Cynganeddu Course

Mon 23 April 2018 - Fri 27 April 2018
Tutors / Ceri Wyn Jones & Mererid Hopwood
Course Fee / From £350 - £450 per person
Genres / CynganedduPoetry
Language / Welsh

This is a Welsh-language course looking at the cynghanedd, the ancient craft of strict metre poetry practice in Wales dating back to the fifteenth-century.


Ceri Wyn Jones

Ceri Wyn Jones is from Aberteifi. He's won two National Eisteddod Chairs, and a Crown, and he is the current Meuryn, which is the presenter and adjudicator on the BBC Cymru poetry programme, Talwrn y Beirdd.


Mererid Hopwood

Mererid Hopwood now lectures at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. In 2001 she won the Chair at the National Eisteddfod for her poetry 'Dadeni'. In 2003 she won the Crown at the National Eisteddfod and the Prose Medal in 2008 with her novel O Ran. She's the first woman to win all three. She was the Children's Poet for Wales in 2005.


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