2017 Eisteddfod News

All the news from the 2017 Anglesey National Eisteddfod and community project.

Email gwyb@eisteddfod.org.uk if you work in the press or media and would like to be added to our press release database.

August 2017
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15 August 2017

Llais y Maes' Highlights of the Week

Here are Llais y Maes' highlights of the week from the Anglesey Eisteddfod.
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14 August 2017

Lost Property

Lots of items are lost and found during Eisteddfod week every year.
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13 August 2017

Thank you for a week to remember

With the Maes emptying and the work of dismantling the Pavilion and the other buildings on the Maes well underway, Elfed Roberts, Eisteddfod Chief Executive, looks back at the week in Bodedern.
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12 August 2017

Visitor Figures

Below are the visitor figures for the past few years in total.
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12 August 2017

Visitor Figures 12.08.17

Visitor Figures2016  –  19,0862015  –  17,672
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12 August 2017

The Giant Red Eisteddfod

How many photos and selfies have been taken in front of the iconic ‘Eisteddfod’ letters on the Maes in Bodedern during the week? 
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12 August 2017

CASW Prize Awarded to a Horse

A huge charcoal drawing has been added to Oriel Ynys Môn’s collection as a result of awarding the Contemporary Art Society for Wales’ Purchase Prize. 
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12 August 2017

Josef Herman Award result - the people at one with the selectors

The Josef Herman Award – The People’s Choice was awarded to the winner of the Gold Medal for Craft and Design at the Anglesey 2017 National Eisteddfod of Wales. 
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12 August 2017

Results - 12 August

Instrumental Group (59)
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12 August 2017

Osian Roberts is the 2017 Eisteddfod Honorary President

The Anglesey National Eisteddfod Honorary President is Wales’ Assistant Manager, Osian Roberts.  
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11 August 2017

Visitor Figures 11.08.17

Today's figures – 23,029 2016  –  23,801
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11 August 2017

Osian Rhys Jones wins the National Eisteddfod Chair

Osian Rhys Jones, originally from Y Ffôr, Pwllheli, but now living in Cardiff, is the winner of the Chair at this year's National Eisteddfod.
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11 August 2017

Bendith win the Welsh Language Album of the Year Award

Bendith have won this year’s Welsh Language Album of the Year for their album, Bendith.
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11 August 2017

Y Cymry'n gwrthryfela mewn symffoni yn y Pafiliwn

Adolygiad gan Aled Russell (Llais y Maes)
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11 August 2017

Results - 11 August

Pavilion:
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10 August 2017

Friday Parking

The shuttle bus system will be operational again on Friday, using the same sites in Mona.
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10 August 2017

Visitor Figures 10.08.17

Today's figures – 22,6852016  –  18,516
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10 August 2017

Heiddwen Tomos wins the Drama Medal

The winner of the Anglesey National Eisteddfod Drama Medal is a teacher from Carmarthenshire.  
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10 August 2017

Alffa wins the Battle of the Bands competition

Alffa has won this year’s Brwydr y Bandiau (Battle of the Bands) competition, following a competition held on the Open Air Stage last night, when six artists and groups performed for the prize.
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10 August 2017

Results - 10 August

Pavilion:Open Solo Recitation (141)
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10 August 2017

Composition Results - Learners

125.     The ChairWinner: Judith Stammers, Bangor, Gwynedd
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10 August 2017

Composition Results - Literature

150.     Englyn unodl union: Mam.Winner: Annes Glynn, Rhiwlas
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10 August 2017

Deri Tomos to receive the Eisteddfod's Science and Technology Medal

The Anglesey National Eisteddfod Science and Technology Medal is awarded to Deri Tomos, Llanllechid, Gwynedd, for his lifelong contribution to science through the medium of Welsh. 
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9 August 2017

No winner for the Musicians' Medal

Tonight, it was announced that there was no winner for the Musicians’ Medal at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod.
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9 August 2017

Visitor Figures 09.08.17

Today's figures – 20,1082016  –  18,019
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9 August 2017

Thursday Parking

The shuttle bus system will be operational again on Thursday, using the same sites in Mona.
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9 August 2017

Sonia Edwards wins the Eisteddfod Prose Medal

At the call of the herald trumpets in 1999, Sonia Edwards rose to receive the Anglesey National Eisteddfod Prose Medal.  
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9 August 2017

Results - 9 August (evening)

Folk Dance Party under 25  (51)
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9 August 2017

Results - 9 August

Instrumental Blue Ribband 16 and under 19 (68)
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9 August 2017

Emma Chappell is the Welsh Learner of the Year

This year’s Welsh Learner of the Year is Emma Chappell.  
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8 August 2017

Results - 8 August

Instrumental Group or Instrumental and Vocal Group (9)
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8 August 2017

Wednesday Parking

The shuttle bus system will be operational again on Wednesday, using the same sites in Mona once again.
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8 August 2017

Visitor Figures 08.08.17

Today's figure – 14,712 2016  –  15,009
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8 August 2017

No winner for the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize

Although the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize attracted more entries than ever before, this year’s prize was withheld by adjudicators, Bethan Gwanas, Caryl Lewis and the late Tony Bianchi, who died a few weeks ago.
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8 August 2017

Dan Puw wins the 2017 Sir TH Parry-Williams Memorial Medal

Dan Puw from Parc, Y Bala, is the winner of this year’s Sir TH Parry-Williams Memorial Medal.  
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8 August 2017

Great success for Chroma

Winners of the 2016 Maes B and Radio Cymru Brwydr y Bandiau (Battle of the Bands) have been chosen to perform in the Reading and Leeds festivals this summer as part of the BBC Introducing scheme.
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8 August 2017

I'r Byw / To the Quick - Y Lle Celf

I’R BYW/TO THE QUICK : Y LLE CELF, TUESDAY 8 AUGUST 2017 with CHRISTINE MILLSA WORKSHOP WITH A DIFFERENCE!
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8 August 2017

Ogof 360 Maes B - a new experience on the Eisteddfod Maes

Come over to Ogof 360 Maes B on the Maes for a brand new experience during the week.
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7 August 2017

Tuesday parking details

The shuttle bus system will be operational again tomorrow (Tuesday), using the same sites in Mona once again.
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7 August 2017

2017 winning Crown poem

Below is Gwion Hallam's winning poem from this year's Crown competition.
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7 August 2017

Crown winner inspired to compose by community project

Following the birth of his first child fourteen years ago, Gwion Hallam almost turned his back on composing poetry. But a recent project working as a poet with dementia patients changed everything. 
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7 August 2017

Results - 7 August

Solo Recitation under 12 (145)
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6 August 2017

Results - 6 August

Entertainment Programme (27)1. Côr Glanaethwy2. Côr Ieuenctid Môn a CODA3. Côr CF1 
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6 August 2017

No cars to be moved on the Eisteddfod caravan site

Eisteddfod organisers are asking those staying on the Eisteddfod caravan site not to move their cars. 
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6 August 2017

Shuttle buses to bring visitors to Eisteddfod Maes on Monday

The National Eisteddfod will use a shuttle bus system to bring visitors to the Maes in Bodedern on Monday 7 August.
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6 August 2017

Come and play the Eisteddfod Lottery

Today, the Eisteddfod launches its new look Lottery scheme.
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5 August 2017

Pushing the Boundaries of Glass Blowing

The Anglesey 2017 National Eisteddfod Young Artist Scholarship was awarded to a Caernarfon maker to push the boundaries of glass blowing. 
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5 August 2017

Cronfa Leol Môn yn torri pob record

Ar fore cyntaf yr Eisteddfod ym Modedern, Ynys Môn, cyhoeddwyd bod y Gronfa Leol wedi llwyddo i dorri’r record a oso
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5 August 2017

Results - 5 August

 Solo on any folk instrument (10)
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5 August 2017

Visitor Figures

Today's figure – 15,8312016  –  15,286
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5 August 2017

3d newsprint artist wins Gold Medal for Fine Art

A Cardiff artist who investigates the possibilities of three dimensional drawing has won the Gold Medal for Fine Art at the Anglesey 2017 National Eisteddfod of Wales.
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5 August 2017

Drawings in the air win Gold Medal for Craft and Design

A maker who has created a ‘wire room’ containing a Welsh dresser, a bed from Slovakia, clothing and a table and chairs, has won Gold Medal for Craft and Design at the Anglesey 2017 National Eisteddfod of Wales.
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3 August 2017

Five years of Llais y Maes

Llais y Maes is celebrating its fifth birthday at this year's Eisteddfod. 
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July 2017
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31 July 2017

What's new in 2017?

One of the questions most frequently asked every year as the schedules and programmes are prepared and published is ‘what’s new this year?’  
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30 July 2017

Whistlestop tour of the festival field

Everyone are new or unfamiliar visitors when they arrive on the Maes for the first time.  
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29 July 2017

A Requiem to reflect and remember the lost soldiers of the Great War

The third page of the Llangollen Advertiser, Denbighshire, Meirionethshire and North Wales Journal of 14 September 1917 reported the sad news already known to many of its readers following the recent National Eisteddfod in Birkenhead.
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27 July 2017

Information on arrangements when reaching the Maes

Remember to leave more time than usual when arriving on the Maes this year as we'll be conducting random bag searches in the main entrance.
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26 July 2017

Eisteddfod release single from Opening Concert

With little over a week to go before A Oes Heddwch? – the National Eisteddfod’s opening concert on Anglesey – Aled and Dafydd Hughes, leading the project’s creative team have released one of the songs as a taster of what’s to come on the night.  
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23 July 2017

I'r Byw / To the Quick - A worskhop with a difference!

Eisteddfod-goers, friends, artistic vandals....The I’r Byw art project needs your assistance.
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21 July 2017

Gwyn Hughes Jones returns to his roots for Gala Concert

One of the stars of the opera world returns to his Anglesey roots during this year’s Eisteddfod, as Gwyn Hughes Jones steps onto the Pavilion stage to perform in a special gala concert on Saturday 5 August at 20:00.
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20 July 2017

Llais y Maes

Llais y Maes (Voice of the Maes) is an exciting digital news service in partnership with S4C, ITV Cymru Wales and the National Eisteddfod. 
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18 July 2017

Cabarela

Un o uchafbwyntiau'r Ŵyl Gomedi yn yr Eisteddfod eleni fydd Cabarela sef noson gomedi go a
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14 July 2017

Eisteddfod family campsite full

The Eisteddfod has announced that this year’s family campsite is now full.
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14 July 2017

Creating the 2017 Learner of the Year Trophies

Organisers got students from a local college involved in inspiring and creating this year's trophies.
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13 July 2017

Care and well-being at Maes B

The care and well being of Maes B visitors is vitally important to the organisers and this year we are offering a new service on the maes pebyll (campsite).
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12 July 2017

Welsh Language Album of the Year shortlist published

Today, the shortlist for the Gwobr Albwm Cymraeg y Flwyddyn (Welsh Language Album of the Year) was published, with the winner of this award set to be announced on Friday 11 August.
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1 July 2017

'Go Bonkers for Bunting' workshop to prepare for the Eisteddfod

Do you enjoy crafts, creating and handicrafts?  Would you like to create some colour for Anglesey before the Eisteddfod’s visit? 
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June 2017
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27 June 2017

Eisteddfod announces Ty Gwerin line-up for 2017 festival

The Eisteddfod is pleased to announce details of this year’s line up for Tŷ Gwerin.  
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22 June 2017

Eisteddfod Education Pack launched at Anglesey school

Children at Ysgol Bryngwran had a chance to learn more about the National Eisteddfod this week, when the festival’s education pack was launched at the school.
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18 June 2017

Learning about the Eisteddfod in Anglesey schools

On Tuesday (20 June), pupils from Ysgol Bryngwran will have a chance to learn more about the Eisteddfod as the school receives a copy of a brand new education pack a few weeks before the festival is held in Bodedern from 4-12 August.
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14 June 2017

Troelli Special Exhibition

Giving Landscape a Spin
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12 June 2017

Crown and Chair presented to Eisteddfod Committee

Tonight (12 June), both the Anglesey National Eisteddfod’s Crown and Chair are presented to the festival’s Executive Committee, at a special ceremony in Llangefni.
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10 June 2017

Gorsedd full for Eisteddfod Chairing ceremony

The number of applications from Gorsedd members to be part of the Chairing ceremony at this year’s Eisteddfod means that the Pavilion stage is full, and registrations for the Friday afternoon session are now closed.
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May 2017
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24 May 2017

A Oes Heddwch? - The Eisteddfod's Opening Concert

“The response has been fantastic.  I know the choir feel honoured to be part of the project, and this is reflected in every single rehearsal.  We’ve also had lots of fun practising, and everyone loves the music!“  
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16 May 2017

Eisteddfod announces 2017 Drama Village line-up

Details of this year’s Eisteddfod Drama Village programme were announced today (16 May).  
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15 May 2017

Eisteddfod drop in session

With less than three months to go until the National Eisteddfod comes to Anglesey, organisers are hosting a drop in session for local residents, so they can find out more about the preparations over the next few weeks.
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14 May 2017

Final four announced for Eisteddfod Welsh learner of the Year

Four competitors were last night announced as the finalists of the Welsh Learner of the Year competition, following a full day of activities and interviews at Llangefni’s Oriel Ynys Môn. 
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8 May 2017

Tendering Opportunity: Canllaw: A Guide to the Eisteddfod

We are looking for a price to print the following booklet:
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7 May 2017

Eisteddfod Llwyfan y Maes line-up announced

The Eisteddfod has announced the line up for the open air stage (Llwyfan y Maes) at this year’s festival. 
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4 May 2017

North Wales Gorsedd Honours for 2017 Eisteddfod announced

Today (4 May), the names of those from north Wales honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, have been announced.
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4 May 2017

Gorsedd Honours for south west Wales announced

Today (4 May), the names of those from south west Wales honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, have been announced.
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4 May 2017

South east Wales Gorsedd Honours for 2017 Eisteddfod announced

Today (4 May), the names of those living in south east Wales honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, have been announced.
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4 May 2017

Ceredigion Gorsedd Honours for 2017 announced

Today (4 May), the names of Ceredigion residents honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, have been announced.
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4 May 2017

Gorsedd Honours for Powys announced for 2017 Eisteddfod

Today (4 May), the names of those either living in Powys or with links to the county, honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, have been announced.
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4 May 2017

Gorsedd Honours for Anglesey as island prepares for the Eisteddfod

Today (4 May), the names of those from Anglesey honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod,
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4 May 2017

Gorsedd Honours for 2017 Eisteddfod Announced

Today (4 May), the names of those honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, have been announced.
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April 2017
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26 April 2017

100 days to go until the Eisteddfod

There’s only 100 days to go until the start of the Anglesey National Eisteddfod held at Bodedern from 4-12 August.
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24 April 2017

Eisteddfod recognised for commitment to deaf and disabled visitors

The National Eisteddfod has received official accreditation from an organisation working with festivals and music events to make sure they are accessible and inclusive for deaf and disabled visitors.
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20 April 2017

Ffatri Llais offers free vocal workshop

Sunday 23 April sees the first Ffatri Llais workshop take place, held at Y Neuadd Fach, Pontyrhyd, near Llanddarog, Carmarthenshire.
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16 April 2017

2017 Eisteddfod stage competition deadline approaches

There’s only little more than two weeks to go before the closing date for the Anglesey National Eisteddfod stage competitions, and this is the final opportunity to encourage individuals, groups, bands and choirs to take part.  
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8 April 2017

Osian Roberts named as 2017 Eisteddfod Honorary President

Today, the National Eisteddfod announced that the Anglesey National Eisteddfod Honorary President is Wales’ Assistant Manager, Osian Roberts.
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8 April 2017

Deri Tomos to receive the Eisteddfod's Science and Technology Medal

The Anglesey National Eisteddfod Science and Technology Medal is awarded to Deri Tomos, Llanllechid, Gwynedd, for his lifelong contribution to science through the medium of Welsh.  
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8 April 2017

Dan Puw wins the 2017 Sir TH Parry-Williams Memorial Medal

Dan Puw from Parc, Y Bala, is the winner of this year’s Sir TH Parry-Williams Memorial Medal.  
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7 April 2017

Anglesey businesses feed into Welsh language courses

The Eisteddfod and the North-west Consortium for Learning Welsh want to hear from companies and businesses in Anglesey who would like to register for free Welsh lessons before the festival.
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6 April 2017

RAS Art Project Brief: Cosmic Rays

The Project
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5 April 2017

Two concerts sell out in less than two days

Two concerts have already sold out less than two days after the tickets for the Anglesey National Eisteddfod were released.
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4 April 2017

Eisteddfod launches new online service

With little less than a month to go before the closing date for stage competitions, the National Eisteddfod has launched a new service which will help competitors as they prepare for this year’s festival.
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3 April 2017

Anglesey National Eisteddfod tickets available!

Tickets for the Anglesey National Eisteddfod have gone on sale this morning.
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March 2017
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31 March 2017

S4C pays tribute to conductor Sioned James

S4C will pay tribute to the late Sioned James on Friday, 7 April by broadcasting a special programme Cofio Sioned James to remember the conductor's contribution to Welsh music and culture. 
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30 March 2017

Anglesey National Eisteddfod concerts line-up announced

Comedy, classical music, gig and commemorating the First World War; a taste of what’s to come at this year’s National Eisteddfod concerts.
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29 March 2017

2017 Maes B line-ups revealed

Wales’ main bands will perform on the Maes B stage this year as Wales’ most important rock and pop festival celebrates its 20th birthday.
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24 March 2017

Launch of Ffatri Llais, vocal workshops for Welsh singers

The National Eisteddfod and Cymdeithas Eisteddfodau Cymru (the society which supports local eisteddfodau in Wales) are working together to provide training for amateur soloists over the age of 25 here in Wales, with the support and assistance of Tŷ Cerdd.
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22 March 2017

Eden are the Eisteddfod's Friday night stars

One of the big questions before Eisteddfod tickets go on sale every year is who’ll be headlining on the Open Air Stage on Friday night?  
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16 March 2017

Two weeks to go until the Eisteddfod's composition deadline

There’s only two weeks to go if you’re still thinking about competing in one of the National Eisteddfod’s composition competitions this year.
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13 March 2017

Eisteddfod Family Campsite filling fast

Following last week’s announcement that the Eisteddfod’s Caravan Site is full, the Family Campsite is also filling fast.
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13 March 2017

Tendering Opportunity: 2017 Eisteddfod Banners

We are looking for a company to print 100 banners as part of the promotional work for the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, ar
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13 March 2017

Tendering Opportunity: 2017 Eisteddfod Posters

We are looking for a price for printing the following job: 
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10 March 2017

2017 volunteering opportunities available

Do you have a few hours to spare over summer?  If so, why not volunteer to be part of the National Eisteddfod team?  
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9 March 2017

Eisteddfod tradestands almost sold out

There are very few stands and stalls left for this year’s Anglesey National Eisteddfod, and organisers are urging anyone interested in booking a stand to get in touch as soon as possible.
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6 March 2017

2017 Eisteddfod caravan site full

The Anglesey National Eisteddfod caravan site is now full.
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3 March 2017

Richard Burton Award Masterclass

Over the years, the Richard Burton Award has provided some of Wales’ leading performers to gain stage experience. 
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1 March 2017

Tendering Opportunity: 2017 Promotional Booklet

We are looking for a price for printing the following job.
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February 2017
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28 February 2017

2017 Sbardun Trophy Competition

Once again this year the National Eisteddfod is looking to reward an original song in an acoustic style, with the winner of the competition receiving the Sbardun Trophy and £500.  
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20 February 2017

Commemorating the Great War on the Eisteddfod stage

A century ago, the First World War was at its peak, with thousands of young boys already killed, and more sent to the Front Line almost daily.  
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14 February 2017

Last call for 2017 Gorsedd nominations

Do you know someone who has made a great contribution locally or nationally? 
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9 February 2017

Anglesey Eisteddfod stands and caravan pitches selling fast

Stands and caravan pitches selling well.
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9 February 2017

2017 Eisteddfod Rock Prom

On the eve of #DyddMiwsigCymru, the Eisteddfod has released details of the 2017 Rock Prom to be held at the Eisteddfod in Anglesey. 
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January 2017
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31 January 2017

Eisteddfod Pavilion wins UK wide Award

The National Eisteddfod’s new Pavilion has won one of the industry’s leading UK-wide awards.
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31 January 2017

Committee member creates the Learners' Prose Trophy

Did you know that the National Eisteddfod offers a number of competitions specifically for Welsh learners?  
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20 January 2017

Eisteddfod welcomes support of Anglesey residents

With over six months to go before the Anglesey Eisteddfod, local residents have reached the target of the Local Fund, which is an integral part of the Eisteddfod’s fundraising work.
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19 January 2017

Nominations invited for two exceptional awards

There’s less than two weeks to go to submit nominations for two of the National Eisteddfod’s honorary awards this year. 
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17 January 2017

Gorsedd of the Bards Examinations

Have you considered how exciting it would be to be part of one of the Gorsedd ceremonies on the Pavilion stage in the Eisteddfod?  
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9 January 2017

2017 Eisteddfod online registration goes live

At last, the year of the Anglesey National Eisteddfod has arrived, and choirs, groups, bands and individual competitors are ready to start preparing for the months ahead.  
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3 January 2017

Launch of the 2017 Welsh Learner of the Year

With many of us making New Year resolutions at the beginning of January, why not make your own resolution to nominate someone who has learnt Welsh for the Welsh Learner of the Year competition?
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December 2016
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29 December 2016

The Search for the National Eisteddfod's Lost Choir

As we approach 2017, when the National Eisteddfod will be commemorating the First World War, Hedd Wyn and those who lost their lives a century ago, organisers have launched an appeal searching for the families of a choir which competed at the festival over a hundred years ago.
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27 December 2016

The Lost Choir of the 1915 Eisteddfod

6 September 1917 and the National Eisteddfod in Birkenhead was in full swing.  
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16 December 2016

Are you 'Thespis' or 'Un o'r Cwm'?

The National Eisteddfod has launched an appeal to try and find two competitors who took part in the 2012 Eisteddfod at the Vale of Glamorgan.
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12 December 2016

Eisteddfod parking contract available

With the year of the Anglesey National Eisteddfod fast approaching, organisers would like to hear from members of groups or clubs wanting to raise money by supporting the festival.
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12 December 2016

Gorsedd of the Bards call for 2017 nominations

Do you know someone who has made a great contribution locally or nationally?  
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7 December 2016

2017 Brwydr y Bandiau competition launched

Once again this year, Maes B and Radio Cymru have joined forces to launch one of the highlights of the Welsh Rock Scene – Brwydr y Bandiau (Battle of the Bands), with the final held on the Eisteddfod’s open air stage in August.
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6 December 2016

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize attracts record number of entries

With the closing date gone, Eisteddfod organisers can reveal that the 2017 Daniel Owen Memorial Prize has attracted a record number of entries.
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November 2016
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23 November 2016

Only a week to go for the first closing date for the 2017 Eisteddfod

There’s only a week to go until the closing date for the Anglesey National Eisteddfod Prose Medal and Daniel Owen Memorial Prize.
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14 November 2016

2017 Eisteddfod Science and Technology Medal

Do you know anyone who has made an important contribution to science and technology through the medium of Welsh?  
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7 November 2016

Nominations open for the Sir TH Parry-Williams Medal

Do you know someone who’s volunteered to help young people for many years somewhere in Wales? 
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3 November 2016

Come and Sing the Messiah!

With less than two months to go before Christmas, the Menai Bridge Appeal Committee has started its celebrations early by inviting everyone to join members for a special performance of Handel’s Messiah at the town’s Capel Mawr.
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October 2016
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31 October 2016

One month to go before the first closing date for 2017 Eisteddfod

It’s hard to believe that the first closing date for next year’s Anglesey National Eisteddfod is fast approaching.
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17 October 2016

2017 Eisteddfod Choir details announced

With less than ten months to go before the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, details of the Eisteddfod Choir have been published, and people can now register to join.
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June 2016
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26 June 2016

Hundreds attend the Anglesey National Eisteddfod Proclamation

Hundreds of Anglesey residents came to Holyhead yesterday for the Proclamation of next year’s Anglesey National Eisteddfod.
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25 June 2016

Speech of the new Archdruid, Geraint Llifon, at his enthronement ceremony

On Saturday, the new Archdruid, Geraint Llifon, will be enthroned at the start of the 2017 Anglesey National Eisteddfod Proclamation Ceremony in Holyhead.These are the comments he will deliver from the Maen Llog during the ceremony. 
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23 June 2016

Holyhead all set for 2017 Eisteddfod Proclamation

Hundreds of local dignitaries and volunteers will join the Gorsedd of the Bards to walk through Holyhead town centre on Saturday afternoon, as Anglesey welcomes the 2017 National Eisteddfod to the county. 
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15 June 2016

Eisteddfod Proclamation Festival fast approaching

With only a week and a half to go before the Anglesey National Eisteddfod Proclamation Festival, people across the island are busily preparing for a memorable day.
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May 2016
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13 May 2016

Hedd Wyn's History Hunt

On Tuesday (17 May), primary school children from across Anglesey will get together at Oriel Ynys Môn as part of an exciting project on the history of Hedd Wyn and the First World War.
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11 May 2016

Anglesey 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 Anglesey National Eisteddfod next year.
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April 2016
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13 April 2016

Aled and Dafydd (Cowbois) and Hedd Wyn by Guto Dafydd

The following poem was composed by Guto Dafydd to note the announcement that Aled and Dafydd from Cowbois Rhos Botwnn
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13 April 2016

Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog duo to lead Hedd Wyn music project

Aled and Dafydd Hughes, two brothers best known as members of Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog, from Llŷn, Gwynedd, have been appointed to lead the creative team responsible for the Anglesey National Eisteddfod opening concert next year. 
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February 2016
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26 February 2016

Be part of the Eisteddfod Gorsedd Ceremonies

Would you like to play an important role in the main ceremonies at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod?
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17 February 2016

Opportunity to Tender: 2017 Promotional Leaflet

We are looking for a price for the following job: 2017 promotional leaflet
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16 February 2016

Hedd Wyn Project

The Hedd Wyn Project has released another short film.
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15 February 2016

Boost for the 2017 Eisteddfod Fund

With almost a year and a half to go before the National Eisteddfod is held on Anglesey, the festival fund has received a great financial boost.
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January 2016
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7 January 2016

Her Hywel gathers speed to lose weight

Her Hywel (Hywel’s Challenge) has begun.  
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December 2015
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29 December 2015

Hedd Wyn music project deadline fast approaching

There are only a few days left to apply to be part of the creative team responsible for an exciting new project to commemo
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13 December 2015

Lose weight with Hywel Gwynfryn!

Will you be looking to lose some weight after Christmas?  Would it be easier to persevere with a group of friends? 
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4 December 2015

Hedd Wyn Music Project

We are eager to commission a person or creative team, namely composer/s and librettist (poetry, prose, drama) to create a
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September 2015
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28 September 2015

Be part of the preparations for the 2017 Eisteddfod

With the National Eisteddfod coming to Anglesey in 2017, we are looking for people of all ages and backgrounds to be part of the team organising and preparing for the festival over the coming months.
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