The Welsh sure know how to put on a good show. The people of Llandeilo must be proud of their artists. I do wish other towns would follow suit world wide.
On Dec 10th the second Llandeilo Book Fair took place at the Civic Hall. It had a lovely Christmas theme and the town of Llandeilo continued its marvellous tradition of supporting the arts. Despite heavy rain there was a reasonable footfall and the characteristic positive vibe in the hall.
Many of the over 30 authors present had dressed up for the occasion, festive music added to the atmosphere and the popular “Hangout at the Yard” offered delicious refreshments.
Every half hour a different events lured some of the audience to the upstairs event room throughout the day for performances ranging from interactive story telling, poetry open mic and author readings. On this occasion the organisers put particular emphasis on ‘Welsh’. Almost all authors present live in South Wales, and books with a Welsh theme or location were plenty afoot. Liz Riley-Jones read from her Hiraeth Trilogy – introduced in Welsh, Graham…
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