15 November: 18:00 -19:00: 'Pembrokeshire, Passchendaele and Perth: my family in the Great War'
Join Professor Curtis for an illustrated talk on his family in the Great War.
Venue: Volcano Theatre. Event Partners: Volcano Theatre; Jeff Phillips Art
16 November: 18:00-19:45: 'To Provide All People'
Join Owen Sheers, Swansea University's Professor in Creativity, for a conversation about his recent film-poem To Provide All People
Venue: Venue: Cinema & Co. Event Partners: Cinema & Co.; Vox Productions; BBC Wales; Cover to Cover Bookshop
17 November: 12:00–16:00: ‘The end crowns all’: Shakespeare’s stories and surprises
A family day of Being Human festival fun on Shakespeare! This event is kindly sponsored by the British Shakespeare Association.
Venue: National Waterfront Museum. Event Partner: National Waterfront Museum; Fluellen Theatre Company
20 November: 19:00-20:00: Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, and civil rights
Join Swansea University’s Dr Regina Poertner for an illustrated talk on this fascinating, complex couple. (Audience: 16+)
Venue: Swansea Museum. Event Partners: Swansea Museum
21 November: 19:00-20:30: 'Edward Thomas and Wales'
Jeff Towns explores the profound influence Wales and Welsh culture had on Edward Thomas’s prose.
Event Partners: Cinema & Co.; Parthian Books; Dylans Mobile Bookstore
22 November: 19:30-21:00: Kamila Shamsie - 'Home Fire'
Venue: Great Hall, Swansea University. Event Partners: Swansea Building Society; Cover to Cover Bookshop
23 November: 13:00-14:00: Origins and evolution of a theory: Alfred Russel Wallace
Actor Ioan Hefin and scientist and broadcaster, Elin Rhys, discuss how the work and life of pioneering naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, a self-taught man, still inspire and astound the world.
Venue: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. Event Partners: Academi Hywel Teifi; Theatr na nÓg; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
24 November: 13:30-14:30 and 16:30-17:30: ‘Once Upon a Time, the End
A family-friendly Creative Writing workshop.
Venue: Taliesin Create, Taliesin Arts Centre
24 November: 15:00-16:00 and 18:00-19:00: Arthur Ransome's 'Old Peter's Russian Tales'
Come along to an afternoon / evening of folktales and magic as Swansea University’s Professor D.J. Britton and Theatr Cadair bring Arthur Ransome’s ‘Old Peter’s Russian Tales’ to life on stage!
Venue: Taliesin Arts Centre. Event Partners: Taliesin Arts Centre; Theatr Cadair; Arthur Ramsome Estate.
The NHS is Born! - week long exhibition 15-24 November
Venue: South Wales Miners' Library