Seren Events Archive

The latest news on Seren’s books, authors, events and prizes.

24/05/2018 - 14:00 to 15:00
Preston

Naomi Krüger, will present her debut novel, May (Seren 2018) which is about the complexities of memory and is partly narrated by a character with Dementia. May is a contemplative tale of what it means to carry the past with you and the power of letting it go. Entrance is free and no booking is required. For more information please contact: longridge.library@lancashire.gov.uk 

22/05/2018 - 14:30 to 15:30
Leyland

Naomi Krüger, will present her debut novel, May (Seren 2018) which is about the complexities of memory and is partly narrated by a character with Dementia. May is a contemplative tale of what it means to carry the past with you and the power of letting it go. Entrance is free and no booking is required.  Naomi will also be available for Q&A and book signing. This event is free, but booking is required via  www.eventbrite.co.uk  For further information contact: leyland.library@lancashire.gov.uk 

Free admission — all welcome Paul Deaton was born in London and raised in Wales. His Seren collection A Watchful Astronomy is a Poetry Book Society Winter Recommended 2017 and a Jen Campbell read of 2017. Paul was runner-up in the Arvon International Poetry Competition 2010, winner of the SaveAs Writers International Poetry Prize 2016, and more recently shortlisted for the Wolverhampton Poetry Prize 2018. His work appears regularly in The Spectator, is included in York Press for G.C.S.E. poetry study guides, and in various magazines & anthologiesincluding PNReview, The London Magazine,...

19/05/2018 - 18:15 to 20:00
St Davids

An illustrated talk by Phil Cope revealing the history and mystery of one of Wales’ best-kept secrets. Phil Cope is a photographer, writer, teacher, and cultural exhibition designer whose recent subjects have included the footballer John Charles, Paul Robeson and Wales and the Spanish Civil War. In recent years he has turned his attention to the holy wells of Wales, as part of a conservation project led by Keep Wales Tidy. The number of holy wells in Wales has decreased from almost two thousand fifty years ago to perhaps a few hundred today. They range from almost invisible rock-strewn holes...

Discover the mysteries of Wales’ capital city with Peter Finch and Jon Gower in conversation, to celebrate the launch of Peter’s new book, Real Cardiff: The Flourishing City. From lost rivers and vanished roads to the culinary odyssey of City Road, from the ornate Mahogany Room above Burger King to the new high-rise centre, let Peter Finch guide you through Cardiff ancient and modern, in its everyday and its outlandish glory. Doors open: 18:30 Free event, all welcome – book to reserve your place: real-cardiff.eventbrite.co.uk

An evening of poetry in historic Much Wenlock (home of Wenlock Poetry Festival) featuring Paul Henry, Jo Bell and Philip Gross.  This very special evening with Wenlock Poetry Festival to  mark the successes of past festivals and give an update of plans going forward. Central to the day will be a special celebration of the dedication of the Festival’s founder, Anna Dreda, to Much Wenlock as “a perfect place for poetry”.   PHILIP GROSS has published some twenty collections of poetry, most recently A Bright Acoustic (Bloodaxe, 2017). The Water Table won the T.S.Eliot Prize 2009, and Love Songs...