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Chapter Readings are a series of events celebrating the beauty and significance of the written word, spoken aloud. Each month, an artist or a group of artists will design a literature-inspired reading created from a single theme or idea.

Chapter Readings are a series of events celebrating the beauty and significance of the written word, spoken aloud. Each month, an artist or a group of artists will design a literature-inspired reading created from a single theme or idea.
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United Kingdom

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Chapter Readings are a series of events celebrating the beauty and significance of the written word, spoken aloud. Each month, an artist or a group of artists will design a literature-inspired reading created from a single theme or idea.

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English

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029 2196 1261


Episodes

Episode 5 - ‘Creature’

12/11/2018
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From rat to snail to snake to leech, join us for a journey into the beautiful, horrific and sensual world of the undergrowth as seen by some of the world’s greatest writers. Designed by Triongl Books and Authors The Snail Watcher by Patricia Highsmith, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, Snake by D.H Lawrence, Cawod from 'Saith Oes Efa' by Lleucu Roberts, 1984 by George Orwell, Bye-Child by Seamus Heaney, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey, The days were not...

Duration:00:55:00

Episode 3 - Pia Vınderime - Piştgiriye Efo’n Gilydd - Standing Together

7/24/2018
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The third reading is designed by Wales PEN Cymru and is part of a project to support Kurdish linguistic rights. In this podcast, you will hear Kurdish, Zazaki and Welsh musicians and poets who came together to create an evening of songs, folk tales and poetry and to demonstrate a shared struggle for linguistic rights. The event is entitled, in 4 languages: “Pia Vınderime - Piştgiriye - Efo’n Gilydd - Standing Together” You can find the programme, which includes all the lyrics and poems in...

Duration:00:48:37

Episode 2 - The landscape in word...

6/20/2018
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The second reading is designed by Tim Bromage, drawing inspiration from the "The landscape in word..." He invited three artists to present text that resonates with them. The only guideline is that the text relates in some way to landscape. The artists are AJ Stockwell, Freya Dooley and Fern Thomas. The event was recorded on May 23rd, 2018 at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff.

Duration:00:37:56

Episode 1 - The first time...

5/15/2018
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Chapter Readings are a series of events celebrating the beauty and significance of the written word, spoken aloud. Each month, an artist or a group of artists will design a literature-inspired reading created from a single theme or idea. Mackenzie invites artists to join him for the evening. All pieces are read by their authors. The first one is a short story by Ronnie Pope; “Work back from blindness” . Second short story is by Peter Brooks; “A Celebrity First”, the third piece is by Meltem...

Duration:00:52:27