• Daniel Owen Festival 2018

    Kevin Matthias, Chair of the Daniel Owen Festival and Chris Baglin, Menter Iaith Fflint a Wrecsam at the Silent Soldier in Daniel Owen Square, Mold. The Battle of Zandvoorde is the subject of one of this year’s Festival talks Jam-packed week of events during the Daniel Owen Festival 2018 There is something for everyone in...

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  • Apples and Dance event

    Apples and Dance event brings Mold’s traditions to life at the Daniel Owen Festival 2017 Preparations are well underway for this year’s Daniel Owen Festival in Mold. The life and achievements of Daniel Owen, the outstanding Welsh-language novelist of the 19th century, will be celebrated during a lively week-long festival from 14 to 20 October...

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  • The Daniel Owen Festival is here again!

    Mold’s prestigious week-long literature and arts festival, the Daniel Owen Festival, begins on Saturday 14 October with a record number of events to enjoy. The Festival celebrates the life and work of the town’s most famous son – the Welsh-language novelist Daniel Owen whose statue stands in Daniel Owen Square.   Daniel Owen Festival chairman,...

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  • Hafod Breweries launches Daniel Owen beer

    What a great match local produce and local culture. Mold microbrewery, Hafod Brewing Company, is launching a tasty new bottled beer and naming it Daniel Owen to celebrate the famous Victorian author who lived and worked in Mold. The beer will be on sale at Mold Alehouse, The Olive Tree Delicatessen, Bargain Booze, the Oak...

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  • DANIEL OWEN FESTIVAL HERE FOR THE SEVENTH YEAR

    Daniel Owen Festival  returns for a Seventh Year!   Something for everybody October 2016 sees an exciting week of literature, music, spoken word, live performances and arts returning to Mold and the surrounding area for the seventh time. The Daniel Owen Festival celebrates the life and work of the town’s most famous son – the...

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  • Launch of translation of Rhys Lewis

    A brand new contemporary English translation of Daniel Owen’s best-known novel, Rhys Lewis (made from the original 1885 Welsh version) will be published later this month by Brown Cow Publishing, as part of the Daniel Owen Signature Series. Rhys Lewis is the timeless story of a poor boy from a broken home who has great...

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  • Daniel Owen Square Launch and time capsule

    October 2015 sees an exciting week of literature, music, spoken word, live performances and arts returning to Mold and the surrounding area for the sixth year. The Daniel Owen Festival celebrates the life and work of the town’s most famous son. Daniel Owen was a Victorian novelist who rose from poverty to national popularity and...

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  • Press Release 2015 Festival

    Daniel Owen festival returns for a Sixth Year!   Something for everybody October 2015 sees this literature and arts festival returning to Mold and the surrounding area for the sixth time. The week of events celebrates the life and work of the town’s most famous son, the Victorian novelist who rose from poverty to national...

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