Y Gadair Wag | The Empty Chair | An Chathaoir Fholamh
Date: Wednesday 13 September
Tickets: Book through Eventbrite
To mark the centenary of the death of Welsh poet Hedd Wyn, who was killed on the battlefields of Flanders on 31 July 1917, you are cordially invited to a special performance of Y Gadair Wag (The Empty Chair / An Chathaoir Fholamh) at the Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, on Wednesday 13 September 2017. The evening is held in association with the Irish Writers Centre and Poetry Ireland.
Bringing together poetry, film and experimental techniques, this new show by Ifor ap Glyn, National Poet of Wales, explores themes of loss and identity through the life and work of Hedd Wyn and other poets of the First World War, including Irish poet Francis Ledwidge.
Featuring: Ifor ap Glyn, National Poet of Wales / Nerys Williams/ Tom French
Directed by: Ian Rowlands
Digital Artist: Jason Lye-Phillips