• shwmaesumae15Hydref
    Saturday 14 October 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am

    Shwmae Su’mae!

    Venue: Daniel Owen Centre, Earl Road, Mold

    Come for a chat in Welsh over a cup of tea (or a ‘paned!) in the Daniel Owen Centre. A warm welcome to learners and Welsh speakers of all proficiencies! This year is the fifth year for Shwmae Sumae day to happen. Remember to take this opportunity to celebrate the Welsh language in your school, college,...

    More information →
  • Saturday October 14th 2017, 9:30-11:00am

    Coffee morning in aid of Festival funds

    Venue: Daniel Owen Centre, Daniel Owen Square, Mold

    Join us for a cup of tea or coffee in aid of Festival funds....

    More information →
  • apple day low res
    Saturday 14th October 2017, 1:00pm-4:30pm

    Apple afternoon!

    Venue: Daniel Owen Square, Mold

    The Daniel Owen Festival is branching out this year to celebrate the apple. More details to follow but we can promise folk dancing teams, apple-pressing, children’s activities, wildlife sessions, craft stalls and everything appley!...

    More information →
  • twmpath
    Saturday 14th October 2017, 8:00pm


    Venue: St Mary's Church Hall, King Street, Mold

    Details to follow...

    More information →
  • At_Daniel_Owen's_Grave
    Sunday October 15th 2017, 12:30 am or 13:00 pm

    By Daniel Owen’s grave

    Venue: Bethesda Chapel, New Street, Mold followed by Mold Public Cemetery Alexandra Road, Mold

    For a few years now, the Festival has revived the annual tradition of laying a wreath at Daniel Owen’s grave. The festival is timed around the date of his birth (20 October) and death (22 October). We hope you can join us this year for this and for a few short words at the graveside...

    More information →
  • old9
    Sunday 15 October 2017, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    Discovering Daniel Owen’s Footsteps

    Venue: Daniel Owen's statue, Daniel Owen Square, Mold

    Through a series of clues find objects and places associated with the author. More details to come. Meet at Daniel Owen’s statue, Daniel Owen Square Mold at 2:00pm. This bilingual activity around the  town will take about one and a half hours.  ...

    More information →
  • taith gerdded
    Monday 16th October 2017, 10:30 am

    A walk around Mold’s industrial past

    Venue: Meet at Tesco's car park

      The Daniel Owen Festival is delighted that its association with Walkabout Flintshire walkers continues in 2017 with two different guided walks in the area associated with Daniel Owen and his stories. The first one starts at Tesco’s car park and walks around the outskirts of Mold. Discover more about Mold’s industrial heritage from a network...

    More information →
  • Manon Eames llen
    Monday 17 October 2016, 7:30

    The festival lecture by Manon Eames

    Venue: Bethesda Chapel, New Street, Mold

    It’s a great pleasure to announce that the lecturer for this year’s annual lecture is Manon Eames. She is especially known to us in Mold as the writer of Treflan (2002) an adaptation of three of Daniel Owen’s novels. She is an actress, presenter and writer who has worked in Welsh and English in Wales and...

    More information →
  • troedio-clwyd-trigg-point
    Tuesday 18 October 2016, 2:00

    The History of Nercwys Mountain

    Venue: Meet in Queen's Head car park for car sharing for journey to Nercwys mountain

    Visit a fascinating area of Nercwys Mountain described in Daniel Owen’s novels, guided by Walkabout Flintshire walkers.   Meet at the Queen’s Head car park on Chester Street, Mold for car sharing to Nercwys Mountain. In English and free....

    More information →
  • Clwyd Theatr Cymru's Theatre for Young People Daniel Owen New Writing Award for 2012. Dave Humphreys, Highly Commended; Kate Wasserberg, Associate Director of Clwyd Theatr Cymru responsible for new writing, who was the judge, handing the prize to the winner Margaret Allan; with Catherine Doyle, who was also Highly Commended
    Tuesday 18 October 2016, 7:00

    Theatr Clwyd Young Writers Competition award ceremony

    Venue: Clwyd Room, Theatr Clwyd

    One of the highlights of the Daniel Owen Festival is the annual Clwyd Theatr Cymru Young Writer’s Competition . This year, to mark 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, the theme for the competition in 2106 is ‘ The Unexpected –  a twist in the tale!’.   You can get more details by...

    More information →
  • the-drovers-arms
    Wednesday October 19th 2016, 7:00pm

    Open mic evening

    Venue: Drovers Arms, Denbigh Road, Mold

    A bilingual open mic evening in Daniel Owen’s ‘local’. Enjoy and contribute to the fun. Learn about the ‘Taith yr Iaith’ project and lots more....

    More information →
  • tomen y rhodwydd
    Thursday 20 October 2016, 10:00am

    A walk: Llandegla and its connections with Daniel Owen

    Venue: Meet at Llandegla village car park

    This is a 4-mile walk from Llandegla village centre car park taking in the Motte and Bailey of  Tomen y Rhodwydd, St Tegla’s Well and passing Rhos ddigre, the home of Daniel Owen’s mother. Kevin Matthias will also indicate the area’s other connections with Daniel Owen. A joint walk with the Friends of the Clwydian...

    More information →
  • Peter Lord
    Thursday 20 October 2016, 7:30

    Peter Lord: The Place of Richard Wilson in the history of Landscape Painting

    Venue: Tyddyn Street Chapel, Mold

    Peter Lord is an art historian who specialises in the study of the visual culture of Wales. He has particular interests in the artisan painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in the imaging of industrial Wales in the first half of the twentieth century, and in the theoretical questions which arise from the study of visual culture in a nation...

    More information →
  • logg3
    Friday 21 October, 2:00

    Loggerheads Walk

    Venue: Meet at the Loggerheads Visitor Centre

    Take a leisurely walk with Denbighshire Countryside service expert David Shiel and learn about the history and ecology of the fascinating area of Loggerheads. This was the location for much of the action in Daniel Owen’s novel Enoc Huws based on lead mining and the characters that surrounded the industry. The walk along the Leete...

    More information →
  • range11
    Friday 21 October, 7:00 pm

    The North Wales Weather

    Venue: Loggerheads Centre Meeting room

    A talk arranged by the Friends of The Clwydian Range and Dee Valley about North Wales weather by Professor Robert Moore. Robert is a keen amateur Meteorologist and Professor Emeritus in Sociology and Social Policy at Liverpool University. He is also a member of Friends of CRDV. His website says “I run a small weather...

    More information →