Friday 8 March 2019 – International Women’s Day at Volcano – SEA HEAR!

SEA HEAR! Celebrate International Women’s Day with music, poetry, stories, film, including: Nia Davies, Saba Humayun, Sandy Ibrahim, Delyth Jenkins, Jo Mazelis, Margot Morgan, Hannah Sabatia, Jeni Williams, and more to be announced. Free entry – Food – Fun for kids with Welcome to Play. Organised by Wales PEN Cymru, with WOW Film Festival and … Continue reading Friday 8 March 2019 – International Women’s Day at Volcano – SEA HEAR!

New Volcano Friday – October 27

MY HEART LOVES IN MY LANGUAGE - Book launch Free entry          Croeso i bawb Music   Poems   Stories    Food Friday 27 October    7.30pm – 10pm Volcano Theatre  27 High Street, Swansea/Abertawe SA1 1LG "My heart loves in my language / I can love in it / I can dream in it / I can shout in it / But I can’t … Continue reading New Volcano Friday – October 27

World Poetry Day – PEN International

Today is is World Poetry Day. PEN International has announced calls to action on behalf of three persecuted poets. Follow the links below for more information and suggested actions. Amanuel Asrat – Award-winning Eritrean poet, critic and editor-in-chief of the leading newspaper ዘመን (Zemen, The Times). He was arrested in September 2001 amid a crackdown on media. It is … Continue reading World Poetry Day – PEN International

Wioletta Greg in Man Booker International Prize running

We are delighted to find out that Wioletta Greg is on the Man Booker International Prize longlist with her novel Swallowing Mercury, about growing up in Communist Poland. It was translated by Eliza Marciniak from the original, titled Guguły ('Unripe'), which was a best-seller in Poland. Poet, novelist, and story-writer Wioletta Greg has lived in the UK for some ten years. She is … Continue reading Wioletta Greg in Man Booker International Prize running

Live Music at VolcanoFridays

Every evening will feature live music, after the authors' appearances. Welsh traditional musicians from Swansea will be curated by Huw Dylan Owen: he's the author of the definite guide to the folk music scene in Wales, Sesiwn yng Nghymru (and the online version) and one of the mainstays of the monthly Tŷ Tawe sessions. Plus unexpected guests ...

Multilingualism – public lecture Thursday 30 March – darlith gyhoeddus Dydd Iau 30 Mawrth

‘Multilingualism in Contemporary Society: Challenges and Benefits’ Professor Janice Carruthers (Queen’s University Belfast and AHRC Modern Languages Fellow) Thursday 30 March 2017 at 6.30 pm Wallace Lecture Theatre, Wallace Building, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. Light refreshments will be available before the lecture from 6.00 pm. Yr Athro Janice … Continue reading Multilingualism – public lecture Thursday 30 March – darlith gyhoeddus Dydd Iau 30 Mawrth