspects to…

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Skyline  is  a  feasibility  project initiated by  The  Green  Valleys  (Wales)  CIC  into the potential for  large  scale community  transfer  of  public  land in the  South  Wales  Valleys to  act  as  a  catalyst  for regeneration.

In summer 2018, Peak was commissioned by Skyline to consult with communities in Treherbert RCT as a significant case study. Working with artist and producer Melissa Appleton and innovative social enterprise Welcome to Our Woods based in Treherbert, Peak worked with local people of all ages to develop a ‘Festival of Ideas’ event for October half term.

The aim of the feasibility work was to engage people…

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Caban Crefft (The Craft Cabin) is a two-year Arts and Wellbeing initiative funded by the Health Lottery offering weekly creative sessions for groups of young people in Abergavenny aged 16 – 25.   Workshops with...

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TRIBE is a monthly workshop for young artists and their families.   These playful workshops will explore a wide range of arts and crafts including Drawing, Painting, Printing, Ceramics and Textiles. The afternoon sessions in the...

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The Black Mountains are home to a vibrant community of artists, writers and makers. The Peak Collective supports this community by delivering professional development programmes and making space to meet and connect. [caption id="attachment_4015" align="alignnone"...

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Caban Sgriblio (Scribbling Cabin) gives young people the opportunity to develop their confidence and creativity through writing and image making. It is a Culture, Health and Wellbeing project run by Peak and funded by BBC...

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What's On

Fri 22

Pottery with Martin Craddock

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 04

Basket Making with Mary Zammit

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mar 05

Life Writing with Renée Stanton

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm