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

A Quick Guide to Becoming an Author

Becoming an Author

Wednesday 3 May, 1pm Wrexham Library Join Disney Winnie the Pooh Laureate for the North West and Amazon Best Selling children’s author, Jude Lennon, for a workshop that offers some advice about how to become an author. Jude will share her own experiences and some top tips on self-publishing. She … 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

Alan Johnson: ‘The Long and Winding Road’

Alan Johnson

Wednesday 3 May, 7pm Gwersyllt Community Resource Centre Author David Ebsworth interviews former Government Minister, Alan Johnson, about the latest of his best-selling books, The Long and Winding Road. Preceded by a reading of the Wrexham Workers’ Poem. Tickets £8.00 Wrexham Library: 01978 292090 Waterstones: 01978 357444   Alan Johnson … Read more

Viva Voce – with Alys Conran

Alys Conran

Thursday 4 May, 7.30pm Saith Seren, Wrexham Viva Voce is an acknowledged stage in Wrexham as an open mic for poets and writers who wish to read or perform their work. The night is presented by Aled Lewis Evans, and is a celebration of the spoken word in English and … Read more

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