Mererid has won the Chair and Crown for poetry at the National Eisteddfod and the national Prose Medal. Her collection of poems, Nes Draw, won the Welsh language Book of the Year award for poetry in 2016.
She has been Children Laureate for Wales and is winner of the Tir na n’Og prize for children’s writing, 2018. Mererid has written for collaborations with musicians, visual artists and dancers and has taken part in literature festivals in Europe, Asia and South America. She is Professor of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth University.
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- A way to watch content on the internet - this might be a laptop, phone or even a tablet!
- A good internet connection - we'd recommend a download speed of at least 2mbps - you can test your speed by going on google, typing 'internet speed test' and clicking 'run speed test' or going on www.speedtest.net.
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We'd also recommend, when watching, only having one tab (or browser screen) open. Having multiple tabs and screens open can cause the player to run slower because of the amount of memory that the tabs take (slowing down the computer).
Finally, if you have any problems then please don't worry - get in touch with us and we'll do our best to solve the issue.