The Digital Literary Atlas of Wales field trips. All trips are free of charge. Lunch provided on all trips.

Trip One with Prof. Kirsti Bohata

Novel: Pigoen (Parthian), Alys Conran

Locations: Bethesda and Dinorwic Quarry

Date: Friday 22 September 2017


Trip Two with Prof. Kirsti Bohata

Novel: Revenant (Picador), Tristan Hughes

Locations: Beaumaris, St Seiriol’s Well, Penmon Beach

Date: Sunday 23 September 2017


Trip Three with Prof. Kirsti Bohata

Novel: Mr Vogel (Seren), Lloyd Jones

Locations: Pen Llŷn

Date: TBC


Trip Four with Prof. Jon Anderson

Novel: Twenty Thousand Saints (Y Lolfa), Fflur Dafydd

Locations: Cardiff Bay

Date: 29 September 2017


Trip Five with Prof. Kirsti Bohata

Novel: The Rebecca Rioter (Honno), Amy Dillwyn

Locations: Swansea

Date: Monday 16 October 2017


Trip Six with Prof. Kirsti Bohata

Novel: Shifts (Seren), Christopher Meredith

Location: Tredegar

Date: Thursday 19 October 2017


Trip Seven with Prof. Jon Anderson

Novel: The Hiding Place (Picador), Trezza Azzopardi

Locations: Cardiff Bay and Butetown

Date: Friday 20 October 2017


Trip Eight with Prof. Jon Anderson

Novel: Aberystwyth Mon Amour (Bloomsbury), Malcom Pryce

Location: Aberystwyth

Date: 27 October 2017


Trip Nine with Dr Kieron Smith

Novel: Strike for a Kingdom (Honno), Menna Gallie

Location: Ystradgynlais

Date: TBC (Spring 2018)


Trip Ten with Prof. Jon Anderson

Novel: Border Country (Parthian), Raymond Williams

Location: Pandy, Offa’s Dyke Trail

Date: TBC (Spring 2018)


Trip Eleven with Prof Jon Anderson

Novel: Owl Service (Harper Collins), Alan Garner

Location: Llanymawddwy

Date: TBC (Spring 2018)


Trip Twelve

Novel: Sheepshagger (Vintage), Niall Griffiths

Location: TBC (Cambrian Mountains)

Date: TBC (Spring 2018)


Each trip will take around 4-5 hours, beginning late morning/early afternoon, and will involve:

  • Meeting at an agreed location.
  • Visiting some of the key locations described in the books.
  • In situ readings from the novels.
  • Short talks from experts on the books and their locations
  • A complementary lunch/afternoon meal (provided by us), during which we would be grateful to hear feedback from you.

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