Seren Events

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

Wednesday 23rd January, 20:00

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY BOOKED FOR 30TH JANUARY BUT HAS NOW BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR 23RD JANUARY. TV wildlife presenter Iolo Williams, author of Wild Places: Wales’ Top 40 Nature Sites, describes with humour and wit the adventures he had and the people he met as a Species Officer for the RSPB –from a farmer who held an egg collector over a 40-foot cliff to the oystercatcher who held up Prince Charles’ train. An informative and entertaining talk which describes not only his wildlife adventures but also the threats our wildlife faces today. A must see for the whole family. Find out...

Thursday 24th January, 19:00 to Thursday 28th March, 21:00

Expand your voice with the thoughts, lives and feelings of others ‘You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.’– Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird From Robert Browning to Carol Ann Duffy, Patience Agbabi to Simon Armitage, a number of writers have explored the joy of how writing from the point of view of someone – or something – else can free the creative shackles and unleash poems of great power. In this online course, Costa Award-winning poet will help you will explore a range of things that...

Sunday 27th January, 10:00 to Sunday 17th March, 17:00

The 2019 programme at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw willl start with a special exhibition celebrating the life and work of Jonah Jones. Jonah Jones (17 February 1919 – 29 November 2004) was born Leonard Jones near Wardley, Tyne and Wear in the North East of England, but became known as a Welsh sculptor, artist-craftsman and writer. His father had been a coalminer before being invalided in the First World War; the family endured considerable poverty through the 1920s and 1930s. Registering in the Second World War as a conscientious objector, Jonah Jones at first worked in forestry, but later enlisted in...