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The annual RS Thomas Literary Festival celebrates RS Thomas in the Welsh seaside town where he was vicar and wrote some of his best poetry. The schedule of 2017 festival events and a festival map is below.

Eleni, bydd Gŵyl Lenyddol Flynyddol RS Thomas yn cael ei dathlu yn y dref arfordirol Gymreig lle y bu yn ficer ac yr ysgrifennodd peth o’i farddoniaeth gorau.

Friday 9 June 2017

Walking in the Footsteps of RS Thomas
10:00 – 12:00 at St. Hywyn’s Church

‘Let me not love thee, if I love thee not’: RS Thomas, George Herbert and the Church
14:00 – 15:30 at Sailing Club

Stations to the Untenanted Cross – A Poetry Pilgrimage
20:00 – 21:15 at St. Hywyn’s Church


Saturday Afternoon 10 June 2017

Thomas and The Church in Wales ‘Yr Hen Fam’
10:30 – 12:00 at Aberdaron School

Dr. Rowan Williams
13:30 – 15:00 at Aberdaron School

In Conversation – More Questions and Answers?!
15:30 – 16:30 at Aberdaron School


Saturday Evening 10 June 2017

“The Minister” by RS Thomas a Verse Drama for Radio plus “Prelude to Pilgrimages”
19:30 – 21:00 at St. Hywyn’s Church


Sunday 11 June 2017

Communion Service
09:00 – 10:00 at St. Hywyn’s Church

‘Taking Thomas with Me’: RS Thomas and the Collage of Faith Today
13:00 – 14:30 at St. Maelrhys Church in Porth Ysgo

Fish, Chips and Poetry Please!
18:30 – 21:00 at Sblash


RS Thomas Literary Festival Map Aberdaron Wales Cymru 2017