This year's Hay Poetry Jamboree will take place from June 3rd to June 5th at the Oriel Gallery of Contemporary Art. This year's eclectic programme runs as follows:
6.30 - 7.30 Festival Launch and Reception
7.30 - 9.15 Robert Minhinnick, Childe Roland (aka Peter Meilleur)
11.00 - 13.00 Interactive Word Cloud event. Join us to create a collaborative masterpiece. Hosted by Susie Wild.
2.00 - 4.00 Keri Finlayson, Scott Thurston, Anthony Mellors, Claudia Azzola, Samantha Rhydderch, John Goodby
5.00 - 6.00 John Goodby, lecture: ‘Undispellable lost dream’: Reading Welsh Alternative Poetry.
7.30 - 9.15 Geraldine Monk, Alan Halsey
Films throughout the day curated by Elysium Gallery, Swansea
11.00 -12.00 Phil Maillard, Ric Hool, Richard Gwyn
2.00- 6.00 Randolph Healy, Ian Davidson, Zoe Skoulding with Poetry Wales, Jean Portante, Carol Watts. Art, Film: Kathryn Ashill, The Quantum Brothers, and more...
7.30 - 9.15 Elisabeth Bletsoe, Carolne Bergvall
All events at Oriel Gallery, Salem Chapel, Bell Bank, Hay-on-Wye. Entrance to 7.30 events £5 (concessions £3). All other events free (contribution to costs of £2 welcome but entirely voluntary).
Supported by: Academi Gymreig, The Dylan Thomas Centre, Poetry Wales, Swansea University School of Arts, Ty Llen / The Dylan Thomas Centre.
For further details and bookings, contact
Lyndon Davies on: goodbard [at] yahoo.co.uk
Susie Wild on susiewild [at] hotmail.com
John Goodby on: goby-goodby [at] ntlworld.com