Remembering Dannie Abse event

July 29, 2015

The Welsh Academy, the national society of writers in Wales, is proud to announce an evening celebrating the life and works of a true literary giant, Dannie Abse. This intimate dinner will be held at Abse’s beloved Cardiff City Football Club on Saturday 12 September from 7.30 pm.

The evening features readings by USW’s Prof Tony Curtis, Cary Archard, and Lynne Hjelmgaard. To further commemorate Dannie Abse’s writing, Welsh publishing house Graffeg will present a special edition poster of Abse’s celebrated poem, ‘Return to Cardiff’. The evening includes a drinks reception and a three-course dinner.

Booking is required and spaces are limited. Tickets are £40 and are available from or contact The Welsh Academy on 0292 047 2266 /

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