Interview with Ivan Ilić ahead of his Wales tour

  By Steve Stratford Ivan Ilić has been described as one of the world’s most adventurous pianists, a man who likes to think outside of the box and bring something new and fresh to an art-form that can sometimes be a little tried and tested. He has controversially...

Thomas Paine, The French Revolution, and The Rights of Man

In 1791, Thomas Paine published The Rights of Man, a hugely influential work of pamphleteering, in which he expounded the virtues of the French Revolution and its principles. Paine hoped to influence the course of history in England (and Wales!) by disseminating...

Ddalith dim byd fwy na’i lond.

‘Ddalith dim byd fwy na’i lond’. Can anyone find an English equivalent of this Welsh idiom? I remembered it today while putting chairs on a trolley in Rhos-y-Gilwen. Literally the expression means: ‘Nothing will hold more than it can...

Cyfres y Beirdd – Dafydd ap Gwilym

A fuoch chi yn y ddarlith am Dic Jones neu am R.S. Thomas yn Rhos-y-Gilwen yn ddiweddar? Dafydd ap Gwilym sydd nesaf: hanes ei anturiaethau yn oes yr hen feirdd, 10fed Gorffennaf am 8.00 yr hwyr. Bydd Ceri Jones yn canu’r delyn i gyfeilio’r cerddi. Dylan...