Events Overview

Welcome to the events overview where you can see the programme for our 2021 festival.

Register once under any event (excluding workshops) to receive a festival pass that will allow you to drop in and out of any event across the weekend.  

Click on the links for the full details.

THURSDAY 15TH april

Event 1
Jonathan Edwards
The Wild: Writing about Animals
13:00 – 15:00
SOLD OUT
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Event 2
Cave Songs

Paul Henry & Brian Briggs (Stornoway)
16:00
Free
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Event 3
The Meic Stephens Lecture:
The History of Wales in
Twelve Poems

Prof. M. Wynn Thomas hosted by Gwyneth Lewis

18:00 – 18:45
Free
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Event 4
Love in the Time of Covid-19: hosted by Zoë Brigley, with Kristian Evans and guests from Magma
19:00
Free
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FRIDAY 16TH APRIL

Event 5
Tishani Doshi Workshop: Writing the Revolution
11:00 – 13:00
SOLD OUT
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Event 6
Poetry Friends:
Tishani Doshi and 
Joe Dunthorne
14:00 – 14:45
Free
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Event 7
The Wrong Side of 
the Looking Glass:
Natalie Ann Holborow and
Mari Ellis Dunning
15:15 – 16:15
Free
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Event 8
Desert Island Poems:
Benjamin Zephaniah interviewed by Rhian Edwards
17:30 – 18:45
Free
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Event 9
Poetry Wales Party
19:30 – 20:30
Free
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SATURDAY 17TH APRIL

Event 10
Daydreams and Jellybeans:
Alex Wharton
A free poetry workshop for
children age 7-11

10:00 – 11:00
Free
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Event 11
How To Teach Poetry:
Christina Thatcher
10:00 – 12:00
FULLY BOOKED
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Event 12
TROEON : TURNINGS
Cyril Jones, Philip Gross 
and Valerie Coffin Price

12:30 – 13:30
Free
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Event 13
Wild Swimming:
Katrina Naomi,
Elizabeth-Jane Burnett,
Polly Atkin & Angela Graham
14:00 – 15:00
Free
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Event 14
Gwestai Chris Harris fydd Menna Elfyn a Mererid Hopwood: Ceisio’r Neuadd Fawr (Seeking the Large Hall)
16:00 – 16:45
Free
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Event 15
Letters To America:
Dai George interviews 
Fred D’Aguiar
17:30 – 18:30
Free
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Event 16
We Come From The Sun
Cerys Matthews

19:30 – 20:30
Free
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SUNDAY 18TH april

Event 17
Rewilding Poetry:
Workshop with
Katrina Naomi
10:00 – 12:00
SOLD OUT
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Event 18
Let Me Tell You What I Saw:
Adnan Al-Sayegh and
Jenny Lewis
11:00 – 11:45
Free
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Event 19
Christopher Meredith:
Please and Still
Hosted by Jon Gower 
Featuring Robert Pugh

12:00 – 12:45
Free
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Event 20
Re-visit the Landscape of
your Childhood: Cath Drake
13:30 – 15:30
SOLD OUT
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Event 21
Poetry Friends:
Pascale Petit and
Patience Agbabi
16:00 – 16:45
Free
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Event 22
Caroline Smith and
Moniza Alvi –
The Persistence of Memory: 
On Isolation and Creativity
17:00 – 17:45
Free
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Event 23
Seren Showcase
& Open Mic
19:30 – 21:00
Free
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