Sioned Davies ‘Performing the Mabinogion’ 17 July at Chapter Arts, Cardiff. FREE.
A workshop for storytellers with Sioned Davies, Translator of the Oxford World’s Classics edition of the Mabinogion, 2007. The workshop will be held through the medium of English and will include:
- a very brief introduction to the Mabinogion and to the medieval Welsh storyteller;
- a discussion of what makes a good storyteller, drawing on techniques found in the tales themselves;
- guidance regarding pronunciation of Welsh personal names;
- a discussion regarding how we can re-invent these tales (or individual episodes) for a modern-day audience.
Participants are very welcome to bring along with them examples of specific problems/challenges that they have found when re-telling the tales of the Mabinogion, and any questions they may have regarding the texts themselves.
For further details and to reserve a place please contact Heledd Brooks-Jones, School of Welsh, Cardiff University on 02920 870637 or Brooks-JonesHM@caerdydd.ac.uk