• Clwyd Theatr Cymru Daniel Owen competition prize-giving
• Book launch – Fireside Tales by Daniel Owen (translation of Straeon y Pentan by Adam Pearce, edited by Derec Llwyd Morgan)
• Poetry, humour and book readings from Les Barker
• Daniel Owen lecture by Judge Niclas Parry
• ‘Enoc Huws’ discussion by Clwb Cymdeithasu Cymraeg Yr Wyddgrug
• ‘The Presence of Roger Edwards’ (Daniel Owen’s mentor) - a talk by his great great-grandson, Christopher Edwards
• Festival Gig, organised by Tegeingl
• Arts activity day ‘Daniel Owen’s pig’ led by Andrea Davies
• Story Hunting with Fiona Collins
• Daniel Owen bus tour (Welsh language) led by Robert Rhys, organised by Llenyddiaeth Cymru
• Concert by Ensemble Cymru
Many events are free of charge, although some will have a nominal fee ranging from £3 to
£16. The Daniel Owen bus tour will be £15 - £18, and pre-booking is essential. Children’s tickets for the family arts event are £1.50, and pre-booking is essential.
Additional events include a guided Daniel Owen Heritage Walk, a bilingual Sunday night Cymanfa and walks introducing Mold’s industrial heritage: a fun-filled, week-long celebration of Daniel Owen’s life and works.
For more information, visit www.danielowenfestival.com, or call the festival office on (telephone) 01248 440 083, (mobile) 07546 108 195.
Gwyl Daniel Owen has received £3,500 of financial support from Cadwyn Clwyd through Innovation Flintshire, which is financed as part of the Rural Development Plan for Wales 2007-2013 by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.
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Long-term vision to establish an arts and literature festival around the figurehead of Daniel Owen and his work – reflecting Owen’s avid interest in all Welsh literature and arts.