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The programme of the Llandeilo Lit Fest – or Hwyl Llen Llandeilo in Welsh – is taking shape.To keep you up-to-date about the exciting programme, here are some highlights from our planned schedule and pictures of our participants.
Several venues around town have been hired for April 27th – 30th 2017 for a three day festival, with events ranging from writing work shops, poetry readings, author panels, readings, a book treasure hunt, a book fair and music events to round up the programme.
Highlights of the festival programme so far include
- local artist and celebrity Kate Glanville meets Brenda Squires, winner of the Romantic Novelists Association’s New Writers Award to compare notes about their acclaimed novels
- Local writer Sally Spedding meets Thorne Moore and Cheryl Reese-Price to talk about their dark Welsh thrillers
- Welsh artists such as Sion Tomos Owen, Karla Brading, Nuria Otte, Jen Jones and Lisa Fearn will present books about their drawings, quilts and cooking
- poets such as Sion Tomos Owen, Marc Mordey, Dafydd Wyn, Aneirin Karadog, Jo Mazelis and writers from Llandovery will present their work in the atmospheric Horeb Chapel, interspersed or supported by musicians
- acclaimed authors such as Jasper Fforde, D. T Davies, Jody Taylor, Judith Barrow, David Stuart David, Phil Carradice and David Ebsworth
- readings and workshops for kids
- A book hunt through Llandeilo
- workshops on self-publishing, marketing, script writing and writing
- a panel discussion on scriptwriting
- Welsh Myths and Legends, Welsh language writers, Welsh history and Welsh locations and characters in books will all be featured
- a two day book fair and many fringe events in locations around Llandeilo.
- themes from romance to time travel, from beer to poetry, from rugby to wells – there will be something for everyone.
Llandeilo Lit Fest
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