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Launching a new title by Heiddwen Tomos - 19 Apr 2017

Launching a new title by Heiddwen Tomos

On Friday, 5 May, Gomer Press will launch  Dŵr yn yr Afon,  a novel by a new, exciting Welsh-language author. Heiddwen Tomos tells the story of a farming family in west Wales in a dark, gripping novel.

Maintenance work - 5 Apr 2017

Maintenance work

The Distribution Centre warehouse will be  CLOSED on the 7th and 10th of April 2017  to enable Maintenance work to be carried out within the warehouse.

A walk with the Wildlife Wanderer… - 4 Apr 2017

A walk with the Wildlife Wanderer…

One of the UK's foremost wildlife photographers, David Bailey, will be publishing a striking collection of images in his first book,  Wildlife Wanderer.  To mark the publication, launch events will be held at the Drill Hall in Chepstow on 27 April and at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth on 6 May.

20 New Books for Welsh Learners to be Published - 3 Apr 2017

The Welsh Books Council is very pleased to announce a tender for the publication of 20 leisure books aimed at adults learning Welsh. This is done in conjunction with the National Centre for Learning Welsh, the new organisation responsible for the Welsh for Adults education programme.

Tales on the Rails! - 21 Mar 2017

Tales on the Rails!

This April, the Welsh Books Council are organising an Author Tour with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme. Past events have included school visits by authors such as Siân Lewis, Griff Rowland and Dan Anthony, but this time pupils will meet the author whilst on a train journey!

New Publications on the Welsh Books Council App! - 16 Mar 2017

New Publications on the Welsh Books Council App!

CAA Cymru (Educational Resource Publisher) has recently launched a new series of aps, 'Moli a Meg' and 'Jac a Jes' on the  Welsh Books Council App.

Tales on the Rails - an Author Tour to Remember! - 11 Mar 2017

The Welsh Books Council recently organised an author tour with a difference as part of their successful @LlyfrDaFabBooks scheme. Past events have included school visits by authors such as Siân Lewis, Griff Rowland and Dan Anthony, but this time pupils had the opportunity to meet the author whilst on a train journey!

2017 Tir na n-Og Awards Shortlist Announced - 8 Mar 2017

TITLES THAT MARK A CHILD'S READING JOURNEY FROM INFANCY TO YOUTH. The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2017.

New Book Celebrating Painter Thomas Jones of Pencerrig - 6 Mar 2017

New Book Celebrating Painter Thomas Jones of Pencerrig

Thomas Jones of Pencerrig - artist, traveller, country squire  by Richard Veasey is the full-length biography of the eighteenth-century landscape painter and seeks to draw together the different threads of his life.

Melinau Gwlân/ Woollen Mills of Wales - 1 Mar 2017

Melinau Gwlân/ Woollen Mills of Wales

It is St David's Day and Gomer Press have published a new book that celebrates the iconic woollen mills of Wales  -  Melinau Gwlân/ Woollen Mills of Wales.

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