The Spoken Word in Wales

Welsh Performance Poetry Performance poetry can be defined as spoken word which is intended to appeal to a live audience. With a current slant towards the US style events of ‘Slam Poetry’, it is an art form which is adaptable and fluid. Enjoying a particularly popular time, performance poetry is  gaining acceptance in the mainstream open mic…… Continue reading The Spoken Word in Wales

The History of the National Eisteddfod of Wales

History of the Eisteddfod in Wales Held annually in the first week of August and alternating between North and South Wales host locations, the National Eisteddfod of Wales is a festival of literature, performance and music. Held entirely in the Welsh language, it recently celebrated its 150th anniversary of the modern day Nation Eisteddfod in…… Continue reading The History of the National Eisteddfod of Wales

Competition: Search for the next generation of Welsh Writers

Search underway for next generation of Welsh writers Budding writers from across Wales are being invited to enter a competition to have their work published in a new anthology of the nations’ most talented young scribes. The Welsh Writers’ Trust is teaming up with Parthian Books to publish an anthology which will include work by…… Continue reading Competition: Search for the next generation of Welsh Writers