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Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

An Informal Afternoon with Oriel Davies Writing Competition Winners

Saturday, 8 April 2017


Winners of the 2016 Open Writing Competition announced!

Winning Poem - Blood Lines by Frances Field
Winning Prose - Cosmic Tiger by Chris Clement-Green

Come and hear work by the 2016 Open Writing Competition winners, commended entrants and two of Oriel Davies' former winners, Jan Newton our 2014 winner and Gill McEvoy, winner of the first Oriel Davies writing competition. Gill McEvoy has since published three poetry pamphlets and was winner of the 2015 Michael Marks Award for Poetry. Jan has won several writing competitions, including the Allen Raine Short Story competition, the WI Lady Denman Cup, and the Oriel Davies Gallery competition for nature-writing. She has been published in New Welsh Review and will soon be launching her first novel.


Frances Field lives on the Welsh borders. Francis is head of English at Lady Hawkins' School in Kington, Herefordshire.

Chris Clement-Green recently retired from the Thames Valley Police. She now lives in Staylittle where she runs The Welsh Writing Shed,

Tickets & Booking

Saturday 08 April | 2pm—4pm | £3 (Free to competition entrants)

Please call 01686 625041 or email