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Swamp Forest © Valerie Coffin Price

Unfolding A Fold in the River

Welcome Welcome to Literature Wales’ 2015 Literary Tourism Events Programme. Join us on ten new literary adventures, taking you to the heart of Welsh worlds and words for one-off, unforgettable experiences. Discover Wales’ literatures by surfboard, bus and on foot.

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Saturday 9 May, 2015 Times: 2.00 pm - 5.45 pm Start / Finish point: Taff Trail signpost, junction of Tram Road Side / Rodericks Terrace, Quakers Yard, Merthyr Tydfil, CF46 5AW Ticket price: £15 (£13.50) Food / Drink: Not included Recommended Clothing: Comfortable footwear; Waterproofs; Warm layers

Participants are welcome to enjoy the walk itself, or come equipped with notebooks, sketchpads or smart phones to engage creatively with the place, community and experience.

Poet Professor Philip Gross and artist Valerie Coffin Price walk the alluvial landscape of the middle reaches of the Taff, exploring their collaboration in the 2015 title A Fold in the River (Seren). Reflecting on this unexpectedly beautiful and secret corner of the South Wales Valleys, they will consider its physicality, traces of its industrial social history and artistic responses to it, whilst unfurling the experience of working together.

In partnership with Seren.

Easy, 4 miles Yes English Suitable


Free pick-ups from Quakers Yard Railway Station are available upon advance request.

Taith cyfrwng Saesneg ar hyd llwybr y Taf dan arweiniad yr Athro Philip Gross a’r artist Valerie Coffin Price.

Age Suitability Forests; Wetlands & Waterways Free parking at start/finish point (please be sensitive to residents)

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Literature wales literary tourism events programme 2015  

Literature wales literary tourism events programme 2015