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Saturday

The 2017 programme is coming soon. We have left last year's programme in place for the time being.

My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Crisis by Diana Darke

Description

How did Syria's revolution lose its way? Drawing on the author's first-hand knowledge of the country's complex religious and ethnic communities, this book illuminates the darker recesses of Syria's history, politics, and society. With the unique perspective of an…

Venue

Llangwm Village Hall

Time

10:00am - 11:00am

Ticket Price

£5

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Ways into Writing by Jo Mazelis

Description

Ways into Writing is a workshop led by award winning writer Jo Mazelis. (Age: 18+) This is a course for writers of all levels and tackles some of the issues with starting to write and continuing with the process. The emphasis…

Venue

Llangwm Rugby Club

Time

10:00 - 1 pm

Ticket Price

£10

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Illustrating your story by Fran Evans and Liz Whitelaw

Description

In this workshop, eminent illustrator & author Fran Evans works together with village writer Liz Whitelaw to show how an illustrator works with a story teller to create an illustrated story. This will include readings, sketching, interactive drawing & ideas,…

Venue

The Cottage Inn, Llangwm

Time

10:00am - 11:30am

Ticket Price

£3

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Insufficiently Welsh by Griff Rhys Jones

Description

Griff Rhys Jones is searching for that Welsh part of himself that he has felt ever since being forced to sing in the choir in church and pack down for the school first XV, all in suburban Essex. Join Griff on…

Venue

Llangwm Village Hall

Time

11:30 - 12:30

Ticket Price

£5

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Plein Air Paint Along at Black Tar Beach with Liz Monk - Weather Dependent

Description

Llangwm's Liz Monk invites you to drop in at Black Tar Beach for an hour or two of plein air painting on Saturday 13 August between noon and 4:00 pm. In the highly unlikely scenario that we have bad…

Venue

Black Tar

Time

Any time between noon and 4 pm

Ticket Price

£2 payable to Liz when you arrive at Black Tar Beach.

Russia and the New World Disorder by Bobo Lo

Description

Bobo Lo examines the interplay between contemporary Russian foreign policy and a global environment that has rarely been more fluid and uncertain. The Russian annexation of Crimea was one of the great strategic shocks of the past twenty-five years.…

Venue

Llangwm Village Hall

Time

13:00 - 14:00

Ticket Price

£2.50

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The Book Soul by Rachel Mann

Description

When octogenarian librarian, Kerrigan Sheriwinkle, realises that death is an inevitable part of growing old, he begins to panic that he has no heir to inherit his beloved library. Lurking in the background is technological machismo, Mr Sparkles, who is…

Venue

Llangwm Rugby Club

Time

14:30 - 15:30

Ticket Price

£2:50

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The Real South Pembrokeshire, the Poetry of Pembrokeshire and The Lightning Beneath the Sea

Description

Tony Curtis and Grahame Davies are two of Wales's leading poets who have collaborated on several projects ranging from responses to the history and natural beauty of Gelligaer Common, to their sumptuous book of poems and photographs Alchemy of Water/…

Venue

Llangwm Village Hall

Time

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Ticket Price

£2:50

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Royal Rivals (Richard III and Henry Tudor) and the Road to Regicide by David Horspool in conversation with Harry Mount

Description

Famously depicted as Crookback Dick, and as Shakespeare’s bunch-back’d toad, the murderer of the Princes in the Tower and the warrior vanquished at the Battle of Bosworth Field, Richard III is one of England's most enigmatic monarchs and his death…

Venue

Llangwm Village Hall

Time

16:00 - 17:00

Ticket Price

£5

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Dark Mermaids Anne Lauppe-Dunbar in conversation with Phoebe Blackburn

Description

'I wrote Dark Mermaids as my refugee mother's daughter: a child of the GDR who fled westwards carrying arcane knowledge of a country in which secrets and lies were endemic.' Dark Mermaids is a shocking story of a political system that…

Venue

Llangwm Village Hall

Time

17:30 - 18:30

Ticket Price

£2.50

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Paul Hayes and The Vagrants Crew

Description

Paul Hayes will be travelling down from the Preselis to get the evening going with his traditional folk songs that BB Skone has described as "magical tales, sad tales, curly tales, passionately sung, beautifully played. And with a touch of…

Venue

Llangwm Rugby Club

Time

19:30 - 23:00

Ticket Price

£5. Concert in aid of Air Ambulance Wales.

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