Cynganeddu Course

Mon 13 May 2019 - Fri 17 May 2019
Tutors / Karen Owen & Peredur Lynch
Course Fee / From £325 - £450 per person
Genre / Cynganeddu
Language / Welsh

This is a Welsh-language course looking at the bardic craft of the cynghanedd – the intricate and complex art of writing strict metre poetry.

Tutors

Karen Owen

Karen Owen

Karen Owen is a poet from Penygroes, who has won awards for her work and has performed worldwide. She won the Llwyd o’r Bryn Memorial Award for recitation at the National Eisteddfod in 2018 and became editor of Golwg magazine at the age of 26, and then a producer of BBC Wales religion programmes. She was a correspondent for Y Cymro newspaper and editor of the online news service Golwg360. In 2017 she took part in the Literature Wales’ Her 100 Cerdd and succeeded as part of a team to write 100 original poems in 24 hours. She is a master of the ancient strict meter poetry in Wales and a poetic teacher, and in 2018 her poetry show, 7 Llais, toured Wales.

Peredur Lynch

Peredur Lynch oedd yr ieuengaf erioed i gipio cadair Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd ym Maesteg yn 1979. Bu'n gyfranogwr amlwg yn ymrysonau'r Babell Lên yn y degawdau a ddilynodd, cyn ymroi i'w yrfa academaidd lle daeth yn awdurdod ar y traddodiad barddol Canoloesol, ac yn ddarlithydd huawdl a phoblogaidd wrth dderbyn cadair Athro yn yr Ysgol Gymraeg ym Mhrifysgol Bangor. Yn 2017 cyhoeddodd ei gyfrol gyntaf o farddoniaeth, Caeth a Rhydd (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch) a lwyddodd i gipio Gwobr Barn y Bobl golwg360yng Ngwobr Llyfr y Flwyddyn 2018.

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