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In the company of Ifor ap Glyn – National Poet
April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
In the company of Ifor ap Glyn
National Poet of Wales and winner of the Crown National Eisteddfod of Wales 1999 and 2013.
7.30pm Tuesday 24th April 2018
£3 entry on arrival.
Ifor ap Glyn (born 1961) is a television presenter and Welsh-language poet. He is bilingual in Welsh and English. He was Children’s Poet Laureate for Wales (Bardd Plant Cymru) in 2008-2009 and won the Crown at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in 1999 and 2013.
Ifor ap Glyn was born in London into a Welsh-speaking family, but graduated from Cardiff University. He relocated as an adult to Denbighshire and later to Caernarfon. He worked as a television producer and scriptwriter before becoming a poet and dramatist and has worked extensively with the theatre company Cwmni Dda. He performed at the celebratory concert that marked the opening of the Welsh National Assembly in 1999, and has twice represented Wales at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in the USA.
On 1 March 2016 Ifor ap Glyn was appointed National Poet of Wales