Tag Archives: Life Stories

Stories of our lives

Stories of our Lives is a digital portrait photography project offering a window into the lives of six  people living at Hafan Y Coed Care Home Llanelli. The exhibition runs at Llanelly House from 26 April through to 16 May 2016.


From Fashion to Farming

In their final session with residents at Hafan-y-Coed, Pip Lewis and Tangwen Roberts continued to record the life stories of three more residents

Margaret, Gordon and Ness shared their memories of growing up and living Llanelli, in conversation with Big Picture project facilitator, Cheryl Kitt and Activities Assistant Clare.

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From farming to fashion and tailoring, pharmacy to mining, Margaret, Gordon, Ness, Eirwen, Hayden and Doreen’s stories illustrate the range of working experiences and ways of living in 20th century Llanelli.

Their stories and portrait photos will be exhibited at Llanelly House later this month.



Stories of our Lives

In the second session at Hafan-Y-Coed residential home, Pip Lewis and Tangwen Roberts recorded the memories of the lives of three residents.

In conversation with Activities Assistant Clare, Doreen, Hayden and Eirwen shared their stories of growing up in and around Llanelli, reflecting on their working lives and families. They also had portrait photos taken under studio lighting by Pip Lewis.

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These portraits and transcripts of the interviews will be shown in the next Big Picture exhibition at Llanelly House from April 24th.


“I feel like a celebrity!”