Forthcoming event in Oxford to feature Gaelic poetry

January 8, 2020
by Colin West has been informed of a forthcoming event in Oxford (details below) which will feature poetry from the Gaelic bàrd, Niall O’Gallagher. Come along if you can! (Free) tickets available here:


How do writers relate to the law?
Thursday 6 February 2020 – Friends Meeting House, St. Giles’, Oxford. 

What is the relationship between creativity and the law? How are writers and poets impacted by national constitutional settlements?

This poetry reading and round table discussion will look at how poets and writers respond to areas like the law, nationalism and cultural identity.

Panelists include

Llŷr Gwyn Lewis, a Welsh language writer and poet whose first work Rhyw Flodau Rhyfel won a Welsh Book of the Year award.

Stacey Astill whose work explores Manxness, politics, loss and more, and who was recently shortlisted for the Olive Lamming writing prize.

Niall O’Gallagher, whose work writing modern poetry in classic Gaelic verse is acclaimed in Scotland and Ireland. His third collection of poetry will be published in 2020.

Part of Think Human Festival