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Japanese side sewn book binding Taster workshop

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Saturday at 11:00 Flying Goose Quilting – Japanese side sewn book binding Taster workshop.

BOOK TICKETS: Child £2.50 BOOK TICKETS: Adult £5

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In this taster workshop, you’ll get an introduction to the art of Japanese side sewn book binding and you will learn how to prepare your book cover and pages, as well as the Yotsumetoji or 4 hole binding.

Time permitting, you will learn how to change the template for the sewing station, so you can create your own Japanese side sewn notebooks in various sizes.

This workshop is open for children (suggested age 7+) and adults. Children will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost
£5 Adults
£2.50 Children
All materials will be provided.

Limited to 10 (max 12) places, please get in touch to book your space.

Gweithdy profi rhwymo llyfrau Japaneaidd. – Dydd Sadwrn 28ain Ebrill am 11.00yb yn Flying Goose

Yn y gweithdy hwn cewch gyflwyniad i grefft rhwymo llyfrau Japaneaidd a dysgwch sut i baratoi clawr a thudalennau eich llyfr yn ogystal â dull Yotsumetoji sef rhwymo pedwar twll.

Os bydd amser yn caniatáu dysgwch sut i newid y templed ar gyfer yr orsaf wnïo fel y gallwch greu eich llyfrau wedi eu rhwymo yn y dull Japaneaidd mewn amryw feintiau.

Mae’r gweithdy’n addas i blant o saith oed ac yn hŷn ac oedolion. Rhaid i blant fod yng ngofal oedolyn.

Cost
£5       Oedolion
£2.50   Plant
Darperir yr holl ddeunyddiau

Dim ond 12 lle fydd ar gael felly cysylltwch â ni er mwyn archebu lle.

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Workshop: The Changeling Poet: Writing Out of the Narrative Voice 

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KATHYMILES (2)Sunday 12:30 – Flying Goose Quilting
Workshop: The Changeling Poet: Writing Out of the Narrative Voice 

Book Ticket: £5

Workshop: The Changeling Poet: Writing Out of the Narrative Voice – Sunday April 29th 13:30

A workshop which explores the persona poem, and how we can write ‘out of ourselves’. We will look at different ways in which the poet can write as animal, object, ghost or mythical figure, some of the techniques used to transform the narrative voice, and use these techniques to produce a piece of writing.

Gweithdy: Y Bardd Cyfnewid: Ysgrifennu mewn llais adroddwr – Dydd Sul Ebrill 29ain am 13.30 

Gweithdy sy’n archwilio’r gerdd bersona a sut y gallwn ysgrifennu ‘allan o’n hunain’, Edrychwn ar y ffyrdd gwahanol y gall y bard fabwysiadu er mwyn ysgrifennu fel anifail, ysbryd neu gymeriad chwedlonol, rhai o’r technegau a ddefnyddir i drawsnewid llais yr adroddwr a defnyddio’r rhain i gynhyrchu darn o waith.

Kathy Miles

M ae Kathy’n fardd ac awdur straeon byrion sy’n byw yng Ngorllewin Cymru. Ymddangoswyd ei gwaith men nifer o gylchgronau a detholiadau a chyhoeddwyd ei thrydydd casgliad, Gardening with Deer gan Cinammon Press yn 2016. Mae hi wedi derbyn canmoliaeth mewn nifer o gystadlaethau pwysig ac enillodd Wobr Bridport, Cystadleuaeth farddoniaeth PENfro a Gŵyl Lên Wells.

Mae Kathy’n darllen yn aml mewn digwyddiadau lleol a chenedlaethol a hi yw cyd-olygydd The Lampeter Review. Hi oedd yr unig feirniad yng nghystadleuaeth Barddoniaeth Cymru ac mae wedi cynnal gweithdai mewn lleoedd fel Gŵyl Farddoniaeth Torbay. Mae hi’n gyd-sefydlydd Grŵp Ysgrifenwyr Llambed ac mae ganddi MA mewn ysgrifennu creadigol.

Workshop with Hilary Shepherd: Setting – making it work for you

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Hilary ShepherdSunday 15:00 Flying Goose Quilting: Workshop with Hilary Shepherd: Setting – making it work for you

Book Tickets: £5

Are you getting the most out of the background? Whatever you are interested in writing about – urban or rural, large-scale or small – the physical setting has dynamic potential. This workshop will play with different ways of making the landscape come alive in your writing.

Hilary Shepherd has published 3 novels with Honno, two set in contemporary Africa and the third in post-Civil War Spain. She is currently working on a book set in Wales and India.

Gweithdy: Lleoliad – gwneud iddo weithio drosoch chi – Dyd Sul 29ain Ebrill 13.30

Ydych chi’n gwneud y mwyaf o’ch cefndir? Beth bynnag mae gennych ddiddordeb mewn ysgrifennu amdano – trefol neu wledig, mawr a bach – mae gan y lleoliad ffisegol botensial dynamig. Bydd y gweithdy hwn yn ystyried ffyrdd gwahanol o ddod â’r tirlun yn fyw yn eich ysgrifennu.

Writing Climate Change – Discussion and workshop

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Sunday 12:00 Mark Waghorn Design – “Reading Room” – Writing Climate Change

climate-change.jpgBook Tickets: £5

What do you feel when you think about climate change? Are there ways that writing about it can make a difference? This discussion and workshop run  Bristol Climate Writers offers you the opportunity to hear readings from new climate change related work, and to try writing about climate change yourself – whether a short story, a poem, or a piece of non-fiction. Suitable for adults and teens.

Bristol Climate Writers was founded to support writers of all genres who write about climate change, including fiction, non-fiction and poetry. They meet monthly for discussion and critique. The group also provides public workshops, in which participants take part in guided exercises and produce pieces of climate change themed writing during the workshop, as well as hearing new climate-related writing, and discussing the rationale for writing about climate change.

Ysgrifennu am newid yn yr hinsawdd – Dydd Sul Ebrill 29ain am 12.00yh yn Stafell Ddarllen Mark Waghorn.

Beth yw’ch barn chi am newid yn yr hinsawdd? Oes yna ffyrdd ble gall ysgrifennu wneud gwahaniaeth? Cynhelir y drafodaeth a’r gweithdy hwn gan Bristol Climate Writers a bydd cyfle i chi wrando ar ddarlleniadau allan o waith sy’n gysylltiedig â newid hinsawdd ac i chi eich hun geisio ysgrifennu am newid hinsawdd – boed yn stori fer, cerdd neu ddarn o waith ffeithiol. Yn addas i oedolion a phlant yn eu harddegau.

Sefydlwyd Bristol Climate Writers i gefnogi ysgrifenwyr ym mhob genre sy’n ysgrifennu am newid yn yr hinsawdd gan gynnwys ffuglen, ffeithiol a barddoniaeth. Maent yn cyfarfod yn fisol er mwyn trafod a beirniadu. Mae’r grŵp hefyd yn cynnal gweithdai cyhoeddus pan fydd cyfranogwyr yn cymryd rhan mewn ymarferion a chynhyrchu darnau o waith ar thema newid yn yr hinsawdd yn ogystal â chlywed gwaith newydd a thrafod y rhesymau dros ysgrifennu am newid yn yr hinsawdd.

DM Tomkins writes long and short fiction, and is particularly interested in family relationships and in climate change. Her work has been published in various anthologies and online, and has been long and shortlisted for a number of literary prizes. She is a member of ClimateCultures, a national network of artists and scientists concerned with climate change, and set up Bristol Climate Writers in 2017.

Bristol Climate Writers is on Facebook. Twitter: @tomkins_deborah

Pete Sutton has a not so secret lair in the wilds of Fishponds, Bristol and dreams up stories, many of which are about magpies. He’s had stuff published, online and in book form, including a short story collection called A Tiding of Magpies (Shortlisted for the British Fantasy Award 2017) and the novel Sick City Syndrome. He wrote all about Fishponds for the Naked Guide to Bristol and has made more money from non-fiction than he has from fiction and wonders if that means the gods of publishing are trying to tell him something. He’s a member of the North Bristol Writers, and helps organise the Bristol Festival of Literature, Bristol HorrorCon and BristolCon. He’s published by Kensington Gore. Pete’s blog is petewsutton.com.   Twitter:  @suttope

Kevin McCabe is an engineer, interested in large green infrastructure projects. In his spare time he writes bits and pieces on the subject of climate change.

He publishes random thoughts and analysis on www.6040split.com

 

Tim Burroughs is a Bristolian poet, who likes to write on music, love, art and keeping human in a damaged and damaging world. He’s a member of Lansdown Poets, hosts SPEL alt poetry and acoustic music open mic, and co-hosts the Berkeley Square Poetry Revue. He has read at Colston Hall, Bristol, and at the Edinburgh Fringe.  His poems have been shown as films at the Cheltenham Poetry festival and other film events. 

Tim recently published a collection ‘Lament For Gaia’ on global warming and has been published in five anthologies. He has recorded a CD of his poems ‘Soundings’, and his poems put to his own music ‘Soundscapes’.

 

Amazing Adjectives – Poetry workshop for Children

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Amazing Adjectives – Poetry workshop for Children
– Saturday 28th April 13:00 at Flying Goose Quilting

CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY ILLNESS

Children’s author Marlene Powell will be delivering a poetry workshop encouraging children of all ages to use Amazing Adjectives!  As the author of the children’s book series Dingledum Dragon, published by CISP Multimedia, Marlene will be demonstrating how poetry can be used as a narrative tool to creatively bring children’s stories to life.  Ideal for children aged between 7 and 11, this workshop will encourage youngsters to use their imagination as they explore mazing Adjectives!

Gweithdy Barddoniaeth i blant – Dydd Sadwrn 28ain Ebrill 1.00yh yn Flying Goose Quilting

Bydd awdur plant Marlene Powell yn cynnal gweithdy er mwyn annog plant o bob oedran i ddefnyddio ansoddeiriau anhygoel! Fel awdur y gyfres ‘Dingledum Dragon’ I blant bydd Marlene yn arddangos sut y gellir defnyddio barddoniaeth fel cyfrwng i ddod â straeon plant yn fyw. Mae’r gweithdy hwn yn ddelfrydol i blant rhwng 7 ac 11 oed a byddant yn cael eu hannog i ddefnyddio’u dychymyg.

Creative writing and illustration workshop with William Scott Artus

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 Saturday April 28th 14:30 Flying Goose Quilting

Creative Writing and Illustration Workshop with Scott Artus 

Book Tickets: Free Event

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Join us for a creative workshop designed to help you create a children’s book using creative writing, illustration and how to promote your book. Scott will be showing children how to draw pictures in a fun way. Scott will also describe how he got started in illustration and publishing.

Bring your children and learn how to draw cartoons the quick way. He will also talk about how you can break into to this lucrative career and the highs and lows of being a book illustrator.

Scott is a writer and illustrator working and living in Bonllwyn, Carmarthenshire. Scott splits his time between illustrating for Anne Signol and doing his own projects as well as running the Gwili Steam Railways events. Scott is trying to keep the heritage of the railway alive using events and fundraising activities such as the book. All the funds raised will be used towards a new heritage railway shed at Abergwili and new track laying on the railway.

Gweithdy Ysgrifennu Creadigol a Darlunio gyda Scott Artus – Dydd Sadwrn 28ain Ebrill yn siop cwiltiau Y Flying Goose
Ymunwch â ni am weithdy creadigol i’ch helpu i greu llyfr i blant trwy ddefnyddio ysgrifennu creadigol, darlunio a sut i hyrwyddo’ch llyfr. Bydd Scott yn dangos i blant sut i dynnu lluniau mewn ffyrdd doniol. Bydd yn disgrifio sut y dechreuodd ddarlunio a chyhoeddi.

Dewch â’ch plant a dysgwch sut i dynnu cartŵn yn gyflym. Budd hefyd yn trafod sut y gallwch ddechrau ar yrfa broffidiol a’r profiad o fod yn ddarluniwr llyfrau.

Mae Scott yn awdur a darluniwr sy’n byw ym Monllwyn. Mae’n rhannu ei amser rhwng darlunio i Anne Signol a’i brosiectau ei hun yn ogystal â rhedeg digwyddiadau ar reilffordd ager y Gwili. Mae’n codi arian i sicrhau dyfodol y rheilffordd

Llandovery Writers event: Life: Can You Cut It?

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Life: Can You Cut It?          Sunday 29th April, 16:00 Angel Inn                                                          

Writing To Make Readers Care

Book Ticket: £5   

Learning how to write so that readers are truly hooked is the theme of Llandovery Writers – an open, ongoing writing course whose members produce novels and short stories. Jacquie Hyde, Sara Fox, Pete Barker, Stella Starnes and others will be reading from their collection ‘Life’ and other flash fiction, and chatting with tutor David Thorpe and the audience about the process of learning how to write fiction that makes readers keep reading. More info: http://davidthorpe.info/online-writing-course/

David Thorpe at the Hay Festival

 

Ysgrifennu i ddal sylw darllenwyr

Dysgu sut i ysgrifennu i gydio  mewn diddordeb darllenwyr yw thema Awduron Llanymddyfri – cwrs ysgrifennu agored, parhaus. Y mae ei aelodau wedi cynhyrchu nofelau a straeon byrion. Bydd Jacqui Hyde, Sara Fox, Pete Barker, Stella Starnes ac eraill yn darllen o’u casgliad, “Life” ac yn sgwrsio gyda’u hathro David Thorpe a’r gynulleidfa am y broses o ddysgu sut i ysgrifennu ffuglen sy’n gorfodi darllenwyr i barhau i ddarllen. Am ragor o wybodaeth: http://davidthorpe.info/online-writing-course/