Parthian Books

Events NEWS

Due to the Covid-19 ‘Rule of Six’ restrictions for indoors, we will be unable to hold any book launches until further notice, please keep checking this page for amendments, or contact the gallery, thank you .

** NOW POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 / Book Launch 1 – Friday 2 October – Jack Smylie Wild and his new book Riverwise will be launched at 6pm. Jack will be on the Roy Noble Radio Show on August 16th giving an interview about Riverwise. We look forward with anticipation to hearing Jack talking about his new book, all welcome!

**NOW POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 / Book Launch 2Friday 30 October – Peter Lord and his new book Looking Out – Welsh Painting, Social Class and International Context will be launched at 6pm. We are delighted to welcome Peter back to the gallery for his new launch, after the success of Tradition – A New history of Welsh Art.

The Gallery is displaying and selling books from the Library of Wales Collection published by Parthian Books of Cardigan. Parthian marked twenty-five years of publishing in 2018/19 with several award-winning books, in addition to launching two collaborative translation projects and bringing its classic Library of Wales list to fifty titles.

Parthian also publish many contemporary writers with close links to Pembrokeshire. In the Autumn (date tbc), we will be hosting an event with Jack Smylie Wild to mark the publication of his book Riverwise Meditations on Afon Teifi, illustrated by Ian Phillips. Special Offer to The Gallery customers Peter Lord’s The Tradition A New History of Welsh Art only £30  (when purchased at The Gallery)


The Library of Wales Series is a project encompassing the re-publication of more than 50 titles of classic Welsh literature in English, edited and selected by cultural historian Dai Smith. Published titles include Border Country by Raymond Williams, Autobiography of a Super-tramp by William H. Davies, and In and Out of the Goldfish Bowl by Rachel Trezise. 

To purchase, please call 01239 821514 / 07967 019028 or email
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