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RS Thomas Literary Festival

Fri 15 September - Sun 17 September

The PCC is holding a Literary Festival and Poetry Competition and the draft programme is as follows.

Friday: 15 September 2017

1100   Walk up Foel  led by Jeremy Moore, photographer  £5.00

Walks that RST loved up the mountain and in the RSPB bird reserve

2.00    Peter Lord talk (title TBC)    £10.00

4.00    Jason Walford Davies (title TBC)   £10.00

7.30    Concert in church- Sgarmes. (Director Huw Bates) & raffle £10.00

Saturday 16 September 

11 am Service led by Rev Andrew Loat and Canon Stuart Bell; sermon by the Bishop of St Davids, Rt Revd Joanna Penberthy; collection followed by dedication of St Non’s Holy well, (now restored)

12.45   Buffet lunch in Iron Room with Bishop

12-2.00  Church open-

2.00     Ifor ap Glyn – National Poet of Wales   £10.00

            The Holy Wells of Wales       

3.30     Professor Tony Brown on R S Thomas   £10.00

5.00     Possibly another walk round RSPB reserve to the R S Thomas hyde

5-7.00  Church open with Elsi Eldridge pictures on view

7.00     Evening Reception in Iron Room with poetry reading after dinner   £20.00

Sunday 17 September

10-11   Morning service

11.30   Readings & discussion – Gillian Clarke and Ifor ap Glyn   £10.00

1.30     Poetry competition in English based on a quotation of R S Thomas.)  £10 a poem £15 for two

1st prize £250, 2nd prize £100, Highly commended £40

Audience (come and go throughout the afternoon)   £5.00

5pm     Festival ends.

Details

Start:
Fri 15 September
End:
Sun 17 September
Event Category:

Organizer

Joy Neal / Alison Swanson
Phone:
01654 781 203 / 322
Email:
joyneal@btinternet.com
Website:
www.eglwysfach.co.uk

Venue

St Michael’s Church
Eglwysfach
Ceredigion, United Kingdom
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