Llandeilo’s annual festival celebrating the written and spoken word.
Penwythnos yn dathlu llenyddiaeth lafar ac ysgrifenedig.
Featuring authors, poets and performers from across Wales, Llandeilo’s 7th annual literature festival will bring together a varied and exciting programme of talks, readings, and performances. Preparations for this year’s festival are well underway with many wonderful writers already on the line-up, including Owen Sheers, Ben Wildsmith, Nerys Howell, Meleri Wyn-James, Wyn Thomas and Julian Dutton.
Subjects will include, Tudor history, poetry, Tryweryn, big cat sightings, the Post Office scandal, Welsh art and artists, the environment, pylons, black British history, Welsh cookery, the future of Wales, a biography of actress Dame Sian Philips, family secrets, hidden diaries and much much more!
For the first time the Lit Fest will include Kid’s Fest at the Lit Fest – a two-day celebration of children’s writers and illustrators from across Wales including the award winning Eloise Williams, Jonny Duddle and Children’s Laureate for Wales 2024 Alex Wharton. As well as storytelling, poetry and opportunities for children to create their own stories there will be hands-on art, craft and interactive workshops.
The Kid’s Fest will include the multi award winning Aardman workshop. Come and make your own Gromit or Sean the Sheep characters with Aardman’s expert model makers, or learn how to make a stop-motion animated film.
The talks and events will take place all over Llandeilo including at Hengwrt, Newton House NT Dinefwr, Oriel Mimosa Fine Art & Ceramics, Yr Hen Farchnad and Llandeilo Civic Hall.
Tickets will go on sale in March.