Never Never Land: Peter Goulding on Climbing the Slate Quarries of Snowdonia

Lee and I walk out of the campsite and down the hill, past small sheepfields towards the village, a row of terrace houses reaches up. The slope of the road is hard on our shins. My boots go clump-clump-clump; it sounds like a marching soldier. The rain taps on our hoods, but it’s not enough to trouble our alpine-grade waterproofs...



Dear Christine: A Tribute to Christine Keeler, at Swansea’s Elysium Gallery

Demi Roberts notes the compassion inspired by this exploration of hypocritical attitudes to female sexuality and media scapegoating


Kamil and Francis (presented by Theatr Cadair) by DJ Britton

Demi Roberts is grateful for small lapses of history, on watching this reimagining of an historical encounter between St Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik al-Kamil


Borscht Without Tears

Jane MacNamee finds that beetroot returns her father to her

New Multimedia

This summer 2019 season, we present an animated trailer of Peter Goulding's On Slate, a humorous and engaging nonfiction account of the oddball community of rock climbers on Dinorwic's slate quarries in Snowdonia in the 80s, winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2019 Rheidol Prize for Writing with a Welsh Theme or Setting. Also, a filmic trailer of a dystopian novella by JL George with big themes of propaganda, communication and cohersion with a touching teenage boys' friendship at its heart. Winner of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2019 Aberystwyth University Prize for a Dystopian Novella.


Seahenge: A Journey

John Morgan admires poetry and photography offering an ecological snapshot that uncovers an historical and archaeological timeline in its focus on a Norfolk Bronze Age timber circle threatened by rising tides more...



Phillip Jones Griffiths: A Final Interview

Philip Jones Griffiths was born in Wales and travelled the world photographing over one hundred major zones of conflict over a period of nearly fifty years. more...


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