Tickets

Use this page for answers to any questions you may have about Eisteddfod tickets.

  1. Do I require a ticket for the Maes activities?

    The Eisteddfod will be implementing a wristband system for the daytime activities in the Pavilion in Donald Gordon Theatre, as well as the sub-pavilions held within the Wales Millennium Centre.

    You will require a wristband to attend events in the following areas of the Maes;

    • Pavilion
    • Y Babell Lên
    • Theatre
    • Competition Prelims (although some prelims will take place outside the WMC building)

    This will allow us to control the number of people who have access in-line with the Centre’s health and safety requirements. 

    You will be able to purchase these in advance, or on the day.

    No wirstband is needed If you wish to to access these buildings on the Maes outside of the Millennium Centre;

    • Y Lle Celf
    • Shwmae Caerdydd
    • Ty Gwerin
    • Caffi Maes B
    • Llwyfan y Maes
    • Science and Technology
    • Stalls
    • Food Village
    • Societies
    • Sinemaes

    You won't require a wristband to roam the ground floor of the Millennium Centre either, where there will be an information desk, cafe, shop and a number of stalls.

  2. How can I book tickets for the Eisteddfod?

    You can book tickets online or by ringing the ticketline – 0845 4090 800. (**Calls will cost up to 5p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.  Non-BT customers and mobile phone users should contact their service providers for information about the cost of calls.)

     A ticket office is based in the main entrance of the Wales Millennium Centre if you wish to buy tickets on the day itself.

    Tickets bought before the beginning of festival week will be posted to your home address. Any tickets purchased in advance during the week will be available to pick up from the ticket office in the main entrance.

    The ticketline is open Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm.

    You can also book tickets here.

  3. If I have a wristband, can I go to a concert/evening event?

    Wristbands do not give you access to any evening event or concert within the Wales Millennium Centre. These events are individually ticketed, and can be purchased here.  

    However, you can stay on the Maes and enjoy the live music on the performance stage and the festival atmosphere until late into the evening.

  4. Which locations require a wristband?

    You will require a wristband to attend events in the following areas of the Maes;

    • Pavilion
    • Y Babell Lên
    • Theatre
    • Competition Prelims (although some prelims will take place outside the WMC building)

    This will allow us to control the number of people who have access in-line with the Centre’s health and safety requirements. 

    You will be able to purchase these in advance here, or on the day.

  5. Which locations are accessible free of charge?

    No wristband is needed If you wish to to access these buildings on the Maes outside of the Millennium Centre;

    • Y Lle Celf
    • Shwmae Caerdydd
    • Ty Gwerin
    • Caffi Maes B
    • Llwyfan y Maes
    • Science and Technology
    • Stalls
    • Food Village
    • Societies
    • Sinemaes

    You won't require a wristband to roam the ground floor of the Millennium Centre either, where there will be an information desk, cafe, shop and a number of stalls.

  6. Where can I find information for disabled visitors?

    All information for disabled visitors can be found here.

Remember to get in touch if you have any other questions about tickets.  Send an email to gwyb@eisteddfod.org.uk or ring 0845 4090 900.