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Tickets will go on sale in March but you can register your interest by sending us an email to LlandeiloLitFest@mail.com
Amazing Adjectives! Poetry for Children workshop – Saturday 13:00 at Flying Goose Quilting
Children’s author Marlene Powell will be delivering a poetry workshop encouraging children of all ages to use 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 Amazing Adjectives!
Saturday 14:00 Igam Ogam
Aneirin Karadog Pip y Pengwin Bach Gwasg Rily
Chaired Poet Aneirin Karadog’s story about Pip y Pengwin
Saturday 15:00 Mark Waghorn Design “Reading Room”
Poetry event in honour of the late Anthony Jones:
Book Ticket: £5
With the Rockhoppers (Mel Perry, Jackie Biggs, Maggie Harris and Anne Marie Butler), Peter J Jones from Llansteffan, and Robert Walton from Bristol
Aclysur barddoniaeth er clod I’r diweddar Anthony Jones
Gyda’r Rockhoppers (Mel Perry, Jackie Biggs, Maggie Harris ac Anne Marie Butler), Peter Jones o Lansteffan a Robert Walton o Fryste.
Saturday 15: 30 Menna Elfyn
Wales ‘ most travelled and well known poets Menna Elfyn reads from her last bilingual volume of poetry Bondo and from her life in poems which will be published this spring.
Un o feirdd mwyaf cyfarwydd Cymru ac un sydd wedi teithio y byd i gyflwyno’i gwaith. Bydd yn darllen o’i chyfrol dwyieithog diweddaraf o farddoniaeth, Bondo a darnau o’i llengofiant a gyhoeddir gan Barddas yn y gwanwyn.
Bilingual session – & there will be a translator
Saturday 20:30 Angel Inn Beirdd – Welsh Poetry with
Aneirin Karadog, Grug Muse and Miriam Elin Jones
Session in Welsh
The Changeling Poet: Writing Out of the Narrative Voice – Sunday April 29th 12:30 at Flying Goose Quilting
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.
Kathy Miles is a poet and short story writer living in West Wales. Her work has appeared in many anthologies and magazines, and her third collection of poetry, Gardening With Deer, was published by Cinnamon Press in 2016. She has also been placed in several major competitions, and is a previous winner of the Bridport Prize, the PENfro Poetry Competition, and the Wells Festival of Literature Competition.
Kathy frequently reads at both local and national events, and is a co-editor of The Lampeter Review. She was sole judge for the 2017 Welsh Poetry Competition, and has run workshops at venues such as the Torbay Poetry Festival. She is a founder-member of the Lampeter Writers’ Group, and has an MA in Creative Writing.
Sunday 14:30 Mark Waghorn Design “Reading Room” – Spoken Word Saturday and Fiddle Box
Fiddle Box and Llanelli’s “Spoken Word Saturday” team up for this dynamic poetry and story telling event: MEET UP, LISTEN UP, SPEAK UP with Spoken Word Saturday who are based at The Ffwrnes Theatre in Llanelli.
If you like storytelling, Poetry, creative writing, beatbox, rap, original music or just meeting new people, well Spoken Word Saturday is for you! Please pop in and listen Up to artists exploring or get up and speak up as part of The Llandeilio Lit Festival 2018. Musical interludes provided by FiddleBox.
Gair llafar Llanelli yn Llandeilo – Dydd Sul 29ain Ebrill 14.30 Dyluniadau Mark Waghorn “Ystafell Ddarllen”
Cyfarfyddwch, Gwrandewch a Siaradwch ar Sadwrn Y Gair Llafar yn Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli. Os ydych yn hoffi dweud storïau, barddoniaeth, ysgrifennu creadigol, rap, cerddoriaeth wreiddiol neu gwrdd â phobl newydd, wel dewch i’r Gair Llafar. Croeso I chi alw yn “Ystafell Ddarllen” Dyluniadau Mark Waghorn I wrando ar artistiaid yn archwilio neu codwch ar eich traed a siarad fel rhan o Ŵyl Lên Llandeilo 2018.