Seren Events Archive

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

19/09/2015 - 09:30 to 17:30

Join Dr John Pikoulis in exploring the places in Cwmaman which churned through Alun Lewis' psyche, flourishing in prose and poetry, but also manifesting in the depression which ultimately resulted in his untimely death aged 28. For more information and to book your place click here. In partnership with Literature Wales and The Church in Wales.

Join Phil Cope in Huntly Church Hall, Aberdeenshire for an illustrated talk about the fascinating and mysterious world of sacred springs. 

15/09/2015 - 18:45 to 10/11/2015 - 20:45

Join Rosie Shepperd at The Poetry School for five fortnightly sessions on the devouring and creation of food poetry. From Williams’ plums and Basho’s melons to Swift’s mutton and Bishop’s 'coffee... on a certain balcony', this class will tempt readers and writers of poetry with the most sensuous and satisfying poesy – the devouring and creation of food poetry. We will be guests at a C16 table as we articulate elegance in bitter olives, capers and lemons in Ben Johnson’s 'wine sauce'. We will study and make poems with our favourite foods, stirring memories and quickening hearts. We will learn...

As a free public event during the Minority Cultures and Travel Conference, Ned Thomas will be in conversation with writer and winner of the Spanish National Literature Prize, Kirmen Uribe. They will be discussing his book Bilbao - New York - Bilbao and what it means to be a Basque writer in contemporary Spain. The Minority Cultures and Travel Conference is organised by the European Travellers in Wales project, in partnership with Wales Literature Exchange at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. The conference engages with the nature of the relationship between minority cultures and...

13/09/2015 - 11:30 to 12:15

Join journalist Steve Adams at the PENfro Book Festival at 11:30am on Sunday 13th September where he'll be discussing Murder at the Star: Who Killed Thomas Thomas? Tickets are £5 and can be bought here.

Phil Cope
12/09/2015 - 14:00

Photographer, writer, teacher and author of Holy Wells Scotland, Phil Cope will give an illustrated talk about the fascinating and mysterious world of sacred springs, holy wells and spas, focussing particularly on those in Ayrshire. Tickets £5.00. To book visit the festival website.