(c) For Mountain, Sand & Sea, Warren Orchard
(c) For Mountain, Sand & Sea, Warren Orchard


The Ape on the Rock

As a PhD researcher at Aberystwyth University, Kirsty Sedgman studied audiences’ responses to National Theatre Wales’s productions and published her findings in her academic book Locating the Audience.

In her latest essay Kirsty expands on her findings and reports how universality and national or local relevance are the contrasting values sought by National Theatre Wales audiences in different parts of the country.



The Map and the Clock

A special event to mark the publication of The Map and the Clock, an anthology of verse curated by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Friday 17 March 2017



On 14 March Sarah Reynolds attended a Welsh-language political drama by Siôn Eirian, produced by Bara Caws, at Aberystwyth Arts Centre


Dreaming The Night Field

On Saturday 11 March 2017, storyteller Michael Harvey, musician Stacey Blythe and singer Lynne Denman performed at Aberystwyth Arts Centre as part of the Storytelling Festival

NEW Winter Multimedia

New Welsh Readers' Poll 2017: Suzy Ceulan Hughes, Caroline Stockford and Ashley Owen champion their choices for the best novella category in the New Welsh Readers' Poll 2017.


35 Diwrnod

An utterly convincing, terrifying masterpiece, is Dewi Huw Owen's conclusion as he previews the third in this innovative Welsh-language TV crime drama series with shades of the great Russian novel, finding it breathlessly compelling and a minimalist’s visual feast more...



A Turbulent Priest

Writers of the past rely on us to grant them a new lease of life on earth. In return, we require them humbly to serve the needs of our present, vastly different though it may be from theirs. The question ‘Is RS Thomas Our Contemporary?’ is therefore very likely to be the one implicit in most of the celebrations marking this the centenary of his birth... more...


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