Remembering Dannie Abse

Dannie AbseSaturday 12 September, 7.30 pm
Cardiff City Stadium, CF11 8AZ
Tickets: £40

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 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:
0292 047 2266 / [email protected]