Media coverage of the Jonah Jones centennial exhibition

21 February 2019

There has been extensive media coverage across Wales of the centennial exhibition at Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw. Aired on 12 February and presented by Angharad Mair, S4C’s evening magazine television programme Heno paid a visit to the exhibition and included interviews with Jonah’s son Peter (Pedr), Gwyn Jones (director of Plas Glyn-y-Weddw) and the sculptor Meic Watts. Currently the TV clip is not available.

In the arts programme Stiwdio on BBC Radio Cymru on 20 February, presenter Nia Roberts interviewed Jonah’s children Peter and Naomi, Nia Roberts (contemporary arts curator at Plas Glyn-y-Weddw; no relation to the presenter), Robin Llywelyn (grandson of Clough Williams-Ellis and manager of Portmeirion) and Meic Watts. Listen here (Welsh language; duration 26:43 mins).

The day the exhibition opened, 26 January, the Western Mail Weekend magazine carried a full-spread feature by Jenny White about the show titled Celebrating Jonah Jones’ centenary. Click this link to read the article (best viewed at 100% zoom).

Another full-spread feature by Non Tudur appeared in the 7 February issue of the Welsh-language magazine Golwg. Click this link for the article.