Science and Technology Village
This is the place to visit to find out about all things to do with science and technology. There will be plenty of fun as children of all ages enjoy and take part in science activities.
Caffi Maes B
Acoustic sessions, conversations and workshops held in the chilled atmosphere of Caffi Maes B.Caffi Maes B is located close to the Norwegian Church. All activities are free of charge.
Children's Literature Festival
For lots of fun throughout the week, come to the Children's Literature Festival.Gŵyl Llên Plant is located close to Craft in the Bay. All activities are free of charge.
The Literary Pavilion is the home of literature on the Maes.The Literary Pavilion is located in the Weston Theatre in the Wales Millennium Centre. Visitors will need a wristband to gain entry during the day. You can purchase wristbands here.
The Llannerch Gudd's small and intimate stage is rather more informal stage.The Llannerch Gudd is located close to Craft in the Bay. All activities are free of charge.
Llwyfan y Maes BBC Radio Cymru (Open Air Stage)
Enjoy live music on the Maes all day and late into the evening. There's plenty of music on our open air stage this year, from the top artists and groups from the Welsh rock scene to showcasing local talents.
Shw'mae Caerdydd: Learn Welsh
Shwmae Caerdydd is the centre for learning Welsh on the Maes and the place to come for information about the language.Shw’mae Caerdydd is located in the Pierhead Building. All activities are free of charge. See timetable below.
Come into the Pavilion to enjoy the competitions.
Sinemaes offers film-related activities, screenings, premieres and masterclasses throughout the week.
Lectures, discussions and meetings of all kinds.Societies will be located in the iconic Senedd building in Cardiff Bay. All activities are free of charge. The Senedd operates a security system, and visitors should allow extra time for this.
Stalls and Stands
There are over 150 stalls and exhibitors and something for everyone at the Eisteddfod.You can see a list of the 2018 Exhibitors here.
Come to the Pentref Drama (Drama Village) to enjoy all kinds of performances during the week. This year, the performances will take place within the Millennium Centre and the Sinemaes tepees will be located on the Maes itself.Keep an eye out for the weird and wonderful Street Theatre around the Bay too.
Tŷ Gwerin hosts all folk and traditional events on the Maes
Y Lle Celf
Y Lle Celf is a national celebration of visual arts and architecture in Wales, and an important shop window for the industry as well as being among the main attractions on the Maes.Y Lle Celf is located in the Senedd. All activities are free of charge. The Senedd operates a security system, and visitors should allow extra time for this.
Friends of the Sea Jamboree
Brand new programme providing a stage for classical music.
This year the gigs will be held in the previous home of the Dr Who Experience, Cardiff Bay, between August 8—11, 2018. The Maes B Campsite will be located in Leckwith.
Mas ar y Maes
Partnership between the LGBT community, Stonewall Cymru and the Eisteddfod.
Plenty of weird and wonderful performances across the Maes.
Welcome to the comedy festival on the Eisteddfod Maes.