Key dates

Here's a list of the key dates for the 2018 Cardiff National Eisteddfod.


Please note that everything needs to reach the Organiser's Office by the closing date listed below.

1 December 2017

Closing date for the Prose Medal and the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize

11 January 2018

Online registration opens for stage competitions

31 January 2018

Closing date for the Sir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Medal

Closing date for nominations for the Science and Technology Medal

1 February 2018

Opening date for renting a trade stand

Opening date for renting a pitch on the caravan and campsite

Opening date for Volunteering

1 March 2018

Closing date for the visual arts open exhibition

Closing date to register to take part in the short play acting competition

31 March 2018

Closing date for Welsh Learner of the Year

1 April 2018

Closing date for the composition competitions

Closing date for renting a trade stand

2 April 2018

Tickets on sale

1 May 2018

Closing date for stage competitors forms and payments

3 August 2018

Cardiff National Eisteddfod opening concert

4 - 11 August 2018

Cardiff National Eisteddfod, Cardiff Bay