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 will include
Friday 20 September:
A walk in the footsteps of R S Thomas
Talks by Richard Suggett and Phil Cope

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

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

Further information will be on this site early in 2019

 

 

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