Address: 62 Rhosmaen St, Llandeilo SA19 6EN
The Angel is a pub and restaurant. Enjoy the ambience in our cosy bar or sample the culinary delights in The Capel Bach Bistro restaurant. The festival events take place pstairs is our lavishly decorated Yr Eglwys function room. Open for lunch and dinner.
Tursday April 27th 7pm at the Angel
Is romance dead? Bringing depth to romance novels – a discussion with Kate Glanville and Brenda Squires
£5,90 Is Romance Dead?
With Brenda Squires and Kate Glanville, local authors of romances that also contain strong historical and thriller elements. They discuss the subject and read from their latest books.
Dau awdur lleol sy’n arbenigo mewn rhamant yn trafod eu gwaith
Friday April 28th at 6pm at the Angel
David Ebsworth: Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn’t Know About The Spanish Civil War
£5,90 Five things you (almost certainly) didn’t know about the Spanish Civil War with David Ebsworth
David’s latest political thriller, Until The Curtain Falls, is set in the final months of the Spanish Civil War. He will talk about Welsh involvement in the war, its influence on literature and some of its stranger than fiction facts.
Bu Rhyfel Cartref Sbaen yn gatalyst I sawl awdur, David Ebsworth sy’n trafod ei waith ar y pwnc a dylanwad y cyfnod ar llenyddiaeth, boed ffaith neu ffuglen.
Dydd Gwener, 28ain Ebrill am 8 o’r gloch, Yr Angel
Noson o hwyl gyda cholectif barddol Sir Gȃr – Aneirin Karadog, Elinor Wyn Reynolds, Miriam Haf, Eurig Salisbury ac Endaf Griffiths fydd yn diddanu y dorf ond peidiwch a llaesu dwylo bydd cyfle ichi gymryd rhan hefyd.
An evening of entertainment by Carmarthenshire’s brightest and best young Welsh poets, Aneirin Karadog, Elinor Wyn Reynolds, Eurig Salisbury, Miriam Elin Jones ac Endaf Griffiths.
Saturday April 29th at 11am at the Angel
Graham Watkins gives a talk on Welsh Legends and Myths
£2,71 Welsh Legends and Myths
A talk by author Graham Watkins. Graham has written Welsh Legends and Myths and five volumes of Walking with Welsh Legends.
Sgwrs gan Graham Watkin, awdur 5 cyfrol am straeon a mythiau Cymru, Walking with Welsh Legends.
Saturday April 29th at 12 noon at the Angel
Panel discussion with local crime fiction writers Sally Spedding, Thorne Moore and Cheryl Rees-Price about Welsh Thrillers
£5,90 Welsh Thrillers with Thorne Moore, Sally Spedding and Cheryl Rees-Price
Three crime writers discuss Welsh thrillers and crime fiction, on a panel hosted by author Carol Lovekin.
Trafodaeth rhwng triawd o awduron llyfrau trosedd.
Saturday April 29th at 1pm at the Angel
Will MacMillan Jones: Darkness Rising.: Performance of darker stories and poetry for a teenage or adult audience
£2,71 Darkness Rising
Prepare to be thrilled, chilled and slightly scared by local poet and master storyteller, Will Macmillan Jones. Darkness Rising is a selection of darker tales and poems for teenagers and adults.
Bardd lleol yn darllen straeon arswyd llawn cyffro.
Saturday April 29th at 2pm at the Angel
Nuria Otte: a workshop for children to create their own stories and then illustrate it
Admission is Free Children’s workshop
Create and illustrate a short story with artist Nuria Otte, suitable for ages 7-11.
Gweithdy creu stori a lluniau gyda Nuria Otte, yn addas ar gyfer plant 7-11 oed.
Saturday April 29th at 3pm at the Angel
A reading of Karla Brading’s latest children’s book ‘The Valley of Whispers,’ followed by writing exercises (Age 10+)
Admission is Free The Valley of Whispers
Karla Brading reads from her latest book, The Valley of Whispers, followed by writing exercises to get the wheels in your head turning. Recommended for ages 10 +.
Darlleniad o lyfr diweddaraf Kara, The Valley Of Whispers, gyda chyfle I ymarfer eich creadigrwydd chi. Ar gyfer plant 10 +.
Saturday April 29th at 4pm at the Angel
Mae Sarah Reynolds awdures a dysgwraig, yn siarad gyda Heddyr Gregory o S4C am ei nofel gyntaf yn y Gymraeg, Dysgu Byw.
£5,90 Sarah Reynolds
Mae’r nofel yn dilyn hynt a helynt criw o ddysgwyr mewn dosbarth nos, “romp comig” sy’n “hynod ddoniol”.
Sarah Reynolds, a Welsh learner discusses her first novel in Welsh with Heddyr Gregory.
WELSH – there will be simultaneous translation facilities available for Welsh learners and non- Welsh speakers
Saturday April 29th at 7pm at the Angel
Time travelling in literature and history Jasper Fforde and Jodi Taylor with moderator Hazel Cushion
£9.08 Time travelling in literature and history
One of the highlights of the Hwyl Llandeilo Lit Fest is a joint session between Jasper Fforde and Jodi Taylor, with Hazel Cushion from Accent Press as moderator.
Adnabyddir Jasper Fforde fel awdur cyfres nofelau Thursday Next, mae ei lyfrau yn plethu metaffuglen, paradoi a ffantasi. Jodi Taylor yw awdur cyfres The Chronicles of St Mary sy’n dilyn criw o deithwyr amser ar eu hanturiaethau dros y byd a thrwy cyfnodau hanes.
Sunday April 30th at 11am at the Angel
£5,90 Poetry Workshop Rhys Milsom
Personal moments combined with the ongoing evolution or de-evolution of nature are the focal points of Rhys’ poetry. He will be using these themes in his workshop. Each participant will craft a poem of their own mindset and experiences.
Gweithdy barddoniaeth gyda Rhys Milsom. Bydd cyfle ichi fynd ati I gyfansoddi cerdd yn y gweithdy hwn.
Sunday April 30th at 12 noon at the Angel
Jean Gill: Figures in a 12th century Landscape: The Warrior Princess Gwenllian and her son, Rhys, Lord of Deheubarth
£5,90 Figures in a Twelfth Century Landscape
Jean Gill talks about the warrior princess Gwenllian and her son, the Lord Rhys of Deheubarth, the Welsh background to the latest book in her Troubador series, Song Hereafter.
Sgwrs gan Jean Gill am y dywysoges Gwenllian a’r Arlgwydd Rhys, sy’n sail I’w chyfrol diweddaraf, Song Hereafter.
Sunday April 30th at 1pm in at the Angel
Self Publishing and marketing: Christoph Fischer and Philippa Davies
£2,71 Self-publishing and marketing.
Where do you start with self-publishing? What should your priorities be? Is there a sequence of steps that can be critical to success? Find answers from Christoph Fischer and Philippa Davies. Christoph has successfully self-published 11 books and Philippa has had novels filmed for S4C film and serialised by The Times.
Wedi ystyried hunan-gyhoeddi? Beth yw y blaenoriaethau? Mae Christoph a Philippa yn hen lawiau ar y broses.
Sunday April 30th at 2pm at the Angel
J A Corrigan and David Evans on their journey to published authors
£2,71 Journey to Publishing
Making it in the challenging world of publishing is hard. Considering taking the plunge? Wondering how a publishing contract can be obtained. Authors, David Evans and J A Corrigan, discuss their road to publishing success.
Mae y byd cyhoeddi llyfrau yn un cystadleuol dros ben. Ydych chi am fentro? Bydd David Evans a JA Corrigan yn agor y llen ac yn cynnig canllawiau gwerthfawr.
Sunday April 30th at 3pm at the Angel
Writing for TV and Film Q&A panel with Julian Dutton, Catrin Collier and Rob Gittins, hosted by Sarah Reynolds
£5,90 Writing for TV and Film
What is the difference between writing a book and writing for film or TV? We’ve invited award winning writers, Julian Dutton, Catrin Collier and Rob Gittins to share their vast experience.
Sut mae addasu llyfrau ar gyfer cyfrwng y teledu neu ysgrifennu sgript yn hytrach na nofel? Dyma gyfle I glywed dau hen law yn y maes yn trafod y pwnc.
Sunday, April 30th at 4pm at the Angel
“Improving your writing skills” with Alys Einion
£5,90 Improving Your Writing Skills
A workshop with Alys Einion, author of Inshallah. Alys, who has a PhD in creative writing, will offer tips on how to improve your writing skills, and how to take an idea from initial draft to final manuscript. She will also talk about her experience with creative writing courses and give advice on researching and choosing the right writing course for you.
Eisiau gwella eich sgiliau ysgrifennu? Dyma gyfle I wneud gyda Alys Einion, awdures Inshallah.
Sunday April 30th at 5pm at the Angel
Memoir writer Sarah Jane Butfield
£5,90 Sarah Jane Butfield
Sarah will share her experience in memoir writing. Don’t we all have a story to tell? Isn’t there a book in all of us? Maybe not one of made-up stories but one of our experience and our truth?
Sarah Jane Butfield yn trafod ysgrifennu hunangofiant.