Past Conferences: 1985

The Conference was held at The Normal College, Bangor, 30 August to 2 September 1985


Friday 30 August

5.30 Dinner
7.30 Ian Hughes: The Genre of John Cowper Powys’s Novels

Saturday 31 August

8.00 Breakfast
9.30 Bill Degenhardt: Alyse Gregory, an Ardent Letter Writer
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Roland Mathias: John Cowper Powys and the Meaning of Wales
12.30 Lunch
Afternoon visit to Blaenau Ffestiniog or free
5.30 Dinner
7.30 Sven Erik Tackmark: An informal talk on John Cowper Powys, Erik the Red and Sweden

Sunday 1 September

8.00 Breakfast
9.30 Paul Roberts: Reading and discussion of an unpublished story by T.F. Powys
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Francis Berry: The life and works of G. Wilson Knight
1.00 Lunch
2.30 A.G.M. Followed by a book sale. The sale this year promises to be a very special occasion following the donation of several rare and interesting books. Members are encouraged to support the sale and to donate as many books as possible themselves.
5.30 Dinner
7.30 Francis Feather: Anecdotes of a Collector of the Works of the Powys Family.

Monday 2 September

8.00 Breakfast followed by departure