R. S. Thomas (1913–2000)

Author of Collected Poems, 1945-1990

Includes the names: r s thomas, Ronald Stuart Thomas

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full name Ronald Stuart Thomas.

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R. S. Thomas Literary Festival
Aberdaron, Sunday, June 26 at 7pm
08.00-08.45 : Stations to the untenanted cross
A meditation in St Hywyn’s church. Presented by Susan Fogarty.
Venue : St Hywyn’s Church.

10.00-11.00 : Communion service
Homily : Rev John McEllhenney.
Venue : St Hywyn’s Church.

11.30-12.30 : Thomas and Tillich with tea and cake
A conversation about Tillich’s influence on Thomas’s thinking and writing, with Richard Parry and John McEllhenney.
Venue : Hen Blas Café.

12.45-17.30 : Walking in the footsteps of R. S. Thomas
Reading the poetry in the landscape which inspired him. Minibus ride to Sarn Plas; 20 minute visit to the studio; drop off at Rhiw village; walk via Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys church, back to Aberdaron. Six miles. Led by Susan Fogarty. Limited to ten walkers.

13.30-16.00 : In the artist’s studio : room for the two
A recreation of the artist’s studio built by Elsi, which later became Thomas’ study. Scheduled 30 minute viewings, maximum 5 people at a time.
Venue : Sarn y Plas.

19.00-22.00 : Fish, chips and poetry please
Open-mike poetry for all. Read your favourite poem, or put in a request for someone else to read it, whilst enjoying dinner. Naomi’s food is gluten free. Bring your own bottle. Hosted by Naomi Starkey.
Venue : Sblash Café (Cynfelyn)
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