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Wrexham Carnival of Words 2021: History Day

17th April 2021 @ 12:30 pm 5:00 pm

Wrexham Carnival of Words 2021 History Day

Wrexham Carnival of Words 2021: History Day

Six events with a focus on local history.

A whole afternoon’s celebration of writing, researching and reading about local history – Wrexham and North East Wales history, but much more besides.

12.30pm – A short introduction to the afternoon’s programme, with a special focus on some of the local history groups, museums and similar organisations dedicated to the history of North East Wales and how to find their publications, website blogs, etc.
1pm – Local writer Peter Evans spins some yarns from his book about the Alun, Resurrection River.
2pm – Author Anthony Riches talks about the Romans in North East Wales, the research background to his novels and the development of Hope’s Park in the Past project (includes re-enactments).
3pmAndrew Green shares the background to his amazing book Wales In A Hundred Objects.
4pm – Military historian Peter Doyle talks about his novel, Percy: A Story of 1918 and our special local links to the Royal Welch Fusiliers.

A festival ticket is available at £15

Please follow this link to purchase. The festival ticket will gain you access to all events EXCEPT the writers’ workshop with Julia Forster. Please go to the Wrexham Carnival of Words website for more information about the other writers’ workshops.

The Wrexham Carnival of Words will run from Saturday, 17th to Saturday, 24th April.

Wrexham Carnival of Words 2021

It’s good to be back! This is our seventh year of presenting the best literary events – and on our You Tube channel this year!

Although we can’t welcome you to our usual venues, you can join online for live streams and prerecorded events. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

Our local Waterstones will have all the participating authors’ books on display so you can read your favourite books beforehand. We look forward to seeing you online at this year’s Carnival of Words. Keep reading!

We hope you will attend “Wrexham Carnival of Words 2021: History Day”. For more of our April events, please click here.


April 17
12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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