Y Gadair Wag (The Empty Chair) is a new multi-platform poetry show by National Poet of Wales, Ifor ap Glyn, which approaches the story of Hedd Wyn from a fresh angle and examines themes of loss, borders and humanity.

The show is directed by Ian Rowlands and will contain digital art by Jason Lye.

Y Gadair Wag will tour in September 2017. Venues details and ticket information is listed below:

  • 6 September, 7.30 pm, Trawsfynydd Hall
    Tickets: / 01766 522811
  • 13 September, 7.00 pm, Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, Ireland (Multilingual performance)
    Tickets: / 01766 523237
  • 15 September, 5.00 pm, Velvet Coalmine Festival, Blackwood: (Multilingual performance)
  • 23 September, 7.30 pm, Festri’r Tabernacl, The Hayes, Cardiff
    Tickets: 07816456660
  • 28 September, 7.30 pm, Y Drwm, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
    Tickets: 01970 632548 /
  • 29 September, 7.30 pm, Gŵyl Inc Festival, Galeri, Caernarfon
    Tickets: 01286 685222 /
  • 30 September, 7.30 pm, Culturlann, Belfast (Multilingual performance).
    Tickets: 02890 964180 /

Y Gadair Wag forms part of the wider Barddoniaeth Colled | Poetry of Loss project, delivered by Literature Wales and funded by the Welsh Government’s Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 First World War Centenary Programme. | @walesremembers

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