Honno & WEN Wales: International Women's Day 2017Aberystwyth Arts Centre
06 March 2017 6.30pm
An Evening with Honno Welsh Women's Press & Women's Equality Network Wales.
Come along to this event and hear from Welsh women writers and editors about their work and experiences of writing and publishing in Wales, and about the lost Welsh women writers of the past.
There will be two panel discussions with an interval with time to mingle and chat (see below for details). Cheese and wine will be served.
Tickets: £5.00 (£3.00 concessions). Doors open at 6.30pm.
Box Office: 01970 623232 / http://www.aberystywthartscentre.co.uk/
The panels will be divided into:
Jane Aaron, Cathryn Charnell-White and Rita Singer host a discussion on women's voices from the past - bringing them to a new audience, their impact on the culture of Wales and the importance of recording women's lives and history.
Jane Aaron is the editor of the Welsh Women's Classics and Emiritus Professor of the University of South Wales. Cathryn Charnell-White is Head of the Department of Welsh & Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth University
Bilingual event with simultaneous translation
WOMEN WRITERS AND PUBLISHING TODAY
Caroline Oakley, Honno's Editor, discusses the roles of women in publishing and writing. With authors Juliet Greenwood, Manon Steffan Ros, Carol Lovekin and Hilary Shepherd.
English language event
Lunchtime Lecture: Breaking the Rules: Betsi Cadwaladyr and Her AutobiographyNational Library of Wales
08 March 2017 13:15
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we also celebrate the life and work of Betsi Cadwaladyr, the Welsh nurse who worked in the Crimean War. Her autobiography is notable for the way it broke rules both social and literary.
With expert Gwyneth Tyson Roberts
The lecture marks the 160th anniversary of the book’s original publication and the 30th anniversary of its publication by Honno and the first of the Honno Classics (now known as the Welsh Women's Classics).
Book Launch: Remember No More by Jan NewtonWyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells
16 March 2017 6pm
Bad blood runs in familes.
A city detective joins the mid-Wales force bringing new insights and ruffling country feathers.
Local author, Jan Newton, has won several writing competitions, including the Allen Raine Short Story competition, the WI Lady Denman Cup, and the Oriel Davies Gallery competition. She has also been published in New Welsh Review.
Refreshments will be provided. All welcome.