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Poem and Interview with Steven Hastings to Celebrate National Poetry Day 2021

Steven Hastings shares the thinking behind 'Memory Clinic II' in an interview with New Welsh Review

PUBLISHED ON: 07/10/21

CATEGORY: Author process

Memory Clinic II Welcome to the memory clinic. Do you know why you are here?                                                                           …

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The Queen of Romance, Marguerite Jervis: A Biography by Liz Jones

Bookclub chaired by Natalia Elliot discussing The Queen of Romance by Liz Jones, a biography of Marguerite Jervis

PUBLISHED ON: 27/07/21

CATEGORY: Bookclub video

Bookclub discussing the biography, The Queen of Romance, by Liz Jones, about the mass-selling romance novelist Marguerite Jervis (1886-1964), who was …

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Looking Out

Chris Moss assesses six essays that articulate the relationship between class and some of the most significant Welsh artworks of the past two centuries, gives them due recognition within the international art world, and explores the collusion of Wales in neglect of its own artists and its failure to value the quality of ‘insiderness’

PUBLISHED ON: 01/07/21


As well as death and taxes, it’s highly probable the British nations will always have their social classes. After all, accurate histories of the twent …

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Mai by Georgia Ruth

Georgia Ruth proves in her new folk album Mai that she is on a steady upward trajectory

PUBLISHED ON: 15/11/20


Evocation of locales that hold a personal connection to artists is a common feature in the medium of music. Rich soundscapes will frequently echo plac …

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Memories: A Poetry Showcase

Annabel Luery, Kitty Donnelly, Carolyn Jess-Cooke & Mark Blayney

PUBLISHED ON: 27/03/19

CATEGORY: Showcase video

  Four poems connected by the theme of memory. ‘At Tyddyn Bychan’ by Annabel Luery, ‘Swansea on the Rocks’ by Kitty Donnelly, ‘Line Up’ by Caroly …

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Reclaiming Gay Rural Wales

Kaja Brown

PUBLISHED ON: 26/02/19


The Ceredigion Museum is transformed for the evening. The lights are dim, life is bustling, and there is that air of anticipation that comes before a …

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Love Welsh Poetry, A Journey Like No Other

Kaja Brown commends an innovative trail of love poems to celebrate the Welsh Valentines season at Ceredigion Museum in Aberystwyth

PUBLISHED ON: 13/02/19


A poetry trail involves printed-off poems being hidden around a place for you to discover. I hadn’t been on one before so wasn’t sure what to expect a …

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Hometown Tales: Wales

Suzy Ceulan Hughes is charmed by two single stories about home, displacement and identity confusion

PUBLISHED ON: 30/10/18


Hometown Tales, Wales is the latest in Weidenfeld & Nicolson’s ‘Original Tales by Regional [sic] Writers’ series, which pairs ‘exciting new voices …

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Swimming Women

Hannah Engelkamp looks at the philosophy and culture of women in the wet.

PUBLISHED ON: 24/10/18


Wild Swimming to Save Humankind! Wild swimming is the most free I can imagine being right now, for a brief time between chores, my phone left on the s …

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