Seren Events Archive

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

01/09/2018 - 13:30
Merthyr Mawr

Between the Trees is a unique festival in South Wales with a brilliant mix of live music, art, science and nature in the middle of the woods! Enjoy a poetry reading from Costa Prize-winning poet Jonathan Edwards, author of My Family and Other Superheroes. Jonathan will read from this much loved debut collection, and he will also share new poems from his forthcoming book, Gen (to be published by Seren, November 2018). Jonathan’s performance will take place in the Seren Circle at 1:30pm.  Tickets available: Buy your Saturday Day tickets on the Between the Trees website.    

01/09/2018 - 12:30
Merthyr Mawr

Between the Trees is a unique festival in South Wales with a brilliant mix of live music, art, science and nature in the middle of the woods! Enjoy a poetry reading from multi-award winner Rhian Edwards on Saturday 1st September. Rhian’s first collection, Clueless Dogs, won Wales Book of the Year 2013, the Roland Mathias Prize for Poetry 2013 and Wales Book of the Year People’s Choice 2013. It was also shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2012. Rhian’s most recent publication is Brood, a vivid and acutely personal pamphlet of poems, gorgeously illustrated with charcoal...

31/08/2018 - 17:00 to 01/09/2018 - 13:30
Merthyr Mawr

Between the Trees is a unique festival in South Wales with a brilliant mix of live music, art, science and nature in the middle of the woods! Join Martin Griffiths for an astronomy talk with a difference. Martin will draw from his book Dark Land, Dark Skies, which reclaims the night sky for the Welsh people by repopulating the constellations with figures from the Mabinogion and other Celtic myths and legends. His talk will teach you about how ancient peoples may have interpreted the stars and their meanings, and show you how to identify the constellations yourself.  Talks will be held in the...