R. S. THOMAS LITERARY FESTIVAL
and OPEN POETRY COMPETITION
20 - 22 September 2019

R S Thomas
CALLING ALL POETS

We are delighted to announce another R S Thomas Festival from 20 - 22 September 2019.

This will be the fifth occasion the festival has taken place to honour the memory of the internationally acclaimed poet R S Thomas who was Vicar of this parish from 1954-1967.

Programme RS Thomas
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Poetry Entry & Tickets
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Programme will include

Friday 20 September
Guided Walk
Richard Suggett, James January-McCann
& Nicola Roberts

The Living Wells of Wales
Phil Cope

My personal relationship with RS
Professor Menna Elfyn

Iago Prytherch's Houses
Richard Suggett FSA

Saturday 21 September
Festival Service led by Canon Enid Morgan
Preacher: Rt. Rev Barry Morgan
Talks by Professor Tony Brown and Professor Matthew Jarvis

Sunday 22 September
Poetry Reading
Gillian Clarke (National Poet of Wales 2008-2016) and Professor Menna Elfyn

OPEN POETRY COMPETITION
Judges: Gillian Clarke
Professor Tony Brown of Bangor University.
First prize £250
Second Prize £100
Highly commended £40

 

 

 

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