Wrexham Carnival of Words 2017

Wrexham Carnival of Words 2017

The Wrexham Carnival of Words 2017 ran from Saturday 29 April to Saturday 6 May, and built on the success of the two previous years.

You can find out more about the events that took place by following the links below.


From Artefacts to Fiction

William Ryan

Friday 5 May, 1.00pm Wrexham Museum In 2007 a retired American military intelligence officer donated an extraordinary collection of photographs to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The photographs were taken between June 1944 and January 1945 and belonged to Karl Hoecker, adjutant to Richard Baer, the last commander of … Read more

Historical Fiction Night: Ben Kane

Friday 5 May, 7pm Nick Whitehead Theatre, Wrexham Glyndŵr University From Kenya to veterinary practice, along the Silk Road and a later trip around the world, Ben Kane‘s path to becoming a best-selling author of Roman military historical fiction has been as gripping as his novels. Ben talks about the … Read more

Barbara Erskine

Saturday 6 May, 2pm Wrexham Library An interview with iconic novelist, Barbara Erskine, talking about the background to her stories and the special place in her heart for the Welsh borders, which inspired her multi-million selling novel, Lady of Hay. Now, thirty years later, her latest novel Sleeper’s Castle returns … Read more