Rivercide

RIVERCIDE is a one-off live investigative documentary, written & presented by George Monbiot and directed by Franny Armstrong. Streaming date: Weds 14th July, 7pm – 8pm Facebook: www.facebook.com/RivercideTV Website: www.rivercide.tv

Bristol Old Vic At Home presents Pink Mist – Run extended

Monday 22 March – Thursday 22 April – extended to 28 May Watch the unforgettable Pink Mist right here: www.bristololdvic.org.uk/whats-on/pink-mist USEFUL INFORMATION Venue: Your Home PWYC £6 / £10 / £16 (48H Rental) / £150 Schools Licence (incl. Activity Pack) 1 hour 43 mins (inc. short interval) Ages 12+ Educators, if you would like to screen Read More …

Wales and the World: Literature, Language and Creativity

SEAMUS HEANEY AND OWEN SHEERS: CONNECTIONS, CONTEXTS, INTERPRETATIONS Wednesday 21 April, 1.30 – 2.45pm, via MS TEAMS (Suitable for students studying the WJEC AS/A-Level and those thinking about taking English Literature at University) Join poet Owen Sheers, critic Richard Robinson and writer Francesca Rhydderch to discuss Skirrid Hill and Field Work. The panel will explore Read More …

The Cambrian Way Poetry Stones

The Poetry Stones In 2020 four poetry stones were erected at locations along the Cambrian Way (A470) through the National Park. Poems, composed by Owen Sheers and Ifor ap Glyn celebrating the place where each stone resides, have been carved into chunks of Blue Pennant Sandstone. Why don’t you check them out the next time Read More …

Dirt Ash Meat

Catrin Stewart stars in Dirt Ash Meat, Sion Thomas’ dark drama about a Welsh hill farm in the midst of the devastating foot & mouth outbreak. During the 2001 foot-and-mouth outbreak, Rhian and her brother Dewi struggle to keep the Welsh hill farm they inherited from their father running. As the disease reaches their doorstep, Read More …

Swansea University Centenary Lecture

Raymond Antrobus – ‘The Perseverance’ – Swansea University Centenary Lecture Recorded live on Tuesday 26th May 2020. In this special online Swansea University Centenary Lecture, Professor in Creativity at Swansea University, Owen Sheers, is joined by poet Raymond Antrobus, winner of the 2019 Ted Hughes Award, Sunday Times Young Writers Award and the Rathbones Folio Read More …

Diana Beresford-Kroeger, Hay Festival

BLACK MOUNTAINS COLLEGE LECTURE 2020 Join us online: Sunday 31 May 2020, 4pm – 4.45pm BST Virtual venue: Llwyfan Cymru Digidol – Wales Digital Stage The renowned Canadian botanist, biochemist and visionary has underpinned a quiet revolution in the way that we see trees. Her research includes the discovery of mother trees at the heart of a Read More …

10 writers shaping the UK’s future

Owen Sheers selects 10 writers shaping the UK’s future The author explains his choice of writers meeting the challenge of giving literary shape to the climate crisis, sexism, racism, inclusivity, and still making good art. More: www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2020/may/23/owen-sheers-selects-10-writers-shaping-uk-future

Unicorns, Almost on BBC Radio 3

10 May 2020 An adaptation for radio of a new stage play by the writer Owen Sheers. Unicorns, Almost portrays the short life of Second World War poet Keith Douglas, from his childhood through four engagements to his fighting in the Western Desert, his accelerated education as a poet and his early death three days Read More …

The Snow Spider

A five-part fantasy drama by Owen Sheers – based on Jenny Nimmo’s book trilogy – blending Welsh folklore with contemporary storytelling. View the programmes: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes “It is an extraordinary experience for any author to see their work brought to life in film. Not all authors are satisfied, but Owen Sheers, who adapted ‘The Snow Spider’ is Read More …