Simultaneous translation is available for all Welsh sessions.

Time; 0845hrs Venue; St Davids City Hall

A welcome and run through of events for those attending on Sunday.

Time; 0900-1000hrs Venue; St Davids City Hall

Llewelyn Hopwood, lecturer in Celtic Studies and Welsh, Cardiff and Oxford Universities:

Tolkien a Sain y Gymraeg/ Tolkien and the Sound of Welsh

Chaired by Sara Penrhyn Jones.


Time; 1030-1130hrs Venue; St Davids City Hall

Tim Newburn, Professor of Social Policy, LSE:

Orderly Britain: How Britain has resolved everyday problems, from dog fouling to double parking.

Chaired by Professor Trevor Jones


Time; 1115hrs Venue; St Davids Cathedral

Sunday 25th March  –  11.15am

Choral Eucharist, St Davids Cathedral, on the date Gerald of Wales and Archbishop Baldwin held Mass in St Davids in 1188 on their Tour of Wales. 

Presiding:  The Very Rev’d Dr Sarah Rowland Jones, Dean of St Davids. 

Cathedral Choir: Four-part Mass by William Byrd, 1540-1623.

Preacher: The Rev’d Leigh Richardson, Sub-Dean. 

All welcome. No booking required. 


Time; 1200-1300hrs Venue; St Davids City Hall

Mererid Hopwood, Welsh poet, academic and author:

Dychmygu Iaith (Language Imagined)

Chaired by Sioned Puw Rowlands (tbc)


1400hrs Live music at , St Davids Rugby Club (free to all)