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The Village by David Wilson


The Village' was a project undertaken during 2019 and 2020 which documented life in the close-knit community of Llangwm. ‘I wanted to make a visual record of this busy and vibrant place which my family and I are lucky to…

Poetry for Children - bring a poem!


We'll be reading some of the results of our children's poetry competition. In addition, bring a favourite poem to share. Yours or someone else's.

Body Rock Sand by Ian Jacob


Body Rock Sand is the fruition of an idea generated in Ian Jacob’s mind over fifty years ago by the gift of a book of photographs by French master Lucien Clergue, Née de la Vague (Born of the Waves). In…

Stalin's Vengeance by Count Nikolai Tolstoy


In May 1945, as World War II drew to a close in Europe, some 30,000 Russian Cossacks surrendered to British forces in Austria, believing they would be spared repatriation to the Soviet Union. The fate of those among them who…

Willow Wildthing and the Dragon's Egg


Childrens Event When Willow and her brother think they’ve found a baby dragon in the garden, what they discover will change the way they see the world forever. Join Gill Lewis, as she explores the wonders of the natural world right under…

Finding Nora by Nuala O'Connor

A love story of Nora Barnacle and James Joyce


Nora Barnacle, a 20 year old Galway woman, met James Joyce in Dublin in June 1904 and soon after left Ireland forever with him, to live a peripatetic life in Europe. Nora was rock and muse to the writer, and…

Willow Wildthing and the Swamp Monster - a creative workshop


Children's Event Come and find your wild side with Gill Lewis. Be inspired by Willow, from the book Willow Wildthing and the Swamp Monster, where Willow discovers the magic of the natural world and meets some surprisingly wild new friends. Make…

Where the Wild Flowers Grow by Leif Bersweden

An intriguing and timely exploration of the importance of Britain and Ireland's Plant Life


Our resident flora is packed full of remarkable creatures. There are plants that poison predators, fight battles and play mind games with pollinators. We have carnivores and climbers, puppeteers and parasites. Some are giants thousands of years old, while others…

Happy Beans and Funny Food


Llangwm-born Jane Reynolds talks us through her life in catering and how she came to write her own delightful cookbooks for adults and children on a vegetarian theme. Jane will introduce you to some of her favourite recipes and there will…

Village Voices


Llangwm's legendary choir will be singing a special programme to compliment the festival.

Ulysses or Ukraine


This year we are inspired by the centenary of the publication of Ulysses! We are also showing our support for Ukraine by encouraging guests to read a poem inspired by or to support Ukraine. The world is your oyster…