Welcome to the ‘Wrexham Carnival of Words’ 2018

We offer a delightful array of literature, poetry and entertainment events for all. Our Aim is to find quality wordsmiths for the everyday person who likes to read books or poetry.

Phil Rickman

Phil Rickman is the author of the Merrily Watkins mysteries, exploring what contemporary exorcists really do.

Nicci French

The two halves of the number one crime-writing team known as Nicci French (Nicci Gerrard and Sean French) have been hugely successful for more than twenty years.

C.L. Taylor

The Sunday Times bestselling author of five psychological thrillers, will be discussing how she began her career.

Vaseem Khan

Best-selling crime novelist Vaseem Khan chats about the background to his Baby Ganesh Detective Agency series of light-hearted novels.

Aled Lewis Evans

Following the success of last year’s Retrospective, here is a brand new selection of readings from Aled Lewis Evans.

Emma Carroll

Gripping young adults author, Emma Carroll, sweeps you back in time with her evocative Second World War novel, 'Letters from the Lighthouse'.

Alastair Reynolds

Alastair will take you on a journey to Mars, telling yarns about the way the Red Planet has been imagined by scientists and authors alike.

Mark Davies

Mark shares his insights into the extraordinary life of the adventurer James Sadler, the first Englishman to fly. 

Viva Voce

Open mic for poets and writers who wish to read or perform their work. The evening is a celebration of the spoken word in English and in Welsh.

Historical Fiction Night

A panel of fabulous historical fiction authors (Matthew Harffy, Carol McGrath, Michael Jecks and Tony Riches) will fight their corners in My Era is Better Than Yours. 

Wrexham Workers' Poem

The Sunday Times bestselling author of five psychological thrillers, will be discussing how she began her career.

Murder Mystery night

The Wenlock Mummy by Elly Griffiths (a Dr Ruth Galloway investigation). Welcome to Wenlock Hall, which has one of the most important privately owned collections of Egyptian artefacts in the country. 

Shakespeare Hot Under the collar

The 'Company of Voices' present four favourite excerpts from Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice and A Midsummer Night’s Dream:

Green Fingers and Great Reads

A panel of celebrated local gardeners talk about their favourite garden-related books, and about Wrexham’s great gardening heritage and projects.

Wrexham on my mind

Wrexham On My Mind will be the theme of this fabulous opening event, celebrating the town’s past and present.

Children’s Storytime

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