Wrexham Carnival of Words 2017

Wrexham Carnival of Words

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.

Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris

Saturday 29 April, 7pm Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham Glyndŵr University Best-selling author, Joanne Harris (Chocolat, the Rune series, Blackberry Wine, Gentlemen & Players), believes that real life is nowhere near as plausible as fiction, and proves the point when she talks about the background that inspired her latest novel, Different … Read more

Aled Lewis Evans: Retrospective

Aled Lewis Evans

Tuesday 2 May, 7.30pm Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham Glyndŵr University Bilingual presentation. A bilingual journey through twenty books of Wrexham-based Aled’s work, featuring writing in many genres from four decades. Aled will be reading his work, supported by archive video and sound clips. Come and enjoy this retrospective look at his … Read more

Reading of Wrexham Workers’ Poem


Wednesday 3 May, 7pm Gwersyllt Community Resource Centre The 2016 Wrexham Workers’ Poem was a popular success at last year’s Carnival of Words. This year, more local workplaces will be involved in a collective effort to write the 2017 Wrexham Workers’ Poem, with the finalised verses being performed as a … Read more