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PENfro Book Festival: 8-10th September 2017
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Last year's PENfro Book Festival started with a terrific evening featuring award-winning poet Jonathan Edwards, we had six packed workshops for writers during Saturday and ended the day on an amazing high with Owen Sheers! Click here for some pics!  Then, on Sunday, we had more great events and an excellent Literary Lunch with Peter Stead.  We're now working on the names and events which will make the 2017 Festival one to remember too.  So bookmark this page and check back to keep up to date with events as they're announced! 

The PENfro Book Festival is an annual event celebrating the quality and diversity of writing in Wales today, recognising the contribution of local publishers and booksellers, and encouraging more people to enjoy the wealth of books Wales offers. Held in the shavingsglorious setting of Rhosygilwen in Pembrokeshire, the festival aims to be friendly, informal and inviting to everyone from the casual to the most avid reader.    

Mae Gŵyl Lyfrau PENfro yn ddigwyddiad blynyddol sy’n dathlu ansawdd ac amrywiaeth ysgrifennu yng Nghymru heddiw. Mae’n cydnabod cyfraniad cyhoeddwyr a gwerthwyr llyfrau lleol, ac yn annog mwy o bobl i fwynhau’r cyfoeth o lyfrau mae Cymru’n ei gynnig. Cynhelir yr ŵyl yn ardal bendigedig Rhosygilwen yn Sir Benfro a nod yr ŵyl yw bod yn gyfeillgar, anffurfiol a deniadol tuag at bawb o’r darllenydd achlysurol i’r un mwyaf brwd. Dydd Gwener 9 Medi - Dydd Sul 11 Medi.   Cystadleuaeth  Newydd  2017 – Barddoniaeth Gymraeg.

Rhosygilwen, Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire SA43 2TW    For directions click here.  For accommodation at Rhosygilwen click here.  We also have a list of other accommodation in the area, email us for a copy.  Note: Unfortunately dogs are not allowed at the Festival.


 Latest News! PENfro competitions 2017

This year we're having four writing competitions: our ever-popular poetry competition, a first chapter competition which we launched last year and was a fantastic success. And, new for 2017, a short radio drama competition and a Welsh poetry competition. Find out more by clicking here:

2017 Poetry Competition    2017 First Chapter Competition   2017 Short Radio Drama Competition

CYSTADLEUAETH NEWYDD 2017 – Barddoniaeth Gymraeg

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