Hinterlands is a national arts project led by the Canal & River Trust (C&RT) inviting artists and communities to explore canals as a creative space in five locations across England and Wales.

Canals were a key technological development of eighteenth century Britain, built largely by coalmine owners, textile manufacturers and pottery barons to open up new markets for their products. The waterways formed national and global trade networks but were regional in character, built with local materials and engineered in response to local topography.

Hinterlands invites artists and communities to re-imagine the future of the waterways as the longest and most accessible cultural space in the UK.

“We are so lucky to have…

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Land Acts presents the work of five artists, collectively exploring the power of land and contemporary, rural experience: Stefhan Caddick, Rebecca Chesney, Morag Colquhoun, Ella Gibbs and Owen Griffiths.

27th July – 12th October 
An exhibition delivered in collaboration with Peak.
Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen

The featured artists work closely with individuals and communities through their artistic practices to consider the connection and potential between land use and local economies, class, climate change, education and food production.

This exhibition and programme of talks and activities reflects on some of these projects and opens new conversations about the role…

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Peak’s Artistic Advisors inform and review our creative programme.   The panel meets on a voluntary basis three times a year at the Peak studio in Crickhowell as well as linking with projects and events....

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Peak’s Creative Director, Rebecca Spooner was the Arts Council of Wales Clore Fellow for 2017/18. From 23rd – 25th March 2019, six-months on since the end of her fellowship, Rebecca hosted a weekend residential in the...

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Rachel Dunlop, our Participation Manager, was selected by Arts Council of Wales as one of four lead invigilators for Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice this year.     Rachel was part of the Invigilator...

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Caban is a digital arts training project for young women aged 16-25 held at Melville Centre every Wednesday 5-7 pm.   Working with artist Lauren Heckler the group will explore digital media including Photography, Animation, Filmmaking,...

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What's On

Tue 15

Life Writing with Renée Stanton

October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri 18

Pottery with Martin Craddock

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 21

Basket Making with Mary Bunney

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm