Events

Information about the Hay Poetry Jamborees, the Glasfryn Seminars, readings and launches.

      The third Ghost Jam took place at Dempsey's Bar in Cardiff on November 13th 2016.The contributors were Steve Hitchins, Lyndon Davies, Rhys Trimble, Nia Davies, Penny Hallas, Anthony Mellors, Tilla Brading, Chris Paul and assorted members of the audience. There were also three individual readings, by Phil Maillard, Julia Lewis and Josh Robinson. The sound track is by Steven Hitchins, visuals by Lyndon Davies.

GLASFRYN SEMINARS Forcing Change: Disruption, Transformation and the Poetic with Nia Davies and Tamara Dellutri Saturday, November 12th 11am - 4.30 pm At Glasfryn, Llangattock, Powys, NP8 1PH The event comprises two sessions, from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m, then from 2.00 p.m. onwards, followed by an open-ended discussion. £12.00 (Concessions £10) Contact: Lyndon Davies, Glasfryn, Llangattock, Powys NP8 1PH Email: goodiebard2@googlemail.com 01873 810456 supported by     By homely gift and hindered Words The human heart is told Of Nothing — "Nothing" is the force That renovates the World — Emily Dickinson   Poetry makes nothing happen, Auden said, but what kind of nothing? Is it Emily Dickinson’s nothing, ‘the force that renovates the world'? In a techno landscape where capital has become the most oppressive and decisive political denominator, a world where all verbal and formal challenges to the status quo are quickly appropriated to capital's own ends, in the face of fast-deteriorating social bonds, we can well ask if ‘transformation’ is really possible.   Writing of the capability of poetry to create new meaning...

GLASFRYN SEMINARS Radical Landscape / Romantic Consciousness with PETER LARKIN and ALLEN FISHER Saturday, April 23rd 11am - 4.30 pm The event comprises two sessions, from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m, then from 2.00 p.m. onwards, followed by an open-ended discussion. £12.00 (Concessions £8) Contact: Lyndon Davies, Glasfryn, Llangattock, Powys NP8 1PH Email: goodiebard2@googlemail.com 01873 810456 supported by       Peter Larkin's first session will be looking at quotes...

The Ghost Jam experiment - October 2015 - brought together a group of artists, writers and performers, most of whom knew at least some of the others. The venue was the scout-hut in Crickhowell, a small town in Powys. There was a small audience. The group comprised a visual artist, Penny Hallas, who had made two films for the occasion, eight poets/writers and a movement artist called Emma Lewis-Jones, from Nottingham, whose role was to respond in any way she saw fit to what was happening. Of the...

On Sunday 4th October, 7.30 - 9.00 pm, as part of the Crickhowell Literary Festival, Aquifer Books (based just across the river in Llangattock) presents readings by six of its published authors: Graham Hartill, Chris Torrance, Phil Maillard, Rhyst Trimble, Steven Hitchins and Lyndon Davies, with a special guest appearance by Nia Davies, editor of Poetry Wales.  

AQUIFER BOOKS announces the launch of SLIPPING THE LEASH Chris Torrance Phil Maillard Graham Hartill   THE HEN AND CHICKENS PUB, ABERGAVENNY SATURDAY, JULY 11th 2.00 pm Entry: Free

THE OTHER ROOM presents JOHN GOODBY GRAHAM HARTILL LYNDON DAVIES NIA DAVIES CHRIS PAUL RHYS TRIMBLE Wednesday 8th July 2015, 7pm The Castle Hotel pub, Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE Free admission and book stall John Goodby was born in Birmingham, universitied in Yorkshire, taught in Ireland, living since 1994 in Wales. He lectures at Swansea University and is editor of the new Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas; has been co-editor of Irish and Welsh issues of Angel Exhaust, and published,...

  Aquifer Books announces the launch of Steven Hitchins' The White City, at the Hen and Chickens pub, Abergavenny. Tuesday June 9th. Plus, the Abergavenny launch of Lyndon Davies' 'A Colomber in the House of Poesy'        

BEYOND ORPHEUS: an afternoon of poetry, film, movement and voice and instrumental improvisation. Six poets perform in an environment centred around Penny Hallas' film triptych, as the closing event for the The Tales We Tell exhibition at Un Deg Un in Wrexham. With Penny Hallas are Allen Fisher, Scott Thurston, Anthony Mellors, Steve Boyland, Rhys Trimble, Lyndon Davies and as yet unknown collaborators. Saturday February 28th, 2 - 5 pm.   Penny Hallas says:   The body of work on level 1 and level...

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