News 2018

Keep up to date with the latest 2018 Eisteddfod news.

Email gwyb@eisteddfod.org.uk if you work in the press or media and wish to receive regular press releases.

October 2017
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18 October 2017

Two fundraising campaigns launched for 2018 Eisteddfod

Robin Gwyndaf from Cardiff has launched two campaigns to support the Eisteddfod, held in Cardiff from 3-11 August next year.
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3 October 2017

National Eisteddfod launches Storytelling competition

The Welsh are famous for our ability to tell a good story.  
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1 October 2017

Two months to go before first Eisteddfod closing date

Only a few weeks after the end of the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, it’s hard to believe that the first closing date for next year’s Cardiff National Eisteddfod is fast approaching.
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August 2017
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11 August 2017

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales appoints craftsman to create the Chair for the National Eisteddfod Cardiff 2018

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales has appointed a craftsman to create the Chair for the National Eisteddfod in Cardiff. 
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June 2017
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30 June 2017

Contemporary jeweller chosen as 2018 Eisteddfod Crown designer

Cardiff University-sponsored Crown will be ‘respectful and unique’ 
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28 June 2017

National Museum looking for designers for the National Eisteddfod 2018 Chair

Following the official ceremony announcement that the National Eisteddfod will take place in Cardiff in 2018, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is already thinking towards the Chairing Ceremony in 2018. 
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25 June 2017

Hundreds celebrate the Eisteddfod's visit to Cardiff

Hundreds of people came to Cardiff yesterday (24 June) to celebrate the National Eisteddfod’s visit to the city in little over a year.  
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22 June 2017

Eisteddfod Proclamation Festival Fast Approaching

With only a few days to go before the Cardiff National Eisteddfod Proclamation Festival, preparations are well underway for a memorable day.
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19 June 2017

Cardiff National Eisteddfod Honorary Presidents Announced

The Eisteddfod is delighted to announce the names of those who have been invited to serve as Honorary Presidents at the Cardiff National Eisteddfod next year.
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8 June 2017

Cardiff Eisteddfod set to be very different

With two and a half weeks to go before the Cardiff National Eisteddfod Proclamation, Eisteddfod Chief Executive, Elfed Roberts looks forward to a very different festival in the capital next year.
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May 2017
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15 May 2017

Call for expressions of interest: 2018 Eisteddfod Crown

The 2018 Eisteddfod Crown is presented by Cardiff University.  The University is currently looking for a designer to work on the project.
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February 2017
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1 February 2017

Gorsedd Roles - Update

The closing date for applications for the Gorsedd Roles and Flower Dance for the Cardiff National Eisteddfod has now passed, and we will not be accepting any further applications.
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September 2016
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30 September 2016

Join the 2018 Eisteddfod team

Following a successful public meeting at Cardiff’s Old Library in mid September, the work of organising the 2018 Eisteddfod in Cardiff Bay begins in earnest on Wednesday 12 October, creating the committees and group to lead the local work for the next two years.
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13 September 2016

2018 Eisteddfod public meeting to be held in Cardiff

A public meeting will be held at the Old Library, Cardiff at 19.00 on Tuesday 20 September, to welcome the Eisteddfod to the capital city in two years time.
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April 2016
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21 April 2016

Cardiff to host a fence free festival

Following its recent Council meeting, the Eisteddfod moves forward with its aim of holding the 2018 festival in Cardiff Bay. 
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