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Marie Anne Cope: Local author, Marie Anne Cope, will send shivers down your spine with a reading for her début novel, Bonds. Jacqui Blore: Jacqui Blore, the Story Teller, narrates Julia Donaldson’s The Gruffalo. Join in the story, and meet all your favourite characters. Jude Lennon: Jude Lennon (Little Lamb … Read more

Image and Word Workshop

Enjoy working in groups with prizewinning photographer and poet Rona Campbell. Photograph Wrexham town and create poems to go with your images. Perform and exhibit your work in Wrexham Library. Age: 16+. What to bring with you: digital camera (and know how to work it); notebook & pen; suitable clothes for … Read more

Robert Low

Robert Low: Viking

Fans of Ragnar Lothbrok! You’ve seen the TV series Vikings, now hear best-selling author Robert Low (the Oathsworn series) talk about the series, the realities of Viking daily life, their legacy, and the joys of writing about this period. Robert Low. Dilynwyr Ragnar Lothbrok! Rydych chi wedi gweld y gyfres deledu, … Read more

Murder Mystery with Martin Edwards

Golden Age of Murder

Wrexham Library will be hosting a Victorian murder mystery evening on Tuesday 10 May. The mystery offers participants the chance to show who is the best detective in Wrexham, and there will be book prizes for the three winners. The mystery, entitled Who Killed George Hargrave?, is written by award-winning … Read more

Anne O’Brien

Anne O'Brien

What do we know of Joanna of Navarre, Queen Consort of King Henry IV? Come and meet her with Anne O’Brien, as she encourages Queen Joanna to step from the shadows of medieval history. A tale of heart-breaking choices, of brave decisions, of happiness and ultimate tragedy. And of witchcraft … Read more

Lucienne Boyce

Suffragettes

You’ve seen the film Suffragette, now hear about the remarkable part played by David Lloyd George – who appears as a character in the film – in the women’s suffrage campaign, and the role of North Wales women in the fight for the vote! Novelist and historian Lucienne Boyce talks … Read more

Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde is a fantasy author with over three million books in print across 13 novels, with multiple entries on bestseller lists both here and in the US. With no formal training or qualifications, how can you teach yourself to tell stories, and can the ‘untrained inspired ignorance’ approach actually … Read more

Wrexham Playwrights

Laurel and Hardy

As part of the Wrexham Carnival of Words, two new playwrights will be showcasing their plays. Odd Sock by Rona Campbell: We all have them, but what is it like to be one? In Rona Campbell’s intriguing play, Odd Sock is thrown out of his home, escapes from the clothes … Read more

Aled Lewis Evans: Llinynnau

Aled Lewis Evans

A celebration of the new Welsh language poetry collection Llinynnau, Aled Lewis Evans’ seventh individual collection for Barddas Press. There will be a presentation of poems from the book, with music by singer Arwel Tanat. Aled Lewis Evans: Llinynnau. Dathliad o lyfr barddoniaeth newydd Aled Lewis Evans Llinynnau a gyhoeddir … Read more

Stranger Than Fiction!

Stranger Than Fiction

As part of this year’s Wrexham Carnival of Words, local historical novelist David Ebsworth will tell some tall but true tales to show that fact is, often, very much stranger than fiction… William the Conqueror’s Terrible End; The Wreck of the Titan; Easy Eddie’s Conscience; The Heroism of Butch O’Hare… … Read more