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

The Glasfryn Seminars were initiated as a response to what the organisers perceive as a paucity of opportunities in Wales for writers (as well as interested readers) to come together to exchange ideas on the nature of poetry, literature and the arts in general. Whilst readings and workshops continue to flourish, discussion seems largely sequestered in the universities or drip-fed through the pages of the periodicals. What was needed, we felt, were more venues and occasions at which practitioners...

October 5th, The Old Library, Cardiff, 6.30pm (with John Goodby and exhibition by Penny Hallas) October 6th, St John's Church, Abbey Road, Llangollen, 6.30 pm (with John Goodby and Childe Rolande) October 19th, Hen and Chickens Pub, Abergavenny, 7.30 pm (with Samantha Wynne Rhydderch) October 27th, Bangor, Palas Print (with John Goodby) October 28th, University Bookshop, Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, 6.30 pm (with John Goodby)

The second Hay Poetry Jamboree lopes onto the scene with a series of substantial readings by some of the most exciting poets in Wales and elsewhere; among them, Childe Roland, Robert Minhinnick, Alan Halsey, Geraldine Monk, Elisabeth Bletsoe and Caroline Bergvall. The event takes place at the Oriel Gallery of Contemporary Art in Hay on Wye, from 3rd to 5th June 2010, and this year extends its link with the visual arts, by hosting the Elysium Gallery Film Festival, and by showcasing the work...

Parthian Books invites you to the launch of SHIELD a new collection of poetry by Lyndon Davies with illustrations by Penny Hallas Saturday May 29th at 5.30 pm at Oriel Gallery of Contemporary Art, Salem Chapel, Bell Bank, Hay on Wye

REPORT ON HAY POETRY JAMBOREE 28 MAY – 30 MAY 2009 Supported by Academi, Library of Wales, Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea University School of Arts/CREW The first Hay Poetry Jamboree, organised by John Goodby and Lyndon Davies, and supported by Swansea University School of Art /CREW, the Dylan Thomas Centre, Library of Wales and Academi, took place at the Oriel Gallery in Hay-on-Wye on 28th—30th May. It was made possible by the generosity of Geoff Evans, Oriel’s owner, who allowed free...

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