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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.[1] 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.[2]

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[3] and has worked extensively with the theatre company Cwmni Dda.[4] 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.[5]

He was the executive producer of the documentary film Cysgod Rhyfel (The Shadow of War)[6]

On 1 March 2016 Ifor ap Glyn was appointed National Poet of Wales

Ifor Ap Glyn

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue

Shire Hall Monmouth
3 Agincourt Square
Monmouth , Monmouthshire NP25 3DY United Kingdom
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Phone:
01600 775257
Website:
www.shirehallmonmouth.org.uk