COLLABORATIVE PROJECT

SWANSEA CREATIVE FOCUS

Working from our High Street Hub, Swansea Creative Focus is a collaboration by independent businesses, organisations and people, taking on the challenge of grassroots regeneration in Swansea City Centre, aiming to support and develop the creative and cultural fabric of the city.  This involves nurturing and championing creative businesses, entrepreneurs and projects; and opening up wider access to creativity, digital tech, arts, crafts & culture for all people, young and old, across the city.

YOU’RE THE VOICE

YOU’RE THE VOICE

Fans of Kingsley Amis will be familiar with his love of Swansea. The celebrated novelist spent twelve years at Swansea University as a lecturer in the English department. While Amis is well known as a satirist and his words could be cutting, he wrote of his adopted...

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A VALENTINE TO SWANSEA

A VALENTINE TO SWANSEA

For many of us, Ify Iwobi is the standard bearer for original music in Swansea. Her debut album Illuminate was one of the most refreshing and accomplished releases of 2019. So what’s the plan for 2020? On Monday May 18th Ify will share her talent with her home city in...

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PEMBROKESHIRE COASTAL AUTHORITY – KEEPING OUR OCEANS BLUE

PEMBROKESHIRE COASTAL AUTHORITY – KEEPING OUR OCEANS BLUE

We don’t always treat our planet well, and the most beautiful, cherishable places on earth sometimes suffer most acutely from our actions. Just 13% of the world’s oceans remain unspoiled by over-fishing, man-made pollution and climate change. These last few...

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BIKINI LINES, HICCUPS AND BRUSSEL SPROUTS

BIKINI LINES, HICCUPS AND BRUSSEL SPROUTS

Swansea Creative Focus Advent Calendar Day Twenty Five: 25/12/2019 While most of us are taking Christmas day off, Swansea’s police, firefighters, paramedics, nurses and doctors are doing what they always do and prioritising our safety. If you need them today, they’ll...

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COME HERE, STAY HERE

COME HERE, STAY HERE

Swansea Creative Focus Advent Calendar Day Twenty Four: 24/12/2019 What’s on your wish list for Swansea in the 2020s? A regular influx of talented undergraduates with affordable accommodation that gives them the comfort to excel in their studies and the motivation to...

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ILLUMINATION

ILLUMINATION

Swansea Creative Focus Advent Calendar Day Twenty Three: 23/12/2019 Music evokes emotion, it stimulates memory – hearing a certain piece of music can take us back decades to a precise moment in time – and it has a positive effect on quality of life. Music, quite...

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GOING PLACES

GOING PLACES

Swansea Creative Focus Advent Calendar Day Twenty Two: 22/12/2019 When organisations consider committing investment and employment opportunities to a region, there are key economic building blocks they want to see in place. High on everyone’s list is transport...

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GET INVOLVED

BE PART OF IT

We want to connect as many different groups and individuals as possible. If you would like to be part of this exciting collaboration for a creative Swansea, please register your interest!

SUBMIT YOUR NEWS

We are sharing good news about all the creative happenings in Swansea.  Send us your updates so we can champion your organisation, raise the profile of your work, and promote your events.

JOIN US

Become a member of 4theRegion to support this project and be part of our movement.  Our members share a commitment to South West Wales and are collaborating to make positive change happen.