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The Press moved to new business premises in late 2016 for reasons of greater efficiency and overall convenience.  The location at Ponthir gives improved access to Newport, Cwmbran and other cities and towns.  The new contact details are:

Llys Afon
16 Stokes Court
Ponthir, Torfaen
NP18 1RY

Tel. 01633 431224
Email: apecsmarak@btinternet.com

Since the move, there has been considerable renewal and development of links with:

New Titles in Process

Poems Out Of Time (Margaret Isaac, to be publ. 2017) with illustrations by Angela Hoppe Kingston included previously in Rhiannon’s Way and NIA and the Magic of the Lake).
Margaret’s first book of poetry is based in three sections – Travel Memories, Welsh Landscape and Personal Reflections.

Lake Stories of Wales – Troubled Waters (Margaret Isaac; to be publ. in 2018) with previously unpublished illustrations by Margaret Jones.  See below for more information.
This is the second book in the series of the legends associated with the lakes of Wales, being based on research pursued at some of the many lakes in north Wales.

The Natural History of Newport Golf Club, Rogerstone (Henry Davidson to be publ. in 2018).
This book gives an alternative course guide to the natural environment at a major Welsh golf club.  The text with an accompanying photographic record describes the major natural features of trees, flora and fauna and some of the wildlife.  The book is a companion volume to the Club’s Centenary Book published in 2003.

King Arthur’s Buttons (Andrea Kaczmarek; to be publ. in 2018/19)
Written by a Welsh-born author, a teacher living in Germany for many years, this book tells the story of two cousins, one Welsh, Harri, the other German, Oscar. Told in a modern and humorous schoolboy voice, the story recounts the visit to Wales by Oscar and the subsequent finding of buried treasure. The blogs by the boys and Harri’s mother provides information for those readers looking for interesting places to visit in south Wales.

Additional information on Lake Stories, Book 2.
The stories to be included in this book are entitled:

            The Secret of Llynclus Pool
            The Afangc of Glaslyn
            The Enchanted Cow of Barfog
            Blodeuwedd and the Maidens of Morwynion
            Dwyfan and Dwyfach

 

Caerleon Festival 2015

CAERLEON FESTIVAL 2015

Following involvement at the Caerleon Festival in 2015, APECS is now planning to support this... More_information...

APECS FESTIVAL ACTIVITY 2015

APECS FESTIVAL ACTIVITY 2015
AMMANFORD, CARMARTHENSHIRE
The Amman Valley, Carmarthenshire was th... More_information...

Where the Wye meets the Severn

About half a mile on from the Old Ferrybridge Inn at Beachley near Chepstow, can be seen the confluence of two major rivers, the R... More_information...

Newport Golfers visit Dolaucothi Gold Mines

A group of twelve active men and women golfers from Newport Golf Club, Gwent recently visited the National Trust's Dolaucothi Gold... More_information...

Twm Siộn Cati Award at Tregaron

Tregaron Primary School presents an annual award to a pupil of the school who has shown the most kindness and care to her communit... More_information...

Review of Margaret Isaac’s latest book by the Welsh Books Council

The Welsh Books Council has selected Margaret Isaac’s latest book for review, we are pleased to share this with our readers
... More_information...

Alumni Article - Margaret Isaac

Alumni article... Margaret Isaac, lecturer in English and Drama at Gwent College of Higher Education, Caerleon from 1961 to 1996... More_information...

The Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Storiau Llynnoedd Cymru, Cysgodion yn y Dyfroedd

New 2013.
Written by specialists in the fields of Geology and Archaeology. Details

Fine Art
Prints and Cards

High quality Giclee prints and greetings cards. Details