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3 Heol Pen'Rallt
Machynlleth, SY20 8AG

(01654) 700559

We're an independent gallery bookshop based in Machynlleth, mid Wales. It's our blend of bookshop, selling a carefully selected collection of reads and pick-up-and-flick-through books – and gallery space to inspire you while you're browsing. We host events too, book readings, author talks, photography and art openings. 

Parsel Nadolig- an evening of poetry, music and song

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Parsel Nadolig- an evening of poetry, music and song

PARSEL NADOLIG celebrating The Old Red Tongue with a festive evening in the company of 'keepers' of the Welsh language tradition, past and present: the National Poet of Wales, Ifor ap Glyn, is joined by a host of wonderful poets, writers, readers. With glittering musical trimmings.

PARSEL NADOLIG o feirdd, awduron a darllenwyr yn dathlu cyfoeth y Gymraeg - yn farddoniaeth a rhyddiaith - ar gyfer siaradwyr Cymraeg a'r di-Gymraeg fel ei gilydd

Ifor ap Glyn, Ann Fychan, Hywel Griffiths, Mererid Hopwood, Mike Parker, Eurig Salisbury, Rhiain Bebb, Cerys Hafana, Sara Meredydd, Malen Meredydd Aeron ynghyd â gwesteion eraill a cherddoriaeth / and guests, with musical interludes.

tocynnau yn £8 (o Pen'rallt neu MoMA) gan gynnwys gwin a lluniaeth ysgafn /
tickets £8 (from Pen'rallt or MoMA), including interval wine and refreshments
trefnir gan galeri a siop lyfrau pen'rallt  / arranged by galeri a siop pen'rallt gallery bookshop

Much my most imposing book of the year was a terrific anthology of Welsh literature down the ages called The Old Red Tongue edited by Gwyn Griffiths and Meic Stephens (Francis Bootle Publishers). It is one of a series of such books dedicated to the lesser-used languages of Europe, and it covers the entire Welsh literary corpus, from the sixth century to the present, in the original and in English translation. It is almost 1,000 pages long, and I defy any sensitive reader to remain unmoved by its marvellous seductions of art, pride, pathos and imagination.
— Jan Morris, recommended in Books of the Year, The Spectator


*The Old Red Tongue: anthology of Welsh literature is volume eight in the unique Lesser Used Languages of Europe Series, published by Francis Boutle. 
Gyda chefnogaeth Llenyddiaeth Cymru / with support from Literature Wales &
Francis Boutle Publishers