The local (first round) Eisteddfod will take place on Saturday 7th March at Llanwern HIgh School, Newport from 8am. There are no details available at the moment regarding times of competition. As soon as these arrive, we will display them on this page. A letter will be sent out closer to the time detailing what children will need to wear, eat and drink during the day! Parents are very welcome to stay for the duration of the competition, but we are equally happy for you to drop off and pick up providing we have enough staff/parent volunteers to ensure the safety of our children. Depending upon the number of choirs that enter the competiton, we may or may not be competing on stage. If there are a large number, preliminary hearings will take place in front of adjudicators only.
There will be prelims for some competitions. 1st and 2nd will go on to compete in the Regional Eisteddfod.
The regional (second round) Eisteddfod will take place on Saturday 21st March Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni, Bargoed from 8am.
Dance and Instrumental Eisteddfod:
The regional dance and instrumental eisteddfod will take place onThursday 19th March at Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni, Bargoed from 3pm. They do not need to appear on the 7th or the 21st March. A letter is on it's way detailing travel arrangements, directions and times. Those willing to provide transport to Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni during the afternoon, please see Mrs Grant in the office as soon as possible. Permission slips need to be returned by Monday 23rd February.
Art, Design and Technology Eisteddfod:
The art, design and technology eisteddfod will take place on Friday 27th February. All competitors who come 1st and 2nd in this will go on to compete in the National Eisteddfod. Artwork will be selected from our school Eisteddfod and will be taken to the Methodist Hall in Blackwood by Miss Medhurst. If the entries are successful, they will be left and displayed in the exhibition that will take place on Saturday 28th February. Any items that aren't displayed, will be returned to school and to the entrants at the end of term.