Generations Saturday

Saturday 28 October

On Saturday, we have a full programme of events from morning through evening, many of which are free of charge. Please click the title to read more details.

11:30-12:00  Castle Theatre – “Our Lady of Shadows” (free of charge)

Performed by Karoline Gritzner and Ffion Jones; digital scenography design and animations by Piotr Woycicki; written and directed by Lucy Gough

1:00-4:00 Aberystwyth Arts Centre Great Hall – afternoon workshop strand (free of charge)

  • 1:00-1:30 Great Hall, Sarah Todd Taylor – writing workshop for children “Build a Hero Workshop”
  • 1:30-3:00 Great Hall, Damian Gorman – poetry writing workshop “The Conditions For Music”
  • 3:00-4:00 Great Hall, Alice Vernon – fiction writing workshop “Using Research in Fiction Writing”

2:00-4:00 Aberystwyth Arts Centre Theatre – afternoon reading strand (free of charge)

  • 2:00-3:00 Theatre, Poetry and Fiction Open Mic
  • 3:00-4:00 Theatre, Shared Voices – a joint reading by Word Distillery and Sound Studio Poets

5:00-7:15 Aberystwyth Arts Centre Theatre – “Rising Stars” £8/6

Celebrate the English and Creative Writing Department with readings by Katherine Stansfield, David Towsey, Tyler Keevil, and a student showcase from the English and Creative Writing Society.

7:15-8:00 Aberystwyth Arts Centre Bookshop – book signing

Come along to meet poets from both the early and late shows and enjoy a wine reception courtesy of the English and Creative Writing Department.

8:15-10:00 Aberystwyth Arts Centre Theatre – “Innovations” £8/6

The festival concludes with a reading by leading poets and prose writers from around the UK: Zoë Skoulding, Richard Beard, and David Harsent.