Festival Programme 2023

Thursday 19th October 7-10pm

An evening of poetry & music at the Black Lion Hotel, Aberaeron

Featuring guest poets and musicians – Jackie Biggs, Daniel Laws, Robert Minhinnick, Owain Williams, Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch and Karen Gemma Brewer as MC
Open mic to follow – please contact us in advance if you’d like to book a slot. Free entry.

Saturday 21st October

9.30 Doors Open
10.00 Official Opening
10.15 Opening Address & Reading Meleri Wyn James
10.45 Poetry Pause Mari Ellis Dunning
11.00 Sut i Ysgrifennu Trosedd Alun Davies
11.30 Poetry Pause Karen Gemma Brewer
12.00 Truth, Lies & Alibis Christine Kinsey
12.15 A Painful Legacy EMJ Foster
12.30 Kit Megan Barker
12.50 Crime Cymru Panel Alis Hawkins & Louise Mumford with Sarah Ward
13.45 Aberaeron Book of the Year
14.00 Beyond Drift Caryl Lewis
14.30 Something in the Water Geraint Lewis
15.00 Poetry Pause Dave Urwin
15.15 Writing Spirit Panel Delyth Badder & AG Rivett with Karen Gemma Brewer
16.15 Poetry Pause Simone Mansell Broome
16.30 Extra Time
17.00 Close

Sunday 22nd October

10.00 Doors Open
10.30 Tamboura Josie Smith
11.00 Poetry Pause
11.15 Bear Autism Val Jones
11.30 Coblyn o Sioe Myfanwy Alexander
12.00 Cardis Dylan Iowerth gyda Clwb Darllen Dyffryn Arth
13.00 Rhywbeth yn y Dwr Geraint Lewis
13.30 Ebenezer Howard: Inventor of the Garden City Frances Knight
14.00 Honno Authors Panel Judith Barrow, Kathy Biggs & Carly Holmes with LE Fitzpatrick
15.00 The Nature of Nature Writing Jasmine Donahaye, John Gilbey & Kiran Sidhu with Adam Somerset
15.45 Final Score
16.00 Close

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