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image for Literary Event item typeSummer Weekend on the English Language at Canolfan Ucheldre Centre

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Literary Event, Sat 19 - Sun 20 Aug 2017, £150

Summer Weekend on the English Language

Summer Weekend on the English Language


David Crystal presents a series of his talks on the structure, use, and history of the English language in this two-day event.

Saturday - Language Structure - talks (including Q&A) on the structure of English, pronunciation, punctuation, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary.

Sunday - Language Variation and Change Talks (including Q&A) on accents and dialects, the internet and texting, child language acquisition, the future of Englishes, language play and literature, and original pronunciation (with particular reference to Shakespeare).

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 - Sun 20 Aug 2017 09:30 to 17:00


Cost: £150 a day, to include buffet lunch, coffee and tea.



01407 763361


Isle of Anglesey,
LL65 1TE



Plan route to Canolfan Ucheldre Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 242822  Lat: 53.30749 Long: -4.63998

Follow A5 into Holyhead, picking up the brown tourist signs once past the station. On foot from the town centre, up Thomas Street, left into Ucheldre Avenue. Keep going until you see Ucheldre Centre on your right.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Holyhead station