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Jun 3, 2014

Prayers to pictures in Swansea

Seamen came to Swansea in the 19th century from across the globe, and a small church near the South Dock gave them a refuge from toil and danger, regardless ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

of their Christian denomination. The church was managed by the Seamen's Mission and became a warehouse after the First World War, when the focus of the docks had moved across the Tawe. Since the 1970s it has provided a haven of a different sort - where people can view works of art. Swansea art and design students get the chance to exhibit there, alongside established artists and craft workers from Wales and the wider world. For more on this, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at the Mission Gallery. Or click here