Seren Events Archive

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

08/03/2022 - 18:00 to 19:30

Ben Wilkinson will be launching his second collection Same Difference in person at Bolton Central Library on 8th March. Entry is free and the event is part of the University of Bolton Creative Writing Department’s Live Literature Series. Visit for more information.

07/03/2022 - 19:00 to 20:00

Join Patrick McGuinness, Professor of French and Comparative Literature at St Anne’s College Oxford, for a live webinar followed by a Q&A about his new book, Real Oxford. In this new addition to the Seren Real Series, Patrick McGuinness shows that there’s more than dreaming spires and bicycles to the city of Oxford. The grand buildings of the university are here, but he also charts a personal history of the place which radiates into the suburbs and into the everyday of people’s lives, past and present. This event is free but you must register your interest on at

Owen and Tom Morgan sat at a table sharing a beer in one of the bar 44 restaurants.

 With their Bristol restaurant serving on Regent Street in Clifton, Bar 44 has become a must-visit destination for delicious Spanish food. Bar 44 Tapas y Copas, created by brothers Owen and Tom Morgan who run the critically-acclaimed and restaurant group, offers a selection of over one hundred recipes celebrating Iberic food and drinks in equal measure. We’re looking forward to welcoming the team as they present the book, answer your questions and offer some tasters of their tapas! Tickets £5, available from or call 01179252274 for further details.