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Annual Kyffin Williams Lecture 2023

Join Arfon Haines Davies as he reminisces about his friendship with Kyffin Williams.

Tickets are £5 each with a complimentary glass of wine.

Booking is essential, to book your place please contact: 01248 724 444

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Arfon Haines Davies

The son of a Wesleyan minister, Arfon was born in Caernarfon and lived in several parts of Wales during his youth because of his father’s profession. He was educated at Ardwyn Grammar School in Aberystwyth, Ysgol Glan Clwyd in Rhyl, Trinity College Carmarthen and the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

After a brief period teaching, he joined HTV Wales in 1975 as a presenter and for 30 years was one of the most familiar and popular faces on the channel. During this period, he also presented a variety of documentary, sports and light entertainment programmes for HTV. In addition to this, he appeared in series such as ‘Pen-blwydd Hapus’ and ‘Pacio’ on S4C.

Arfon was ordained to the Gorsedd in the Llanelli National Eisteddfod in 2014 and in 2022, he received the John Hefin Award for his lifetime contribution to broadcasting in Wales.

Having first bought a Kyffin Williams painting almost fifty years ago, Arfon subsequently met Kyffin through his TV work and the two became firm friends.