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Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno! - 16 Jul 2017

Tales on the Rails - To Llandudno!

The Welsh Books Council are organising another Author Tour with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme. Past events have included a train journey in the company of author Meinir Wyn Edwards along the Cambrian Railway but this time pupils will be making their journey along the Conwy Valley Line to Llandudno.

A winning bite of the 'Big Apple' for RNIB Cymru Transcription Team! - 20 Jun 2017

A winning bite of the 'Big Apple' for RNIB Cymru Transcription Team!

RNIB Cymru's Transcription Team have won a prestigious award at the New York Festival's World's Best Radio Programmes ceremony which was held last night (19 June), at the salubrious Manhattan Penthouse, New York.

Pupils Shine at National Reading Competition - 15 Jun 2017

Pupils Shine at National Reading Competition

A team of avid readers from Stebonheath School, Llanelli, have been crowned the 2017 Champions of BookSlam, the Welsh Books Council's annual reading competition for children.

Publication of the Independent Review of Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales - 14 Jun 2017

The Welsh Books Council welcomes the publication of the independent Review of Support for Publishing and Literature in Wales and will be discussing its findings and recommendations with relevant stakeholders and within its own management and governance structures.

Penarth LitFest 2017 - events schedule and ticket booking - 13 Jun 2017

Penarth LitFest 2017 - events schedule and ticket booking

Tickets are now on sale for all Penarth Literature Festival events! The full events schedule is below - click on the links to see more details of each event.

Glyndŵr Trilogy by Carmarthen Author Published Posthumously - 13 Jun 2017

Glyndŵr Trilogy by Carmarthen Author Published Posthumously

Glyndŵr - To Arms! by the late Moelwyn Jones is an imaginary novel based on the real life and battles of Owain Glyndŵr. It follows the publishing of the bestselling Glyndŵr - Son of Prophecy last Christmas.

Lessons from All Blacks Conqueror Carwyn James in New Revealing Biography - 7 Jun 2017

Lessons from All Blacks Conqueror Carwyn James in New Revealing Biography

A new, comprehensive and revelatory biography of Maestro  Carwyn James is published just as Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions take on the All Blacks in the latest test series.

Celebrating the reading journey - 1 Jun 2017

Celebrating the reading journey

In a ceremony held today (01.06.17) in the main pavilion of the Urdd Eisteddfod at Bridgend, it was announced that the winners of the Welsh-language Tir na n-Og Awards 2017 are Luned Aaron and Manon Steffan Ros.

Casia Wiliam is the new Bardd Plant Cymru for 2017-2019 - 30 May 2017

Casia Wiliam is the new Bardd Plant Cymru for 2017-2019

It was announced at the Bridgend Taff-Ely Urdd Eisteddfod that Casia Wiliam will take on the role of Bardd Plant Cymru for 2017-2019.

Barddas's Third Gerallt Festival to be held at Aberystwyth - 15 May 2017

Barddas's Third Gerallt Festival to be held at Aberystwyth

On the 27th of May, Barddas will host their third Gerallt Festival, with their day events held at the Old College in Aberystwyth.

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